Leafhopper on Oceanspray

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I found a Blue-green Leafhopper on my Oceanspray shrub.

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Leafhoppers eat leaves and excrete honeydew just like aphids- though I haven’t seen any ants farming these colorful insects.

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Yes, that big white thing with the black dot in the middle IS an eye.  Strange, huh?

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This is the whole Oceanspray shrub (with Salal and Meadowfoam in the foreground).  I pruned it hard during the winter and it is exploding this spring- more Leafhopper habitat…

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