Features of the Garden [Read More]
Main Garden [Read More]
Terrace Garden [Read More]
Long Garden or the 'Purdha Garden' [Read More]
The Circular (Sunken or Butterfly) Garden [Read More]
Additions and Innovations [Read More]
Garden Visits [Read More]
Long Garden or the 'Purdha Garden'
This is located to the West of the Main Garden, and runs along on either side of the central pavement which goes to the circular garden. Enclosed in walls about 12 feet high this is predominantly a rose garden. It has 16 square rose beds encased in low hedges. There is a red sandstone pergola in the centre over the cental pavement which is covered with Rose creepers, Petrea, Bougainvillea and Grape Vines. The walls are covered with creepers like Jasmine, Rhyncospermum, Tecoma Grandiflora, Bignonia Vanista, Adenoclyma, Echitice, Parana Paniculata. Along the walls are planted the China Orange trees.
Atop these walls are often seen vain Peacocks dancing, vying for the attention of the demure peahens