Tucked away on a cliff in the Parish of St. Joseph are six acres of the greatest collection of tropical and exotic plants on the island. Here you will encounter a wide variety of exotic blooms, palms, ferns and cacti; and more than six hundred species of plants which have adapted to a tropical environment. This breathtaking scenery is further enhanced by a stream that runs though the property forming serene waterfalls and pools. Tel: (246) 433‑9454
Founded in 1985, this botanical garden is 53.6 acres of tropical paradise. Located on the grounds of Richmond Plantation in St. Joseph, the Flower Forest has been beautifully landscaped, and is filled with many exotic and native blooms. Amidst a breathtaking countryside backdrop, the Flower Forest is one of the most visually satisfying nature gems on the island. There are over 100 species of tropical flora found here. There is also a Best of Barbados Gift Shop and a snack bar for light refreshments.
Tel: (246) 433‑8152
Orchid World is a six acre exquisitely landscaped orchid garden tucked away among the cane fields of Sweet Bottom and Groves Plantations.
They have the largest and most extensive orchid collection in the Caribbean. This exotic garden has four orchid houses, a fernery, and two courtyards with several Vandaceous orchids. As you walk through this perfumed garden, you will be captivated by Vandas, Calanthes, Cattlyeas and Dendrobiums. There are over 30,000 orchids in this beautiful garden, in addition to many other tropical plants such as the bougainvillea, heliconia and fern.
Tel: (246) 433‑0306
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