Spring Plant Sale
A fundraiser for the Washington Park Arboretum
April 2021 Sale Cancelled!
Due to COVID 19. We look forward to hosting this event in 2022!
Graham Visitors Center
Free parking and admission
Don’t miss this vibrant plant sale at the beautiful Washington Park Arboretum! Enjoy a stroll in Seattle’s premier public garden while it’s in peak bloom, and then buy beautiful, high-quality plants for your own garden and home.
The sale is hosted by our volunteer-run Plant Donations Nursery and Pat Calvert Greenhouse, which will be selling a unique selection of trees, shrubs, perennials, and groundcovers at great prices.
Your tax-free plant purchases will help raise revenue to support our maintenance, education, and volunteer programs at the Arboretum.
What you’ll find at the nursery
- A good selection of classic garden perennials.
- Spring-blooming plants, including trillium, trout lilies, and primroses.
- A nice assortment of shrubs.
- Potted hardy succulents.
- And much more.
What you’ll find at the greenhouse
- A unique selection of young camellias, rhododendrons, and hydrangeas propagated from Arboretum collections.
- Japanese maples, mountain ash, and other small trees for the urban garden.
- Lots of unusual perennials.
- Many compact conifers.
- And much more.
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