As showing what good things may be in flower art this period of the year the following list of herbaceous plants, shown by J. W. Manning, Reading, Mass., at the Mass. Hort. Society's meeting, July 19, 1884, will be very useful:

Galium boreale, Veronica spicata, Achillea tomentosa, Antherieum liliastrum, Asclepias verticillata, Coreopsis lanceolata, Gypsophila paniculata, Spirrea ulmaria, Monarda flstulosa, Lathyrus latifolius, Lythrum salicaria, Rudbeckia maxima, Asclepias tuberosa, Dicentra eximia, Hypericum pyramidatum, Clematis coccinea, Hibiscus moscheutos, Heliopsis laevis, Platycodon grandiflorum, Liatris spicata, Malva Alcea.