A place where plants are grown and displayed for the purposes of research and education.garden spreads over 176 acres of land. It was inaugurated by Gen. (Retd.) S.F Rodrigues, former Governor of Punjab and Administrator of U.T. Chandigarh.
- Chandigarh, the ‘City Beautiful’ situated in the foothills of Shivaliks is blessed with a climate that is suitable to accommodate number of species of flora of different climatic regions. Purpose of setting up a botanical garden to conserve the flora of the region as well as those exotic and near extinct species.It is a place where plants are grown and displayed for the purposes of research and education.
This section has a collection of around 100 cactispecies. This section is spreading over an area of 10 acres. A polycarbonate
house has been made in whichvarious cactus verities collected from the Regional Plant Resource Centre have been planted.
Built in the form of Lotus with 25 sub compartment, the aquatic section spreads over an area of 0.30 acres.More than 15 exotic as well as rare aquatic plants species have been planted in this section