See Chapter 18.
There are several species, but only one, campanulatus, is frequently met with. It is deciduous, grows up to six feet high and has red flowers resembling Andromedas in summer. It is not fully hardy, but may be grown outdoors in mild districts. Peat and loam.
The only species, repens, is the Mayflower, a pretty evergreen trailer belonging to the Ericaceae, with white fragrant flowers in summer. Peaty soil, with shade and moisture.