After a gap of two years owing to COVID-19, the bi-annual flower show is back in Bengaluru’s Lalbagh starting today.
Showstopper: This year’s flower show, which will culminate on Independence Day (August 15), will pay tributes to the late Kannada film superstars Dr Rajkumar and his son Puneeth Rajkumar.
- Rose and chrysanthemum flowers will be used to create models of Dr Rajkumar’s Gajanuru house and Puneeth Rajkumar’s Shakti Dhama rehabilitation facility.
Flowers galore: The Glass House in Lalbagh will contain over 65 varieties of flowers kept in 3.5 lakh flower pots.
- The Horticulture Department has sourced over 20 varieties of temperate flowers from Ooty.
- 27 flower varieties including tulips, hydrangea and hypericum berries have been sourced from ten nations across the world.
Ticketed event: Tickets for the flower show are priced at ₹70 and ₹75 per adult on weekdays and weekends respectively. ₹20 will be charged for children under the age of 12, while those in school uniforms will be allowed inside for free.
Parking: The flower show is expected to attract over 10 lakh visitors. Although parking arrangements have been made at the Shantinagar Bus Terminal and JC Road, authorities have advised visitors to use public transport.