Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Bloom Calendar

What's in Bloom: January = Location

Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Brozzonii’
Garden Railway

Magnolia x soulangeana ‘Brozzonii’
(Brozzoni saucer magnolia)

Large fuzzy flower buds are carried through the winter at the tips of the branches of this magnolia.

Malus ‘Indian Magic'
Near Pennock Garden

Malus ‘Indian Magic'
(‘Indian Magic’ crabapple)

After its leaves fall, this tree reveals a generous crop of small, bright red fruit that turn reddish-orange after the first few frosts of the season.

Lindera salicifolia
Near Rose Garden

Lindera salicifolia

The spectacular fall color of this shrub is outstanding and the winter leaves persist and turn tan, even rustling as winter winds blow.

Corylus fargesii
Near Azalea Meadow

Corylus fargesii

The exfoliating bark makes the row of filberts an attractive walk in mid-winter.

RIlex x koehneana
Behind Greenhouses

Spiraea thunbergii 'Ogon'
(MELLOW YELLOW Thunberg spirea)

In late winter this shrub forms a mound of arching stems covered with tiny snow white flowers.

Adiantum peruvianum

Adiantum peruvianum
(silver dollar fern)

The silver dollar fern can be identified by its large and delicate leaves.

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 Arboretum is closed today, February 7th, due to inclement weather.

Out on a Limb will be closed February 5th to February 9th for maintenance.

The Arboretum is open as usual. Click here for hours.

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.