Situated in the heart of Ooty town, this garden has been beautifully laid out in terraces with rose tunnels, pergolas and bowers with rose creepers. To commemorate  the  centenary Flower   Show,   the  Rose   Park  was  established  at  Vijayanagaram in Udhagamandalam  covering  an  area  of   4  hectares   in  five  terraces.  Today this garden has the largest collections of roses in the country   like  Hybrid Tea Roses, miniature rose, Floribunda, Ramblers, roses of unusual colours like black and green are some of the more than 3,000 varieties of roses that will captivate your senses. The   Rose  Garden  is  situated  in  slopes  of  the  Elk  Hill.

The Rose varieties planted in this park were assembled from different sources. The ‘Nila Maadam’ is located in a spot from where viewers can see the entire rose garden.

This garden is maintained by Tamil Nadu Horticulture Department. It has also received the as “Garden of Excellence” by the World Federation of Rose Societies (WFRS) in 2006. So far, only 15 rose gardens in different parts of the world have been awarded the `garden of excellence’ certificates and presented with plaques