Propagating hibiscus – growing from seeds and cuttings

In terms of propagation, the hibiscus is just as uncomplicated as in its care. The desired goal defines the applied method. If you aim to breed new varieties, the project succeeds excellently with the help of the seeds. If you are already cultivating a perfect rose mallow that is simply being bred, propagation by cuttings is an option. If…

Cut hibiscus correctly – instructions and timing

Hibiscus is one of our most popular ornamental plants, especially the indoor hibiscus “Hibiscus x rosa-sinensis” in an incredible number of cultivars. The next well-known hibiscus, which is currently gaining ground, is the Hibiscus syriacus as a garden hibiscus, for both of which you will find detailed cutting instructions in the article. To many other types of…

Instructions: Overwinter hibiscus properly

Hibiscus as a pot or tub plant is very popular. The plants impress with their large colored flowers, which usually appear in large numbers. Care is relatively easy if suitable overwintering quarters can be provided. You can overwinter the plants in a warm living room, but that’s not ideal. The first leaves usually fall quickly and often the first…

Hibiscus does not sprout: when does it usually sprout?

Spring is the time for the deciduous hibiscus to sprout again and form its lush green leaves. But it can happen that the shoot simply does not want to take place. This can have various causes, and a distinction must also be made between plants grown in the field and plants grown in pots. Because not every variety…

Garden hibiscus does not bloom: common causes and helps

As a frequently used plant, the garden hibiscus owes its popularity primarily to its beautiful flowers. But what should be done if this of all things does not happen? Now it is time to identify the causes and remedy them. Often it is only small changes in care that cause the mallow family to form again buds. Common…

Hibiscus tree, hibiscus as a trunk – care instructions

Most cultivars of the Hibiscus syriacus are not only characterized by their special, external shape, but also by a particularly lush and long bloom. The mallow family fascinates with its exotic, unusual flower shape in many colors. Despite all the exoticism, you can also plant a hibiscus tree in our field, there are some quite hardy varieties….

Hibiscus hedge – creation and maintenance in summer / winter

A hedge as a privacy screen for the garden is not only decorative, but also offers insects, birds and smaller mammals a safe haven. The garden marshmallow is a wood that quickly grows into a compact hedge and impresses with its colorful blossoms in the summer months. The deciduous plants are easy to cultivate, robust and easy…

Rose hibiscus, garden hibiscus – care and cutting

The plant, which is very popular among gardeners and belongs to the mallow family, reaches a total size of up to two meters. A circumference of 1.5m can be achieved. The very large flowers can have different colors depending on the variety, for example white, pink, purple or blue-violet. Well cared for and carefully overwintered, especially in the…

Beautiful hibiscus species and varieties

The wide range of colors of the simple or double flowers with their five overlapping petals ranges from white to rose-red to violet, yellow and rust-brown in numerous shades. Although the hibiscus is native to Southeast Asia, China and the Polynesian Islands, numerous species and varieties have been cultivated in Germany, not only because of their…