A rich visual treat awaits flower lovers in the city at the Flower Show -2011 which will get under way at the Kanakakkunnu palace grounds on Friday.

The 39 {+t} {+h} ‘Pushpotsavam' will be inaugurated by Fisheries Minister S. Sarma at 4 p.m. At 4.30 p.m., Minister for Ports Surendran Pillai will inaugurate the flower show arranged at Kanakakkunnu. V. Sivankutty, MLA, will then inaugurate the aquarium show put up at the Sooryakanthi fair grounds. Visitors can purchase entry tickets from the SBT counter put up at the entrance to the palace from 4 p.m.