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, July 24, 2012

Heliopsis helianthoides (early sunflower)3-6'h, yellow bloom in summer, part to full sun, dry to wet soil tolerant, native to mid -Atlantic and northeast region of US
IllinoisWildflowers.info webpage has more information on this plant and its faunal associations.

1 comment:

  1. Is it in any form of relation to the common sunflower? Despite its deeper saturation in appearance on the yellow, it looks so much like a healthy sun flower.

    -Carlos Hernandez
    Tree Service Queens