(Last Updated on : 15/10/2010)
In India there are many Botanical Gardens that includes many plants and trees. The Botanical Gardens preserve many indigenous plant species as well as many exotic examples of floral species. The Botanical gardens are places for research regarding plantation, cultivation and quality and quantity of fruits and flowers. It also organizes regular flower show. The Botanical Gardens enhances the greenery of a particular place and add much to the aesthetic value.
Agri Horticultural Society, Alipore, Kolkata :
This Horticultural Society is famous for its winter flower show. It has a huge and rare collection of many plants including medicinal plants and ferns. The garden is famous for the collection of Cannas, It has also an attached nursery that provides research facility and offers various courses.
Indian Botanical Garden, Shivpur, Howrah, West Bengal :
This garden consists of more than twelve thousand species of plants. The landmark of the garden is great old Banyan tree which is the largest in the world.
Lal Bagh, Bangalore, Karnataka:
. Sultan Hyder Ali started it and his son Tipu Sultan completed it. He also added to its beauty by bringing various exotic plants. The garden follows the architecture of Mughal gardens. It has century old trees as well as many exotic plants. The garden is a beautiful one with the combination of old and modern artistic tastes.
Government Botanical Garden, Udagamandalam, Tamil Nadu :
This garden is famous for its huge collection of roses, which is largest among India. The Government Botanical Garden has a vast collection of indigenous and exotic plants.
Lloyd`s botanical Garden, Darjeeling, West Bengal :
This was established as an annexure of Botanical Garden at Kolkata. This houses many local species of plants, cactus, succulent plants, and orchids.
Brindavan Garden, Mysore, Karnataka :
The Brindavan Garden is a terrace garden that is the most beautiful garden of India. It is nicely illuminated with lights in the evening and the fountains are musical fountains that dance with the rhythm of sound and the changing colors of light add extra grandeur to it.
Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden :
This is located in the Rumtek of Sikkim. The botanical garden houses many rare species of plants exclusive in Himalayan region only.