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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Friday, June 8, 2012

Meehania cordata (Meehan's mint) full-part shade, 3-6"h spreading ground cover, moist soil, native to several states in the mid Atlantic region of US, blue/violet flower in early summer

This is a great groundcover for the moist shade garden. It is tolerant of deep shade and will spread to form colonies. It is flowering now in early June.

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