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

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Allium cernuum (nodding onion)full sun, 12"h, pink flower early summer, dead head if self sowing undesirable, native to mid-Atlantic region of US

Illinois Wildflowers
webpage says that nodding flowers are an evolutionary adaptation that tends to restrict insect visitors to bees and also might protect the nectar from rain.

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