Thousands of flowers are found in full blossom at the flower show. Apart from this one lakh flowers were used to make a model of the Mettur dam as the centre piece of the flower show.
The flower show, that is an annual affair followed religiously by the authorities of the Ooty Botanical Garden, draws crowds from all over the country. This being summer vacation for schools and colleges it is common to find whole families visiting Ooty during the flower show time.
The Queen of Hill Stations is also popular among honeymooning couples.