Putrajaya Floria or the Royal Floria Putrajaya 2019 is Malaysia's leading annual flower and garden festival and is taking place again this year over 10 days from 30th August - 8th September 2019.
This is the 11th annual flower show and gets bigger and better every year. This garden festival is the top event in Putrajaya's busy calendar and over 1,000,000 people attended the last Floria which featured 61 showcase garden lots with 43 international participants from 23 countries.
The theme this year is orchids and bonsai following on from theme flowers used in previous years since 2007 such as Hibiscus, Heliconia, Rose, Bougainvillea, Begonia, Lily and Chrysanthemum.
It promises to be a sweet smelling event and should not be missed!
Old favourites from previous years will be here again including:
The Magic of Bonsai & Suiseki Exhibition.
Tropical Magic in a Glass (Terrarium exhibition).
International Orchid Competition.
Designer Gardens. Professional landscape architects will dazzle visitors with their creative and innovative masterpieces.
Tea Party Garden. Returning again this year is the popular lake side garden where visitors can enjoy refreshments and delicious Malaysian snacks.
Cat Pavilion.There is a cat show this year featuring exotic shorthaired and longhaired breeds and other domesticated tabbies.
Floral Pavilion is an air-conditioned indoor space for floral displays by international and local exhibitors and sponsored by several foreign embassies showcasing the flowers of their respective countries.
Garden Bazaar and Horticultural Market where visitors can buy plants, garden products, outdoor furniture, play equipment, biotech products, landscaping services and more.
Floria Arts & Crafts. A new attraction for this year are stalls selling traditional Malaysian handicraft products.
FLORIA Flavours. There will be plenty of food retailers offering cuisine from various states in Malaysia, fruit sellers and souvenir shops.
Showcase Gardens by various associations, organizations, schools, and commercial gardeners will show off their green fingers and garden design talents.
More than 300 activities will be held daily such as flower arrangement demonstrations, gardening workshops, entertainment shows, photography competition, watercolour contest and other arts and crafts events.
Ticket Prices for 2019 have been reduced and simplified (hooray!):
You can purchase tickets online through the Putrajaya Onine website.
From Friday 30th August until Sunday 8th September 2019.
From 10 am until 10pm (from 2pm on 30th).
This year the event has shifted to Taman Botani Putrajaya.
Plenty of free parking is available but expect heavy traffic and big crowds in this area.