STORY: The magnificent Mughal Gardens hosting hundreds of varieties of flowers in the compound of the Indian Presidential Palace in New Delhi will open for public for a month from Tuesday (February 06), informed the Presidential staff on Sunday (February 04).
The British-era gardens built in Persian-styled architecture spread over a vast stretch of 15 acres boast of roses, tulips, Asiatic lilies, daffodils, hyacinth and other seasonal flowers.
This garden has 135 varieties of roses including green roses, black roses and other types of international species of roses, said that in-charge of the Gardens, Mr. Joshi.
The huge area of Mughal Gardens comprises of four parts divided by four channels. Apart from flowers, the Gardens are further beautified by six lotus shaped fountains rising up to 12 feet at the crossings of these channels. They are opened for public viewing every year during the annual spring festival, ‘Udyanotsav’, held in the months of February-March.