Two to three feet.
Flowers white and reddish crimson, July to September.
A handsome but little-grown border plant.
foliage is much like that of a thistle, glaucous
and prickly, and when pinched has a distinctive
smell, rather like pineapple.
The flowers rise
in whorls on a leafed stem, partly white and partly
The Morina should be planted in
October or February in patches of two or three
in borders; it prefers a good strong soil and
a sunny aspect; in cold and inclement neighbourhoods
it may not always survive the winter.
It may be
raised from seed by sowing in boxes of sandy soil
in May or June and giving a little help in the
way of shade and moisture, under a frame or in
a cool greenhouse.
Though it will make a strong
growth, it may not flower the first or even the