Welcome to this site in celebration of a beautiful new public garden in historic Old New Castle, Delaware. It is located behind The Dutch House at 32 East Third St, Old New Castle, DE 19720. Directions

The garden is home to over 200 different species of trees, shrubs, perennials, ferns and grasses. They are all North American native plants and almost every one is native to the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Many are native to Delaware.

If you would like to schedule a guided tour, please contact The New Castle Historical Society at 302-322-2794.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Fothergilla gardenii

Dwarf fothergilla is an elegant small flowering shrub with ornamental value throughout the year. White flowers in spring before the leaves emerge, pretty foliage all summer, fiery fall color and lovely branching architecture all contribute to the beauty of this plant.

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