Asica
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Lipstick plant and Mosquitos

My Neighboor has a lipstick plant in a pot on her porch. She says there is a lot of Mosquitos flying around it. What do you think it could be? I am thinking soil, but I am not sure.

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Re: Lipstick plant and Mosquitos

I am thinking saucer is full of water.
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Asica
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Re: Lipstick plant and Mosquitos

Thank you, that is a good suggestion.

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Re: Lipstick plant and Mosquitos

Isn't lipstick plant one of hummingbird favorites? So assuming the blossoms are nectar-rich, these could be male mosquitoes....
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