Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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

Bloom Calendar

What's in Bloom: March = Location


Cornus officinalis
Oak Allée

Cornus officinalis
(Japanese cornel dogwood)

Known for its medicinal qualities in Chinese medicine, this dogwood adds a pop of color all over the Arboretum.

Salix gracilistyla
Swan Pond

Salix gracilistyla var. melanostachys
(black big catkin willow)

Its unique black color makes this plant an interesting addition the garden in March.

Viburnum x bodnantense
Visitor Center

Viburnum x bodnantense
(bodnant viburnum)

The fragrant flowers on this viburnum attract butterflies in spring.


Corylopsis spicata
Gates Hall

Corylopsis spicata
(spike winterhazel)

Light yellow flowers droop all over this plant, a member of the Hamamelidaceae.

Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Near Pennock Garden

Cercidiphyllum japonicum
(katsura-tree)

Our champion katsura is in bloom this month, giving its large canopy a red tint.

Abeliophyllum distichum
Visitor Center

Abeliophyllum distichum
(Korean abelialeaf)

This plant shines in March when its fragrant pink flowers emerge just before its leaves.


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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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