Every year on Independence Day and Republic day, flower shows are organized at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden. The event is jointly organised by Department of Horticulture and Mysore Horticulture Society., this flower show has been one of the most awaited events in the Garden City.
The 2014 Independence Day edition of Lalbagh flower show is the 200th flower show! A remarkable milestone. A herbal garden with 200 medicinal plant species will be inaugurated.
Fascinating Fabrication of Flowers
- Floral replicas of the Mysore palace and the Mysore Dasara procession.
- The Mysore palace has been recreated with 300,000 roses – red, yellow and white.
- The palace will be 45-ft long, 12-ft wide and 27-ft high.
- The Mysore dasara floral procession will include elephants carrying the golden howdah and the statue of goddess Chamundi.
- Four horses and six soldiers armed with weapons will also be carved out of flowers
- You can also see a floral replica of KR Circle in Mysore, housing Krishnaraja Wadiyar’s idol inside the mantap.
A Peek into the Flower Fiesta
This 10 day floral extravaganza at Lalbagh that started on August 8th will go on till August 17th, 2014. All the flowers and plants displayed at the Flower Show are detailed with definite information.
The cool and sublime weather condition of Bangalore adds to the splendor of the Flower Show in more ways than one way. Undoubtedly, a must visit place for the whole family.
Lalbagh Flower Show Quick Facts
- Flower show is open from August 8 to August 17, 2014.
- Every year the parking spot is changing in view of security. Pedestrians can enter the flower show from any of the 4 gates.
- The entry fee is priced at Rs. 50 on Aug 9-10, 15-17 for adults. On all other days the entry fee is Rs 40 for adults.
- Entry fee for children on all days is Rs 10
- Entry of private vehicles has been banned into Lal Bagh by The Horticulture Department.
- School buses are allowed into the garden through the Double Road gate.
- There are cloak rooms at each entrance of the Lal Bagh Botanical Garden.
- 25 CCTVs have been installed at the entry points as well as at the deserted places and forested areas for strict monitoring.
- Timings: 9 am to 5 pm