Crepis barbata. - Purple-eyed Crepis. - The Purple-eyed Crepis is an uncommonly hardy and beautiful annual, of the easiest culture. Sown in masses, and the plants thinned out to eighteen inches distance, it makes a splendid appearance. It begins to flower the first of July, and continues, till October, covered with beautiful flowers, the rays of a light yellow, finely contrasted with the brilliant purple-brown of the centre.