Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

Connecting people, plants, and place.

Notice: The garden will open late April 10 at 1:00pm

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.


Download a printable PDF of the April Bloom Calendar


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For the safety of our visitors and to preserve the structural integrity of our tree collection, climbing or sitting on the limbs of trees is not permitted. Thank you!


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