About Rose Garden:
Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, is a botanical garden located in Chandigarh, India and spread over 30 acres (120,000 m2) of land, with 50,000 rose-bushes of 1600 different species.Named after India’s former president, Zakir Hussain and created in 1967 under the guidance of Dr M.S Randhava, Chandigarh's first chief commissioner, the garden has the distinction of being Asia’s largest. The garden has not only roses, but also trees of medicinal value. Some of the medicinal plants that can be spotted here are bel, bahera, harar, camphor and yellow gulmohar. The rose plants have been planted in carved-out lawns and flower beds. More...
Few sections of Roses
Section of Rose named after world personalities: Queen Elizabeth, Dr. V. Giri, Zakir Hussain, John, F. Kennedy ete.
Section of Rose name after countries and states: Oklahoma, Delhi Prince, Delhi Princes, American Heritage etc.
Section of Roses named after fruits: Apricot Silk, Cherry glow etc.
Section of unique roses: Green rose, blue rose, black roses etc.
Section of India Roses: Pride of India etc.
Section of Hybrid teas Rose.
Section of Floribundus Rose.
Section of Miniature Rose.
Section of Climber Rose.
Rose Garden Specialities
Rose Festival :
Chandigarh boasts of this largest Rose garden in Asia and not without a reason. Its a beautiful garden, very well landscaped and maintained. The children zone is an atttraction for kids, the musical fountains add to the mood, the tall wind chime is an attraction in itself besides a milk bar and various fountains
The Rose festival has so many participants displaying handicrafts and other wares at Chandigarh and It is open from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. Here’s what you can look out for. Visitors will find traditional food items, clay toys and utensil, art and crafts section, electronic gadgets etc at stalls .
There will be a variety of events ranging from photography exhibition, flower display, beauty shows, dance performances and a lot more. Here’s a list of few attractions that mark Rose Festival 2016 at Rose Garden in Sector 16, Chandigarh.
We are Near at You
February is that time of the year when Chandigarh witnesses one of the biggest event – Rose Festival. As the tradition continues from past many years, this time also the Rose Festival 2016 was held at Rose Garden in Sector 16 from 19th to 21st February.