Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Bloom Calendar

What's in Bloom: February = Location

Eranthis hyemalis
Near the Greenhouse

Eranthis hyemalis
(winter aconite)

This member of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) provides a bright splash of color in late February.

Hamamelis mollis
Near Mercury Loggia

Hamamelis mollis
(Chinese witchhazel)

Fragrant witchhazel of several varieties ushers in spring around the Arboretum!

Out on a Limb

(snow drops)

Named for its milk-white petals, this is one of the earliest blooms in late winter.

Chimonanthus praecox
Oak Allée

Chimonanthus praecox

Native to China, wintersweet adds fragrance and color to the Oak Allée.

Hamamelis x intermedia
Meadow Garden

Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Rubin’
(Rubin witchhazel)

This bright pink cultivar is a hyrbid of H. mollis and H. japonica.

Hammamelis x intermedia
Visitor Center

Hammamelis x intermedia ‘Pallida’
(pale witchhazel))

The late winter flowers of this plant bloom before the spring foliage emerges.

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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