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Delphiniums - Dead!

Wirral, Merseyside, United Kingdom Gb

Hi there - three healthy delphiniums plants, despite my best efforts, have been attacked by slugs - all the leaves gone - is there any point trying to rehabilitate these plants?!!



Hi, lobelialover! I, personally, think there is hope, at this time of year. This recently happened to my Rudbeckia in the border. They were reduced to bare stalks with tell-tale silver trails all around. I dug them up and replanted in pots, relocating the pots in another area. just 3 weeks on, and the pots are a mass of green leaves again! Can you, perhaps, do same?

4 May, 2008


Go for it, Lobelialover, they are such beautiful plants :-)

4 May, 2008


The new shoots of delphiniums are like caviar to slugs

4 May, 2008


As are those of perennial Lobelia, come to think of it.

4 May, 2008


yes - i think they'll come back - just make sure they don't get munched a second time!

5 May, 2008


Brilliant thank you - I am going to relocate them tonight! Will keep you all posted :)

6 May, 2008

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