Garden decoration at Orman Park. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh Garden decoration at Orman Park. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh

Orman Park holds its 85th annual flower exhibition

Sun, Apr. 15, 2018
CAIRO – 15 April 2018: Spring is finally here and Orman Park is holding its 85th annual flower exhibition, which began on March 20 and ends on April 24.

Different flowers, Rosa, Tulipa, Ranunculus. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt TodayMariam Mosleh (2)
Different flowers, Rosa, Tulipa, Ranunculus. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh (2)

Different species of flowers shown at Orman Park. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt TodayMariam Mosleh
Different species of flowers shown at Orman Park. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh

Every year, the spring festival is held at the park, where many companies and institutes exhibit their plants, seeds and flowers.

The beginning of the flowerexhibition at Orman Park. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt TodayMariam Mosleh
The beginning of the flower exhibition at Orman Park. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh

View of the flower exhibition at Orman Park. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt TodayMariam Mosleh
A view of the flower exhibition at Orman Park. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh

The exhibition holds about 600 different types of plants, varying from palm trees, orchids, daisies, roses, cacti and so much more. All your garden requirements can be found at the park. Brides’ bouquets can also be designed and collected from the park.

Pink Rose representing the arrival of Spring at Orman Park. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt TodayMariam Mosleh
Pink Rose representing the arrival of Spring at Orman Park. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh

Plants to design and build your garden. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt TodayMariam Mosleh
Plants to design and build your garden. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh

The fair is not just limited to plants and flowers, as there are also animals that can be adopted, such as cats, dogs, parrots, rabbits and fish. Natural honey is also sold at the park.

Orman Park flower exhibition. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt TodayMariam Mosleh (2)
Orman Park flower exhibition. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh

Orman Park, flower and plants exhibition. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt TodayMariam Mosleh
Orman Park, flower and plants exhibition. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh

Minister of Agriculture Abd El-Moneim El Banna addressed the importance of the exhibition at both the local and international levels, where flowers, ornamental plants, fruits, and medicinal and aromatic plants are presented. He added that the exhibition effectively contributes to increasing production and exports of the sector.

Colorful and different species of flowers . Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt TodayMariam Mosleh
Colorful and different species of flowers . Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh

Red peony flowers shown at Orman Park. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt TodayMariam Mosleh
Red peony flowers shown at Orman Park. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh

The park is located in Giza Square, Dokki, east of the Nile River and west of Cairo University. It is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entrance tickets cost EGP 2 ($0.11), in addition to EGP 5 for a camera, while it costs EGP 20 if visitors park their cars inside the park.

Shishi Gashira Camellia flower. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt TodayMariam Mosleh
Shishi Gashira Camellia flower. Photo taken April 7, 2018 - Egypt Today/Mariam Mosleh
 
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