Lalbagh Flower Show August 2015

Photude.com brings you the photographs of Lalbagh Flower Show August 2015.

Floral Replica of Bangalore Palace

Floral Replica Bangalore Palace
Floral Replica Bangalore Palace

This season, the flower show in Lalbagh gardens is dedicated to the rulers of Mysore State and the theme is the floral replica of Bangalore Palace and the statues of the erstwhile rulers of Mysore State.

The Wodeyar King

Kings Statue
Statue of the Wodeyar King.

Among many statues of rulers, this one, in front the Bangalore Palace is prominent.

Statues of the rulers of Mysore

Rulers of Mysore State
Rulers of Mysore State

The statues of the erstwhile rulers of Mysore were made up of Plaster of Paris (PoP). Beautiful flowers were decked up at their feet. There was also an information board written about the king and their contribution to the kingdom.

Elephants made up of climbers

Elephant
Elephant – designed with plants.

Not sure what type of plant it is. But it is evident that a lot of efforts have been put into this – The Plant Elephant!

The Palanquin

Palanquin
Palanquin

The Palanquin made out of Plaster of Paris and wood.

Close-up of roses

Colorful Roses
Colorful Roses

Millions of roses were used create this magnificent replica of Bangalore Palace and other decorations. Here’s a close-up shot for you.

These were the main attraction in the glass house along with many varieties of plants and flowers. While the main theme changes every season, the plants and flowers almost remains same in every flower show.

Asiatic Lilly (Liliums)

Asiatic Lilly
Asiatic Lilly

Most of the plants and flowers inside the glass house and in some other parts of Lalbagh gardens are sourced from different government departments like HAL (Hindustan Aeronautical Ltd.) which have won in the horticulture competition. The below photograph was captured just outside the glasshouse which won the first price.

Hollyhock Flower – First Prize

Hollyhock Plant
Hollyhock Plant got first place

This Hollyhock flower was captured outside the glass house. The plant won the first prize and hence displayed here.

Surprises near the Bandstand

There was more surprise waiting in near the Band Stand. The replica of musical instruments made up of roses. Where else you will find this kind of flower show in India?

Floral Gramophone

Floral Gramophone
Floral Gramophone

A visitor taking photographs of a floral replica of Gramophone

The Trumpet

Trumpet made out of roses
Trumpet made out of roses

In the band stand, live bands are conducted every evening, and so the floral replica of musical instruments. What you see here is a trumpet, did I say it correct?

Harmonium Box

Harmonium box made out of roses.
Harmonium box made out of roses.

Harmonium can be seen in all the classical bands.

Tabla

Tabla made out of roses
Tabla made out of roses

The Indian classical music is incomplete without tabla.

Nadaswaram

Nadaswaram
Nadaswaram

Nadaswaram is a kind of wind instrument used in South India. You would appreciate this article in Wikipedia.

Sand Art of Dr. Abdul Kalam

Sand Art Abdul Kalam
Sand Art Dr. Abdul Kalam

Dr. Abdul Kalam, the Missile Man of India, the former President of India, who was loved by the people, expired on 27th July 2015 at the age of 84. This sand art is a tribute to Bharath Ratna A P J Abdul Kalam.

Gerbera Flower

Gerbera Fower
Gerbera Fower

The gerbera flower is most sought after in local and international market.

Unlike any other season, there was a museum dedicated to farming, this time was the “Horticulture – A promising sectors for farmers.” There were hundreds of shops selling horticultural products, honey, seeds, fruits and juices and home garden items. I will comeback with the photographs, all tagged to Lalbagh Botanical Gardens.

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