Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ and Mountain Witch Alder, Arboretum Main Gate, 2018

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 27, 2018

Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ and Mountain Witch Alder, Arboretum Main Gate, 2018

Ilex verticillata 'Afterglow' and Mountain Witch Alder, Arboretum Main Gate, 2018

Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ and mountain witch alder, Arborway Gate, 2018 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Main Gate, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts November 7, 2018 These two shrubs, just inside the Arboretum main gate (on your left), complement each other well as fall colors overtake the urban landscape. The Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ (holly) on the left […]

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Acer sacchrum, fall, Faxon Pond, 1936

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 7, 2017

Acer sacchrum, fall, Faxon Pond, 1936

Faxon Pond with Sugar Maples (Acer sacchrum) in fall color and the Shrub Collection in the background

Acer sacchrum, fall, Faxon Pond, 1936 Alternate Title: Faxon Pond with Sugar Maples (Acer sacchrum) in fall color and the Shrub Collection in the background Photographer unknown Faxon Pond, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1936 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis+ catalog. Faxon Pond is named in […]

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North Meadow, fall, Goldsmith Brook, 1981

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 10, 2016

North Meadow, fall, Goldsmith Brook, 1981

North Meadow, fall, Goldsmith Brook, 1981

North Meadow, fall, Goldsmith Brook, 1981 Alternate Title: Goldsmith Brook with trees in fall color Photograph by Richard Warren (1907-1999) Goldsmith Brook, North Meadow, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States October 13, 1981 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Richard Warren (Professor of Surgery, […]

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10 Beautiful Plants to Look for on a Fall Foliage Walk

by Andrew Gapinski, Manager of Horticulture
October 19, 2016

10 Beautiful Plants to Look for on a Fall Foliage Walk

Fall Foliage in the Leventritt Garden 10/18/2016

Leaf-peeping is a time-honored tradition in New England for visitors and residents alike. But you don’t need to leave the city to enjoy nature’s handiwork. Take a stroll through the Arnold Arboretum landscape to check out our tops picks for autumn color! 1. Cultivar of red maple (Acer rubrum ‘Schlesingeri’; 3256*A) located directly across Meadow Road from the […]

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We Could See Royals

by Nancy Rose
April 30, 2016