FLOWERING SHRUB. A beautiful double-flowering member of the genus Nerium which, it should be mentioned, is. The of may be pink, red or white. The plant is evergreen and in the wild state will reach 15 ft. or more; in the it is kept relatively dwarf by . A mixture of loam and peat with a proportion of sand is best, and though it presents no difficulty in culture it is liable to become infested with and must be regularly fumigated. Slightly flowering shoots when blossom has faded. It is largely grown in tubs in the greenhouse and should be kept well watered. The plant will not usually bear owing to its great tendency to bleed. Propagate by -suckers, or by slips pulled from the and struck in a bottle of water or in a light soil kept continually wet.