Overview

The small gardens fronting the fountain and lining the path to the pavilion greet visitors with plants having year-round interest. Easy-care, layered plantings are chosen for the Pacific Northwest climate.

Entrance Garden Plant List

#Botanical NameCultivarCommon NameTreeNative
1Daphne x transatlantica 'Beauworth'
2Daphne x transatlantica 'Summer Ice'
3Styrax japonicusJapanese snowbell*
4Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'black mondo grass
5Anemone blanda 'Honorine Jobert'Grecian windflower
6Rhododendron impeditum
7Berberis thunbergiiredleaf Japanese barberry
8Heuchera 'Obsidian'coral bells
9Hosta plantain lily
10Paeonia peony
11Polygonatum multiflorumSolomon's seal
13Helleborus nigerhellebore, christmas rose
14Polemonium caeruleumJacob's ladder
15Linnaea borealistwinflower
16Acer davidiiDavid's or snakebark maple*
17Epimedium 'Wisley'Bishop's mitre
18Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea'golden or Japanese barberry
19Athyrium niponicum 'Ghost'Japanese painted fern
20Sedum
22Tellima grandiflorafringe cups
23Nigella damascenalove-in-a-mist
24Camellia x williamsii 'J.C. Williams'self-pruning camellia
25Rhododendron 'Ramapo'
26Polystichum munitumswordfern
27Astible astilbe, false spirea
28Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula'weeping blue atlas cedar*
29Papaver poppy, assorted
30Fragaria ornamental strawberry
31Parrotia persicaPersian ironwood*
32Davidia involucratadove tree*
33Viola glabellayellow wood violet; Johnny jump-up
34Tsuga mertensianamountain hemlock*
35Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart'golden bleeding heart
36Sisyrinchium bellumblue-eyed grass
37Oxaliswood sorrel
38Hamamelis 'Arnold Promise'Japanese hybrid witch hazel
38Hamamelis 'Arnold Promise'Japanese hybrid witch hazel
40Polystichum aff. neolobatumlong-eared or shiny holly fern
41Gaultheria shallonsalal
42Rhododendron degronianum 'Mist Maiden'
43Athyrium niponicum 'Godzilla'supersized painted fern
44Magnolia liliflora 'Stella'the girl's magnolia*
45Lavatera malveceaetree mallow
46Cistusrock rose
48Sarcococca ruscifoliafragrant sweetbox
51Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'bugleweed
52Hemerocallis daylily
54Thuja plicata 'Zebrina'variegated Western red cedar*
55Alchemilla mollislady's mantle
56Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n Gold'winter creeper
57Cyclamen hererifoliumcyclamen
58Hosta 'Krossa Regal'hosta