Hibiscus are my favourite plants (shrubs) because they are SO easy to grow and reward me with an abundance of beautiful flowers throughout the year. Unable to grow them in England I was naturally delighted to discover not only did they grow well in the Algarve, but also the amazing different varieties to choose from.
I began experimenting, as to the best method of propagating hibiscus from cuttings, a couple of years ago when the cost of buying plants in Portugal rose significantly. A 100% rise is a great incentive to master the technique of growing your own!
There are several different methods used to propagate shrubby plants, but this one consistently works for me…
Article continues over at my new gardening blog Piglet’s Plot http://pigletsplot.wordpress.com/2012/09/06/how-to-propagate-hibiscus-in-10-easy-steps/