Comment concerning Tropical Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Sunny Wind'): what is this Oasis stuff you are talking about?

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As a comment about Tropical Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Sunny Wind'), Bubbles wrote:

I bought every one of the Tropic Escape hibiscuses I could find a couple of years ago. They were beautiful, always blooming. Toward the end of fall, I noticed I had lost a couple. They were just sticks. I found that they were cuttings that had each been started in a piece of Oasis. When the roots could no longer penetrate the Oasis, they died a slow death. Just as you check your geraniums in spring, you should be vigilant and check your smaller hibiscus pots. You can always cut the Oasis away.

Jan 2, 2016 5:35 PM CST
I have never heard of it here (I am in Canada) what is it???
Name: Sandi
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Jan 2, 2016 10:09 PM CST
Oasis is a floral foam that is sometimes used to start rooting cuttings.

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