Ooty Flower Show

Ooty’s flower show usually starts in may and happen in the Botanical garden, Nilgiri District, Tamil Nadu. The annual show displays more than 10,000 different types of flowers. During these days, lakhs of foreign as well as domestic visitors visit this destination to feast the captivating beauty of the whole event. Before the flower festival, the festival at Rose gardens remains the harbinger of flowery trails. The Rose Festival, this time will be celebrated in May, Apart from the major dates on which festivals are going to hold, let’s put the limelight on the main theme that is flower festival of Ooty. Spread over an area 22 hectares, 24 meters above the sea level at Botanical gardens, these gardens stand naturally perfect for holding the flower show. The visitors can treasure every moment by beholding the views of the display, certainly adorned with the flower different varieties like Rose, dahlias, lilies, chrysanthemums, asters, and pansies. The bonsai section of the flower show also makes a nice display. The few stalls of fruits and vegetables are also on display at the Ooty flower show.

The Flower Show at Botanical Gardens in Ooty graces the whole ceremony with three excellent highlights. The first highlight is the exact replica of secretariat building, made of chrysanthemums. Traversing further, the travelers will notice the statue of the saint Thiruvallar constructed with the blend of chrysanthemums. The unique antique that is white chicken made with white chrysanthemums constitutes the second highlight of the show. The vase with red chrysanthemums, having a white chrysanthemum as its base is the third highlight of the festival. Moving few meters ahead on the slope, the travelers can relish the view of India’s map ebbed in a carpeted design. The 20 million years old tree trunk is another attraction that is placed on the concrete base which was also once the permanent ground of roots.

Furthermore, the Italian garden in the close vicinity girdling the Octagonal bandstand is surely the view worth apprising. Tracking the nexus of events from the past, Italian prisoners from the World War 1 were compelled to work as the bonded laborers at these gardens. From the times since these gardens have established their unique identity. Framed by the adorable tapestry of conifer trees, flowers and fauna, the Italian gardens are thronged by more than 12 lakh visitors every year and 35,000-40,000 visitors every month. Being the part of Botanical gardens, Italian garden has carved a special niche among the florists as well as researchers.

The visitors can also make a visit to stalls, jam and jelly stalls, red hut of Toda community selling hand weaved carpets and other handicrafts items. The women dressed in her traditional attire, with wrinkled hairs can be observed as the traditional wear of Ooty(resembling Toda tribal). Although, the items are quite expensive but getting a glimpse of them can surely be a great experience for the aspiring instincts. The conservatory glass opens up for some time but during the festivity season, it remains closed. The visitors start pouring in the Botanical garden right from the morning 8:00 Am till 6; 30 Pm in the evening. Generally, the timings for Botanical Garden are 8:00 am to 6:30 Pm and it remains open on all days. So come and relish the beauty of the region which could surely bestow revelers with the album of beautiful memoirs.

Latest Articles

Best Domestic Holiday Tour Packages

Top Places to Visit in India

Secure Payment