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Valley of Flowers National Park is an Indian national park, located at a height in West Himalaya. It is renowned for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora found there. It is located in Uttarakhand state

Ginger Lilies (hedychium coronarium): Hedychium coronarium (white garland-lily or white ginger lily) is a perennial flowering plant originally from the Himalayas region of Nepal and India. It was introduced in Brazil in the era of slavery, brought to the country by African slaves who used its leaves as mattresses, and is now so common that it is considered an invasive plant. It is also considered an invasive species in Hawaii. The white ginger lily is known as dolan champa दोलन चम्पा in…

Dactylorhiza (as named by Necker ex Nevski, 1937), commonly called marsh orchid or spotted orchid, is a genus of flowering plants in the orchid family (Orchidaceae)....They are distributed throughout the subarctic and temperate northern hemisphere: in Europe, from Scandinavia to North Africa; also on Madeira, Iceland, West Asia, North Asia, the Himalayas, North America and Alaska. http://en.wikipedia.org

Androsace lanuginosa (Rock Jasmine) - This groundcover from the Indian Himalayas only grows to 4" tall, but it bears very fragrant light pink blooms from July til September and its woolly leaves will be evergreen through at least zone 5. It needs very poor soil (even growing on a stone wall) and, given its cold region origins, also needs summer afternoon protection where it gets especially hot.