Notwithstanding the onslaughts made on carpet bedding, a large trade is still done in plants used for this particular style of gardening, and so long as a demand exists, growers will always respond. The following plants are raised chiefly for carpet-bedding purposes, those marked with an asterisk being hardy: -

* Achillea umbellata. Acrocline Saundersoni. Agathoea coelestis variegata. Agave americana variegata.

* Ajuga reptans purpurea. Alternanthera. Alyssum maritimum.

*Antennaria tomentosa. *Cerastium tomentosum.

Coleus Verschaffelti.

Cotyledon (Echeveria). *Dactylis glomerata variegata. *Herniaria glabra.

Kleinia repens.

Leucophyton Browni.

*Lysimachia Nummularis aurea. *Mentha Pulegium gibraltaricum.

Mesembryanthemum cordifolium variegatum.

Nertera depressa.

Pyrethrum aureum.

Bochea (Crassula) falcata. *Santolina incana. *Saxifraga, mossy vars. *Sedum.

* Sempervivum. *Spergula (Sagina) pilifera. *Stellaria graminea aurea. *Teucrium polium.

* Veronica Candida.