The 35-tonne Mickey is made up of nearly 100,000 plants and flowers.
Dubai Miracle Garden is an Instagram-buff’s dream day out, with its many oversized floral sculptures (including a floral A380) making the perfect social media fodder.
There’s a new contender for most picturesque point in the park: an 18-metre Mickey Mouse sculpture has just been put up at the garden in Barsha South.
The record-breaking topiary (it’s officially the tallest supported topiary structure, according to Guinness World Records) weighs almost 35 tonnes. It’s made up of close to 100,000 plants and flowers, including white petunia, red petunia, white geranium, yellow viola, zinnia marigold and green alternanthera. It’s supported by a 7-tonne steel structure (that stands on a 50-tonne concrete foundation)…[READ MORE]