Insects and Spiders - invasive

Southern Pink Moth (Pyrausta inornatalis) on Sep 16, 2022

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Description of specimen

See photo below. They are all over my Salvia.

Commentary

It most likely will, but these are here to stay, so you wouldn't be growing Salvia again. OSU put out some control suggestions that might allow you to retain your plants: https://blogs.oregonstate.edu/mgmetro/2020/09/01/southern-pink-moth-pyrausta-inornatalis/

Josh Vlach
Sept. 19, 2022, 9:21 a.m.