Lalbagh Flower is a sight to watch. Every year on Independence Day and Republic day, flower shows are organized at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden. The event is jointly organized by the Department of Horticulture and Mysore Horticulture Society, this flower show has been one of the most awaited events in the Garden City.
The 210th edition of the Independence Day Lalbagh flower show begins on August 9, 2019 and will end on18 August. It will be a tribute to Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar. The show will be organized to commemorate his 100th birth anniversary. Around 13 lakh flowers will be used to create a royal theme in the iconic Lalbagh glasshouse.
Major Attractions of the 2019 Independence Day Flower Show
- Floral replica of the iconic Chamarajendra Wadiyar Circle in Mysuru
- Floral replica of Raja Durbar of the palace
- Floral replica of Mysore Zoo or Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens
- Displays of Maharajas’s contribution to literature, education, literature, and music
- Floral depictions of musical instruments including veena, tabla, and violin
Milestones of 2019 Lalbagh Flower show
- Use of rare carnivorous and insectivorous plants
- They trap insects through their colour, odour, and nectar.
- Vertical garden and floral beds around replicas
A Peek into the Flower Fiesta of Republic Day Flower Show 2019
This edition of the Lalbagh Flower Show will be open to the public from the 9th to the 18th of August 2019. Over 5 lakh visitors are expected. The colorful flower arrangements and intricate models on display makes the exhibition attractive to adults and children. Plants and saplings will also be available for sale.
Lalbagh Flower Show on Independence Day 2019: Quick Facts
- The show is open from August 8 to 18, 2019
- Car parking will be at Shantinagar Bus Stand, the BBMP car park on JC Road, for two-wheelers at Al-Ameen College and HOPCOMS premises near Double Road Gate.
- Pedestrians can enter the flower show from any of the 4 gates.
- The entry fee is priced at INR. 70
- Entry fee for children on holidays/weekends is INR 20.
- School children are requested to visit the show on weekdays
- Plastic is not permitted on the premises
- You can buy the tickets for the show online.
- Entry of private vehicles has been banned into Lalbagh by The Horticulture Department.
- School buses are allowed into the garden through the Double Road gate.
- There are cloakrooms at each entrance of the Lalbagh Botanical Garden.
- 40 CCTVs, hidden cameras, and drone cameras have been used for providing security.
- Timings: 9 am to 6 pm