They are moving to a new permanent venue!
(according to Bernama news but PPj says it is not confirmed yet).
Begonias are known as "Asam Batu" in Malay.
It is named in honour of French botanist Michel Begon.
There are more than 2,000 types of begonias.
Updated: 15 Jun 2014
Below is a video of this year's Floria:
Part 1 - Highlights of Floria 2014
Part 2 - Wedding Gardens theme
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Interactive Google Map click here.
- From KLIA
- turn left to Putrajaya
- Follow Lingkaran Putrajaya all the way until Jambatan Seri Saujana (JSS)
- Turn left after JSS to Precinct 4
- Floria 2014 is near the lake overlooking JSS
- turn in to Persiaran Persekutuan
- you reach Precinct 1 (Persiaran Sallahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah)
- you can
- (a) take Lebuh Perdana Barat to Lebuh Sentosa and turn left to Perisaran Barat, continue to Lebuh Wawasan and cross the JSS, then continue through Persiaran Perdana
- (b) take Lebuh Perdana Selatan until you reach Lebuh Bestari junction, then turn right into Lebuh Bestari until you reach Persiaran Perdana
- from Persiaran Perdana, you may take any routes to Jalan Tun Abdul Razak
- continue towards Percinct 4. You may see Kementrian Kesihatan and Wisma Tani on your left and the lake on your right. Look for any routes to your right towards Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman
- Floria is along the lake overlooking JSS.
How to go to Putrajaya Floria by public transport (Bus/train/taxi):
3. Royal Garden, a resplendent tropical garden of the Malay Sultanate aglow in royal yellow will certainly be a sight to behold. Design will be based on the royal palaces in Selangor e.g. Istana Kayangan, Istana Alam Shah, Istana Darul Ehsan and Istana Jugra.
4. Wedding Gardens by government agencies and local authorities.
5. Tea Party Garden affords visitors a welcome respite in the form of a cafe in a garden setting offering various flavours of tea served with tea-time favourites.
7. Floral Pavilion is the ever popular air-conditioned indoor space for floral displays by international and local exhibitors that never fails to wow! visitors.
13. Designer Gardens by 5 landscape architects from the Institude of Landscape Architects Malaysia (ILAM) and 5 international participants.
14. School Gardens Competition - participation from 20 primary and 20 secondary schools involving students, teachers and the Parent Teacher Association (PIBG) members. Garden size is 2.5m x 2.5m
15. University Gardens Competiton - 20 universities will be competing, garden size is 5m x 5m
16. Therapy Garden - services of foot, hand and shoulder massage and reflexology
International Participation: 35 international designers and landscape architects from Australia, China, Japan, Korea, Hong ong, USA, UK, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and New Zealand will put their best design on display at the flower and garden show.