Gardens are the best place where you can enjoy the company of nature and in the botanical garden; you can see the different species of flowers and trees together. In India, you will find that these botanical gardens are rich in different and rare species of flowers and trees. These gardens are the best place for researchers and botanist. Here are the best 3 botanical garden in India.
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Lalbagh Botanical Garden located in Bangalore that is known as the garden city. This botanical garden is not only famous in India but it is internationally renowned. Lalbagh botanical garden covers around 240 acres of the land and known for the scientific study of flowers, botanical artwork and for the conservation of plants. Here you will find around 1,854 species of different plants. It was constructed in the year 1760 by Hyder Ali and its work was completed by his son Tipu Sultan. There are many attractions of this garden and you can spend your entire day here. Some of the attractions include glass house, floral clock, deer paddock, Aviary, the directorate building, the museum, Lalbagh Lake, and Lalbagh house. The Department of Horticulture and Mysore Horticulture Society organizes flower shows every year in the premises of the garden. There are some flowers that you can see in the flowers shows that include Impatiens, Cymbidium Flowers, Begonia, and Fuchsia. These are the flowers that you can see here during this time. This flower show attracts many people and this show is also popular among locals. These flower shows held in January and August on the occasion of Republic Day and Independence Day. All the nature lovers can visit this garden in morning or evening hours and this will surely relax them.
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose/Indian Botanical Garden, Kolkata
Indian botanical garden that is also known as Acharya Jagdish Chandra Bose botanical garden is located in Shivpuri, Howrah in West Bengal. In an earlier time, it was termed as company Bagan or Calcutta Bagan. In 2009, it was termed as the Acharya Jagdish Chandra Bose botanical garden on the name of famous Indian botanist. This garden was founded in 1786 by Colonel Kyd and it is also considered as the oldest of all the botanical gardens in India. This garden is spread over an area of 273 acres and is operated by the Botanical Survey of India.The Indian Botanical garden contains around 12,000 living plants and in their herbarium, you can see over two and half million dried plant specimens. These plant specimens have been collected from all over the World. This botanical garden has a much famous variety of the plants and tree that can fascinate nature lover. The main attraction of Indian Botanical is the Great Banyan Tree, which is known for the largest canopy in the world. Here you will find a wide variety of plants species that are brought from other countries. You can see water lilies, breadfruit tree, all types of orchids and 109 types of palm trees. The special achievements of this garden include cultivation of Aloe, India-rubber, coffee, and Cinchona.
Government Botanical Garden, Ooty
Ooty botanical garden can be considered as one of the major attractions in India. The Government botanical garden founded in the year 1848 by Graham McIvor and located in Udamangalam in Tamil Nadu. This garden is very famous for the collection of a variety of roses. It lies in the lower Doddabetta peak and covers around 22 hectares of land. This garden has six sections namely New Garden, Fountain Terrace, Lower Garden, Conservatory, Nurseries, and Italian Garden. These all six sections have the variety of flowers that make the perfect view for visitors. As of now, you can see a thousand species of plants and trees that include lawns with flowering plants, ferns, lilies, beds of flowers, medicinal plants, cacti, orchids, succulents and beautiful ponds with flowers. This garden also organizes flower show and that occurs once in a year in the May month. This flower show brings more than 10 million tourists every year in the botanical garden from all over the world. There are many lawns in the government botanical garden that consists thousands of exotic plant species, bonsai plants, trees, and shrubs. Different trees that you can see here include monkey puzzle tree, cork tree, and paper bark tree. You can also see colorful Nilgiri birds in this garden.