Hardin ng mga Bulaklak, Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City -Philippines
Orchid Landscape Winners
3rd Place Ms. Evangeline B. ” Vangie ” Go
The landscape used old capiz window panels and driftwoods as part of the landscape . White cattleyas, ferns , Dendrobium spectabile from Papua New Guinea , Solomon islands, Irian Jaya of Indonesia , Dendrobium sanderae and Grammatophyllum multiflorum variety citrinum from the Philippines , mutant dracena and ferns added different shades of green and yellow tones to the landscape.
2nd Place- Purificacion Orchids and Ornamental Farm
This orchid landscape used Phalaenopsis orchid hybrids , Oncidium hybrids , Cattleya hybrids, Paphiopedilum hybrids , Epidendrum hybrids . Fixtures includes wooden door , steel frame, adobe stones, pebbles , old soft drink bottles.
1st Place -Susan and Manuel Lee
The orchid landscape had Dendrobium hybrids, Cattleya hybrids , Phalaenopsis hybrids, Vanda hybrids , Paphiopedilum hybrids with some native orchid species like Dendrobium uniflorum, Dendrobium sanderae , Grammatophyllum multiflorum variety citrinum , Trichoglottis rosea, Trichoglottis latisepala , native asplenium .
Ornamental Landscape Winners
3rd Place-Allied Botanical Corporation
Allied Botanical Corporation is one of the major seeds, fertilizers and fruit suppliers in the country . The landscape exhibit showcases vegetable and fruit produce like water melon, gourd , red bell peppers, tomatoes , lettuce , herbs , sunflowers, celosia ( cockcomb ) , petunia , sorghum, marigold flowers among others. ( together in the photo: Ms. Dhory Fadriquela )
2nd Place : Professor Juan ” Johnny ” Lim
Professor Johnny Lim won several coveted awards for his bonsai trees .
1st Place: Mr. Fred Salud , Mr. Tata Montilla and ” Late” Atty. Pepito Mercado
The landscape exhibit was created by Mr. Fred Salud together with Mr. Tata Montilla using the collection of cactus and succulents of the late Atty. Pepito Mercado who died just last January 2015. This is some sort of a tribute exhibit. Surprisingly, this landscape exhibit won the grand prize for the ” Best Ornamental Landscape Exhibit ” and ” ” Best Ornamental Plant in the Show “
Here are some of the noteworthy landscape exhibits in orchids and ornamental plant category.
Mr. Manuel and Ms. Susan Lee – bahay kubo ( nipa hut) inspired landscape
Philippine Orchid Society community booth
Cactus and Succulent Society of the Philippines
Philippine Bonsai Society
The landscape exhibit features collection of outstanding bonsai set in a gigantic metal frame
old chairs as additional accent
Purificacion Orchids and Ornamental Plants
This is another orchid landscape exhibit which features native orchids and rare ornamental plants
Constel Nature Garden
Architect Bimbo Vergara
These are the terracotta pots which are part of the fixtures of the landscape exhibit which combines old windows, hardwood panels , cactus and succulents
Architect Bimbo Vergara exhibit
Malvarosa Orchids and Ornamental Farm
Mr. Jun Golamco and Mr. Mike Espeso
landscape exhibit includes bromeliads, nepenthes and old drift woods.
Davao Orchid Society and Ms. Vicky Jimenez
Ms. Doreen Dofitas
Ms. Doreen Dofitas exhibit incorporated tillandsias, bromeliads , aglaonema , philodendron , ornamental plants and old logs.
Ms. Alily Galo and Mrs. Baby Alarcon
Dr. Olivia Sanchez
Dr. Olivia Sanchez from Laguna had a wide variety of ornamental plants on display . gerberas, tillandsias, bromeliads , oncidium, dendrobium, cattleya hybrids and vanda lamellata are neatly arranged
Mabuhay Orchids and Ornamental Plant Farm
Mr. Mando Cruz
Mr. Mando Cruz landscape is modern design and the use of steel and recycled materials makes this exhibit a stand-out.
Mr. Mando Cruz
a crowd drawer is the naked aztec-like goddess.
red and black ants climbing up the narra tree
Note: All photos were taken by the author
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