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More than 13,000 labeled plants of over 2,500 types are growing in the Arboretum?s living collection. These include representatives of the temperate floras of North America, Asia, and Europe. This historic collection traces its foundation to John Morris?s interest in plants from around the world, a
The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is a historic public garden and educational institution. Its mission is to promote an understanding of the relationship between plants and people through programs that integrate science, art and the humanities.
A spectacular 92-acre garden that features a collection of rare and unusual trees, a formal rose garden, a historic fernery, and a seasonal garden railway exhibit. A permanent exhibit called Tree Adventure transports visitors 50 up in the treetops on the Out on a Limb, canopy walk, requiring no cli
Thousands of rare and lovely woody plants, including some of Philadelphia's oldest, rarest, and largest trees, are set in a romantic, 92-acre, Victorian landscape garden of winding paths, streams, flowers and special garden areas. Open daily 10 am - 4 pm. Thursday hours extended until 8:30 pm June
The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania began in 1887 as .. Compton .. the summer home of John and Lydia Morris, brother and sister. - The I.P. Morris Company, an iron-manufacturing firm founded by their father and later run by John Morris, was a source of family wealth. - Compton be
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