Exotic flowers embellish #GoldenTemple complex 

Manas Mandal, who has come to supervise the flower decoration, said around 10 truck loads of flowers have been arranged for decorating the shrine complex. Some of these flowers have a shelf life of 15 days to six months.Around 180 artists from Calcutta, Mathura, New Delhi and UP have come to design the flower arrangement. Hundreds of quintals of at least 25 varieties of flowers, including hydrangea macrophylla, black orchid, cymbidum, daizy and penelope poppy, were being used for the purpose.

Source: Exotic flowers embellish Golden Temple complex : The Tribune India