Independence Day 2011 flower show started on Aug 5th and will end on Aug 15th. The main attraction of the show are the the replica of the "Lotus Temple of New Delhi (Thumbnail) and the "Wheel of Konark Temple", Orissa, depicting peace, serenity and unity of religion.
The 20 feet high and 30 feet wide Lotus Temple replica is made out of 2 lakh Carnations, 75,000 creamy white Roses, Tuberoses and about 10,000 ornamental leaves and is placed at the center of the glass house. The replica of Konark Wheel measures 20m in radius and is decorated with Carnations and Gerbera Flowers.
The Indo-American hybrid variety, temperate flowers mainly Agapanthus, Lily, Alstroemeria, Prenula and Cyclamen from Ooty, and above 15 varieties of Anthurium from Coorg, Orchids and few other exotic flowers were also on display at the Glass House.
Replica of Lotus Mahal of Delhi