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 22, 2012

Scutellaria ovata (heart leaf skullcap)up to 18", violet flowers in mid summer, part to full shade, well drained to dry soil, native to central, mid Atlantic and southeast regions of US

Here is a good ground cover plant to consider for the difficult dry shade gardens. American Beauties website.

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