POLYGALA CHAMAEBUXUS.--Bastard Box. A neat little shrubby plant, with

small ovate, coriaceous leaves, and fragrant yellow and cream flowers.

P. chamaebuxus purpureus differs in bearing rich reddish-purple flowers,

and is one of the most showy and beautiful of rock plants. They are

natives of Europe (1658), and grow best in vegetable mould.