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

Mertensia virginica

Mertensia virginica (Virginia bluebells)1-2'h, blue flower in spring, part to full shade, native to much of the eastern half of the US

Here is The Missouri Botanical Garden webpage with more information about this wonderful spring blooming plant.

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