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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
(spicebush)

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
(filbert)

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
Fernery

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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Alerts & Updates


Due to the weather and flooding, the Arboretum is closed today Friday, July 19th.

Advance Tickets Required for All Visitors (Including Members)

The Morris Arboretum is excited be open! We have institued new policies as required by the government of Pennsylvania in order to keep the public safe while visiting. Please review the policies below before your visit.

  • The City of Philadelphia mandates that all visitors age 2 and older wear face coverings.
  • If you feel sick, stay home.
  • One-way circulation on paths to facilitate social distancing.
  • The Visitor Center, the Shop, and Compton Cafe are temporarily closed, but picnicking will be permitted in certain areas.
  • The Garden Railway, Out on a Limb, the Fernery and the Log Cabin are temporarily closed.
  • Restrooms are open and sanitized regularly.
  • Hand sanitizing stations throughout the Arboretum.
  • Bring your own water and snacks.
  • Guest passes, Library passes, and RAP reciprocal admissions are not accepted at this time.

Unfortunately, Out on a Limb will be closed on Wednesday, January 29th through Friday, January 31, 2020 due to scheduled maintenance.

The Garden Railway will not be operational from 2:00 PM Friday (July 19) through the weekend (July 20-21). The trains will open for normal operation on Monday, July 22nd. Our Train Master reported that the trains will not operate in the excessive heat, citing electrical, track and rolling stock failures.

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

Garden Railway trains are not running Saturday, September 8th and Sunday, September 9th due to inclement weather.

Please note: The Rose Garden is closed for maintenance every Thursday morning until noon.

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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