Zinnias in bloom

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Zinnias make sturdy plants in a North Indian garden. Despite the hot summer, these flowers do well in beds. And rich colours, chrome, ochre, mauve, pink, violet, carmine, vermillion, you name it…

20 March, 2009

Bougainvillea alongside train tracks :-)

bougainvillea

The train ride between Agra and Mathura is a colourful splash because of these. Well, yes, the green fields and shady groves on the way also provide interesting colour, but bougainvilleas absolutely find me rushing to the window to catch that racing

19 March, 2009

Petunia flowers

A clump of Petunia flowers in summer, Nishat Gardens, Kashmir, India,

A clump of Petunia flowers in summer, Nishat Gardens, Kashmir, India.

24 February, 2009

Saxifrage flower in Valley of Flowers - Nanda Devi National Park

Saxifrage flower in Valley of Flowers, Nanda Devi National Park, Himalaya, India

Saxifrage flower in Valley of Flowers, Nanda Devi National Park, Himalaya, India. Valley of Flowers: In the Himalayan region of Garhwal, in Uttranchal state, the captivating Valley of Flowers is a paradise on Earth. With a touch of mystique and

19 February, 2009

Saffron petunia flower at Tapovan

Saffron petunia flower at Tapovan, Garhwal Himalaya, India

Saffron petunia flowers blooming wild at Tapovan near Joshimath, Garhwal Himalaya, Uttarakhand, North India. The forests of Tapovan in their green shade hide the temple of Bhavishya Badri.

18 February, 2009

Lantana flower

Lantana flower, India

Lantana bushes grow wild in Jim Corbett National Park (Himalaya), Uttarakhand, India

13 February, 2009

Gerbera flower

gerbera flower

Gerberas blooming in the garden leading to the principal's office at LaMartiniere Girls' College, Lucknow, North India

13 February, 2009




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