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Karnataka’s Mandalpatti Hills Witnessed The Growth of Rare Neelakurinji Flowers

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For the residents of Kodagu, this summer has brought a special kind of allure as the region is booming with Neelakurinji Flowers. Also known as Kurinji, these flowers have grown in Mandalpatti Hills in the district of Kodagu, adding a distinctive charm to this place. While the entire region is blessed with this natural beauty, Kote Betta and Kumara Parvatha are the two hillocks that have been experiencing the most abundant flowering of Kurinji for the past few days. These flowers belong to a shrub that is particularly found in the Shola forests of the Western Ghats in Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu. Most of these species have a unique flowering cycle, resulting from an annual to a 16-year blooming cycle. The Kurinji Flowers at Kodagu have grown after 12 years.The flowers were first spotted first around early August when the entire region was covered by a purple blanket of flowers.As the days following, more Hills will be covered by these rare flowers. The sight is expected to remain till the end of September.

Not just the natives but the tourists are equally excited to visit this natural wonder. People from different parts of the country are believed to make their way to the Mandalpatti hills to catch a glimpse of this exquisite beauty. The Kurinji flowers grow at the height of 1,300 – 2,400 metres, making the region one of the most favourite destinations in Karnataka. There has been a significant increase in the number of trekkers who are planning to visit Kodagu to elevate the overall experience of their tour.

According to the residents, this is an extraordinary sight after several years as the monsoon has been generous this year, creating this beautiful landscape. There’s no doubt that Karnataka is one of the most naturally dense states in the country, and the appearance of Neelakurinji flowers has added to its beauty.

For the residents of Kodagu, this summer has brought a special kind of allure as the region is booming with Neelakurinji Flowers. Also known as Kurinji, these flowers have grown in Mandalpatti Hills in the district of Kodagu, adding a distinctive charm to this place. While the entire region is blessed with this natural beauty, Kote Betta and Kumara Parvatha are the two hillocks that have been experiencing the most abundant flowering of Kurinji for the past few days. These flowers belong to a shrub that is particularly found in the Shola forests of the Western Ghats in Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu. Most of these species have a unique flowering cycle, resulting from an annual to a 16-year blooming cycle. The Kurinji Flowers at Kodagu have grown after 12 years.The flowers were first spotted first around early August when the entire region was covered by a purple blanket of flowers.As the days following, more Hills will be covered by these rare flowers. The sight is expected to remain till the end of September.

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Not just the natives but the tourists are equally excited to visit this natural wonder. People from different parts of the country are believed to make their way to the Mandalpatti hills to catch a glimpse of this exquisite beauty. The Kurinji flowers grow at the height of 1,300 – 2,400 metres, making the region one of the most favourite destinations in Karnataka. There has been a significant increase in the number of trekkers who are planning to visit Kodagu to elevate the overall experience of their tour.

According to the residents, this is an extraordinary sight after several years as the monsoon has been generous this year, creating this beautiful landscape. There’s no doubt that Karnataka is one of the most naturally dense states in the country, and the appearance of Neelakurinji flowers has added to its beauty.

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