VISIT OUR PLANT NURSERY & GARDENS

GREAT PERENNIALS! WE LOVE ❤️ PLANTS
Yellow Peony
BEAUTIFUL! Itoh Peony 'Bartzella' hybrid for sun and part shade
Very large 6” lemon yellow flowers, very FRAGRANT. Forms a large shrub that requires no staking. Itoh Peonies are a nybrid cross between garden and tree peonies with the best traits of both parents. A highly collectible and desireable garden plant that will reward the gardener with years of pleasure

Perennial Hibiscus M. ''Midnight Marvel'' in the nursery
FLOWERING FIREWORKS! Hibiscus m. 'Midnight Marvel'
Full sun/part sun hardy perennial
HUGE 8" red flowers in July & August, deep green/purple foliage turns dark purple in full sun.
4 ft. high and wide at maturity. Deer resistant, long blooming and pollinator attractive.

Lily Plants
LOVELY LILIES! Oriental, Orienpet hybrids, Asiatic hybrids
A dramatic focal point in any garden situation, full sun to part sun
Easy to grow, will return year after year to your delight. Vigorous potted lily plants.

Cool Shade perennials
COOL SHADE PERENNIALS
  1. HEUCHERA Primo ‘Black Pearl’ This fantastic H. villosa hybrid may become the standard in black. Incredibly dense, shiny leaves that can keep their color, even in the sun. Creamy white flower scapes in mid-summer. 10” h x 18” w for part sun to full shade.
  2. HEUCHERA Little Cuties ‘Shimmer’ One of the new Terra Nova mini-hybrids, 5” tall! Pretty silvery green leaves and pink flowers in mid-summer. Full sun to shade. Useful in container plantings. Pollinator attractive.
  3. CAREX ‘Banana Boat’ Broad-leaved Sedge is sometimes mistaken for a narrow-leaf hosta. Outstanding accent to brighten up a garden pathway. 6” h, spreading up to 15” w. For part shade/full shade gardens. Deer resistant.
  4. HOSTA ‘Lakeside Paisley Print’ Thick, wavy green leaves with creamy white markings. A beautiful mid-size hosta (10” h x 20” w). This one likes shade, less than 4 hours of sun. Pairs well with Coral Bells and Astilbe.
  5. PULMONARIA ‘Raspberry Splash’ is an outstanding lungwort variety that adds interesting foliage texture and color to the shade garden. Deep pink flowers in early spring, above beautiful semi-evergreen foliage with white spotted foliage that keeps it’s color all season. Deer resistant, too. Part shade to full shade.
PENSTEMON FOR POLLINATORSPenstemon
  • Penstemon is great in the mid-summer garden, with spires of tubular flowers that are attractive to hummingbirds, bees and butterflies. The common name ‘Beard Tongue’ describes the tufts of hair on the stigma inside the little two-lipped tubular flowers.
  • Easy to grow, Penstemons like medium to dry conditions in full sun to part sun. Pairs well with sedums, coneflowers and grasses. The colorful leaves form a basal mound and the flowers tower above in June-July. This plant can take the heat and humidity. Tolerates deer, too.
  • The cultivar ‘Dark Towers’ was developed and introduced by the University of Nebraska and features dark wine-red foliage and lovely pink flower racemes. 36” tall.
  • P. ‘Blackbeard’, named after the hairy pirate 🙂, has incredible deep eggplant-purple foliage that keeps it’s color all season. Lilac purple flowers are a pollinator magnet! 34” h.
FRESH ARRIVALS HOME GOODS
Fresh arrivals
  1. 'Mayan Hands' handmade basket woven from pine needles. A fair trade import. More styles to see.
  2. 100% linen, woven table runner and napkins will last for many years. Gray/green and Gold/cream
  3. Glass salt jar with wood scoop will hold your favorite sea salt or your own homemade salt/herb blend.
  4. Metal candle stand would be perfect for the porch table, shown with soft green soy pillar candles.
  5. Olive wood table accessories are hand carved. Spoons and butter dish slab, fair trade. More styles!
  6. Black & White ceramic dishes, metal salad tongs and canape spreader. More canape utensils to see, make great gifts!
  7. Pear candles are a customer favorite. New spring colors, made with eco-cotton wicks to burn clean.
  8. New! The BEST quality vegetable brush we have found. See more all-natural household brushes, just arrived.
Fragrant candles
Scented Candle Jars make a lovely gift. All natural essences and natural soy wax with cotton wicks
Beautiful! Wood and tin tile framed mirror
Enjoy exploring the rooms of our shop in an 1870s historic building and find great gift ideas
Inside the store

Rediscover Afton MN dedication ceremony May 18 2019
REDISCOVER AFTON, MINNESOTA • SCENIC ST. CROIX RIVER VALLEY
VISIT AFTON AND ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF EVERY SEASON
Celebrating the completion of our Downtown renovation
We are proud of our community-designed street improvements
Enjoy our NEW sidewalks, parking, lighting, Town Square public restroom building
Afton businesses welcome you!

Afton Minnesota Art in the Park Event 2019
AFTON ART IN THE PARK SEPTEMBER 28 & 29 2019
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