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Magnolias bloom in the springtime, and they add a wonderful alternative to the iconic cherries that bloom at just about the same time. Here at Arlington, we have a number of varieties that enhance the different landscapes throughout the grounds.
Great care is taken to make sure the turf at Arlington National Cemetery is maintained to the highest standards. Roughly 562 acres of Arlington National Cemetery is highly maintained turf.
Enjoy Washington D.C.'s signature springtime cherry blossoms at Arlington National Cemetery's Memorial Arboretum. Throughout the cemetery’s 624 acres, 417 cherry trees brighten spring days — and one species even delivers a second bloom in November.
In early April, one can see eastern redbuds scattered throughout the cemetery. It's hard to miss the pink-purple flower buds bursting directly out of the stems and bark.