Andromeda Botanical Gardens

Local nameAndromeda Botanical Gardens
LocationBarbados

Andromeda Botanic Gardens or Andromeda Botanic Gardens is a 6-acre botanical garden and attractive tourist attraction in the village of Bathsheba, Saint Joseph in Barbados. It is an authentic garden with flowering plants and tropical trees and along with Flower Forest it is one of the most alluring parks on the island. Named from the Greek mythological figure of Andromeda it started as a private plant collection around the home of Iris Bannochie, who was the leading expert on horticulture on the island. . Ms Bannochie was a scientist, writing various academic papers from topics including the lifecycle of the whistling frog, and the vitamin C content of the Barbadian cherry. She was a mentor to many and considered the queen of Barbadian horticulture. At one point, she was responsible for introducing over 80% of the ornamental plants found in Barbados.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andromeda_Gardens

Official Website http://andromeda.cavehill.uwi.edu/

Phone +1 246 433 9384

Address Road Bathsheba, Barbados

Coordinates 13°12'28.399" N -59°31'4.217" E

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