Flower festivals are always a delight to explore. Surrounded by beds and beds of colourful and vibrant flowers is such a treat to the eyes. The CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute in Lucknow hosted a stunning 2-day festival of flowers and it was such a magnificent event. The Pushp Mela & Bougainvillea Festival had all around surrounded by stunning bougainvillea flowers of different colours. Read on to know all about this recent festival hosted at Lucknow’s National Botanical Research Institute.
Here’s All You Need To Know About The Pushp Krishi Mela & Bougainvillea Festival!
CSIR-NBRI took to its Twitter account to share some beautiful moments from this flower exhibition. Check out the tweet here.
इस उत्सव में संस्थान द्वारा विकसित बोगनविलिया की दो दर्जन से ज्यादा किस्मों को प्रदर्शित किया गया है साथ ही बोगनविलिया पौधों को आकर्षक बनाये गये विभिन्न स्वरूपों जैसे बोन्साई, टोपिअरी कला आदि में भी प्रदर्शित किया गया हैं | pic.twitter.com/WSobVtj0Oe
— CSIR-NBRI (@csirnbrilko) March 19, 2023
This flower festival began on 19 March, Sunday and it was just a 2-day flower festival ending on 20 March, Monday. The public could explore the festival and watch these beautiful bougainvillea flowers from 10 AM to 4 PM. This flower exhibition was surely a delightful experience with enthusiasts visiting here and learning so many new facts about these flowers.
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According to a report by The Times Of India, more than 20 different types of bougainvillea flowers were displayed at the flower mela this year. The range of flowers showcased this year are:
- Begum Sikander
- Dr. BP Pal
- Los Banos Variegata
- Mary Palmer Special
The flower festival comes under the CSIR floriculture mission and about 300 people join hands to make this happen. Many farmers from different corners of the country working in various farmer clusters under the CSIR floriculture mission became a part of this flower festival.
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The Institute Hosts Flower Exhibitions Every Year!
National Botanical Research Institute hosts flower exhibitions twice a year. SK Tiwari, the chief scientist of the institute shared that they began a new flower festival last year whose sole representation is all about bougainvillea flowers. The pushp mela and bougainvillea festival hosted this year is the second edition of the institute. As of now, all the participation and representation were organised by the National Botanic Research Institute itself. The TOI report states that things might change soon as there are plans and suggestions to include the public taking part in this beautiful event.
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