Lyndale Park Perennial Trial Garden

Address

3900 Bryant Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55409

Directions

King’s Highway and Roseway Road in Lyndale Park

Phone Number

612-230-6400

Fax Number

(612) 230-6500

Run by

Minneapolis Parks and Recreation 
Men’s Garden Club of Minneapolis

Date Established

1990's

Size

Part of 61 acre Lyndale Park

Cost

No admission fee

Peak Season

Summer

Peak season (notes)

Mid-summer to fall

Region

Metro

Garden Type

All American Selections Display Garden

Extras

Free street parking and fee parking lot nearby 
Restrooms near the bird sanctuary and parking lot 
Accessible
Bird watching – Thomas Sadler Roberts Bird Sanctuary is adjacent 
Hiking – walking paths around Lake Harriet
Biking – biking paths around Lake Harriet

Comments

This newest portion of Lyndale Park is a long, meandering border in which perennials are tested over several seasons as to their hardiness, disease resistance and other performance criteria. This garden area had been first established earlier in 1925 and contained elaborate perennial plantings but had fallen into disuse by the 1960’s. It is now maintained by the Men’s Garden Club of Minneapolis. It follows the wood’s edge from close to King’s Highway down towards the Lake Harriet Peace Garden. Plants are labeled so visitors can make their own evaluations of the various species being tested. A more ornamental planting of many of the species being evaluated is planted on the end closest to the Peace Garden.

Lyndale Park Perennial Trial Garden
Lyndale Park Perennial Trial Garden