Botanical Garden is one of the biggest captivating gardens of Ooty that is widely popular as a great tourist destination in India. Situated on the hillock of Ooty is one of best picnic spot experiencing great joy with passion. It covers more than 50 acres which is one of the highest peaks in this region which is spotted with a massive variety of plants and trees and has been appreciated by all kinds of people alike.
Spanning more than 50 acres stays to be the highest peak in the region of Ooty. It has a wide variety of plants and trees and has been appreciated by all kinds of people alike. This garden was established by the Marquis of Tweedale. There is a cluster of trees including lush green well maintained lawns, rare tree species and paper bark tree, a 20 million year old fossilized tree. Moreover, it has a clear pool and a wide variety of types of exotic flowers and plants. With vast range of ferns and orchids, it looks one of the most attractive gardens of this region of Ooty.
Every year, a flower show along with an exhibition of rare plant species is celebrated in the month of May at this garden. The Horticulture Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu has employed this garden contains ample varieties of plants that include different types of roses, imported shrubs, rare flowering plants etc.
Tourists are advisable to visit in the month of May when the "Summer Festivals" is held each year in the Botanical Garden. Another biggest attraction of botanical garden is The Flower Show highlighting the different aspects of their traditional culture.