Jammu & Kashmir

1.5 million tulips await visitors as garden opens on March 23

Tulip Garden. [FPK File Photo]

Srinagar: Asia’s largest tulip garden is all set to open for visitors with 1.5 million flowers, tulips the highlight among them, on a spectacular show.

On March 23 the gates of the garden will be thrown open for visitors, Director Floriculture, Farooq Ahmad Rather, said on Thursday.

He said that at least 1.5 million flowers, especially tulips, are in bloom this year at the Srinagar garden. The other prominent flowers that will be in bloom comprise daffodil, muscaries, hyacinth, he said, besides various flowering trees like Macedonia, Forsythias, Apricots, Ornamental Peaches and others.

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