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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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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Alerts & Updates

The Garden is closed today due to inclement weather.

The lower portion of the Rose Garden is closed due to renovations to the turf. The top gate is open to allow for visual access, just not foot traffic. We hope to reopen quickly.

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.