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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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Asclepias incarnata(swamp or pink milkweed)2-4'h, pink flowers mid to late summer, part to full sun, moist to wet soil, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, native to DE and much of the eastern half of US

NorthCreek Nurseries website states that the leaves of this milkweed plant are the preferred food source of Monarch caterpillars.

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