The Pat Calvert Greenhouse sells young trees, shrubs, and perennials grown from seeds or cuttings taken primarily from the collection plants at Washington Park Arboretum. All sales from the volunteer-run operation help pay for critical maintenance and children’s education programs at the Arboretum.
In the latest issue of the Arboretum Bulletin, greenhouse volunteer Lynn Schueler writes about some of her favorite fall-interest trees and shrubs that she helps to propagate, including stewartia, crape myrtle, and winterberry. Most of the plants have multiple seasons of interest.
Come and see them out in the Arboretum and, if one takes your fancy, stop by the greenhouse—just to the south of the Graham Visitors Center—to take a little piece of the Arboretum home with you.