Gentiana saponaria. - Barrel-flowered Gentian. - A hand-some indigenous perennial, with blue flowers in September. From one and a half to two feet high. A curious, barrel-shaped flower, to be found on the margin of streams. It maybe transplanted to the garden without difficulty.

Gentiana crinata. - Fringed Gentian. - An elegant, delicate flower, that may be found in meadows in September and October, and ranked with one of our handsomest indigenous plants. The corolla is pale-blue, four-cleft, segments finely fringed; - perennial. Propagated from the seed. Should be sown as soon as ripened. There are many other beautiful species of Gentians, suitable for the border, highly esteemed in England, but hardly known here.