Bed 700 – Church ST Bridge North

The plants in this bed include: Camellia sasanqua cv. (Winter Camellia) Enkianthus campanulatus Forsythia cv. Camellia sasanqua ‘Apple Blossom’ Hamamelis vernalis ‘Lombart’s Weeping’ (‘Lombart’s Weeping’ Witch Hazel Vaccinium parvifolium (Red Huckleberry) Fragaria vesca (Woodland Strawberry) Tiarella trifoliata (Foamflower) Polytstichum munitum (Sword Fern) Maianthemum stellatum (Starry False Solomon Seal) Cyclamen coum (Persian Violet)

Keeping Up with the Conservancy

At little over a year ago, MSPC signed a memorandum of understanding with the City of Salem to help maintain the northwest corner of Bush’s Pasture Park (among other things). We’ve been busy since then. Here’s a short guide to what we’ve been up to: Landscape Bed Rehabilitation Project. The park’s northwest corner contains more…

A stewartia

Bed 542 – Stewartia Bed

This Stewartia Bed contains: Trees Dove Tree (Davidia involucrata) Winterberry (Ilex verticillata) Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia x soulangeana) Butterflies Magnolia (Magnolia x ‘Butterflies’) Elizabeth Magnolia (Magnolia x ‘Elizabeth) Oregon White Oak (Quercus garryana) Orangebark Stewartia (Stewartia monodelpha) Japanese Stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamellia) Shrubs and Subshrubs Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea ‘Bagatelle’ Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea ‘Golden Ring’ Berberis thunbergii…

French hydrangea

Bed 543 – Crooked House Bed

The Crooked House Playground Bed is immediately north of the playground. It was installed sometime after the land became a City park. The bed includes: Trees Kobus Magnolia (Magnolia kobus) Malus ‘Donald Wyman’ (‘Donald Wyman Crabapple) Japanese maple (Acer palmatum), Unknown cultivar Shrubs & Subshrubs Japanese Fatsia (Fatsia japonica) Miss Kim Manchurian Lilac (Syringa pubescens…

Bed 540 – North Island Bed

Bed 540-the North Island Bed-contains the following plants: Trees Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ Malus x micromalus ‘Kaido Crabapple’ Prunus cerasifera ‘Thundercloud’ (‘Thundercloud’ Purple-leaved Plum) Shrubs & Subshrubs Acanthopanax sieboldianum variegatus Berberis thunbergii ‘Helmond’s Pillar’ Berberis thunbergii ‘Golden Ring’ Berneris thunbergii ‘Crimson Velvet’ Cryptomeria japonica ‘Vilmoriniana’ Fothergilla ‘Mt. Airy’ Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ Impatiens omieana ‘Silver Pink Juniperus communis…


Bed 534 – Bush Barn South Foundation Entrance Bed

Bed 534-the South Foundation Bed to the Bush Barn Art Center-contains: Trees Crataegus x lavallei (Carriere Hawthorn) Shrubs and Subshrubs Caenothus prostratus Viburnum davidii (David’s Viburnum) Sarcococca ruscifolia (Sweetbox) Winter Snowman camellia (Camellia sasanqua ‘Winter’s Snowman’) Viburnum tinus Rhododendron ‘Irene Koster’ (‘Irene Koster’ deciduous azalea) Enkianthus campanulatus (Redvein Enkianthis) Rhododendron sp. (Exbury deciduous azalea) Rhododendron sp. (Evergreen azalea)…

Wigelia with pink and white hose-shaped flowers are featured in several of the Bush's Pasture Park landscape beds

Bed 526 – Cedar Bed

Landscape Bed 526 contains: Trees Cedrus sp. Cornus florida Oxydendron arboretum Pinus contorta Shrubs Abelia x grandiflora (Glossy Abelia) Camellia sasanqua ‘Mine-no-yuki’ (White Doves Winter Camellia) Hamamelis vernalis ‘Lombart’s Weeping‘ (Lombart’s Weeping Witch Hazel) Perennials Paeonia mlokosewitschii (Molly-the-Witch Peony)

Bed 522 – Lady Jane Bed

Bed 522-the Lady Jane bed-contains: Trees Magnolia soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia) Malus cv. (Crabapple Selection) Shrubs & Subshrubs Sorbaria sorbifolia (Ural False Spirea) Rhododendron sp. (Exbury Deciduous Azalea) Bulbs, Rhizomes, Tubers & Corms Tulipa clusiana ‘Lady Jane‘ (Lady Jane Candlestick Tulip)