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

Monday, April 23, 2012

Iris cristata 'Tennessee White' (dwarf crested iris) 8"h, white flower in spring, moist part shade, native to mid-Atlantic region

Missouri Botanical Garden webpage has a photo of the blue flower of the straight species. This plant will spread to form a very nice ground cover in favorable conditions of moist part shade.

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