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.


What's in Bloom Year-round?




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Awakening the Senses

Enhance your Arboretum experience, either onsite or when planning a visit:

Arboretum Adventure, this family activity explores the grounds and shares plant science lessons along the way.

Collection Connection, search the Arboretum’s collection records to locate or learn about favorite plants.

Tours, choose from among a selection of guided pathways through the grounds.

Wi-Fi, connect with the Arboretum, or share photos on social media at hotspots located throughout the garden.


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Alerts & Updates

The Arboretum is open as usual. Click here for hours.

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.

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