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Bloom and color

  • FALL COLOR REPORT: NOVEMBER 5-NOVEMBER 11, 2015

    Ed Hedborn, Manager of Plant Records, reports on what’s in color each week throughout the season. For the latest updates on what’s blooming at the Arboretum, call the Bloom 'n Color Hotline at 630-719-7955.
  • FALL COLOR REPORT: OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2015

  • FALL COLOR REPORT: OCTOBER 22-OCTOBER 28, 2015

    Fall colors are spectacular in our East Woods and tree collections and around Lake Marmo and Sterling Pond. Sugar maples are mostly yellow to yellow-orange with a few hints of red. The Maple and Oak collections are especially lovely places for a stroll to view colorful trees and other plants from around the world.For the latest fall color updates from the Arboretum, call the Bloom 'n Color Hotline at 630-719-7955.
  • FALL COLOR REPORT: OCTOBER 15-OCTOBER 21, 2015

    The continued bright sunny days and cool nights have led to greater fall color, making a walk around Lake Marmo and through the Oak and Maple collections a visual delight. For the latest fall color updates from The Morton Arboretum, call the Bloom 'n Color Hotline at 630-719-7955.
  • FALL COLOR REPORT: OCTOBER 9-OCTOBER 14, 2015

    The bright sunny days and cool nights of the past week have helped fall color develop in the trees of the Arboretum’s collections and natural areas. The color show will only become more vibrant in the coming week. For the latest fall color updates from the Arboretum, call the Bloom 'n Color Hotline at 630-719-7955.
  • FALL COLOR REPORT: OCTOBER 1-OCTOBER 8, 2015

    The curtain has risen on the fall color show at The Morton Arboretum! Warm, bright sunny days and cool nights will encourage more trees’ leaves to change over the coming weeks, including during the Glass Pumpkin Patch, October 14 through 18.