Problem with Iris danfordiae

Jude Haverington tylus.seklos@gmail.com
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 09:09:17 PST
Sparrows ? I've never seen them feed upon flowers. If this is a
possibility, then I learned something new!


On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 12:06 PM, Jim McKenney
<jamesamckenney@verizon.net>wrote:

> Sparrows would be my guess.
> The commonest sparrow here is the so-called English or House Sparrow
> which, as it turns out, is technically a Weaver Finch and not closely
> related to the other birds native here which are called sparrows.
>
> Jim McKenney
> Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where Song Sparrows
> and White-throated Sparrows are daily visitors to the crumb table at this
> time of year.
>
>
>
> On Monday, February 17, 2014 11:48 AM, Jude Haverington <
> tylus.seklos@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
> I'm not sure about your part of the country, but insects often eat plant
> leaves and flowers, and it could be a lot of different things.
> Additionally, it could even be something like rabbits, snails or slugs.
> You haven't included any details on the type of damage you are seeing. That
> would be helpful.
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 5:04 AM, Luc Bulot <bulot@cerege.fr> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > My recently planted Iris danfordiae went real fine and the flowers buds
> > started to bloom about a week ago...
> >
> > Unfortunately some pest seems to eat the flowers as soon as they start
> > to open...
> >
> > Did anybody experienced that ?
> > Any idea what kind of pest it can be ?
> >
> > Forgot to say that I am living in SE France...
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > Luc
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