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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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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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