Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

Connecting people, plants, and place.

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Bloom Calendar

What's in Bloom: September = Location



Oak Allée

Lagerstroemia ‘Tuskegee’
(Tuskegee crapemyrtle)

This hybrid crapemyrtle, created at the U.S. National Arboretum, blooms in late summer and early fall.


Meadow

Vernonia noveboracensis
(New York Ironweed)

This herbaceous perennial stands tall with striking purple flower clusters. This native plant adapts well in wet areas.

Near Rose Garden

Pennisetum alopecuroides
(Fountain grass)

A perennial grass native to Asia and Australia that will bloom through October!



Oak Allée

Ilex verticillata ‘Winter Red’
(Winter Red common winterberry)

A deciduous holly that is starting to show its bright red berries. In the winter the berries will cover this bare shrub.


Pennock Garden

Coreopsis 'Redshift'
(Tickseed)

This member of the Asteraceae family adds bright color to autumn beds.


Rose Garden

Sedum ‘Vera Jameson’
(Vera Jameson sedum)

A bright red member of the Crassulaceae family (stonecrop).


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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