Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

Connecting people, plants, and place.

University of Pennsylvania

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Bloom Calendar

What's in Bloom: September = Location


Tuskegee crapemyrtle
Oak Allée

Lagerstroemia ‘Tuskegee’
(Tuskegee crapemyrtle)

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

New York Ironweed
Meadow

Vernonia noveboracensis
(New York Ironweed)

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

Fountain grass Near Rose Garden

Pennisetum alopecuroides
(Fountain grass)

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


Winter Red common winterberry
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.

Tickseed
Pennock Garden

Coreopsis 'Redshift'
(Tickseed)

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

Vera Jameson sedum
Rose Garden

Sedum ‘Vera Jameson’
(Vera Jameson sedum)

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


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

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.


Supported By

The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage

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