Near the Greenhouse
This member of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) provides a bright splash of color in late February.
Near Mercury Loggia
Fragrant witchhazel of several varieties ushers in spring around the Arboretum!
Out on a Limb
Named for its milk-white petals, this is one of the earliest blooms in late winter.
Native to China, wintersweet adds fragrance and color to the Oak Allée.
This bright pink cultivar is a hyrbid of H. mollis and H. japonica.
The late winter flowers of this plant bloom before the spring foliage emerges.
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.
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.