Work Party – September 16 – 5pm

Work Party – Monday Evening

5pm before the Monthly September MeetingIMG_5728

The next work party to weed out Equisetum from our first bed will be next Monday evening September 16 starting at 5pm, but come when you can.

This is before our membership meeting that same evening at 7pm.

Bring weeding tools, water, clothing appropriate for the weather. Also a bucket or other container to toss your weeds in is useful. We need at least one rake and broom, the rake to rake the soil so it looks like nobody stepped on it, and the broom to sweep the sidewalk.

We have new HPSW work party signs which we will inaugurate at that work party.




HPSW Spring Plant Sale – Sunday April 14, 2013 – Center for Urban Horticulture

Please join us at our 4th Annual Spring Plant Sale at the Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105 Map, on Sunday, April 14th, from 10am – 2pm.  We will also have seeds available.  We hope to see you there!

Geranium and Penstemon at CUH

Geranium and Penstemon at CUH

Genus Species Cultivar Description Size Price
Aconitum napellus tall form gal
Acorus gramineus root beer scented when crushed true 4in. $3
Aesculus californica 4in. $8
Alchemilla mollis true 4in. $2
Anemone sylvestris gal
Anemonella thalictroides 4in.
Anemotheca laxa round 4in.
Anthericum liliago square true 4in. $3
Arisarum europaeum $6
Arum italicum subsp italicum ‘Marmoratum’ gal $4
Arum dioscoridis gal $6
Aruncus aethusifolius cleaned gal $6
Aruncus aethusifolius 4in.
Arundo donax ‘Variegata’ gal
Asphodeline lutea gal
Aster divaricatus gal $5
Aster tall blue 2 1/2 foot 4in.
Aster tall blue gal
Aster violet blue tall: 4 feet gal
Astilbe chinensus ‘Pumila’ gal
Astrantia major pink to white flowers 4in. $5
Astrantia maxima true 4in. $6
Beesia diphylla
Brunnera macrophylla
Calla green/orange gal
Camassia leichtlinii gal
Camassia leichtlinii ‘Caerulea’ 4in.
Camassia quamash gal
Cardamine trifolia white flowers 4in. $4
Cardamine in.Susan Carter’s Pinkin. 4in.
Carex ‘Ice Dance’ 4in.
Chaerophyllum hirsutum ‘Roseum’ gal $5
Chrysanthemum ‘Pink Sheffield?’ round 4in.
Chrysanthemum ‘Pink Sheffield?’ gal
Colchicum autumnale ‘The Giant’ gal
Convallaria majalis var rosea single pips true 4in.
Convallaria majalis var rosea Pink form gal $2
Crambe maritima gal $5
Crocosmia masoniorum orange flowers round 4in. $2
Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ large corms gal $4
Cyclamen hederifolium fall blooming 4′ $5
Darmera peltata pink flowers gal $6
Dicentra formosana running form 4in.
Disporum variegatum 4in. $4
Disporopsis pernyi evergreen gal
Egyptian Walking Onion 2in. $2
Ellisiophyllum pinnatum white flowers 4in.
Epimedium x versicolor ‘Sulphureum’ gal $4
Epimedium x versicolor ‘Sulphureum’ 4in.
Equisetum scirpoides dwarf horsetail round 4in. $3
Erythronium ‘Pagoda’ 4in. $3
Eupatorium chocolate ‘Flore Pleno’ gal
Euphorbia cyparissus ‘Fen’s Ruby’ 4in. $5
Euphorbia Blue Jeans’ 4in. $3
Fallopia japonica dwarf from Bob from Utah gal
Francoa sonchifolia 4in. $4
Galanthus nivalis 4in.
Gillenia trifolitata 2 gal
Gentiana asclepiadea willow Gentian 4in. $4
Geranium ‘Margaret Wilson’ 4in.
Geranium macrorrhizum sq gallon
Geranium magnificum dark purple flowers gal $4
Geranium nodosum pale lavender flowers gal $4
Geranium phaeum gal $4
Helianthus ‘Lemon Queen’ gal
Helleborus orientalis true 4in. $3 $4
Helleborus orientalis gal $5
Hemerocallis ‘Butter Yellow’ gal $4
Hemerocallis Kwanso ‘Flore Pleno’ $4
Hemerocallis ‘Autumn Minaret’ gal
Hosta ‘Warwick Curtsy’ gal $5
Hosta ‘Krossa Regal’ gal
Impatiens omeiana 4in.
Iris unguicularis Blue; fragrant true 4in. $4
Iris Pacific Coast Blue 4in.
Iris Pacific Coast ‘Dracularity’ 4in.
Iris foetidissima green leaves gal
Iris japonica white flowers true 4in. $4
Iris chrysographes ‘Black Knight’ gal $5
Iris germanica dark brown gal $4
Iris germanica dwarf yellow 4in.
Iris siberica ‘Alba’ 2 gallon $7
Iris siberica ‘Caesar’s Brother’ gal $4
Knautia Jefferson Park 4in. $3
Lilium tigrinum ‘Flore Pleno’ 4in. $3
Lilium Asiatic orange flowers 4in. $3
Lilium Asiatic Mr Hun’s Orange’ orange flowers 4in.
Lilium martogon gal
Lobelia Compliment Red 4in.
Lysimachia clethroides gal
Mitella breweri 4in. $3
Mitella breweri native gal $5
Omphalodes verna blue flowers 4in. 0
Ophiopogon planescens ‘Nigrescens’ 4in.
Oxalis magellanica tiny white flowers round 4in. $3
Pachyphragma macrophyllum white flowers gal $5
Penstemon cv. Blue gal
Peppermint 4in. $2
Persicaria affinis ‘Dimity’ red flowers true 4in. $5
Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Rosea’ pink flowers gal $5
Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Firetail’ gal $5
Petasites frigidus var palmatus ‘Golden Palms’ gal $4
Phlomis russeliana yellow flowers gal $5
Phlox paniculata ‘Mt Fuji’ white flowers gal
Physostegia virginiana pink gal
Polygonatum x hybridum gal
Polypodium californicum ‘Sarah Lyman’ gal $7
Potentilla fragiformis 4in. $3
Primula sp. pale lavender 4in.
Primula japonica mix 4in.
Primula Wanda group round 4in. $3
Primula veris Double 4in.
Pulmonaria angustifolia blue flowers gal $5
Ranunculus ficaria Coppertone’ 4in.
Rhubarb gal $3
Salix alba var vitellinn gal
Salvia guaranitica blue flowers gal $5
Salvia dolichantha gal
Smilacena stellata a natove tiny white flowers gal
Solidago ‘Fireworks’ gal $4
Strawberry cv 4in.
Symphytum ibricum variegatum ‘Goldsmith’ gal $5
Thalictrum aquilegifolium 4in.
Thalictrum glaucum 4in.
Verbascum chaixii ‘Album’ white flowers true 4in. $2
Viola odorata 4in.

Fuchsia Sale – CUH – Saturday April 6

Fuchsia denticulata - William Jackson Hooker

Fuchsia denticulata – William Jackson Hooker

The annual Fuchsia Sale will be Saturday April 6 at CUH, from 9 AM to 1:00 PM.  This is a big sale where large growers bring a big selection of plants, mostly small starts but some larger ones also.  It has one of the best selection of fuchsias sold in the area.  The plants are usually identified with photos and signs, and are organized so hardy, tender, upright and trailing plants are usually separated.  In addition, there are usually selections of species fuchsias, encliandras (with tiny flowers), and triphyllas (with long, tubular flowers).  There are always experts around to guide people through the sometimes rather daunting selection.  Although fuchsias are the main attraction,  there are usually a few other genera for sale as well.

Membership Due

Don’t forget that your new or renewing membership dues are payable in January of each year.  We have updated our membership form to include the new mailing address for our Treasurer.  Download the PDF


MONDAY March 18, 2013 – Neil Zimmerman – Seattle Audubon

Pine Siskin on branch

Pine Siskin – Neil Zimmerman

Neil Zimmerman

Seattle Audubon Society

Monday, March 18th, 7pm – 9pm

NHS Hall Section A, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA 98105 Map

Join Neil Zimmerman, Seattle Audubon Outreach Chair and Master Birder, to learn how to attract and care for birds in your yard through plant selection, gardening practices and use of water features. Power Point photos, many from Neil’s yard, will be used to illustrate the different ideas. Gardening and birding are a natural fit.