Searching for Brilliant Witchhazels

caption: Photograph by Marie IngegneriAt Morris Arboretum on Saturdays, March 2 & 9 at 2 p.m., knowledgeable guides will lead visitors on tours throughout the garden, searching for brilliant witchhazels. With more than 70 varieties growing in the garden, the Arboretum’s witchhazel collection is unparalleled in the area. These colorful and fragrant flowers are the perfect eye and nose candy for a winter day of outdoor fun.

Tours start from the Widener Visitor Center and are included with garden admission. Registration is not required. For more information, visit

Morris Arboretum is one of more than 30 Philadelphia gardens in America’s Garden Capital. This 92-acre horticultural display garden features a spectacular collection of mature trees in a beautiful and colorful landscape.

The official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, effective 1988, Morris Arboretum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and accredited by the American Association of Museums.