The legendary Neelakurinji blooms! (August-October 2018)
The long wait is now over! The hills of Munnar will soon be bathed in a dreamy shade of blue. The Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthianus) blooms only once in every 12 years and it sure is a sight to behold! Here, with pleasure, Kerala Tourism offers you in-depth insights into the ‘Neelakurinji Phenomenon’ through photographs of the blooming in 1982 and 1994, video clips of the Kurinji and other nearby attractions, the best routes to reach the flowering site at Rajamala, travel writers who share their experiences of having witnessed the flowering in the previous years and also scholarly articles on preserving the endangered Kurinji as well.