Lophospermum scandens. - Climbing Lophosper. - This beautiful climber is properly a green-house perennial, but is sometimes cultivated as an annual; the plants flowering the first year in the open ground, if they have been forwarded in the hot-bed. The flowers are funnel-shaped, two inches or more in length, of a dull purple. There are a number of other varieties, with purple or crimson flowers. This beautiful climber is found growing over bushes, making a splendid appearance, in the valley of Mexico. A variety, or species, with white flowers, was discovered in the same location.