Fall Highlight: Early Fall Colors

October 12, 2022

Here at Arlington National Cemetery, we are starting to get a glimpse of the early fall colors.

Fall Highlight: Persian Ironwood Tree

November 01, 2019

Step inside Columbarium Court 3, and the burgundy colors of Persian ironwood (Parrotia persica) trees immediately warm the cool crisp air. Their wavy-edged leaves, lustrous green in the summer, have finally exposed their beautiful autumn colors. 

Fall Highlight: Fall Foliage!

November 16, 2017

Everyone associates fall with brilliant, multi-colored leaves on the trees — but how do they get that way? 

Fall Highlight: Ginkgo Biloba

September 23, 2014

The Ginkgo biloba, or maidenhair tree, is often called a "living fossil." It is ancient, resilient and beautiful — and sometimes incredibly smelly.