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

Monday, July 23, 2012

Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome' (new name is Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) (New England aster) up to 2'h, full sun, dark purple blooms late summer into autumn, attractive to butterflies, species native to mid-Atlantic region and much of the US, 'Purple Dome' selected and introduced by Mt Cuba

Missouri Botanical Gardens webpage

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