1) Berberis x lologensis
- A natural hybrid of B. darwinii and B. linearifolia originally found near Lake Lolog, Argentina in 1927
- If you can get past the thorns, enjoy the rich, spicy fragrance.
- Located in grid 14-6E near Arboretum Drive.
2) Acer tegmentosum ‘Joe Witt’
- This striped-bark maple is named for former Arboretum Director Joseph Witt.
- Located in the Witt Winter Garden and on Arboretum Drive in the Peonies.
3) Magnolia salicifolia ‘Else Frye’
- Selected by Joe Witt for its larger flowers and named for the wife of T.C. Frye.
- See Arboretum Bulletin Summer 1961, Summer 1962, and Winter 1962 for articles about this tree and the Fryes.
- The original tree is in the Magnolia Collection, grid 26-2E.
4) Magnolia x kewensis ‘Wada’s Memory’
- Part of a collection of plants purchased from Koichiro Wada in Japan in 1940.
- Selected by Arboretum Director Brian Mulligan for its unusually large flowers.
- The original tree is in grid 11-6E in the Hydrangeas.
5) Quercus suber (Cork Oak)”
- Evergreen oak native to southern Europe. A tree of incalculable social value, it produces the cork of
- Located in the Rock Roses on Arboretum Drive.
- This cutting includes the distinctive acorns – extremely rare in the Pacific Northwest.