Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

Connecting people, plants, and place.

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What's in Bloom: May = Location



Near Seven Arches

Styrax japonica
(Japanese styrax)

This small tree produces fragrant blooms in late May.


English Park

Rhododendron austrinum
(Florida azalea)

In early May the native azaleas burst with color all around the Arboretum.

Visitor Center

Aquilegia canadensis
(American columbine)

This popular woodland plant attracts hummingbirds in spring.



Sculpture Garden

Asimina triloba
(common pawpaw)

This native plant has large edible fruit and is said to be deer resistant!


Pennock Garden

Allium giganteum
(giant allium)

A perennial that adds height and color to the beds in May.


Rose Garden

Rosa ‘Souvenir de la Malmaison’
(Souvenir de la Malmaison)

An antique bourbon rose that is one of many fragrant blooms in the rose garden.


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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