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Welcome to The Northwest Fuchsia Society Website! 10 new hardies on the Hardy List in shocking pink!   NEW SPECIES BOOKLET under "Fuchsia Books".


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Government Locks  (est. 1989 by Greater Seattle F. S.)


Hiram Chittendon Locks, Ballard

Directions:  From I-5, go west on 45th.NW/Market St and through Ballard.  The Locks are on the left.

Fort Borst Park (est. 1996 by Fuchsia Fanciers)

Fort Borst Park, Centralia

Directions: From I-5, take Exit 82, Centralia and head west. On the west side of the freeway, immediately get into the left lane and turn left before Safeway. One block takes you into Ft. Borst Park.

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Key Peninsula Civic Center  (est. 1999 by Lakebay F. S.)

17010 S. Vaughn Rd., Vaughn

Directions:  From I-5 in Tacoma, take Hwy 16 west, cross the Narrows Bridge and go past Gig Harbor to the Purdy exit.  At the stoplight in Purdy, turn left onto Hwy 302 and go 5 miles to the T intersection.  Go straight to Key Center.  At the yellow blinker, turn right and then bear right at the fork. Continue to the stop sign and turn left.  The Center is on the left.

Bellevue Botanical Garden (est 1992 by Eastside F. S.)

Wilburton Community Center, Bellevue

Directions: From I-405, take the NE 8th Street East exit, turn right on 120th Ave.  Go south 3/4 miles to the first light and turn left onto Main St. Go up the hill, about 3 blocks. The garden is on your right.

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Pt. Defiance Park (est. 1994 by Tahoma F. S.)

                         Pt. Defiance Park, Tacoma
Directions: From I-5, go west on Hwy. 16, then north on Hwy 163. Follow the signs to the park./zoo/aquarium and to the rose garden.

Manito Park (est. 1995 by Northwest F.S.)

Directions: From I-90 exit at 280 or 281 and go south. At Manito Park, the fuchsia garden is located at the northeast end of the rose garden.

Center for Urban Horticulture (est. 1995 by the Western Fuchsia Species Society.)

                           3541 NE 41st. St., Seattle
Directions: From I-5, take the NE 45th exit and go east through the U.W. campus, down the viaduct hill. At the stop sign, turn left onto Montlake Blvd. NE, go past University Village Mall on the left, move to the right land, and at the next intersection, a 5-way stoplight, turn right onto Mary Gates Memorial Drive. ~1mi. to CUH on the right.

Skagit  Gardens, (est. 1999 by North Cascades  F. S.


Directions:  From downtown Mt. Vernon, go West on Division over Skagit River Bridge and further west on Memorial Hwy. The gardens are on the left.




6915 Armar Rd., Marysville
Directions: From State Ave., head east on Grove St. Turn right on Armar Rd. The park is on the left, the fuchsia garden on the right.




Kitsap Co. Fairgrounds,  (est. 1995 by Peninsula F. S.)

Directions: Off Hwy 3, exit to Silverdale Mall/E.

Bremerton. Go into the left lane toward E.

Bremerton, through the light, and follow the signs

right over the hill to the fairgrounds. 


City of Sequim Gardens (est. 2003 by North Olympic F. S.)

                 800 block of E. Washington Ave., Sequim
Directions: From Hwy 101 heading west, take the first Sequim exit which is Washington Ave., running east-west through town. Go to the 800 block. The fuchsia garden is on the right south of Staples.

Highline-SeaTac Botanical Gardens

(est. 2011 by Puget Sound F. S.)

From Interstate 5, travel west via SR-518 (SeaTac Airport/Burien freeway) about 3 miles to Des Moines Memorial Drive exit. At the stop sign, turn North onto Des Moines Mem. Dr. to S 136th. Right at S 136th, then right at 24th S, then right into Community Center complex at S 138th.
From Seattle travel south on Hwy 99 to SR-509. Take the S 128th St exit. Turn left onto S 128th, then right at 24th S, then right into Community Center complex at S 138th.
Garden located on south side of parking area.

Milton Garden

(Puyallup Valley F. S.)

Milton Community Park, 1400 15th Ave. Go up Oak St, straight up the hill from Dave's restaurant. The garden is on the left side, by the restrooms. There is a small parking lot just before the garden.


Lake Wilderness Arboretum

Hardy Fuchsia  and Species Preservation Garden

(est. 2009 by the Lake Wilderness Arboretum Foundation and the Northwest F. S.)  


Maple Valley, Washington

Directions from Hwy 18.  Exit at  Maple Valley Hwy 169.  Go right on Witte Rd. SE, left on SE 248 St and look for the Arboretum signs.  ( From Hwy 405 take Exit #4 to Maple Valley HWY 169 which intersects Hwy 169 at Maple Valley.)



2024 NWFS Calendar of Events - Events may be canceled without notice.

Important Dates of the Northwest Fuchsia Society



MAY 2-31

Pilchuck Fuchsia Society presents 'Along the Garden Path' a Fuchsia display

Marysville Sno-Isle Library, 6120 Grove Street, Marysville WA

Come look at this wonderful Fuchsia Display at the Library, maybe join a club!


Puget Sound Fuchsia Society Plant Sale at Highline Botanical Garden Annual Plant Sale

11am - 2pm 13735 24th Ave S, SeaTac WA


Pilchuck hosts Skagit Audubon Society at Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave

Snohomish, WA 2pm-3:30pm Come join the fun and learn how to attract birds to your garden all year long.

Contact: Margaret Johnston 425-210-6272 (text)



Sno-King/Pilchuck Fuchsia Society Show & Plant Sale, OPEN TO ALL NWFS MBRS

Show Judging 10am-Noon ~~ Viewing & Plant Sale Noon-2pm

Renew Covenant Church, 2721 164th Ave SW, Lynnwood, WA

AUG 16-18

Oregon Fuchsia Society Show & Sale, Portland Nursery, 5050 SE Stark, Portland

Fri Noon-6:30pm, Sat 9am--6:30pm and Sun 9-2

Contact: Sue Randall 503-246-7920,

**Plants will be available for sale**

AUG 17

Eastside Fall Show & Plant Sale, OPEN TO ALL, Bellevue Botanical Gardens, Aaron Education Center,

12001 Main Street, Bellevue WA 9am-3pm Contact: Caroline Zebroski 206-715-6475

**Selling Fuchsias, Bearded Iris, Daylilies!**



Tahoma Fuchsia Society Show at Point Defiance Zoo Display Garden (just by the Rose Garden)

'Garden At It's Finest'

AUG 31

Olympia Fuchsia Society Show & Plant Sale OPEN TO ALL, 2513 Thurston Ave NE, Olympia WA 10am-4pm

Contact: Dorothy McMann 360-570-0068



Crescent City Fuchsia & Epiphyllum Society Show & Sale, Del Norte Cty Fairgrounds,

421 Hwy 101 N, Crescent City, CA    Contact: Mark Danner 707-954-8455



NWFS Show & Sale, SHOW OPEN TO ALL NWFS MEMBERS, Lake Wilderness Arboretum,

22520 SE 248th St, Maple Valley WA   10am-4pm   Contact: Tammy Brown 253-226-1210 



Lake Wilderness Arboretum Fall Plant Sale, 22520 SE 248th St, Maple Valley WA

10am-4pm   **We hope you will support the Arboretum and enjoy the Hardy Fuchsia Garden!**



2024 - NWFS Board/Annual Meeting & Potluck ~ TBD



The Northwest Fuchsia Society was established in 1983.


Mailing address:

Northwest Fuchsia Society

12735- 1st Ave. NW

Seattle, WA 98177-4221