Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Bloom Calendar

What's in Bloom: September = Location



Oak Allée

Lagerstroemia ‘Tuskegee’
(Tuskegee crapemyrtle)

This hybrid crapemyrtle, created at the U.S. National Arboretum, blooms in late summer and early fall.


Meadow

Vernonia noveboracensis
(New York Ironweed)

This herbaceous perennial stands tall with striking purple flower clusters. This native plant adapts well in wet areas.

Near Rose Garden

Pennisetum alopecuroides
(Fountain grass)

A perennial grass native to Asia and Australia that will bloom through October!



Oak Allée

Ilex verticillata ‘Winter Red’
(Winter Red common winterberry)

A deciduous holly that is starting to show its bright red berries. In the winter the berries will cover this bare shrub.


Cottage Garden

Coreopsis verticillata
(Tickseed)

This member of the Asteraceae family adds bright color to autumn beds.


Rose Garden

Sedum ‘Vera Jameson’
(Vera Jameson sedum)

A bright red member of the Crassulaceae family (stonecrop).


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