Lalbagh Flower Show is back again for the Independence day. This time fllowershow is a floral tribute to last maharaja of Mysuru Jayacharamaja Wodeyar as part of his 100th birth anniversary celebrations. Around 12.5 lakh flowers has been used for this iconic Lalbagh flower show event.
Lalbagh Flower Show started in the year 1912 with two shows in a year. During those days, it was called as Summer and the Winter show. Thematic flower shows commemorating national festivals Republic and Independence Day started from 1951. This is the 210th flower show at Lalbagh.
Key Attractions of Lalbagh Flower Show 2019 Independence Day
- Replica of Chamarajendra Wadiyar Circle in Mysuru.
- Raja Durbar of the palace.
- Floral elephants.
- Instruments like the veena, piano and violin.
- Six pyramids with eye-catching hues occupy each every corner of the Glass House with sculpted art pieces of Wadiyar in the background.
Lalbagh Flower Show 2019 Independence Day FAQ
Start date was 9th August and end date is 18th August.
Entry for cars to Lalbagh is not permitted during flower show, parking arrangements have been made at the multi-storey car park at Shantinagar Bus Stand complex and in the BBMP car park on JC Road. Visitor can park in Al-Ameen college ground as well.
Entry ticket for adults is fixed at ₹70. For kids below 12 years is 20.Tickets can be purchased directly at all entry points to the garden or online via BookMyShow or PayTM.
As per director of Horticulture department N Jagdish, 12.5 lakh flowers have been used for the 2019 Independence Day Flower Show in Lalbagh. This includes over 92 varieties of flowers, including roses, anthuriums, chrysanthemums, carnations, poinsettias, over 9.5 lakh potted plants and 6.7 lakh flowering plants are on display. Flowers are from Thailand, northeast India, Ooty, Kemmangundi hill station, and Nandi Hills.
The Independence Day Flower Show in Lalbagh is open to visitors from 9.30 am to 7 pm every day, including weekends and public holidays till August 17, 2019.