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 handsome Chilian rock plant about 9 in. high, with oval coarsely toothed leaves, and drooping scarlet flowers from May to September. It likes moist peaty soil, and partially shaded places and warm, being a little tender.