The Flower Forest Barbados

The rolling hills of St. Joseph are home to the Flower Forest Barbados a lush botanical garden established in the 1970s by a group of passionate horticulturalists. Recently this sprawling 50-acre property was bought by David Spieler, who has continued the task of preserving this beautiful natural treasure.

Located in the Scotland District the Flower Forest sits at 750 ft. above sea level, giving visitors a spectacular panoramic view of the island’s east coast. This amazing horticultural reserve also offers visitors an excellent opportunity to see up close a wide variety of tropical blooms and foliage.

The magnificent views from the garden over the hills provide the perfect place for fantastic photo opportunities.

Flower Forest Barbados Frequently Asked Questions


The breathtaking Flower Forest is located in the rural parish of St. Joseph. It is nestled in the heart of the island's scenic countryside, offering visitors a tranquil oasis filled with vibrant flora and fauna.

Some of the attractions near the Flower Forest in Barbados include the stunning Andromeda Botanic Gardens, which showcase a diverse range of tropical plants and flowers. Another popular nearby attraction is Harrison's Cave, a magnificent underground cave system with stunning stalactite and stalagmite formations. Additionally, visitors can explore the charming village of Bathsheba, known for its rugged coastline and world-class surfing conditions.

What You’ll See In The Flower Forest Barbados

At the Flower Forest Barbados you’ll discover a collection of tropical flowers, sitting underneath tall indigenous Caribbean Royal Palms. Some of the tropical flowers include:

  • Heliconias – are a herbaceous perennial native to Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Venezuela, Costa Rica, and Ecuador, and naturalized in Puerto Rico. Heliconias grow in the upright position, their cup-shaped flower bracts storing water for birds and insects. 
  • Ginger Lilies – are herbaceous flowering plants growing from bulbs, all with large prominent flowers. Most species are native to the temperate northern hemisphere, though their range extends into the subtropics of the north.
  • Bromeliads are a family of monocot flowering plants of native mainly to the tropical Americas, with a few species found in the American subtropics and one in tropical west Africa
  • Anthurium is a genus of about 1000 species of flowering plants, the largest genus of the arum family, Araceae.
    The genus is native to the Americas, where it is distributed from northern Mexico to northern Argentina and parts of the Caribbean

Barbados Flower Forest

Flower Forest Barbados Tour and Workshop

If you would like the opportunity to enjoy the peace and tranquility offered by the Barbados Flower Forest and paint with the artist, then this is the tour I recommend for you. This three-hour tour gives you the opportunity to feed the monkeys. Here is what you’ll get…

  • 3-hour tour of the Flower Forest painting workshop
  • Admission to the garden
  • Art equipment
  • Step-by-step instruction by the artist
  • Take home your creation
  • Book this tour online today!

Other Attractions Near The Flower Forest Barbados 

In Barbados you are never far away from an amazing attraction. Other popular attractions and things to see and do close to The Flower Forest are Harrison’s Cave and Welchman Hall Gully.

Harrisons Cave
Harrisons Caves Barbados.

Harrison’s cave of all the Barbados tourist attractions is the most visited attraction in Barbados; it is located within close proximity to a number of other wonderful attractions.

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Welchman Hall Gully
Welchman Hall Gully Barbados

Welchman Hall Gully is a three-and-a-quarter-mile-long lush green tropical forest reserve that is home to many exotic trees and plants, these include bamboo, clove, nutmeg, and a variety of palms.

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