Bellevue Botanical Garden

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The main entrance to the garden.

Bellevue Botanical Garden (21.4 ha / 53 acres) is a botanical garden located at 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, Washington. It is open daily; admission is free.[1]

The garden area includes display gardens, woodlands, meadows and wetlands. Its specific collections include: an alpine rock garden, dahlia garden, entrance garden, fuchsia garden, ground cover garden, Lost Meadow Trail (with western redcedar, Douglas-fir, bigleaf maple and vine maple, plus native shrubs), native discovery garden, perennial border, water-wise garden, and the Yao garden (a Japanese-style stroll garden with maples, viburnums, hydrangeas, etc.)

A popular event at the garden each year is the holiday light festival Garden d'Lights where numerous three-dimensional plant and animal sculptures made from bundled Christmas lights are on display in numerous nature-themed scenes through the garden. Hundreds of volunteers work to help make the show happen each year. The event runs for 36 days beginning the first Saturday after Thanksgiving.

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  1. ^ "Bellevue Botanical Flower Garden". Archived from the original on 2014-04-02.

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Coordinates: 47°36′33″N 122°10′44″W / 47.60917°N 122.17889°W / 47.60917; -122.17889 (Bellevue Botanical Garden)