Large fuzzy flower buds are carried through the winter at the tips of the branches of this magnolia.
Near Pennock Garden
After its leaves fall, this tree reveals a generous crop of small, bright red fruit that turn reddish-orange after the first few frosts of the season.
Near Rose Garden
The spectacular fall color of this shrub is outstanding and the winter leaves persist and turn tan, even rustling as winter winds blow.
Near Azalea Meadow
The exfoliating bark makes the row of filberts an attractive walk in mid-winter.
In late winter this shrub forms a mound of arching stems covered with tiny snow white flowers.
The silver dollar fern can be identified by its large and delicate leaves.
The Arboretum’s paths are clear but due to icy conditions some features may be closed.
The Morris Arboretum is excited to be open! We have instituted new policies as required by the government of Pennsylvania in order to keep the public safe while visiting. Please review the policies below before your visit.
Unfortunately, Out on a Limb will be closed on Wednesday, January 29th through Friday, January 31, 2020 due to scheduled maintenance.
The Garden Railway will not be operational from 2:00 PM Friday (July 19) through the weekend (July 20-21). The trains will open for normal operation on Monday, July 22nd. Our Train Master reported that the trains will not operate in the excessive heat, citing electrical, track and rolling stock failures.
The Arboretum is open as usual. Click here for hours.
Garden Railway trains are not running Saturday, September 8th and Sunday, September 9th due to inclement weather.
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.