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

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur' (smooth witherod) deciduous shrub, 8-12'h, white flower spring, dark blue fruit in fall, dark red/purple fall color, part to full sun, tolerant of wide variety of soil- dry to wet, species native to DE and much of eastern half of US

Fine Gardening webpage shows a photo of the blue berries and fall color of this plant.

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