Friday, October 2, 2009

Flowers at Mehrauli Flower Market Delhi

The festival season has just begun and flowers are in big demand. No festival or traditional ceremony is complete without the use of beautiful flowers in myriad hues.The Mehrauli flower market is a place where flowers are available in bulk. Mehrauli mandi is a place you ought not miss when you are organising a big function like Puja or wedding or when you just need to decorate your home for festivals. Located on the main road of Mehrauli near Qutub Minar, the flower market is 12 years old and distinguishes itself in various aspects from the other markets or florists.

Abundant variety
The Mandi has numerous flowers of the season in various colours and types. Be it the evergreen roses that you wish to get for your daughter's wedding or the gladiolas for just decorating that cozy apartment of yours, Mehrauli Mandi has it all. At every stall in the market, you can find a large variety of roses, marigold, chrysanthemums, sunflower, carnations, rajnigandha, gladiolas, gerbera, orchids, tulips and daisies. Here one can get any kind of flower at any time of the year.

Unbelievably low prices
Since the market specializes in wholesale, the prices here are unbelievably low. Marigold, which is a popular flower for decorations and Puja, is available at florists for Rs 15-20 per foot of made mala while in the mandi, it sells for just Rs 10 per mala of that size. A one foot-long mogra is here for Rs 10 while outside it sells for Rs 20-25. Gerbera sells here for Rs 30 for 10 pieces whereas other florists sell it for Rs 15 per piece. Rose, the most common and the most sought -after flower, costs Rs 10-15 for a single piece but here you can get 20 pieces for Rs. 80.Tuberoses are a popular flower in floral arrangements and their scent is used to produce perfumes the world over. This flower is available in the market for Rs.5 per stick but here you can get it at an unbelievable price of Re 1 per stick.The gladiolas will cost you Rs.10 per stick from  florists while at Mehrauli Mandi  you can get a stick for Rs 4 only.

Flowers are not the only speciality
Here you can get a range of dry, false flowers, bamboo sticks. Ashok tree leaves' that are generally used with marigold leaves for decoration, popularly known as Ashok patton ki ladi are available here. Decorative material in different colors is the main attraction of the mandi. Beautifully crystalled false flowers and colorful beads are also the special attraction of the mandi.

So why not try some beautiful flowers and gift items that are a sure-shot
for upcoming festivals and occasions? You'll love them for sure!

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