This section is from the book "Commercial Gardening Vol2", by John Weathers (the Editor). Also available from Amazon: Commercial Gardening, A Practical & Scientific Treatise For Market Gardeners.
A charming Caucasian perennial about 1 ft. high, with tufts of hairy lance-shaped leaves, and clusters of drooping golden-yellow flowers (fig. 229). Other kinds are albo-roseum, white; bracteosum, white; pyramidale, scarlet; and stellulatum, white or pale yellow. All kinds are propagated by cuttings of the basal shoots inserted in sandy peat in spring, and also by seeds.
Fig. 229. - Onosma echioides (tauricum).