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, May 22, 2012

Phlox 'Minnie Pearl' (garden phlox) full sun, moist soil, white flowers early summer, 12"h, naturally occurring hybrid found in Mississippi, attractive to butterflies

Plant Delights Nursery
offers this lovely plant and claims it to be mildew free and a treat for the hummingbirds. It is the earliest blooming garden/summer phlox that I have seen this year.

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