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, June 5, 2012

Rhododendron viscosum (decid azalea or swamp azalea) 6-8'h, fragrant white flower June, red fall color, full-part sun, moist-wet acidic soil, native to DE and much of the eastern US




Rhododendron viscosum is blooming now and perfuming the whole garden. This is a fantastic plant with intensely fragrant flowers and fiery red/orange fall color.

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