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 fine South African perennial, 3 ft. or more high, with pyramidal spikes of drooping tubular scarlet flowers. In the mildest parts of the kingdom it forms a bush or shrub. Fresh stock is secured from seeds, cuttings, and by division.