Welcome to the Sóller Botanic Garden
The Sóller Botanic Garden was founded in 1985 and opened to the public in 1992. It is a centre for the conservation, study and understanding of the Mediterranian flora, and specifically that of the Balearic Islands.
In April 1997, a foundation was set up under the patronage of the Government of the Balearic Islands, the Council of Mallorca, the Sóller Town Council, the University of the Balearic Islands, the Caixa de Balears "Sa Nostra" savings bank, the Ibero-Macaronesic Association of Botanic Gardens, and the Balearic Natural Science Museum Association.
Plant of the month
Plants and flowers of Balearic Islands
This book is a collection of 165 aquarelles of Balearic plants that were painted by the Swiss artist Colette (1910-1985) meanwhile she was living in Sóller (1953-1985). 101 of the prints have a botanical file cards with the description of the specie, its distribution on the Balearic Islands and pictures of the plant. All in 5 languages: English, Spanish, Catalan, German and French.
You can buy it on the Sóller Botanical garden and on-line