Green roses allure visitors to Ooty rose garden
Ooty: Attracting numerous visitors, green roses bloomed once again at the rose garden in Ooty. The gardeners have planted this rare variety of rose near the gateway itself.
Just like the leaves, the petals of the rose are also in green colour. The green roses were developed after efforts and research of many years, said the Horticulture Assistant Director Radhakrishnan. It has been evolved by budding the twigs of different varieties of rose plants.
The Ooty rose garden which bagged the Award of Garden Excellence has 4,100 varieties of rose plants.The garden on 12 acres is home to over 2 lakhs of rose plants.