featured plant in beautiful containers ( photo courtesy: Dr. Ben Vergara)
“Flores de Mayo” is the theme of the flower and garden show in Los Baños this coming April 25 to May 4, 2014. Flowering annuals and shrubs will be highlighted.
Kalanchoe blossfeldiana -peach colored
New in the Philippine market are several new cultivars of Kalanchoe blossfeldiana.
They will be for sale at the garden show. The latest cultivars in the market are the multi-petalled types with flowers lasting for two to three months on the plant.
white and multi-petal form
Kalanchoe blossfeldiana is an evergreen, succulent and herbaeceous perennial.
There are about 120 Kalanchoe species all over the world most of them are native to Madagascar.
Orchids will take center stage since the Los Baños Horticulture Society is honoring the most successful entrepreneur in our group – Ms. Lita Ibarra. Her Gintong Talulot garden has specialized in orchids – Vandas and Dendrobiums.
The same cultivar was featured in the recent Hong Kong Flower Show