A. Largely grown in the, in warm districts they sometimes make a good show out of doors, their feathery crimson, scarlet or yellow plumes on 2 ft. plants giving variety to the border. Sow under glass in winter, pot off singly and plant out in June, in mould and sand. Keep moist and give weak liquid manure occasionally.
GELSIA CRETICA A good back-of-border specimen to about 4 ft. which can be started fromsown in warmth under glass and given plenty of room in soil of average fertility. The yellow blossom appears in July and has a brightness which makes it distinctive. Increase by struck in the and taken from young wood.