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Bloom Calendar August

What's in Bloom: August = Location


Russian sage
Step Fountain

Perovskia atriplicifolia
(Russian sage)

A bee attracting and aromatic bloom in the mint family.

sweet azalea
Sculpture Garden

Rhododendron arborescens
(sweet azalea)

White fragrant flowers decorate this native plant.

cardoon Rose Garden

Cynara cardunculus
(cardoon)

This edible plant is native to the Mediterranean.


chaste-tree
Azalea Meadow

Vitex agnus-castus
(chaste-tree)

Purple blooms cover this medicinal shrub in August.

rose of Sharon
Visitor Center

Hibiscus syriacus
(rose of Sharon)

A small tree with strikingly large blooms.

surprise lily
Out on a Limb

Lycoris squamigera
(surprise lily)

This plant produces foliage in the spring and blooms in late summer.


What's in Bloom Year-round?




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Alerts & Updates

The Garden Railway and Compton Café will be closed today (Thursday, June 23) due to the weather.

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

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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