Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

Connecting people, plants, and place.

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Bloom Calendar

What's in Bloom: April = Location


yoshino cherry
Cherry Allée

Prunus x yedoensis
(yoshino cherry)

One of many varieties of cherry blossoms that usher in spring in the Arboretum.

Virginia bluebell
Out on a Limb

Mertensia virginica
(Virginia bluebell)

This woodland plant adds the color around Out on a Limb.

Berenice Boddy Japanese camelli
Visitor Center

Camellia japonica ‘Berenice Boddy'
(Berenice Boddy Japanese camellia)

This bright-flowered plant is a member of the Theaceae, the tea family.


eastern red bud
Oak Allée

Cercis canadensis
(eastern red bud)

In the Fabaceae, the eastern red bud has a brilliant pink bloom in April.

sayonara magnolia
English Park

Magnolia ‘Sayonara’
(sayonara magnolia)

The giant flowers of the magnolia bloom before its leaves emerge.

saucer magnolia
Magnolia Slope

Magnolia x soulangeana
(saucer magnolia)

The flowers of this common hybrid magnolia add a bright pop of color to the Magnolia Slope.


What's in Bloom Year-round?




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Awakening the Senses

Enhance your Arboretum experience, either onsite or when planning a visit:

Arboretum Adventure, this family activity explores the grounds and shares plant science lessons along the way.

Collection Connection, search the Arboretum’s collection records to locate or learn about favorite plants.

Tours, choose from among a selection of guided pathways through the grounds.

Wi-Fi, connect with the Arboretum, or share photos on social media at hotspots located throughout the garden.


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Alerts & Updates

The paths around the wetland will be closed on Thursday, September 21st and Friday, September 22nd for invasive plant management work in the area. Thank you for your patience during this time. Click here for hours.

Please be advised that the Rose Garden is closed on Thursday mornings for maintenance.

Please note that weather conditions can change quickly, check back or call (215) 247-5777 before heading out for a visit.

Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.

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