Ornamental Mallow-like plants, easily raised from seeds, but not very well known commercially. The best kinds are involucrata, with trailing stems, 6-9 ft. long, and crimson flowers; digitata, 2-3 ft. high, purple; C. Papaver, bright purple red; alcoeoides, 2 ft., lilac purple; lineariloba, 9 in., crimson and white; and C. pedata, cherry red.