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

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Coreopsis verticillata 'Route 66' (tickseed) yellow flowers with red center summer, full sun, 2'h, species is native to parts of mid-Atlantic and southeast US, this cultivar was discovered in a garden in northwestern PA

PerennialResource.com has a perennial encyclopedia, glossary of terms, photos, garden quotations and much more of interest to the gardener. They have a photo of this plant showing how the flowers become more predominately red late in the season.

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