Full Bloom Day at Mumbai’s Vidhan Bhavan

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NATURE RULES: The Vidhan Bhavan at Nariman Point in south Mumbai is home to 30 flowering plants. Inaugurated by former Prime Minister, the late Indira Gandhi on April 19, 1981, the site hosts seasonal flowers for three months – April, May and June. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

NATURE RULES: The Vidhan Bhavan at Nariman Point in south Mumbai is home to 30 flowering plants. Inaugurated by former Prime Minister, the late Indira Gandhi on April 19, 1981, the site hosts seasonal flowers for three months – April, May and June. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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LIFE OF A FLY: Six gardeners nurture the plants. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

LIFE OF A FLY: Six gardeners nurture the plants. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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BRIGHT AND SHINING: “Very few people know about the natural treasure that lies here,” a gardener told HT. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

BRIGHT AND SHINING: “Very few people know about the natural treasure that lies here,” a gardener told HT. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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EYE FOR DETAIL: “We get the plants from a private nursery in Pune,” said a gardener. “Some of the flowers are very rare. We describe the flowers to our grandchildren, hoping someday they will visit the place.” (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

EYE FOR DETAIL: “We get the plants from a private nursery in Pune,” said a gardener. “Some of the flowers are very rare. We describe the flowers to our grandchildren, hoping someday they will visit the place.” (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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WHITE-WASHED: Many pray that the monsoon gets delayed so the flowers don’t wither away, said another gardener. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

WHITE-WASHED: Many pray that the monsoon gets delayed so the flowers don’t wither away, said another gardener. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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NATURE AT ITS BEST: The natural beauty at the Vidhan Bhavan. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

NATURE AT ITS BEST: The natural beauty at the Vidhan Bhavan. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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INSIDE IS OUT: A click capturing the beauty of a flower. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

INSIDE IS OUT: A click capturing the beauty of a flower. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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NURTURE FOR NATURE: A gardener ensures the plants get the moisture they need. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

NURTURE FOR NATURE: A gardener ensures the plants get the moisture they need. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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WATCH IT: Getting the much-needed shade. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

WATCH IT: Getting the much-needed shade. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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PURPLE GLAZE: The sunlight adds to the perfect sheen. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

PURPLE GLAZE: The sunlight adds to the perfect sheen. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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INNER GLOW: Who says blues are bad? (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

INNER GLOW: Who says blues are bad? (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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PERFECT COMBO: No combination seems impossible in this garden. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

PERFECT COMBO: No combination seems impossible in this garden. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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GOING GREEN WITH ENVY? A flower you want in your garden. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

GOING GREEN WITH ENVY? A flower you want in your garden. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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THE SHADES OF NATURE: Reminds you of yesteryear actors’ bouffant? (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

THE SHADES OF NATURE: Reminds you of yesteryear actors’ bouffant? (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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SHOE OR SHOW FLOWER? An insect at work. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

SHOE OR SHOW FLOWER? An insect at work. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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NO NEED FOR COMPANY: A sight you can’t miss. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

NO NEED FOR COMPANY: A sight you can’t miss. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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IN THE WHIRL OF NATURE: It’s intricate. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

IN THE WHIRL OF NATURE: It’s intricate. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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PICTURE PERFECT: When the colours say it all. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

PICTURE PERFECT: When the colours say it all. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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IN THE PINK OF HEALTH: This flower will definitely bring you in that state. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

IN THE PINK OF HEALTH: This flower will definitely bring you in that state. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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A WALK THROUGH A BED OF FLOWERS: CM Devendra Fadnavis at the garden. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

A WALK THROUGH A BED OF FLOWERS: CM Devendra Fadnavis at the garden. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

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