Hardy border plants, very suitable for cultivation in town gardens. The dwarf species can also be grown on the rockery.
Plant in autumn or spring in ordinary soil. They may be grown in sun or shade, and will also thrive on the edge of a water-course. Increase by division of roots in autumn or spring.
Seeds may also be sown in spring or late summer, sowing the seeds in the position where they are to grow.
The best to grow in the amateurs garden are: E. macropus, milk-white flowers and bronze foliage.
E. obcordatum, rosC-magenta, September. 2-in, trailing habit.