Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

Connecting people, plants, and place.

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What's in Bloom: August = Location



Step Fountain

Perovskia atriplicifolia
(Russian sage)

A bee attracting and aromatic bloom in the mint family.


sculpture Garden

Rhododendron arborescens
(sweet azalea)

White fragrant flowers decorate this native plant.

Rose Garden

Cynara cardunculus
(cardoon)

This edible plant is native to the Mediterranean.



Azalea Meadow

Vitex agnus-castus
(chaste-tree)

Purple blooms cover this medicinal shrub in August.


Visitor Center

Hibiscus syriacus
(rose of Sharon)

A small tree with strikingly large blooms.


Out on a Limb

Lycoris squamigera
(surprise lily)

This plant produces foliage in the spring and blooms in late summer.


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What's in Bloom Year-round?




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Know Before You Go

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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