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Bloom Calendar

What's in Bloom: December = Location


common witch hazel
Azalea Meadow

Hamamelis virginiana
(common witch hazel)

This large, medicinal shrub adds soft yellow color to the landscape from October through December.

Japanese stewartia
Bark Park

Stewartia pseudocamellia
(Japanese stewartia)

Stewartia’s muscled form and exfoliating bark gives it year-round interest!

Winter Gold common winterberry Below the Wisteria Walk

Ilex verticillata ‘Winter Gold’
(Winter Gold common winterberry)

Winterberry, in the Aquifoliaceae, adds bright color to the Arboretum.


meserve holly
Holly Slope

Ilex meserveae
(meserve holly)

The blue-green foliage is a common traits of this cold-hardy holly, a hybrid of I. aquifolium and I. rugosa.

tea oil camellia
Orange Balustrade

Camellia oleifera
(tea oil camellia)

The tea oil camellia gives a pop of color to the Arboretum when little else is in bloom!

river birch
Wetlands

Betula nigra
(river birch)

Check out the small grove of river birches that line the western shore of our wetland pond.


What's in Bloom Year-round?




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Alerts & Updates

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

The Rose Garden will be closed for renovations starting on Monday, October 3, 2022 until Spring 2023.

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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