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

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Oxydendrum arboreum (sourwood) deciduous tree, 20-30'h, white flowers mid summer, brilliant red fall color, moist acidic soil, part to full sun, native to mid-Atlantic and SE US
Missouri Botanical Gardens webpage has cultural information and photos of the flowers and fall color of this fine small tree.

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