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.

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Sunday, April 22, 2012

Rhododendron atlanticum c w Sandtown (decid azalea or coast azalea) 3-6'h, white/pink flowers Apr, part to full sun, moist well drained acidic soil, native to DE and several mid-Atlantic and southeast coastal regions


This is one of the many beautiful, fragrant and garden worthy native deciduous azaleas that are represented in this garden. At the bottom of this webpage are links to photos of and information on East Coast Native Azaleas.

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