Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

Connecting people, plants, and place.

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Bloom Calendar

What's in Bloom: December = Location



Azalea Meadow

Hamamelis virginiana
(common witch hazel)

This large, medicinal shrub adds soft yellow color to the landscape from October through December.


Bark Park

Stewartia pseudocamellia
(Japanese stewartia)

Stewartia’s muscled form and exfoliating bark gives it year-round interest!

Below the Wisteria Walk

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

Winterberry, in the Aquifoliaceae, adds bright color to the Arboretum.



Holly Slope

Ilex meserveae
(meserve holly)

The blue-green foliage is a common traits of this cold-hardy holly, a hybrid of I. aquifolium and I. rugosa.


Orange Balustrade

Camellia oleifera
(tea oil camellia)

The tea oil camellia gives a pop of color to the Arboretum when little else is in bloom!


Wetlands

Betula nigra
(river birch)

Check out the small grove of river birches that line the western shore of our wetland pond.


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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