Botanical Gardens in Lauris

The Luberon > Lauris

Learn all about tinctorial plants, from which dyes are extracted, in this unique garden with an exceptional collection of 250 species of colourful plants.

This unique garden lets you view and learn about tinctorial plants, from which dyes are extracted for dyeing, food, cosmetics and art. The 250 species of plants grown in the garden come from all over the world.

Walk along a route of fifty squares sorted into three major themes: the science of plant colours, the renewal of vegetable colour, and the dyes of the world.

This ecologically grown garden is not only an incomparable educational tool, for the environment and the preservation of biodiversity, it is also an exceptional collection of colourful plants.

The garden was awarded the Remarkable Garden label in 2011.