A display of beds and soft
lawn includes a great variety of trees,
shrubs and perennials. Four paths branch
out into the rest of the gardens. Find events and a map posted in the kiosk.
Coenosium Rock Garden
This treasure of the Arboretum contains hundreds of unusual conifers, in a wealth of colors and varieties, parted by a
The Arboretum also features views of downtown Seattle and of the Seattle Chinese Garden. Specialty gardens feature roses, shade plants, rhododendrons, maples and more. Come take a stroll and discover what has been called "West Seattle's hidden gem."
Roses bask in large raised beds,
and new shade structures provide
spots to enjoy them in this
popular legacy garden.
The Arboretum at South is best known for its conifer collections: the Coenosium Rock Garden, the Milton Sutton Conifer Gardens and the Sequoia Grove. In 2014, the American Conifer Society designated the Arboretum as one of its Western Region Reference Gardens, giving national recognition to these gardens.