Wednesday, February 16, 2011

A walk in the park…..

Gazania - Nehru Park - 0

Delhi has beautiful blossoms in February and March, and this year is no different.


Gazania - Nehru Park - 1

All over Delhi, parks and roundabouts are being readied for spring flowers and at several places, the flowering has already begun.

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One such place is Nehru Park, where a few (Shweta Poddar, Sujata Khanna, Harjas Singh & me) of us landed up after a couple of rainy days and were greeted by a prolific variety of  Gazania.

Gazania - Nehru Park - 3

Gazania rigens is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, native to Southern Africa.

Gazania - Nehru Park - 4

The species occurs in South Africa and Mozambique.

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It is naturalised elsewhere and is widely cultivated as an ornamental garden plant.

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Gazania rigens is grown for the brilliant colour of its flowers which appear in the late spring and early summer. Plants prefer a sunny position and are tolerant of dryness and poor soils.

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  1. Sujata Khanna16/2/11 19:54

    Awesome Santa! :)

  2. that was super quick santa!! theyre awesome :)

  3. wow - what gorgeous flowers. getting my camera and heading to delhi soon enough!!