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

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Kalmia latifolia 'Big Boy' (mountain laurel) pink buds opening to white flowers in early summer, name describes the large leaf size, part to full shade, moist well drained acidic soil, species native throughout eastern US

European Kalmia Society
website has a very comprehensive list of mountain laurel cultivars.

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