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.

Click on any of the photos for an enlarged view

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Luzula acuminata

Luzula acuminata (hairy woodrush) 1-2'h grass, flowers in late winter, moist to wet soil, part shade, native to much of eastern half of North America

The lovely burgundy winter color of this plant can be seen in the photo on the post dated March 07, 2012. Here is a link to alabama plants that has more information about this plant as well as nice closeup images of the flowers.

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