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People throng a flower market during the ongoing Durga Puja festival, in Chennai.

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A man looks at the marigold garlands before buying during the Maha Saptami of Durga Puja, in Guwahati.

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Flower vendors at a wholesale flower market during Durga Puja celebrations, in Kolkata.

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Garland vendors wait for customers during the ongoing Shardiya Navratri festival, at a wholesale market in Prayagraj.

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A man collects water lily in a canal, in Nadia district.

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People buy flowers ahead of the Varalakshmi Vrath festival at Rajiv Gandhi Flower Market in Vijayawada.

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A lotus flower, election symbol of BJP party, blooms in a pond, at BJP HQ in New Delhi.

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Vendors carrying plastic bags filled with jasmine flowers wait for customers along a road, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Thanjavur.

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A farmer picks lotus flowers from a pond on the eve of World Environment Day, in Ghaziabad. World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year by the United Nations to stimulate global awareness on environmental issues.

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Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi (L) showers flower petals as a tribute to the contribution of frontline workers in India's fight against COVID-19, in Bengaluru.

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Medics hold flowers as they pose for photographs during an event to pay tribute to the contribution of the frontline workers in India's fight against COVID-19, in Bengaluru.

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A view of flowers blooming at India Gate during the nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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BJP workers shower flowers petals to felicitate the Punjab police personnel for their work during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Amritsar.

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A roadside flower vendor waits for customers, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Srinagar.

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Police personnel conduct a flag march to urge citizens to stay at home during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Residents shower flower petals on police personnel as they conduct a flag march to urge citizens to stay at home during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Cattles feed on leftover flower stock during the nationwide lockdown, in wake of coronavirus pandemic, at flower market in Ghaziabad.

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Farmers collect Chrysanthemum flower to sell in market at Ranaghat

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Farmer plucks Aster flower to sell in market at Ranaghat

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Chrysanthemum flowers bloom in a garden at Ranaghat, Nadia District.

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A woman plucks Chrysanthemum flower from a garden at Ranaghat, Nadia District.

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Tuberose at a flower field at Ranaghat, Nadia District.

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Farmers working in flower field, at Ranaghat, Nadia District.

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A woman plucks marigold flower from a garden at Ranaghat, Nadia District.

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Farmer working in flower field, at Ranaghat, Nadia District.

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Farmer plucks flower at Ranaghat, Nadia District of West Bengal

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Farmer plucks Aster flower at Ranaghat, Nadia District of West Bengal

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Farmer working in a flower garden at Ranaghat, Nadia District of West Bengal

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Flowers bloom in a garden at Ranaghat, Nadia District of West Bengal

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Children run near tulips in full bloom at the Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. The Mughal Gardens will open for the general public from Feb. 5 to March 8, 2020.

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A view of the Ring Garden at the Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. The Mughal Gardens will open for the general public from Feb. 5 to March 8, 2020.

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Flowers in bloom at the Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. The Mughal Gardens will open for the general public from Feb. 5 to March 8, 2020.

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Dahlia flowers at the Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. The Mughal Gardens will open for the general public from Feb. 5 to March 8, 2020.

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Dahlia flowers at the Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. The Mughal Gardens will open for the general public from Feb. 5 to March 8, 2020.

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Fireworks are set off as scores of people wait pick free tulips on Dam Square in front of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on national tulip day which marks the opening of the 2020 tulip season.

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Scores of people pick free tulips on Dam Square in front of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam, Netherlands on national tulip day which marks the opening of the 2020 tulip season.

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Vendors sell flowers and garlands for the festival of Diwali, in Agra.

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A vendors sell flowers at Ghazipur flowers market, in New Delhi.

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Vendors wait for customers at the Ghazipur Wholesale Flower Market in New Delhi.

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People purchase flowers at a wholesale flower market, during Diwali festival in New Delhi.

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People purchase flowers during Diwali festival at Ghazipur flowers market, in New Delhi.

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People purchase garlands at a wholesale flower market, during ongoing Durga puja festival in Kolkata.

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A view of a wholesale flower market on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi, in Kolkata.

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Members of the Belgian Royal Stilt group perform during the 50th Debrecen Flower Festival in Debrecen, Hungary. This is one of the country's major national holidays when Hungarians commemorate the foundation of their state and its founder King St Stephen.

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A royal elephant made of flowers as part of annual flower show for Independence Day at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden, in Bengaluru.

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Britain's Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge visits her "Back to Nature" show garden during the press day for the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival in East Molesey, south west London. The Duchess of Cambridge intends to highlight the benefits of the great outdoors and to inspire children, families and communities to get back to nature.

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In this picture taken with a long time exposure a woman walks under blossoms of flowering cherry trees during springlike temperatures in Erfurt, Germany.

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A young woman poses with a sun hat in front of cherry blossoms in Bonn, Germany.

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Callie Zhang, 7, walks among the blossoming cherry trees during a family visit to Fairmount Park in Philadelphia.

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Workers remove rogue varieties from a field of daffodils at the family-run Taylors Bulbs in Holbeach, England, with clear skies and warm Spring weather. The flower company estimate they plant over 35 million bulbs every year.

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A street vendor sells flowers to a customer in a passing vehicle on Valentines Day in Hyderabad.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind sit near a bed of tulips during a preview of the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind pose for a photograph during a preview of the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Visitors look at Rose Parade floats in Pasadena, California. Final preparations are underway for Pasadena's 130th Rose Parade on New Year's Day, which forecasters say could challenge spectators with chilly and blustery conditions as a cold Santa Ana wind event develops in Southern California.

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Mankind takes small steps, glorious leaps; all showing what we create and how beautiful they are—like the colourful topiaries at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea flower show

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Flower blossom at Parliament house during the winter season in New Delhi.

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A flower vendor sits among the bags of Marigold flowers at Ghazipur flower market ahead of Diwali festival, in New Delhi.

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A worker sits among Marigold flowers at Ghazipur flower market ahead of Diwali festival, in New Delhi.

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Vendors put lotus flowers on display for customers during the ongoing Durga puja festival, in Kolkata.

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An aerial view of a wholesale flower market during the ongoing Durga puja festival, in Kolkata.

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The Brussels Flower Carpet, laid out in its entirety, on the Grand Place in Brussels. More than 500,000 flowers were used to create the Latin American theme, devoted to the Mexican region of Guanajuato which has an exceptionally rich culture and flower tradition.

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Vendors selling floral garlands wait for customers at a wholesale market in Bangalore.

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A worker gives final touches to a 'MBT Arjun' tank model as a part of the annual Independence Day flower show at Lalbagh botanical garden, in Bengaluru.

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In this photo provided by the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens shows the Amorphophallus titanum or "Corpse Flower" at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. The so-called corpse flower known for the rotten stench it releases appeared close to blooming.

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Roxanne Anderson and her daughter, Raelin, 6, react as a corpse flower blooms at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The garden's staff nicknamed the flower "Putricia" for its putrid smell, which is often compared to rotting meat. The flower is opening for the first time since it was planted in 2000.

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Wild narcissus flowers (narcissus radiiflorus) in full bloom are pictured in a field near Les Avants above Montreux, Switzerland.

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Wild narcissus flowers (narcissus radiiflorus) in full bloom are pictured in a field near Les Avants above Montreux, Switzerland. The striking white areas created by these flowers in bloom from early May to the end of June is often referred to as the "snow of May".

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Vincent Chen, of Miami, Florida, take photos of tulips at the RoozenGaarde Display Garden during the final day of the Tulip Festival in Mount Vernon, Washington.

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People enjoy the warm weather and gather to see 120'000 tulips of 300 varieties in full bloom at the tulip festival in the "Parc de l'Independance" in Morges, Switzerland.

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People walk among the rows of tulips during the Chilliwack Tulip Festival in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada.

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A view of a field of tulips in bloom, near the village of East Winch, Kings Lynn in Norfolk, England.

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A worker tends to flowers in a field of tulips in bloom, near the village of East Winch, Kings Lynn in Norfolk, England.

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A visitor picks flowers in a tulip field, planted by a Dutch couple to recreate a tradition existing in the Netherlands where you can choose and buy your tulips, in Cornaredo, near Milan, Italy. Dutch couple Edwin Koeman, and Nitsuje Wolanios planted some 350,000 tulips of 312 different varieties in a field outside Milan, which opened to public on March and will remain open for three or four weeks, depending on the blooming time of the tulips.

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Azaleas are in full bloom at Nagushiyama Park in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, southwestern Japan. Some 100,000 different kinds of azaleas are blooming in spring period at the park.

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A woman takes selfie in the blooming tulips at the Hibiya park in Tokyo.

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Tulip flowers in bloom at Asia's largest Tulip garden on the foothills of Zabarwan range overlooking world famous Dal Lake, in Srinagar

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Tulip flowers in bloom at Asia's largest Tulip garden on the foothills of Zabarwan range overlooking world famous Dal Lake, in Srinagar

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Tulip flowers in bloom at Asia's largest Tulip garden on the foothills of Zabarwan range overlooking world famous Dal Lake, in Srinagar

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Visitors gather for flower viewing at Shinjuku Gyoen national garden in Tokyo, as cherry blossom flowers are at full bloom.

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A woman takes a picture of the cherry blossom at Chidorigafuchi in Tokyo

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Visitors take a selfie on her visit to Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, believed to be Asia's largest tulip garden, in Srinagar

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A squirrel feeds from a Palash flower in bloom in New Delhi

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A Purple Sun bird flies off from yellow bell flowers in bloom, in New Delhi

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Flower nursery (Sunder Nursery) at Nizamuddin Basti, Delhi.

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An Afghan woman holds a bouquet of roses as she leaves a flower shop on Valentine's Day in Kabul.

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Employee Jenny Forgie works on an orchid display at Kew Gardens in London. The 23rd annual Orchid Festival is the first one with a Thailand theme, 66 volunteers worked on the 6,950 exhibited orchids. The festival is open from Feb. 10, 2018 until March 11, 2018.

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A group of woman pose for a photograph in front of a floral replica of Indragiri Hill with a 15-ft statue of Bahubali displayed during the Republic Day Flower Show at Lal Bagh botanical garden in Bengaluru.

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Floral replica of Indragiri Hill with a 15-ft statue of Bahubali put on display during the Republic Day Flower Show at Lal Bagh botanical garden in Bengaluru.

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Farmers pick marigold flowers at a farm in Salem district of Tamil Nadu.

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Hundreds of Victoria Cruziana plants float over the Salado river water in Piquete Cue, near Limpio, on Asuncion's outskirts, Paraguay. This water lily that grows up to 2 meters wide, was according to locals believed to be extinct in the area.

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Hundreds of Victoria Cruziana plants float over the Salado river water in Piquete Cue, near Limpio, on Asuncion's outskirts, Paraguay. This water lily that grows up to 2 meters wide, was according to locals believed to be extinct in the area.

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Vendors sell marigold flower garlands, commonly used to decorate homes and perform rituals, during Diwali festival in Allahabad.

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A view of wholesale flower market on the eve of Goddess Kali Puja and ahead of Diwali festival, in Kolkata.

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Vendors await customers at wholesale flower market in Kolkata.

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A member of the Olinyolotl dance group of Mexico performs during the 48th Debrecen Flower Festival in Debrecen, 226 kms east of Budapest, Hungary.

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The Feeling dance group of Hungary performs during the 48th Debrecen Flower Festival in Debrecen, 226 kms east of Budapest.

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A flower composition is seen during the 48th Debrecen Flower Festival in Debrecen, 226 kms east of Budapest. The inscription reads: "We serve the mobility of tomorrow".

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A flower composition is seen during the 48th Debrecen Flower Festival in Debrecen, 226 kms east of Budapest, Hungary.

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A flower composition is seen during the 48th Debrecen Flower Festival in Debrecen, 226 kms east of Budapest, Hungary.

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A flower composition is seen during the 48th Debrecen Flower Festival in Debrecen, 226 kms east of Budapest, Hungary.

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