Flores Para Los Muertos (Flowers for the Dead) was a joint project between of Pino Art Museum, Davies Paints, Boysen and the Manila city government last October 6, 2019.
butterflies and birds
Caesalpinia pulcherrima is a flowering shrub introduced to the country during the Spanish colonial regime.
Locally called peacock flower, caballero, bulaklak ng paraiso or paradise flower.
hibiscus or gumamela
lilium hybrid or commonly called star gazer
There were at least 300 creative artists from Ilocos Sur, Tarlac, Bulacan and Rizal provinces volunteered to come together and paint this mural.
hydrangeas or milflores
Mr. Ferdie Montemayor ( artist) spearheaded in organizing the volunteers, together with other artists from the Pinto Art Museum.
looked like santan or ixora
The team managed to paint the whole mural in just 10 hours which included 3rd district Congressman John Marvin ” Yul Servo” Nieto.
bird of the paradise
Managed to visit the wall few days after they painted the perimeter walls of the Manila North Cemetery.
This also gives more time for the paint to age and the art work to mature.
toucan and butterflies
The project hoped to brighten the bare white wash walls of the cemetery which borders Manila and Quezon City.
Zanthedeschia hybrid and Rapidophora leaves
The wall paintings is located along the 500 meters perimeter wall along Andres Bonifacio Avenue.
According to a long time resident of the area, The local government should also improve on the street lighting along the stretch of the avenue.
Vanda sanderiana and hybrids
Phalaenopsis hybrid aka moth orchids
The most popular flowers which the artists painted were orchids, hibiscus ( gumamela), tulips, anthuriums and bougainvilleas.
The public is also advise not to put graffiti or destroy the wall painting.