H. A. Showywith large tubular blooms somewhat like a petunia, of velvety texture, many with gold veinings and borne in loose sprays on a plant about 2 ft. tall. Give the ordinary half-hardy treatment, spacing about 1 ft. apart. Some support may be needed in exposed positions as the light are easily damaged by wind. The Emperor strain and Sutton’s Chelsea Hybrids contain a wide colour range. Aurora is a soft chamois pink overlaid gold and Blue and Gold light blue with gold markings.