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Jennifer
08:41AM, 18 Nov 2009
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Medium_i_002 I live in Brisbane. Whenever I put something short in the ground (mostly carnations or werbena, sometimes daisies) and it’s in the full bloom, or starts blooming, overnight all the flowers are gone completely, or on the ground, as if somebody cut the flow

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Answer: Hi Jana,
There are a number of animals such as possums, rats, mice, bandicoots and rabbits that enjoy eating flowers. White cockatoos also attack flowers and can be quite destructive.

Have you noticed any droppings around the plants? Perhaps you could net a few plants when they are close to flowering or apply a product such as Scat or Deter to see if that would help protect the flowers.

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