A

Acaena (New Zealand burr), 48
Acanthus spinosus (bear's breech), 70
Acer
   A. circinatum (vine maple), 87, 88
   A. davidii (stripebark maple), 57
   A. macrophyllum (bigleaf maple), 88
   A. palmatum (Japanese maple), 55, 65
Acorus gramineus 'Pusillus,' 65
activism, community, 19, 21
Adiantum pedatum (maidenhair fern), 56
Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant,' 49
Akebia, 66
Allium 'Globemaster,' 43
Alpine Rock Garden, 75, 76-81
Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance' (serviceberry), 71
Anderson, Charles, 87
Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert' (Japanese anemone), 70
arbor, 66, 101
Asarum caudatum (wild ginger), 56
Aster x frikartii 'Monch,' 74
Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal,' 47
Auction. see also
fundraising, 102-103
azaleas, 58

B  

Barker, John, 25, 84
basalt, Columbia Basin, 57-61, 59
Becker, Carrie, 46, 53
Bellevue, Parks & Community Services, 26
Bellevue, Parks & Recreation, 17-21, 26, 84
Bellevue, Utilities Dept., 66, 70
Bellevue Botanical Garden Society, 21, 23, 27-28, 36, 42, 46, 61, 84
Bellevue Historical Society, 27
Berberis
   B. thunbergii 'Aurea,' 43
   B. thunbergii f. atropurpurea 'Helmond Pillar,' 48, 49, 52
   B. thunbergii 'Rose Glow,' 49
Blechnum spicant (deer fern), 87, 88
borders. see
Northwest Perennial Alliance Borders
Bozeman, Cary, 21
Brotherton, Dale, 57
Burgess, Patricia, 67, 70, 96

C  

cabin (Sharp), 27, 73
cabin (Shorts home), 16-17, 18
Camellia sasanqua 'Hana Jiman,' 56
Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea' (golden Indian bean tree), 48
Ceanothus 'Julia Phelps' (California lilac), 69
Ceanothus x pallidus 'Marie Simon' (California lilac), 74, 75
cedar waxwings, 52, 53
Center for Urban Horticulture, U of W, 25
Cercis chinensis (Chinese redbud), 74
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, 57
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Pygmaea Aurescens,' 79
Chase, Emmott & Ione, 62
cherry trees, 24
Clematis heracleifolia (shrub clematis), 42
Clematis montana, 44
Clethra alnifolia (summersweet), 74
climate, 40, 66, 88, 103
concerts. see
Pops in the Park
conservation, 66-71
Cornus
   C. alba 'Elegantissima' (Tartarian dogwood), 68
   C. canadensis (bunchberry), 87, 89
   C. nuttallii, 87
Corylopsis pauciflora (buttercup winterhazel), 56
Corylus cornuta var. californica (beaked hazelnut; Western hazel), 87
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' (purple smoke tree), 68-69
Cottonwood cabin. see Sharp cabin
Crocosmia 'Lucifer,' 49
crocus, 50

D  

daffodils, 50
Dahlia Garden, 72
Davidia involucrata, 74
Day, Kate, 64, 79
daylilies, 49
de Graaf, Ollie, 83
design & development, 21-29
Deutzia crenata var. nakaiana 'Nikko,' 64
docents, 95-96, 97

E  

East Lake Washington District of Garden Clubs, 61, 87
Eastside Fuchsia Society, 83
Edgeworthia chrysantha, 53
Edmonds Community College, 46
education, of gardeners. see also
Living Lab, 4, 22, 25, 28, 40, 65-66, 70-71, 76, 78, 87
Elaeagnus pungens 'Maculata,' 70
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Gilt Edge,' 70
Entrance Garden, 26, 28, 72-75
Epimedium (bishop's cap), 70
Epimedium x cantabrigiense (apricot bishop's hat), 68
Evans, Doris, 95
Evans, Judy, 84

F  

fall interest, 65
Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue' (blue fescue), 75
Fonk, Nancy, 28, 98
founders & founding, 17-21, 26
Fresk, Udell, 101
Fritillaria meleagris (checker lilly), 47
Fuchsia
   F. 'Celia Smedley,' 83
   F. 'Dying Embers,' 84
   F. 'Firecracker,' 84, 85
   F. fulgens, 83
   F. 'Gartenmeister Bonstedt,' 83, 85
   F. magellanica, 83-84
   F. magellanica var. gracilis 'Aurea,' 84
   F. magellanica var. gracilis 'Variegata,' 84
   hardy fuchsia, 48, 84
Fuchsia Garden, 23, 28, 82--85
fundraising, 23, 28, 76, 94, 102-103
Garden d'Lights, 28, 92-93, 96, 98-101, 99, 100

G  

Garrya x issaquahensis (coast silk tassel), 69
Gatbunton, Roy, 84
gate, Yao Garden, 56-57, 94
Geranium
   G. macrorrhizum (evergreen geranium), 68
   G. phaeum (mourning widow), 68
   G. psilostemon, 48
granite, High Cascade, 81
grapes, 66
grasses, ornamental, 51, 73, 75
ground covers. see
Shorts Ground Cover Garden
groundbreaking, 15

H  

Hamamelis (witch hazel), 49
Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane,' 53
hardy fuchsia, 48, 84
Hazel, Kelley, 31
Helleborus x hybridus (Lenten rose), 47, 50
Hemerocallis (daylilly), 48
Hemerocallis 'Frans Hals,' 69
hemlock, 16, 79
Heuchera (coral bells), 68, 69
Hewitt & Lea sawmill, 16
Hoesterey, Roger, 84
honeysuckle, 53
Hoshide-Williams Architects, 64
hummingbirds, 48, 82-83
Hydrangea, 49
   H. paniculata 'Angel's blush' (syn. 'Ruby'), 57
   H. quercifolia (oakleaf hydrangea), 68, 69
Hypericum androsaemum 'Glacier' (syn. H. x inorodorum 'Glacier'), 42

I  

Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra' (syn. 'Red Baron'), 75

J  

Japanese blood grass, 75
Japanese Garden. see
Yao Japanese Garden
Jewett, Iris & Bob, 17, 19-21, 84
Jongejan Gerrard McNeal (JGM), 24-26, 29

K  

Kelsey Creek Park, 54, 61
King, Harry, 83
Kirk, Paul, 17-18
Kniphofia 'Bressingham Comet,' 49
Kuykendall, Tom, 34-35

L  

Lane, Denise, 101
Lem, Halfdan, 17
light display, outdoor. see
Garden d'Lights
Lilium 'Pink Perfection,' 42
Lilly, Bob, 46, 53
Liriodendron tulipfera 'Aureomarginatum' (variegated tulip tree), 47
Living Lab, 70, 96-98, 97
Lonicera fragrantissima, 53
Lonicera pileata (privet honeysuckle), 67
Lost Meadow/Loop Trail, 25, 28, 90-91
Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' (yellow creeping jenny), 48, 49

M  

Mahonia x media 'Underway,' 64-65
management & maintenance, 28
map, 37
Marshall, Don, 74
master plan, 21, 23-25, 35-36, 61
meadow. see
Lost Meadow/Loop Trail
Mercer Slough, 15
Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Gold Rush' (dawn redwood), 65
mill, lumber, 15, 16
Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' (maiden grass), 51
mission, 4, 28
Moshier, Michael, 79
Mother's Day, 101-102
mounds, 31
Murase, Robert, 54

N  

Narcissus, 75
Naselle tenuissima (Mexican feather grass), 51
Native Discovery Garden, 56, 86-89
Nichols, Sally Promer, 75
Nissley, Jerry, 23, 27, 84
Northwest Flower & Garden Show, 27
Northwest Perennial Alliance Borders, 23, 25, 28, 41, 45, 45-53, 46, 50, 51, 52, 53, 96, 98, 101

O  

Olympic Tree Service, 61
opening day, 28-29
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' (block mondo grass), 75
orchards, 17, 22, 24, 52, 103

P  

Paisley Bed, 73
Parker, Scott, 27
Parrotia persica (Persion ironwood), 74-75
partnerships, 23, 41-42, 84
penstemon, 48
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold,' 68
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo,' 48
Phytolacca americana (American pokeweed), 53
Picea sitchensis 'Nana' (dwarf Sitka spruce), 79
Pinus strobus 'Greg's Witches Broom' (eastern white pine), 79
planning, 18-21
plant collection database, 42, 95
ponds & pools. see also
water features, 26-27, 61, 87, 88
Pops in the Park, 102
Portico Group, 64, 79
Potentilla nepalensis 'Miss Willmott,' 74
Price, Charles, 45-46
Price-Asher, Elizabeth, 101
primrose, candelabra, 58
Primula auricula 'Argus,' 80
Pryde, Ann, 95
Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir), 88
Puget Sound Dahlia Society, 73
Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasque flower), 80

R  

retention, storm water, 59, 61
Rhododendron, 17, 26, 61, 74
   R. 'Golfer,' 56
   R. 'Harriet,' 17
Ribes sanguineum (red-flowering currant), 87, 88
rill. see also
water features, 5, 26-28, 29, 30, 75
Robertson, Iain, 24, 26
Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia' (golden black locust), 70
Roome, Pat, 62-63
Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary), 67, 68
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm,' 47, 48

S  

sage, 67
Salvia officinalis 'Icterina,' 68
salvias, 48
Sambucus nigra (elderberry), 47
Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis, 67
Sarcococca ruscifolia (sweet box), 67
Scott, Nell, 84
seasonal interest, 104-105
Sempervivum 'Packardian,' 42
Sharp cabin, 27, 73, 74, 101
Short, Nancy Davidson, 21
Shorts, Binkley, 17
Shorts, Calhoun (Cal), 12, 14, 15, 16-23, 25, 27, 52, 62-64, 95, 103
Shorts, Harriet, 12, 14, 15, 16-23, 24, 25, 52, 62-64, 103
Shorts Ground Cover Garden, 25, 28, 62-65
Shorts Visitor Center, 17, 18, 25-26, 67
shrub rose "Cerise Bouquet,' 48
Solidago 'Golden Fleece,' 68
Sonneman, Lynn, 63
species tulips, 50
spring interest, 32, 47, 57, 58, 69, 104-105
Springgate, Lee, 17, 19, 21-22, 26, 28, 40, 98
squirrel, gray, 81
Stachys byzantina (lamb's ears), 49
Star Masonry, 61
Stenn Design, 66-67
Stipa tenuissima (Mexican feather grass), 51, 75
stone, 57-61, 59
storm damage, 63
streams. see also water features, 57-61, 58, 59, 62-63, 65
"Stretch" ground cover mounds, 31
summer interest, 104-105
Swerda, Patricia, 61

T  

Tanacetum parthenium (feverfew), 49
Tateuchi Foundation, 64
Tateuchi Pavilion, 27, 62
Thuja plicata (Western red cedar), 57, 88
tours, 95-97
trails & paths, 25-26, 28, 47-48, 53, 60, 64, 73, 79, 87, 90-91
train, logging, 16
trestle, Wilburton, 16
Trillium ovatum, 88
Tsuga mertensiana 'Elizabeth,' 79
Tulipa 'Greenland,' 48
tulips, 50, 69
Turnstone Construction, 64

V  

Vaccinium ovatum (evergreen huckleberry), 70, 87
Vaccinium parviflorum (red huckleberry), 87
VanDeMark, Richard, 64
VanDusen Botanical Garden, 19
visitor center. see
Shorts Visitor Center
volunteers, 22, 26, 27-28, 41, 42, 45-46, 50, 53, 61, 64, 67, 83, 87, 95-98, 101

W  

Washington Park Arboretum, 10, 27
water features, 26-28, 57-61, 59, 63-65
Waterwise Garden, 66-71
Welch, Terry, 64
Wilbur, Manley, 15
Wilburton Hill, 15-16, 19
   Park, 21, 23-24, 26, 36
Wilburton Trestle, 16
Willard, Bill & June, 61, 103
Williams, Barb, 96
winter interest, 104-105
wisteria arbor, 101
Withey, Glenn, 45-46

Y  

Yao Japanese Garden, 25, 28, 54-61, 55, 56, 57, 88, 94, 95
Yao Sister City Association, 61
Yorozu Gardening, 61