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

Packera anonyma (formerly Senecio smallii)

Senecio smallii (southern ragwort)12"h, yellow flower in spring, part to full sun, average to dry soil, native to mid Atlantic and southeast regions of US

Here is a link to alabamaplants.com with more information and photographs of this plant.

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