Leaves may be distorted, curled, and yellowing. Flowers are sometimes malformed. Tiny (1/8 inch) pale green to black insects with soft bodies cluster on the leaves and stems. A sticky, shiny substance may coat the leaves. Ants are often present.
Apply an insecticide labeled for aphids, following label directions. In the fall, clean up plant debris that might harbor aphid eggs.
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