neelakurinji

What nature paints blue, tourists dab with dirt

What is it with us! As people we don’t seem to respect nature, culture, heritage and all things important to us. 

published on : 28th September 2021

Neelakurinji blooms beckon tourists, chopper rides on offer

The mass blooming of the Neelakurinji flower (Strobilanthes kunthiana) in Kodagu district is giving the much-needed boost to the state’s tourism sector.

published on : 27th August 2021

Hillocks in Kodagu bleed purple as rare Kurinji flower blossoms after 12 years

“Locally, they are called Kurinji flowers and are scientifically known as Strobilanthes kunthiana. It is true that they bloom once in 12 years,” confirmed Poovaiah, the Madikeri DCF

published on : 17th August 2021

After 12 yrs, Neelakurinji blooms in idyllic Munnar, but there are no tourists!

Though an exact figure of the overall loss incurred to Munnar is unavailable at this point, its nothing less than 750 crores, said experts.

published on : 2nd September 2018