The subjects invited on this occasion consisted entirely of Zonal Pelargoniums, Fuchsias, and Palms.

Class 1 and 2 was for Zonal Pelargoniums. Mr J. Catlin, gardener to Mrs Ler-mitte, sen., East End, Finchley, was first in the amateurs' class with large flat-trained specimens; the trusses were small, and the plants inferior to what he has shown in former years - Lord Derby, The Clipper, The Bride, and Oliver were the best. Mr W. H. Filce, gardener to J. Stutter, Esq., Clapham Park, and Mr J. Weston, gardener to D. Martineau, Esq., Clapham Park, were respectively second and third.

In Class 3, double-flowered Pelargoniums, Messrs Carter & Co. were awarded the first prize with excellent specimens, well bloomed and very attractive plants of the following: Madame Rudolph Abel, Victor Lemoine, Marie Lemoine, Wilhelm Pfitzer, Ville de Nancy, and Madame Michel Buchner.

Class 4 And 5 - Variegated Zonal Pelargoniums

In the amateurs' class, Mr Goddard, gardener to H. Little, Esq., Twickenham, was first with Silver Tricolors - Charming Bride, Italia unita, and Imperatrice Eugenie; Golden Tricolors - Lucy Grieve, Lady Cullum, and Sophia Cussack. Mr J. Welsh, gardener to D. Rutter, Esq., Hillingdon, second, and Mr R. Goodwin, of Ealing, third. In the nurserymen's class exceedingly handsome well-grown plants were put up. Messrs F. & A. Smith, of Dulwich, were first; Messrs E. G. Henderson & Son, St John's Wood, second; and Mr Stevens, of Ealing, third. The best were Prince of Wales, Sir R. Napier, Miss B. Coutts, Lass o' Gowrie, Peter Grieve, and Mrs Grieve.

In Fuchsias, Mr James, of Isleworth, showed moderately-large specimens, but covered with blooms of large size - Wave of Life, Mrs Ballantine, and Starlight were fine. Mr Weston was in the second position with good plants.

In the open class for Palms, the place of honour was equally held by Mr B. S. Williams, of Holloway, and M. Linden, of Brussels. The plants from Mr Williams were very large, while those of M. Linden were of the choicest description, and in luxuriant health. Worthy of special notice were the following species: Ver-schaffeltii splendida, Cocos elegantissima, Phoenicophorium viridifolium, and Dae-monorops cinnamomea. Mr Burley, of Bayswater, was second, and Mr Bull, of Chelsea, third.

In the miscellaneous class, Mr Denning, gardener to Lord Londesborough, was first with a charming collection of Orchids. The most lovely of Dendrobes - D. Bensoniae - with its snow-white flowers and deep orange lip, had three fine spikes; Epidendrum vitellinum majus had a fine spike of its brilliant orange red flowers; and Cypripedium Veitchii had three of the largest flowers yet seen. Mr Bull was second with Orchids, and Mr Williams third, with a most interesting mixed collection, which had to give place to the Orchids.

Fruit Committee

Messrs Barr & Sugden sent a collection of Cabbage-Lettuce. The Cloche, Turn Thumb or Stone Tennis-ball is the earliest; and a variety much grown in the Fulham market-gardens, named Grand Admiral, is the most serviceable.

Floral Committee

Mr R. Parker, of Tooting, sent cut flowers of Passifiora vitifolia, a very beautiful stove species, with bright scarlet flowers; it received a first-class certificate. The Thymus citriodorus aureus marginatus will be a nice addition to the golden-leaved edging plants; the leaf-colouring is very bright, and the plant is of free growth: it was sent by Messrs Fisher, Holmes, & Co., of Sheffield, and received a first-class certificate. A second-class award was given to W. Marshall, Esq. of Enfield, for Phajus Marshallii, a new species with pure white flowers and pale yellow lip. Mr C. Turner, of Slough, sent four new Pinks. A first-class certificate was awarded to Godfrey, a large well-proportioned flower, with heavy purple lacing; one named Alice is also very pretty. The same award was voted to Mr Nye, gardener to R. B. Foster, Esq., Windsor, for Stage Pelargomums - Prelate and Pompey; the former is a fine flower, and the plant is of good habit. Mr T. Pestridge, nurseryman, Uxbridge, sent a strong-growing variegated Pelargonium with the foliage and habit of Flower of Spring, and the flowers blush white; it was named Blushing Bride, and received a second-class certificate.

July 5th, Show of Cut Poses and Dinner-table Decorations, with which the National Rose Show is incorporated. Under very unfavourable auspices did Queen Rosa hold her court this season; from north, south, east, and west the same report was brought in of high winds and heavy thunder showers, so damaging to the tender petals of the Pose, nevertheless there were some truly superb examples staged by the leading exhibitors.

In the nurserymen's class for seventy-two Roses, distinct, one truss of each, Messrs Paul & Son were first; the following were very beautiful - Triomphe de Rennes, Queen Victoria, a fine old Rose, Modele de Perfection, Marie Baumaun, Madame Margottin, a magnificient Marechal Niel, Olivier Delhomme, Alfred Colomb, Souvenir d'Elise, and Marquise de Castellane; Messrs Francis of Hertford, second.

In the class for forty-eight, three trusses of each, Messrs Paul were again in the highest position: Prince of Wales, an immense globular Rose in the way of La Reine, Paul Verdier, Dr Andry, Madame Therese Levet, and Beauty of Waltham were in fine condition. Mr C. Turner, of Slough, was second with fine trusses.

For twenty-four Hybrid Perpetuals, distinct, three trusses, Messrs Paul were again first; Baroness Rothschild, Princess Mary of Cambridge, Marquise de Morte-mart, Marie Rady, and Due de Rohan were superb. Mr J. Fraser, of the Lea Bridge Road, was second; Mr Turner third, and Messrs Francis fourth.

Twenty-four Roses, distinct, one truss of each. Mr Turner was first; Mr Walker, of Thame, Oxon, second; and Messrs Veitch, of Chelsea, third.

In the four classes devoted to amateurs, there was much competition for forty-eight single trusses. The Rev. G. Arkwright, Pencombe Rectory, Bromyard, Worcester, was first. T. Laxton, Esq., Stamford, second; Mr J. W. Chard, gardener to Sir F. Bathurst, Salisbury, third; and R. N. G. Baker, Esq., of Salisbury Mount, Exeter, fourth.

For thirty-six, Mr W. Ingle, gardener to Mrs Round, Birch Hall, Colchester, was first; he had very fine trusses of Baroness Rothschild, Duke of Edinburgh, and Gloire de Vitry; Mr Chard was second; R. N. G. Baker, Esq., third; and Mr P. Stoddart, gardener to H. J. G. Rebon, Esq., Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, fourth.

For Twenty-four, Mr J. Skinner, gardener to Captain Christy, Westerham Hill, Kent, was first; Mr W. Soder, gardener to C. Hanbury, Esq., second; Mr J. Wakely and Mr Postans taking the remaining prizes in this class.

In the class for twelve, Mr J. C. Quennell was first; Rev. C. C. Ellison, Brace-bridge, second; Mr Wakely, third; and Mr Soder, fourth.

The next class was for twelve distinct Roses of 1869 or 1870. Messrs Paul & Son were first with Paul Neron, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Mdlle. Eugenie Ver-dier, a superb rosy flesh-coloured Rose of large size, Marquise de Castellane, Catherine Mermet, Mr Gladstone, Comtesse d'Oxford, a very bright carmine red, and Louis van Houtte very fine; Mr Turner was second. For twelve trusses of any Rose of 1869-70, Messrs Paul & Son were first with Comtesse d'Oxford; and Mr Turner, second, with Miss Poole. For a collection of yellow Roses, Messrs Paul & Son were first with lovely trusses of Celine Forestier and Triomphe de Rennes. For twelve Tea-scented and Noisette Roses, Messrs Paul & Son were first in the nurserymen's class; and Mr H. Thornycroft Floore, Weedon, in that devoted to amateurs. Roses in 8-inch pots were very fine, the plants exceedingly-dwarf and compact: Mr Turner was first; Messrs Paul & Son, second; and Messrs Veitch, third. Prizes were offered by his Grace the Duke of Buccleuch, K.G., President of the Society, for a group of three plants suitable for the dinner-table. Also for three groups of either flowers or fruit, or both combined.

In the former class, Mr Chard was first, for two small plants of Areca aurea, and a taller plant of Hyophorbe Verschaffeltii in the centre; Mr Bull, of Chelsea, was second also with three Palms; Messrs E. G. Henderson & Co., third; and Mr George, gardener to Miss Nicholson, of Putney, fourth. In the latter class, the prizes were awarded to Messrs Phillips & Pearce; Mr Chard; Miss Hassard, Upper Norwood, and Mr Soder.

Fruit Committee

There was a very good show of fruit of excellent quality: Bucklaud, Sweetwater, and Black Hamburg Grapes from Mr Turner. Very fine Peaches and Nectarines from Mr Tillery of Welbeck. Two very fine Queen Pines from Mr Perkins of Stanmore. Lucas Strawberries from Mr Douglas of Loxford, of large size and well-coloured. All received special awards; a silver medal being given to Mr Perkins for his Pines.

Floral Committee

Some very interesting new plants were sent to this meeting, notably those from M. Linden of Brussels, and M. Alexis Dalliere of Ghent, which were staged in the conservatory, and added much to the effect of the Rose Show. Messrs Backhouse of York sent Lithospermum petraeum, a very florifer-ous species with azure blue flowers, and Linum salsoloides, a compact plant with white flowers. Mr Green, gardener to W. W. Saunders, Esq., sent Houlletia odoratissima antioquensis, a remarkable Orchid with long purplish-brown sepals and petals, and a cream-coloured lip. Mr Bull had Alsophila Shepherdii, a Tree-Fern of small size. Mr Croucher, gardener to T. Peacock, Esq., sent Agave Verschaffeltii variegata, a long spined species with greenish-yellow markings. Mr Turner sent two Pinks, Dr Masters and Shirley Hibberd; both flowers are of large size with deep purple lacing. Show Pelargonium Ada came from Mr Wiggins, a perfect-shaped flower with rich maroon upper and rose under petals. All the above received first-class certificates, as did Petunia Coquette from Messrs E. G. Henderson & Son, a semi-double variety with a white ground and purplish-crimson centre and edge. The same exhibitor received a second-class award for Pelargonium Enterprise, a useful free-flowering spotted variety.

The same award was given to Mr Bull for Lobelia Erinus Omen, a pretty variety with purple and white flowers.

First-class certificates were also awarded to the following new plants sent by M. Linden of Brussels: - Epidendrum Frederici Guilelmi, allied to E. syringothyr-sus, Alloplectus vittatus, Dioscorea chrysophylla, D. Eldorado, and D. prismatica; Maranta Mazellii, M. Wallisii discolor, and Dieffenbachia imperialis, a noble species which will make a fine exhibition plant. M. Linden was also awarded a Silver Flora Medal for his collections. M. Dalliere received the same award for a collection of twelve distinct Marantas; M. Veitchii and illustris were the best.