The Belgian Horticultural Review tells us that by a judicious selection of low hardy evergreens, carpet beds are had at Vallbon in the Winter time. It gives the following list of the plants employed :

Euonymus pungens, Santolina chamaecyparis, Thymus citriodorus aureus, Sempervivum tecto-rum, Aubrietia deltoidea variegata, Ajuga rep-tans folius pur., Saxifraga denticulata, Sempervivum Californicum, Sempervivum soboliferum, Sempervivum Funki, Sempervivum Montanum. Sempervivum triste, Antennaria tomentosa, Bellis perennis aucubaefolia rubra, Pyrethrum aureum, Aubrietia deltoidea. Another bed is made of evergreen herbaceous plants as follows: Cerastium Biebersteini, Sempervivum tectorum, Sempervivum soboliferum, Sempervivum Cali-fornicum, Lamium aureum maculatum, Ajuga reptans fol. purp., Arenaria caespitosa, Bellis perennis aucubaefolia, Sedum dasyphyllum, Aubrietia deltoidea.