Did you kickback and sample expanded offerings of Northwest wines in the Beauty Is  A Beach Wine Garden at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show? If so, then we hope you enjoyed our salute to the Olympic National Park, including its remote beach areas and other ecosystems spanning more than one million acres. Find out more about this year’s plant list, suppliers and design team members.

And remember…. though the garden is sprinkled with numerous features—original art work, lightweight container planters, vintage post cards and unique wine bottle plantings—the underlying theme is the value of gardens big and small for our environment and personal enjoyment. Just plant something!

“Take-home ideas” for your own garden: Did you know that planting greenery and enjoying its beauty may lower your blood pressure and heart rate?


WSNLA Design Team Members:

Designed by: Lucinda McMahan, CPH

Design & Technical Support
Everett Chu, CPH, EPC  |  Azusa Farm & Garden, Mount Vernon
Megan Pulkkinen, CPH, EPC  |  Megan Pulkkinen Landscape Design
Kirsten Lints, CPH  |  Gardens ALIVE Design
Stacy Smith, CPH  |  Sweet Loam Fine Gardening
Lara Vyas, CPH  |  Natural Greenscapes
Teresa Sciglibaglio  |  Willows Lodge, Woodinville

Containers Provided by Ragen & Associates
Cedar provided by Mukilteo Cedar Products
Woodwork done by M&M Irrigation/Tacoma Urban Garden


Beauty Is  A Beach Plant List

Common Name Botanical Name
Golden Spanish Fir Abies pinsapo ‘Aurea’
Curly Red Leucothoe Leucothoe ‘Curly Red’
Hinerua Hebe Hebe hinerua
Topiary Hebe Hebe topiaria
Autumn Moor Grass Seslaria autumnalis
Blue Oat Grass Helictotrichon sempervirens
Blue Oat Grass Helictotrichon sempervirens
Sapphire Blue Oat Grass Helictot. semp. ‘Sapphire’
Boulder Blue Fescue Festuca gl. ‘Boulder Blue’
Candytuft Iberis ‘Snowflake’
Alpine Strawberry Fragaria chiloensis
Cape Blanco Sedum Sedum ‘Cape Blanco’
Moss Rose Sempervivum Sempervivum ‘Moss Rose’
Green Wheels Sempervivum Sempervivum ‘Green Wheels’
Iris Iris reticulata Harmony
Muscari Muscari White Magic
Daffodil Narcissus Thalia
Scilla Scilla tubergeniana
Sedum Bowls Sedum (Tender)
Viola Viola ‘Penny Violet’
Sedum Wine Bottles Meritage Succulent Garden



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