President Ram Nath Kovind will open the annual Udyanotsav of Rashtrapati Bhavan today. The Mughal Gardens will remain open to the public from the tomorrow to 9th of March between 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. The gardens will, however, remain closed for visitors on Mondays on account of maintenance.
The public will also be able to visit the Spiritual Garden, Herbal Garden, Bonsai Garden and Musical Garden. As per information received, special feature of this year’s Udyanotsav is bulbs flowering plants. Ranunculus and Tulips which are in bloom since the first week of January, are expected to blossom till the last week of February.
About 10,000 programmed Tulip bulbs in 8 varieties of different colours were imported from the Netherlands and have been planted in the Mughal Gardens.The several beds of roses, including both new and heritage varieties, margined with dwarf trimmed hedge and numerous exotic flowers, including Tulips and other bulbous flowering plants, are the main attraction of the Long Garden.