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 'My Mary' (decid azalea) 4-6'h, fragrant yellow flower w/orange tube Apr/May, part shade, well drained acidic soil, hybrid whose parents are atlanticum and periclymenoides and austrinum

This is such a beautiful and fragrant flower to perfume the garden in early May. Here is a photo of the plant in bloom early May 2011.

Fairweather Gardens has a large selection of these fine small flowering shrubs.

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