what is this bug on my plant

Asked November 16, 2017, 2:49 PM EST

hybiscus, in the office now. was outside an I used Bonide Insecticidal Multi-purpose Insect control soap. ready to use. and some stuff you put into the soil. It looked good until this week when I got this stuff on their flowers and leaves by the flowers. Mary Skuza

Scott County Minnesota

1 Response

It looks like your plant may have spider mites. The closeup of the insects is not good enough for me to see any detail. Spider mites have 8 legs. They make webs on the underside of flowers and leaves and they are a common pest of hibiscus.