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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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Rhododendron vaseyi (decid azalea or pinkshell azalea) up to 15'h, pinkish/white flowers Apr, red fall color, tolerant of shade and poor drainage, native to NC, very rare in the wild due to habitat destruction

Here is a link to DonaldHyatt.com which is a website rich with links to more information about native azaleas and wildflowers. Donald Hyatt is dedicated to education about and the preservation of these wonderful and garden worthy native plants.

East Coast Native Azaleas

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