Lalbagh Flower Show Aug 20151:32 AM
After three years I visited the flower show at Lalbagh, much of it was not changed. This time it was the Floral Bengaluru Palace which was the main attraction, rest was not much noticeable. The ten day show is set to be open from 7th Aug till 16th Aug.
|Floral Bangalore Palace|
Floral Bangalore Palace:
The floral replica of the Bangalore palace was made with 2 lakh Dutch roses. It measures 45 feet length, 35 feet height and 20 feet width.
|Back side view of the Floral Bangalore Palace|
The Statues of the Mysore kings are featured at the glass house.
|Statues of the Mysore kings|
Apart from the main attraction the Glass house was decorated with many different flowers including the Orchids, Pinks, phlox, Dahlia, Daisy, Tube Rose, Paper Flower and there were also a lot of new variety of flowers displayed at the show including Pansy, Swan RiverDaisy, Ultra Miniature Rose, Calibrochia, Cone Flower and the miniature nursery models created by Krishnendra Nursery. The depictions of vertical farming were also highlighted in this bi-annual show.
|Miniature Nursery Model|
|Flowers at the Glass House|
|Ultra Miniature Rose|
|Rudbeckia or Cone Flower|
|Tiny sized flowers at the show|
|Bougainvillea or Paper Flower|
|Looks like vertical farming|
|The typical corner floral designs of Lalbagh Flower show|
|By Ferhill Garden, Ooty|
The food grain art designs by Shivanna was also displayed at the glass house, this time it was images of Basaveshwara, Mahatma Gandhi, and Indian flag, and images depicting messages about Female infanticide and Save trees.
|Message to create awareness about stopping Female infanticide practice shown in Kannada|
|Image of Lord Basaveshwara - Another food grain art by Shivanna|
At the Bonsai Garden few steps away from the Glass house, was put up a life-size Vegetable elephant created by HOPCOMS using tomatoes and capsicums, which was another attraction.
Behind the glass house towards the shopping area, Sand Sculpture of Late Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Former President of India was displayed.
|Abdul Kalam Sand Sculpture|
Parking: 4 wheeler-gate towards shantinagar bus stand(KH road)
2-wheeler parking is available on siddapura gate also