Bloom and Fall Color Reports

Fall Color Report: October 1

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Fall Color Report

Fall Color Report: October 1

Autumn color is beginning to arrive in The Morton Arboretum’s landscape, although it has been slowed and muted by dry weather. In the tree collections and the wooded areas, red, orange, and yellow are beginning to appear among the green. Asters and gentians are in bloom in the understory of the woodlands and in the Schulenberg Prairie among the golden grasses.

Read the full report here.

About the Fall Color Report

The Fall Color Report is written by the Arboretum’s Manager of Plant Records, Ed Hedborn. It is typically published on Fridays through Autumn to give members and guests a chance to plan their weekend visits. The Arboretum also publishes a weekly Bloom Report in springtime.

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