A highly ornamental plant, cultivated in flower-gardens as well as in the kitchen garden. The shoots and flowers are sometimes used in salads, but it is mainly grown for its fruit or seed pods, which are pickled in vine-gar and used as a substitute for capers. The plant is of the easiest; culture. Sow in shallow drills in May. The tall variety will reach - a bight of ten or fifteen feet if furnished with strings or wires, and makes an excellent screen for shade, or for quickly covering up and concealing any unsightly place. The dwarf variety is grown like peas, and staked with brush.