Valeriana phu, - Garden Valerian, - is a tall-growing plant, three or four feet high, producing an abundance of small, white, fragrant flowers, in May and June, in large corymbs; desirable on account of its pleasant odor.

V. pyrenaicum, - Heart-leaved, - is sometimes seen in flower-gardens; three feet high, with small pink flowers in corymbs, in May and June. The species are all ornamental border plants, of easy culture, in common earth, preferring moist and shady places.