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A very dear friend in india has started sending these beaufull flowers to me.excellent .
england, norfolk - Monday, December 29, 2008 at 19:14:28 (IST)
Somebody please reveal the nurseries in India, where Saussurea Obvallata (Brahma Kamal) is sold. Please mail their e-mail. I can bear any cost.
Hyderabad , a.p India - Friday, December 26, 2008 at 14:53:29 (IST)
This is one off the best site about india's biodiversity I have ever visited. I am a Range Forest Officer and it is my duty to conser the diversity. This site will be much helpful to me. There is a suggestion that add a category of "Rare and Threatened Plants". Congratulations to authors andThank you very much.
Savant Vijaysinh
Kolhapur, Maharashtra India - Thursday, December 25, 2008 at 21:14:47 (IST)
Thank you for creating such a wonderful site. The pictures are simply mesmerizing. The work is very professional. It refreshed all my childhood memories. It's so good to see all the trees and flowers. One suggestion I want to make is to add a navigation arrow on the right pane also.
Abhay Srivastava
Boston, MA USA - Wednesday, December 24, 2008 at 08:30:45 (IST)
Approx artical on valley of flowers by Thingnam Girija, I have to inform that the photograph depicted as Swertia chirata is not of Swertia chirata but it is infact photograph of Halinia elliptica family Genteanaceae. Swertia chirata is not found in the valley of flowers by hte under signed. Need photograph of Swertia chirata contact me. kindly check verify and rectify the name of the plant.
Research Scholar, FRI, Dehradun

Rajendra Kala
Dehradun, India - Monday, December 22, 2008 at 12:47:33 (IST)
Team's reply: Rajendra, thanks for the correction. Your email address posted here does not work. Do send us mail at flowersofindia[at the rate]
I am very fond of flowers,nobody loves the flowers in the world as i,i want to pass the whole my life to scatter the knowledge of flowers in masses and every home of the india is full with flowers and various kinds, but i have no resources for this great work.
budaun, u.p. India - Saturday, December 20, 2008 at 20:50:07 (IST)
Fantastic! Superb!!!
Hope our younger generation and kids visit this site and start loving nature and save wonderful world of flowers.

Dr K S Bhat
Mangalore, Karnataka India - Friday, December 19, 2008 at 18:58:02 (IST)
Simply superb! I missed it earlier.
Vinayak Bhat
India - Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 20:41:13 (IST)
its the best site for information about plants and flowers. one thing must be add in this site that one may search by local names of flower or plant. and please link it up with
palampur, HP India - Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 12:30:31 (IST)
hi... you have very useful site.. may you please add the local names of the flowers and also flowers by category : by states/season/region etc
palampur, hp India - Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 12:21:43 (IST)
I wish to know botanical names ,n, families of plants from my place
sawanwadi, maharashtra India - Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 17:46:03 (IST)
Fabulous site! Just what I was looking for :) I was surprised not to find THUNBERGIA ERECTA/GRANDIFLORA/MYSORENSIS.........Couldnt find a better resource n the internet as I am just landscaping my garden..
Bhavana Reddy
Bangalore, India - Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 12:14:37 (IST)
Team's reply: Thunbergia erecta, Thunbergia grandiflora and Thunbergia mysorensis are all there on the site. You can go to the section "Stroll through the garden", page 2.
Want to know flowers names in hindi and english
mumbai, mahastra India - Sunday, December 07, 2008 at 20:18:59 (IST)
you are doing a wonderful job. very great.
madurai, tamilnadu India - Sunday, December 07, 2008 at 00:00:58 (IST)
I need help with tree identification. How do I go about it on your site? It is a tree from Mumbai.
Keep up the good work. A great resource when Tropical tree Identification books are hard to come by!

Shubhangi Gandhi
Rochester, NY USA - Thursday, December 04, 2008 at 22:19:18 (IST)
I am interested in container gardening on my terrace in Mumbai. So am looking for a good website which will provide adequate information for gardening in the Mumbai climate.
Shaheen Miranda
Mumbai, Maharashtra India - Monday, December 01, 2008 at 19:34:53 (IST)
what can i say...simply superb site for flower enthusiast
klang, Selangor malaysia - Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 15:09:50 (IST)
Hi! I've been to your site several times. It has flourished aesthetically. Keep up.
Manik CS Bordoloi
Guwahati, Assam India - Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 00:00:18 (IST)
Beautiful collection and information for amateurs, beginners, layman, researchers and all the nature lovers.
Satya Prakash Mehra
Bharatpur, Rajasthan India - Sunday, November 23, 2008 at 11:33:58 (IST)
i wish to know botanical names of wild plants from my region
sawantwadi, maharashtra India - Saturday, November 22, 2008 at 22:00:32 (IST)
Hi Girija ,It was really a feast to the eyes visiting your wonderful site .I am also interested in adding some exclusive flowers to my garden .Could you please suggest me some good variety which will be suitable to the chennai climet.
thanks .

jaya padman
chennai, TN India - Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 11:02:31 (IST)
mi barech diwas aakash chameli mhanjech buchache ful ya fulachi mahiti shodhat hote. aaj achanak ya sitevar tyachi mahiti milali. amchya gharajavalch he jhad aahe agdi darat ya fula padleli astaat... photohi apratim aalet. thanks a lot to prashant awale sir.
(Team's translation: since long i was searching for information regarding aakash chameli, that is of buchache ful (flower of cork tree). i found it incidently on this site. this tree is very near to our house, the flowers almost fall at our doorstep... the photos too are incredible. thanks a lot to prashant awale sir.)
thane, India - Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 10:38:08 (IST)
I have never been in India. But I like your lovely site with so much information.
Best regards, Thijs de Graaf

Thijs de Graaf
Bergen, Noord-Holland The Netherlands - Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 13:08:02 (IST)
Wonderful to visit, and re-visit this site.
I wish to know the name of a white flower found in Bhargava narasimhar temple, Ahobila. Please help. Thank you

N Delhi, India - Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 17:24:39 (IST)
Winter's approaching and it's the season to prepare for spring. i wanted to identify plants i could grow in my garden and this site has been a great help. keep up the goodwork. i have added this site to my list of favourites.
if you could try and include more info on how to grow all the plants listed (what climate suits it, what conditions etc) it would be great. i know that would be a herculean task and maybe we could instead contact some of the listed nurseries.anyway, thanks for this and please keep it up!

tezpur, assam India - Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 10:05:44 (IST)
Wow! Great website. It really helps to learn the names of plants & flowers. thanks a million.
mangalore, Karnataka India - Monday, November 10, 2008 at 11:38:16 (IST)
Such a WONDERFUL website for tree lovers.I am overwhelmed and have no words to express how good I feel about your work. I would be interested if you can add up details of Indoor Plants also. Keep it up!
Adesh Barde
Belgaum, Karnataka India - Saturday, November 08, 2008 at 17:51:42 (IST)
Hi! my self landscape architect. its really wonderful to see the website... and its gr8 great documentation....
I am sure these information will help to making a better ecologically sound enviorment...
i must say... keep it up!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hemali Kapadia
surat, ggujarat India - Friday, November 07, 2008 at 12:08:35 (IST)
i am a hobby is drawing and now gardening also. your site is just too fascinating.i will keep in touch.i have taken good pics of flowers in my own garden.i will send them. i need tips regarding growing,nurturing these plants etc.thanks samir
SURAT, Gujarat India - Tuesday, November 04, 2008 at 16:36:39 (IST)
Nice Website... really great. I wish them for to create this website. I am very happy to see everything its marvellous. I will forward to this website to all....
regards, J. Stalin

J. Stalin
Trichy, TN India - Monday, November 03, 2008 at 15:33:32 (IST)
Cheers.. Its really a wonderful place(Flower show) where we can find all flowers @ same time..
Simply the best..
People plz contribute more for this site..
Dinesh D C
Puducherry, Puducherry India - Monday, November 03, 2008 at 15:25:57 (IST)
Hats off to you and your team for creating and sustaining such a WONDERFUL website. I am overwhelmed and have no words to express how good I feel about your work. I must add that every aspect of the site is meticulous and professional. Keep it up!
Cdr S Lakshmanan Iyer
Mumbai, India - Friday, October 31, 2008 at 22:40:06 (IST)
Simply superb. Keep it up.
Neeraj Gupta
Lucknow, India - Monday, October 27, 2008 at 10:56:23 (IST)
Most wonderful, by far the best discovery that I've made in recent times as far as websites go. I am so much reminded of home and the flowers that grow there. Thanks so much for providing the Manipuri names of many of the flowers.
H. Basantarani
Delhi, India - Monday, October 27, 2008 at 01:25:23 (IST)
nice website pls visit to this website too
Karachi, India - Sunday, October 26, 2008 at 17:03:22 (IST)
Wonderful job. I will like to share my photographs
Tassaduq Mueen
Srinagar, Kashmir India - Saturday, October 18, 2008 at 15:48:28 (IST)
Formidable!le site est vraiment super et sympa.bonne continuation a Waga Hip Hop.Peace&Love
kolkota, India - Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 00:41:56 (IST)
Dear Sirs,
You have done a very very great work for the benefit of human kind. The information provided on this site will create love and affection to the plant and ultimately it will be very much helpful in saving our mother earth. Thank you very much for this great effort.

Rabindra N Shukla
Nepalganj, Banke Nepal - Thursday, October 09, 2008 at 23:14:25 (IST)
very usefull and informative encyclopedia of indian flowers
pune, mah India - Wednesday, October 08, 2008 at 20:22:35 (IST)
really very helpfull site. many of my flowrs got their ID through this site only.
satyendra tiwari
tala, m.p. India - Wednesday, October 08, 2008 at 11:56:01 (IST)
I want to know the address where Brahma Kamal is availble for purchase. I have orchid cactus (Epyphyllum genus)at home. But I want saussurea Obvallata, the original brahma kamal.
Hyderabad, andhra pradesh India - Monday, October 06, 2008 at 16:12:09 (IST)
Team's reply: Brahma Kamal (Saussurea obvallata) is a plant which naturally grows only at altitudes higher than 3000 m above sea level, places which are frozen in winters. To be able to grow it at home, one would probably need a very cold climate. So, it is highly unliklely that it can be grown as a potted plant in Hyderabad.
Very useful & informative website. Have referred and found rare species many times over.
I'd like to comment that - the plant/flower listed as Dracnea here may actually be Cordyline Terminalis (Red Sister). You may wish to cross-check.

Sriram Kumar
Bangalore, Karnataka India - Monday, October 06, 2008 at 14:06:39 (IST)
Team's reply: Sriram, you are right! We have made the correction.
this is amazing web exploration i have ever seen. good work done. all the best for all who done this beautiful efforts towards nature, thanks . i am sending u more snaps i took in himalayas. thanks

sameer deshpande
nashik, maharashtra India - Sunday, October 05, 2008 at 15:39:27 (IST)
Its really sueperb site. I thank to the Web desingners, programmers, software programmers who strived hard to create this site. I would like to suggest one thing that if anybody knows the botanical name or used indian name of particular herbs/flowers name with that it should be designed to find out the right name just by typing of it.

Madurai, TN India - Saturday, October 04, 2008 at 14:09:45 (IST)
This is one of the best website I have ever seen in so many years. Best part is it can identify flower names known locally. Good Work! We will contribute as far as possible.
Prashant Chandanapurkar
Pune, MH India - Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 10:39:38 (IST)
hope other people will also do some efforts to check the flowers around them and send the photographs to make it more informative
kamireddy kasi viswanath
rajahmundry, AP India - Friday, September 12, 2008 at 12:32:25 (IST)
Hi Girija,
Am so impress by ur hard work in maintaining this Garden..Ever y Flower reminds me of every moment of my life..Keep maintaining this Garden of memory..
Linthoi Soibam

bangalore, KA India - Sunday, September 07, 2008 at 20:32:35 (IST)
I accidently ran into this site when i was planning my garden. This site is truly amazing, and commendable effort on your part. I would love to see you expand your web site with more detailed instructions on planting, propogation and care of the plants. This will be useful for amateurs like me.
Thanks again for the colourful tour to god's garden.

India - Saturday, September 06, 2008 at 21:59:36 (IST)
An absolutely fantastic website!! i loved it!! i'm goin to be a regular now on! i found the name of the flower ive been in love with ever since i was 6 yrs old! i am 23 now!! im thrilled :D
mangalore, karnataka India - Friday, September 05, 2008 at 22:42:21 (IST)
Thanks for bringing my childhood memories alive. Very nice collection.
Kolkata, WB India - Wednesday, September 03, 2008 at 14:37:40 (IST)
Very interestind and very beautiful collection of flowers.It helped me to recall the botanical names. thank you.
chennai, tn India - Tuesday, September 02, 2008 at 13:46:49 (IST)
Searching process is somewhat difficult.
Say, I know the bengali name of a flower, but it is not given there. So how could I trace it?

Kolkata, West Bengal India - Sunday, August 31, 2008 at 19:33:59 (IST)
Team's reply: Srutyananda, you can search for a flower by its local name in various Indian languages, by using the search box on the main page of the site. Unfortunately, the spelling of Indian names is quite variable, when written in Roman script. So, you should try various spellings when searching for a flower.
This site is really a valuable & knowledgeful ,providing good informations about flora of India. Visiting this site I gained a lot of informations about medicinal plants.
Yeshwant Singh Dogra
kullu, H.P. India - Sunday, August 31, 2008 at 16:55:26 (IST)
i love this page. it looks really nice. keep it up
Asaba Owerri
aba, enugu Lagos Nwane

India - Saturday, August 30, 2008 at 23:03:37 (IST)
I liked this side if any one suggest me good place near mumbai to collect plants for undergraduate students.
rajendra chavan
Mumbai, maharastra India - Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at 22:23:59 (IST)
Just Awesome Site!! My eyes longs to see again and again the pictures of ALL the beautiful flowers and the joy and peace I get is indescribable. Am looking forward in settling in Bangalore where I have a small place to do garden. All the information given in your site will help me a lot.
Thanks to the people behind the site & God bless you all

Kuwait, Kuwait - Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at 15:26:00 (IST)
Like this interested in meeting a nice Indian woman for conversation...possibly marriage.
Lynn Willham
Pine Top, KY USA - Monday, August 25, 2008 at 10:38:20 (IST)
Team's reply: All the best for your search!
u r site is ver sensitive and give happiness to others as a flower.
banglore, karnataka India - Friday, August 22, 2008 at 01:38:49 (IST)
What beautiful flowers, the Blue Himalayan Anemone has such a nice color!
USA - Sunday, August 17, 2008 at 04:24:21 (IST)
Thanks, for such a good site for laymen, learners, researchers etc.
Wishing all the best.

Dr. Partha Pratim Paul
Kolkata, WB India - Saturday, August 16, 2008 at 23:46:31 (IST)
this website helped me a lot in finding the english names of some of the indian flowers.thx a lot!
delhi, India - Monday, August 11, 2008 at 21:38:37 (IST)
I wish you guys all the best and all the motivation to keep this site up and well. It is indeed a very nice one.
Des Burrado
- Monday, August 11, 2008 at 04:50:09 (IST)
meerut, U.P India - Sunday, August 10, 2008 at 19:07:22 (IST)
Keep up the good work.It is a treasure of info.

DELHI, DELHI India - Sunday, August 10, 2008 at 17:48:50 (IST)
Your Site is just fantastic. What you have done in making this enyclopedia of flowers of India is invaluable to artists,researchers and students. I wish you the very best for the future.
Pune, India - Friday, August 08, 2008 at 18:54:15 (IST)
I find this acidently while searching about valley of flowers. Excellent and i would like to join with you. I think i can contribute something.
Harish Mohan
Cochin (Working in Delhi), India - Wednesday, August 06, 2008 at 15:11:19 (IST)
Great site. Keep it going well!

I have two questions: how many of these flowers are unique to India? How much do we know about wild flowers: whether their habitat and survival is threatened?

Rama Govindarajan
Bangalore, Karnataka India - Wednesday, August 06, 2008 at 14:11:22 (IST)
how nice to see the flowers.
secunderabad, ANDHRA PRADESH India - Tuesday, August 05, 2008 at 16:27:53 (IST)
Love this site. Keep up the good work!
Bangalore, Karnataka India - Tuesday, August 05, 2008 at 15:40:37 (IST)
It was pleasent chancefind. I was looking for the batonical name of Brahmkamal, but got a lot more from this Guest book. Thanks
Handa, O. C.
Shimla, HP India - Sunday, August 03, 2008 at 19:38:07 (IST)
wow!it is just a fab really proved to be very useful for me. i think its worth seeing.great!!!!!!!
greater noida, India - Friday, August 01, 2008 at 19:02:51 (IST)
Where i find adansonia(baobab) in delhi

naresh sharma
delhi, India - Friday, August 01, 2008 at 08:54:52 (IST)
Dear Site Manager,
I really appreciate your effort and commitment in compiling such huge amount of information, and presenting so beautifully! I will keep visiting, and thank you for your efforts!

Siva Prasad
Bangalore, Karnataka India - Thursday, July 31, 2008 at 16:48:13 (IST)
Hai guys,
I would like to know the nurseries in chennai where i can get lotus and lily bulbs for growing at home. Please reply if you know
chennai, tn India - Thursday, July 31, 2008 at 11:48:56 (IST)
Excellent Work. First of all I would like to congratulate the makes of this website. Its really a gr88 work and i haven't seen this much information of flowers,medicinal flowers of India.No other site gives this much information. COncluding this i hv some queries to..Some Flowers hv not been provided with their Medicinal values.From where i can cget that information...Pls suggest as i like to share my knowledge too with u people.
Chandigarh, PB India - Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at 12:25:33 (IST)
Excellent !!!! Single window information service on FLOWERS.
Actually I attempted this site mainly to gather information about some flowers which I seen abundantly near my place, but no one to give proper info about its details. But later I was surprised to see the vast Floral database in this site along with pictures.
Even though I came across some sites on Flower Glossary, this is very very Indian in content and deals with several flowers found only in the subcontinent.
Great collection !!! My heartful appreciation.

Mumbai, Maharashtra India - Saturday, July 26, 2008 at 16:44:21 (IST)
This is just celestial! I just keep on browsing through the wonders of nature. It would be lovely if start something about growing flowers at home. I live in Delhi and want to try growing some new varietes
N Delhi, Delhi India - Thursday, July 24, 2008 at 13:16:20 (IST)
Very informative site.........
Pakistan - Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at 20:44:44 (IST)
A extraordinarily wonderful effort. Its on my favorites list. Thank you.
Sudhir Kumar
Mumbai, Maharastra India - Monday, July 21, 2008 at 16:46:27 (IST)
Flower is radha,
radha rose

hyderabad, A.P India - Monday, July 21, 2008 at 16:40:35 (IST)
Gr8 !!!
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh India - Saturday, July 19, 2008 at 20:56:39 (IST)
Dear Friends, Please help me in finding out some knowledge for tree namely Himalayan cherry (Padam) having medicinal properties.Thanks.
Ashok Gupta
Hisar, Haryana India - Friday, July 18, 2008 at 22:48:06 (IST)
Team's reply: Himalayan Cherry is a decidious tree growing to 6m. Its main feature is the dark polished bark, which is shining purplish in color. The botanical name is Prunus rufa. You can search the Web for more information.
Anybody who has bought adenium in india from SIAM ADENIUM,THAILAND
delhi, delhi India - Tuesday, July 15, 2008 at 09:47:53 (IST)
I love pretty flowers
India - Tuesday, July 15, 2008 at 09:22:09 (IST)
malaysia - Tuesday, July 15, 2008 at 07:10:35 (IST)
Informative site, exciting collection of flowers, it is really a joy to visit this site and feel heart content.
Chennai-80, Tamilnadu India - Sunday, July 13, 2008 at 07:10:46 (IST)
excellent collection.enjoyed seeing such a wide variety of flowers.
Thiruvallur, TN India - Saturday, July 12, 2008 at 08:34:36 (IST)
Its really a great experiance going through this site
Dr Nataraj H R
Belagaum, Karnataka India - Tuesday, July 08, 2008 at 19:13:54 (IST)
Ohhh........amazingg..........thanks a lot for giving such a wonderful website..really unbelievable
Banglore, India - Wednesday, July 02, 2008 at 16:23:38 (IST)
hansot, gujarat India - Saturday, June 28, 2008 at 14:50:36 (IST)
This is a really wonder"ful" site.
Anand Patwardhan
Pune, MH India - Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 17:23:52 (IST)
Nice of every nice thing that god and man could create , without a handy price list how can one efford to share with
aesthetics ?

s hom
ITANAGAR, ARUNACHAL PRADESH India - Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 15:40:37 (IST)
This is a site blessed by mother nature.
All credits to the 2 fabulous persons who r its creators

Ambala Cantt, India - Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 22:56:42 (IST)
I would like to first congratulate you for the brilliant efforts you have put in to make this a great site. Ideally one would expect such information to be offered by the Horticultural or Agricultural colleges that run on tax payers money. They unfortunately dont have the vision to do what you have done. I was in search of flora of India and you have wonderfully and scientifically documented them. Many thanks for that, Great site, Keep up the good work.
India - Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 17:25:16 (IST)
i love this page. it looks really nice. keep it up
Asaba Owerri
aba, enugu Lagos Nwane - Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 16:29:07 (IST)
Found you guys! Way down after scrolling down to the bottom of the home page. I suggest the flower finder and the site manager be introduced in the main section of the site!
India - Friday, June 20, 2008 at 18:26:19 (IST)
WOW!! What a great site!! I should say I was thrilled beyond expectations!
I am new to gardening, i was looking for names of a few flowers so that I can buy them. no other site, indian or otherwise could help me, as this site.
I found the names of *ALL* the flowers I was looking for.
Just awesome. The way the site is presented, the thumnail view just perfect. so happy to see it.
Great thanks to people behind the site! who seem to be a bit modest? I didnt find info on them yet...

bangalore, karnataka India - Friday, June 20, 2008 at 18:19:28 (IST)
It is a wonderful treat to the eyes as well as soul, seeing so many beautiful flowers in front of us. Congratulations and thanks to the contributors. I suggest that the names of the flowers may please be given in major languages of India
Hyderabad, A.P. India - Friday, June 20, 2008 at 12:30:06 (IST)
One of the best sites for flowering plants I have come across !! Very informative
Gowri Ravichandran
Bangalore, India - Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 17:43:29 (IST)
Thank u very much for such a matchless collection. It's worth reference for students of botany, horticulture, conservators & the nature lovers. I urge to all to contribute & enrich this vista. all the best.
santosh n.jadhav
nanded, maharashta India - Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 10:16:40 (IST)
Excellent site.
Brisbane, Queensland Australia - Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 04:14:57 (IST)
hello friend u guys did a wonderful job .its lovely n amazing site . i am landscape consultant .this site is very useful in landscape designing.i would like to add some more photograps to ur site with plants of different heights i,e trees n shrubs different heights as it grows with age one year tree two years tree 5 years 10years of same tree so that peaople can understand how tress n shrubs climebers n vines look from nursery stage to flowering stage. anyhow i am happy n glad with ur site u still more improve ur site in near future so that it can be used 4 landscaping thanq

hyderbad, andhra pradesh India - Monday, June 16, 2008 at 16:56:59 (IST)
1.Excellent! Accidently found your creation. Amazed and surprised pleasently to find almost 10 flowers that I have shoot only recently in your 'Flower of the Month' section', that too with all details.
2.Can I send photographs of flowers with details like place and time of shooting and request for other deatils like name, origin,

Sitaram Bedage
Mumbai, MH India - Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 15:13:26 (IST)
Wonderful collection
jayesh kotheri
Mumbai (Thane), thane India - Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 14:13:49 (IST)
To all the folks associated with this site....
probably one of the best sites on the Indian Flora.Makes me envious of the rest of India for having such wonderful flowers and trees than I cannot have here in Mumbai.The site is continuously evolving for the better with the recent section on bulbous plants....fantastic.
I would like to suggest that we should also try and have a mechanism in the site whereby members can locate the various plants with the help of all the contributing members mentioned in your credits.For example if I want someplants from manipur, maybe girija can have a few nursery names on this site from that part of India from whom one can source the plants.Its just a suggestion....
Keep up the fantastic site..

Mumbai, Maharashtra India - Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 19:53:58 (IST)
Dear Girija & Tabish
Superb site!

Jayesh Mistry
Mumbai , India - Monday, June 09, 2008 at 16:31:39 (IST)
Wonderful collection
India - Thursday, June 05, 2008 at 14:15:41 (IST)
Wow!!! This site is awesome! A real feast for the eyes! I wish i had all those flowers in my garden(Alas! I do not have space for garden as I live in apartment. Anyways, I can come to this site whenever I want to and enjoy watching god's gift to mankind!!!
Hyderabad, AP India - Thursday, June 05, 2008 at 11:07:47 (IST)
Idea is great. It is wounderful site and all the best.
kakinada, A.P India - Tuesday, June 03, 2008 at 14:33:38 (IST)
A huge collection of flowers, thanks. Being a nursery man, want to know how to collect the seeds of diff flowers and want to know more about the commercial production of floweres.
sovan k. pradhan
bhubaneswar, orissa India - Monday, May 26, 2008 at 11:28:09 (IST)
Good morning - thank you for the wonderful web site. I am an avid gardener and always looking for intersting gardening sites. Terrific. Someday (maybe in my dreams) I would like to tour Indian gardens and have a chance to see the real thing, not just pictures. Oh, well, we can dream. Thank you, Sherry
Sherry Friend
Port St. Lucie, FL USA - Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 18:52:07 (IST)
Hi all, this is a wonderful site. I feel like browsing this forever. I am a student of ikebana and this is just a treasure.
I would like to know more about acient gardening in India, if possible.
Thanks and keep it up

Yugandhara Nijampurkar
Pune, MH India - Friday, May 23, 2008 at 18:56:11 (IST)
I have been in Bangalore from the past 6 years and I had almost forgotten the names of many of the flowers. Thanks to each and every team member of the site, you guys just made my day! I feel like viewing your site everyday, very relaxing and informative. As a nature lover i just can't stop my tears falling, especially looking at some flowers like Lavang Lata, Bokul Lei, Kusum etc, which reminds me of my childhood days. Amazing, amazing guys keep it up!!!!!!!!
Hodam Pinky Devi
Imphal, Manipur India - Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 15:38:38 (IST)
I want to grow water lily but cannot find the seeds or roots of this plant that i can grow, if someone in mumbai or any one anywhere can help me in this regards please contact me on the email id!
Yogesh Mishra
Mumbai, Maharashtra India - Monday, May 19, 2008 at 23:39:45 (IST)
Simply The Best site for flowers and for information about them. I hope other people will also do some efforts to check the flowers around them and send the photographs to make it more informative.
Thanks for all your work.

Satyendra Tiwari
Tala, Bandhavgarh, M.P. India - Saturday, May 17, 2008 at 13:28:02 (IST)
This site is simply divine!!. It brought back memories of my childhood,where i grew up with so many varieties of blooms. Only now am I able to recognise the names of these flowers.Great work.
Chennai, TN India - Thursday, May 15, 2008 at 10:07:26 (IST)
Fantastic collection of enormous varieties of Exotic and rare Flowers of India.I have one flowering creeper which not among the myriads of flowers displayed . I shall be able to mail the photograph as soon as it flowers.
Hyderabad, A.P. India - Friday, May 09, 2008 at 17:12:53 (IST)
I would like to know more about Blue Poppy, e.g. the season of sowing, flowering, the gestation period etc.

Anybody interested in sharing knowledge on the same.

Delhi, Delhi India - Thursday, May 08, 2008 at 16:25:39 (IST)
I have given my comments on 11 Mar'08.The "introduction" to the Web-site is simply stunning. It is real God''s Work.My Hobby is "Picking Seeds" .Shri Vijay wanted seeds to be sold by you(19 Mar). I there is a constant demand ,I can make free supplies of certain Avenue Tree Seeds picked in the Coastal Region of Chennai M.SUNDARARAMAN

CHENNAI 90, TAMIL NADU India - Wednesday, May 07, 2008 at 08:33:27 (IST)
Dear Tabish and Girija, That Blue Poppy - your flower of the Month brings back fond memories of my trip to the Valley of Flowers with a special mutual friend from Delhi.

Keith Holmes
Australia - Monday, May 05, 2008 at 13:22:36 (IST)
Amazing site. I am very happy to discover this site. It's just what I had been looking for as most sites are native to their own species and climates. I will be contributing flower photographs, from time to time, which may be useful for the site. May the site grow, progress and help all those who need the wealth of information available here.
S.B. Lal
Noida , U.P. India - Monday, May 05, 2008 at 12:16:21 (IST)
Dear Tabish and Girija,
Your passion to 'know all'about Indian flowers is really insipiring to a botany student like me.Now I realize how little I know about our own flowers!!!Keep your passion alive-it is contagious.

Rita Singh
Delhi, India - Saturday, May 03, 2008 at 22:17:18 (IST)
I love this page. It looks really nice and good. keeep up the wonderful good work.
Asaba Owerri
aba, enugu Lagos Nwane - Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at 15:06:39 (IST)
Love to visit your site everytime i want to get a feel of home.the flowers are beauty naturally. love to spend hours just watching the flowers, thank you. keep up the good work.
flushing, ny India - Tuesday, April 29, 2008 at 19:35:20 (IST)
May God the Almighty bless your tribe with His choicest blessings for making such a beautiful,wonderful and informative web site on flowers..which I was searching for a long time.Thank you folks..keep up the good work.

Andrew Samuel
Pune, Mah India - Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 21:27:09 (IST)
Sheer Wonder .. So much of knowledge at press of a button.
I am new into floral part of gardening and looking for more information. If only we could add information like sowing season, flowering season and how to take care of the diseseas like perforated leaves, white patches on leaves etc and any other useful information to make this world blossom with bounty of nature. Awaiting interaction. Cheers - PK

New Delhi, Delhi India - Friday, April 25, 2008 at 13:00:39 (IST)
This is a very informative site for nature lovers like me. It has expanded a whole new world of identifying flowers around us. Especially the search by different categories such as color, medicinal is very helpful.Keep up the good work.
Pradnya Shirodkar
Pune, MH India - Friday, April 25, 2008 at 12:29:43 (IST)
Cool Site!
Wendy Bottom
Coldfoot, AK USA - Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at 21:01:35 (IST)
I have learned much about Trees of India
I do organic gardening

B. Shah
Karachi, Pakistan - Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 12:34:57 (IST)
Learn Organic Gardening - The EASTERN WAY

B. Shah
Karachi, Pakistan - Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 12:22:19 (IST)
wonderful site
Chennai, TN India - Friday, April 18, 2008 at 23:11:48 (IST)
Wonderful site, just increases my craving to be in India. Seeing a picture of the nagalinga was the highlight. wow, good work, pls keep it up. I wish you could add more common plants and pictures from the south too.
PA US - Thursday, April 17, 2008 at 22:21:28 (IST)
Good afternoon Luckily i chanced on this web site.I was trying to collect info on sowing time transplating and flowering time of different seasons in UP --specielly at lLKO.Pleas help me or advise the right source.
mohd.aziaullah ahrari
lucknow, u p India - Monday, April 14, 2008 at 14:10:01 (IST)
This is a wonderful site i hv come across. Please advise me what type of plants (ornamental) /flowering i should develop in my garden during summer.
New Delhi, Delhi India - Monday, April 14, 2008 at 11:38:19 (IST)
Site is Divine indeed. Respect for Nature's Creation is the outcome when one is in the site. GOD bless all especially the the Team behind this beautiful site.
Chennai, TN India - Monday, April 14, 2008 at 09:03:41 (IST)
nice looking site onyeze
LOME, LA India - Monday, April 14, 2008 at 01:53:51 (IST)
It was great to find such professional information accompanied by exquisite pictures of flowers. Wish you all the best. Thanks for putting the site.
Delhi, India - Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 17:24:09 (IST)
I searched and read about Glory Lily on the site, It is appreciable to get this handy information about Indian flora on this sight, although we can search about its cultivation on many sites on net, but it will be highly useful if this site provides few tips of its cultivation in Indian conditions, and in different zones of India, I am very fond of this flower from my childhood and tried many times to cultivate it at home in this arid zone of India, but failed, very recently I came to know that it requires a strong Alkaline medium, I am going to try it. I will be highly obliged if I get more tips. It is called "Kalihari" in this region.
Ravinder singh
Jaipur, Rajasthan India - Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 08:52:08 (IST)
Hello Team,
I just found your web-site through google and very happy to view it.
I have no idea about flowers, but interested in learning more. I find
your web-site is a nice place to start.
I do photograph lot of flowers and if you are interested I would be happy to share with you, to use it in your web-site. You can have a look at my gallery for some of my flower pictures. I will definitely more time to shoot more flowers and will be very glad to share them with you.
Thanks a lot for creating and maintaining such a nice and useful site. Wish you all the very best.

Mohan Subramanyan
India - Tuesday, April 08, 2008 at 17:41:52 (IST)
Excellent .............!
Chikmagalore, Karnataka India - Thursday, April 03, 2008 at 12:11:42 (IST)
i love your write ups,keep it up.
manchester, london - Monday, March 31, 2008 at 19:35:24 (IST)
Well documented , Keep up the good work.
Bangalore, India - Sunday, March 30, 2008 at 18:53:42 (IST)
I am not Indian but I love flowers. In your beautiful country you have thousands of flowers! I would like to know the names of them all! Happily I found your website and found it very fascinating and it helped me to find names of flowers and trees I have seen in my trips. I really hope you will expand your range with the help of other nature lovers.
India - Sunday, March 30, 2008 at 16:00:32 (IST)
Dr. Rimant Gupta
Dehradun, Uttarakhand India - Friday, March 28, 2008 at 14:52:39 (IST)
What an excellent website!! Its just awesome, and I love it!
Thanks very much. Some suggestions:
1 This if only a wish, otherwise also you guys have done a terrific job - if you can put more high-res photos so that they can be blown up to very large side for viewing on
modern large flat panel monitors. Bee's eye view :D!!
2 Please change references to "myth" and mythology when referring to Hindu literature or Hindu dharma. A mere look at these flowers, and thanks to you, inspires spiritual thought in the mind. Such power and inspiration cannot be a myth nor anything whatsoever in Hindu literature is myth.
Congrats and keep it up.
Thanks, Sai R.

Boulder, CO USA - Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 19:03:34 (IST)
Nice effort, informative, easily accessible, good collection from almost trhoughout India...and the best thing is that the two leading members, Tabish and Shaista both are non botanist...
Suggestion: May try to make a catalogue of plants of different places seperately such as India Habitat Centre, Lotus Temple etc.

Pankaj Sahani
Dehradun, UK India - Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 01:24:44 (IST)
i want information of all flowers
mumbai, Maharashtra India - Monday, March 24, 2008 at 17:41:48 (IST)
What a beautiful, organized and helpful for research site. Thank you! It is quite thorough in its information. including the names of the plants in several languages as well as listing more than one common name, latin names and information about the plants and how they are used is an impressive body of work. The photos are very good and also are very helpful to those trying learn more about these plants. In my honest opinion, it is a terrific job you all have done with your site.

U.S.A. - Thursday, March 20, 2008 at 12:58:49 (IST)
It was a pleasant surprise to visit an Indian site. Why dont you sell seeds online and knowhow to grow them.
"Keep up the good work folks".

vijay govcekar
mumbai, maharashtra India - Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 23:07:00 (IST)
Nice website
Chandigarh, Chandigarh India - Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 18:51:43 (IST)
Hy, Very nice website, beautiful and well designed. Gratulation
and best wishes from Switzerland.

Strub Blumen
Grenchen, SO Switzerland - Monday, March 17, 2008 at 13:42:20 (IST)
I never knew that any such indian website is existing. THREE CHEERS TO THE PPL WHO ARE BEHIND THE SITE. i m an architect based in raipur having deep interest in indian trees. i do have a deep interest in photography. will get in touch with the ppl concerned.
AR. Himanshu Poptani
raipur, c.g India - Sunday, March 16, 2008 at 22:47:09 (IST)
Dear Girija and Tabish
LOT OF THANKS for designing and maintaing such a beautiful site. it is very helpful and informative.
I see lot of flowering trees around here but not able to identify few of them then i found your site and now can identify all of them and educate others.
thank you so much.

DELHI, India - Saturday, March 15, 2008 at 10:40:05 (IST)
Thanks for this wonderful work. Its invaluable!
chitra vishwanath
bangalore, karnataka India - Friday, March 14, 2008 at 06:44:59 (IST)
I always loved gardening. It was indeed a treat to visit your site. Just too good. Very informative and inspiring and relaxing.Pictures are very capturing. I can now put names to the flowers in my garden.Could you also suggest the best time to plant these flowers
Dr Aruna Nitin Kekre
Vellore, Tamilnadu India - Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 16:53:54 (IST)
Dear I love to click flowers - both the domestic and wild.
Bhumesh Bhati
Dehradun, Uttarakhand India - Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 17:14:05 (IST)
I love gardening to some extent. I do it myself in a small area in my home. I wanted to know the name of one flower, which has blossomed in my garden these days and thus happen to reach this site. It has got quality pictures and the presentation is simple but at the same time reasonably effective. Can you help me by suggesting (a) frame size (b)megapixel settings in the camera and (c) the distance from which picture be taken for a quality picture?
Also, would you be interested in putting a little bit of extra information about these flowering plants life cycle like sowing, period of flowering.

Rajeev Sawhney
Delhi, Delhi India - Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 11:58:48 (IST)
Dear Girija and Tabish,
I viewed the Web-site when I am in California longing to look for a dedicated information on all the Flowers of India.I have seen you have grown already into a Ganga with lot of contribution by various tributaries noted in the "Credits' list.May your tribe increase MANIFOLD.
I want to create a breed of people for Growing Various Trees of India.I have been encouraged by your efforts. Thanks and Best Wishes M.SUNDARARAMAN

CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU India - Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at 03:47:21 (IST)
Excellent site. Spent hours putting names to flowers in my garden and the kids loved exploring. Keep up the good work.
Delhi, India - Sunday, March 09, 2008 at 17:38:29 (IST)
Beautiful site as beautiful as the flowers !!!
I have a collection of flowers pictures. Let me know if I could help in your collection

chennai, TN India - Friday, March 07, 2008 at 16:54:29 (IST)
This is great work. Inspiring as well. Wishing you well for your future endeavors.
suyog purushottam gangal
boston, MA USA - Sunday, March 02, 2008 at 23:15:00 (IST)
Amazing. Great efforts. You can think of having mutiple photos of a flower whereever possible.
Dr. Vrushali
Mumbai, India - Friday, February 29, 2008 at 10:25:18 (IST)
Its nice , excellent, keep it , always hunting for new
vijayawada, ap India - Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at 15:30:04 (IST)
Collection is excellent!! I am amazed to see.
One suggestion from my side: Site should have also the following informations about flowers planting:
1. Season wise Flowers Search
2. Time of Sowing seeds
3. Flower Gardening Tips

Gurgaon, HR India - Monday, February 25, 2008 at 16:23:02 (IST)
I have learned from the comments on your guest book It a garden of Garden lovers. So you a site for Butterflies of India also. I will be grateful kindly guide me.
B. Shah

B. Shah
Karachi, Pakistan - Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 08:25:58 (IST)
i love this page. it looks really nice nad good. keep up the good work.
Asaba Owerri
enugu, aba Lagos Nwanne - Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 13:56:04 (IST)
ernakulam, kerala India - Friday, February 08, 2008 at 11:55:25 (IST)
This site is simply superb. It had me zapped. I would like to know where some of these are available in Ahmedabad city
Ajit kumar
Ahmedabad, Gujarat India - Saturday, February 02, 2008 at 10:11:22 (IST)
What a wonderful site. Kudos to you all. I am grateful to all of you for creating such a wonderful place to hang in and to feel inspired. All the best to all of you.
Dnyanada Deshpande
Pune, MH India - Friday, February 01, 2008 at 17:58:35 (IST)
A very informative site about plants. In the page 'Understanding Botanical Names' you have given some names. But the species name 'indica' is omittted. We have so many species such as Mango and Neem. Please add the species 'indica' beeing Indian site.
Madurai, Tamilnadu India - Friday, February 01, 2008 at 15:53:37 (IST)
Team's reply: Rajaguru, your point is well taken. We have added the specific name indica.
This is the most wonderful website I have come across.. it has helped me to know and appreciate the trees and plants around me and the most interesting part is that everytime I see a tree with flowers in it I search for the type in the website and I have always found the name of the tree along with it's vernacular name. Yesterday I noticed this tree on the main road in T.Nagar Chennai and it's flowers were ball shaped I searched in the website a found out that it is a Badminton ball tree. Thanks to all those who are behind this website.
Reeba Devaraj
Chennal, TN India - Wednesday, January 30, 2008 at 17:38:56 (IST)
I consider myself lucky to have stumbled upon this site. My grateful Thanks to all those who have put their efforts to make this a truly refreshing and worth visiting over and over again !! Kudos and Keep it UP!!
India - Wednesday, January 23, 2008 at 16:01:23 (IST)
Wonderful site for knowing the trees and flowers.
CALICUT, KERALA India - Saturday, January 19, 2008 at 12:58:53 (IST)
Great! Awesome! Kudos to the creator of this website
I love this stuff here

India - Friday, January 18, 2008 at 10:55:29 (IST)
Very nice site... nice pictures. Keep it up.
Ismail Abdulla
Abu Dhabi, Abu dhabi u.a.e. - Sunday, January 13, 2008 at 15:29:20 (IST)
Its amazing.It is very help to me..I know more things from this site...
kalugumalai, tamilnadu India - Monday, January 07, 2008 at 17:43:59 (IST)
Very nice site and very good photos!
Galleries: orchids and flowering trees I like the most!
I'm trying to make pictures of flowers but your are the most beautiful!
Best regards

Gdynia, Poland - Thursday, January 03, 2008 at 12:33:44 (IST)
Dear friends
Accept my sincere appreciation for this enchanting creation of yours.
I need help regarding certain varieties of plants although common to home gardens and nurseries in India yet not included here.
Can u come up with a section for the same I am posting pictures of two plants one is called rubber tree ..the other one is known as X-Mas tree can u please tell me its botanical name .
regards and all the best

raipur, CG India - Wednesday, January 02, 2008 at 15:12:55 (IST)

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