The Gardener's Chronicle says, that on the Scilly Isles, which receive the full force of the warm gulf stream as it dashes against the coast of England, there is rarely frost, and it speaks of a garden there in which there is a hedge of scarlet geraniums fourteen feet high.

The Mistletoe grows on the Norway spruce and Scotch pine in some parts of Europe. It is supposed the seeds do not grow in many cases, through not being properly fertilized. It can be propagated by grafts inserted just under the bark.