Denton was fastidious about his appearance and he expected the woman at his side to mirror that image.
It thrives in light sandy soil, and is not fastidious, coming from sandy, gravelly places.
It is not fastidious as to soil or situation, but its best place is in dry soil, fully exposed.
Virgo males, therefore, would prefer a mate that is as tidy and as fastidious as they are.
The brilliant effect produced in autumn by tufts of this species well repays any trouble it may give, for though by no means fastidious, the difficulty of growing it well in small gardens in the absence of shade and moisture is great.