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BOTANICAL GARDENS

Slovenian botanical gardens, arboretums and alpinetums invite you for enjoyable walks among colourful flowers and ancient trees. They invite us to observe the world around us with different eyes, with a different perception of the colours, shapes, smells and exceptional life energy. Discover the special features of the plants at Botanical Gardens in Ljubljana, Maribor, Sežana or Pragersko, at the Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana in Trenta, at the Arboretum Volčji potok, at Mozirski gaj, at the Garden of Healing and Aromatic Herbs in Žalec and elsewhere.



Mozirski gaj

Flowering million of tulips
Park of Flowers and Cultural Heritage
Thousands of flowers glow in spring in v Mozirski gaj, thousands of colour shades merge in autumn with the sounds of the flowing river. Over 40 years, the locals have been taking care of this outstanding horticultural feature – the Park of Flowers that was gradually equipped with some objects of ethnographical heritage of the Upper Savinja Valley, a herbal garden, a rock garden, a view tower and many other features. There are events throughout the year to invite the visitors.
Interlacing of flowers and ornamental shrubs
Ethnological collections
 
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Botanical Garden of the University of Maribor

Rosarium and Hompoš Castle
A botanical garden of various stories
Officially opened as late as 2002, the beginning of the park goes back to the end of 19th century. The remnants of that period are two giant sequoias and a huge white cedar. Today, the main focus of the botanical garden is conservation and protection of plant species and growing of endangered plants. The botanical garden enriches the college education and for the visitors, it offers an insight into the natural, decorative and useful plants.
System field
Echinacea pur. 'Pink Double Delight'
 
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Sežana Botanical Garden at Villa Mirasasso

A greenhouse from 1890 as a minor copy of the Schönnbrunn greenhouse in Vienna.
Garden from 1848
In historic style, at the Mirasasso villa, has been designed by the Greek merchant family of Scaramangà from Trieste. They have brought different non-native species of plants from trips around the world. The garden has been owned since 1957 by the Municipality of Sežana, and it is managed by KSP d.d. Sežana. Today, the garden extends within an area of 2 hectares. With a collection of over 170 different non-native plant species and an exceptional cultural treasury (with a greenhouse ahead from 1890), the garden has been declared for a natural value of national importance, garden architecture, and also for natural and cultural monument of local importance.
View on the Lebanon cedar ʹGlaucaʹ (Cedrus libani 'Glauca')
Garden in Spring Summer time
 
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