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Do you who started this concept of Flower Market in Delhi? Never really thought of this? Don’t worry we also didn’t knew, until we went to one of these markets and had the curiosity to know who started this amazing concept of Flower Market or Phool Mandi. This wholesale flower market was the idea of Brij Mohan Khanagwal in 1995. You will be surprised to know that the Famous Delhi Flowers Markets does sales of a whopping Rs. 30 lakhs every day.
Tips before you go shopping for flowers
Here are some tips for shopping for flowers:
- Decide on a budget: Before you start shopping, it’s a good idea to have a budget in mind so you know how much you can spend. This will help you narrow down your options and avoid overspending.
- Consider the occasion: Think about the occasion for which you are buying the flowers. Is it a birthday, anniversary, date night, marriage, or another special event? If so, choose flowers that are appropriate for the occasion.
- Think about the recipient: Consider the person who will be receiving the flowers. Do they have any allergies or specific preferences? This will help you choose the right flowers for them.
- Choose the right arrangement: Consider the size and style of the arrangement. If you are sending flowers as a gift, a large bouquet may be appropriate. If you are decorating a space, a smaller arrangement or a potted plant may be more suitable.
- Inspect the flowers carefully: Before you make a purchase, take a close look at the flowers to ensure that they are fresh and in good condition. Look for any signs of wilting or damage, and avoid flowers that appear to be wilting or dying.
- Consider the delivery: If you are sending the flowers as a gift, consider the available delivery options. Some florists offer same-day delivery, while others may require advance notice.
- Shop around: Don’t be afraid to shop around and compare prices. Prices can vary significantly from one florist to another, so it’s worth taking the time to find the best deal.
Now that you are ready, let’s have a look at some wholesale flower market in delhi.
Flower Market in Delhi
The Delhi Flower markets are exquisitely fragrant and a visual treat, supplying flowers to a diverse range of buyers ranging from event managers, wedding planners, and designer florists to small-scale vendors.
1. Ghazipur Phool Mandi
A single rose sold by a florist in your nearby area will cost around Rs 30 but the same rose will cost you Rs 15 (or maybe less!) in Ghazipur Phool Mandi. Flowers are sold here for almost one-fourth the price of a florist who is near you, and even less when purchased in bulk. So, if you are staying nearby consider going once to this Phool Market.
It is one of the largest flower markets in the city, and it is known for its variety of flowers, including roses, marigolds, and jasmine. These flowers are brought in from all over India as well as foreign countries like Thailand, China, Holland, etc. (surprised?) Marigolds, lilies, roses, orchids, Sikkim orchids, gerberas, anthuriums, and even artificial flowers in reds, oranges, yellows, pink, blues, and whites are easily available. The market is a popular destination for flower lovers and is a hub of activity, especially during festivals and special occasions when the demand for flowers is high.
The market opens at 4 in the morning. We know it will be a little difficult to wake up early and go to the market, but getting up early and visiting the Ghazipur phool market will be worth it: it’s not just about buying flowers, but an enlightening experience in and of itself! (Don’t forget to take pictures of the fresh flowers).
Do share your experience with us if you have ever been to Ghazipur Phool Mandi!
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Where: Zorawar Singh Marg, Tis Hazari, Near Anand Vihar ISBT
Timing: Monday to Sunday; 4 am – 7 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Anand Vihar Metro station (Blue and Pink Line)
2. Connaught Place Flower Market
We know all the Delhites must be a little shocked on seeing Connaught Place on this list. But yes! CP has a flower market which is at Kharak Singh Marg’s Emporia Complex starts at 4 AM and operates till 9:00 AM. If you pass this area the fragrance of flowers such as rajnigandha, chrysanthemums, etc will definitely attract you. This market has various types of flowers that too at extremely low prices.
Types of Flowers
If you are thinking that normal roses, marigolds, and lilies are available in this market. Well, they are but apart from these, you will also find famous flowers from Thailand, China, and the Netherlands. CP Phool Mandi has the best quality Roses, Carnations, and Fowl of Heaven which are brought from cities such as Pune and Bengaluru.
This market sells a wide variety of flowers and plants, including orchids, lilies, marigolds, zebras, and eye anthuriums. Other popular flowers sold here include white wines, orange and yellow doldrums, light red colored trumpet flowers, Asiatic lilies in lemon and apple color, orchids, Rajnigandha, and large varieties of red, yellow, lemon, and light red colored Gerbera blossoms. (Some of you must have not even heard the name of the flowers!)
Oh! Let’s not forget about the wide variety of blossoms like Anthorium, Maggie, lotus, Jaffri, patti Kolkatta, which are available in the market.
A quick tip for you: When you are buying flowers make sure you bargain! That’s the only way to get a good deal! In Phool Mandi’s the cost of a flower is almost one-fourth the cost of flowers sold by the florist. This means if you purchase a zebra flower from a flower shop near you it will cost you around Rs 150 (or maybe more!) for 10 sticks but the same will cost you Rs 50-60 in Phool Mandi’s.
Where: Kharak Singh Marg’s Emporia Complex, Raja Bazar Road Area, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
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Timing: Monday to Sunday; 4 am – 9 pm
Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk Metro Station (Blue and yellow Line)
Which is the biggest flower market in India?
Mullik Ghat in Kolkata, Asia’s largest flower market, is a market full of different colors, with nearly 4,000 vendors selling it all from marigolds and roses to imported lilies. A visit to the vibrant yet chaotic Mullik Ghat/Jagannath Ghat flower market is a must when in Kolkata.
Who is the king of Flowers in India?
If you are thinking of a rose then you are right!
How many Wholesale Flower Markets are there in Delhi?
Try searching Wholesale Flower Market near me on google and the only answer you will get is Ghazipur Flower Market and Cannaught Place Flower Market.
Are you ready to sacrifice your morning sleep for the natural beauty that you can see in these Flower Markets? We bet you will thank us later!
P.S.– Let us know in the comment section what flower did you buy from these flower markets.