Commercial Stalls at Flora Filipina 2019

Commercial stalls and plant traders are the primary life blood of any trade shows. One can buy and purchase some orchids, plants, fertilizers, pots among others at the Flora Filipina 2019.

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Flora Filipina International 2019 Exposition

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Ramgo International

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Davao Adenium

Davao Adenium sells an array of tillandsias and ornamental plants.

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different kinds of Tillandsia for sale

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delegates from India

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carnivorous plants

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Ecuagenera-Ecuador

Ecuagenera-Ecuador is one of the international sellers at the expo. Within few hours after opening, most of their stocks were bought by Filipino plant and orchid collectors.

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Mabuhay Orchids

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Phalaenopsis hieroglyphica

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African violets

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Antero’s Garden

Antero’s Garden had a different array of ornamental plants, crotons, cacti and flowering orchids at their stall.

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Grammatophyllum multiflorum variety citrinum

Grammatophyllum multiflorum variety citrinum was the eye candy at this booth. The orchid with flowers were initially selling for Php 6,500 then Php 4,500, towards the end of the show it was sold to a well-known orchid trader for Php 1,500 per orchid with flowers. The orchid trader is shipping the orchids to the United States.

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kalanchoe with different colors

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Portulaca grandiflora hybrids

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Dendrobium thyrsiflorum

Ms. Vet Salvanera – Sells a variety of Philippine native orchids, Indonesian, Thailand orchids species.

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African violets

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Ten Shin Gardens- Taiwan

Ten Shin Gardens from Taiwan is another popular booth at the Flora Filipina 2019.  The company had started an online promo which gives 10% discount on all their orchids to all those who pre-order. Towards the end of the expo, the company even lowered some of the orchids on sale ( much to the delight of the buyers).

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Unigreen Booth

Unigreen Booth is another popular stall, They sells different ornamental plants, cacti, succulents and ferns.

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cacti and succulents

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white bougainvilleas

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variegated sansevieria

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rain lilies

Mr. Glanz Ang bred over 35 different kinds of rain lilies.  There is a growing demand for these flowering plants.

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Mr. Glanz Ang from Cagayan de Oro

Mr. Glanz Ang from Cagayan de Oro City sells different kind of variegated  sansevieria, bromeliads and rain lilies.

Contact : 09177061838

Flora Filipina 2019 exhibits and trade show is until March 5, 2019.

 

 

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Bougainvillea Extravaganza at Flora Filipina 2019

Bougainvilleas are flowering plants is a genus of thorny ornamental vines, bushes. The country is fortunate that we have a lot of old cultivar varieties and the flowering shrub was introduced during the Spanish colonial era.

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There are several plant stalls which specializes on this flowering plants. Some of the sellers are from Bulacan, Nueva Ecija and Rizal provinces.

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Several varieties and cultivars had been bred for the past several decades not only in the country but as well as other ASEAN countries ( particularly Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia).

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bougainvilleas , potteries and jars  for sale

We went to this booth and the seller told us that they are lucky to have brisk sales. Their three bougainvillea ( bonsai ) were reserved by an unidentified buyer. The  buyer already made a down payment few minutes before we came.

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The flowering  bougainvillea had a handsome price tag. This also have an interesting shape.

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garden set with several blooming bougainvillea cultivars

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The flowering shrub is quite popular in several latin American countries, Florida and parts of tropical Asia. I have invited three other blogger friends, but they did not stayed long at the site.

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Bougainvillea Extravaganza exhibit and commercial booths

There were about a dozen of so commercial and exhibit- The nice news is that the public will not shell out Php 50 and Php 30 entrance fees. Since this is a commercial trade fair and exhibit. Where almost anything on exhibit are for sale.

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commercial exhibit

Our group was approached by a seller and told us that even the potted plants and accents are for sale.

Try to visit Flora Filipina 2019 Expo. The show is until March 5, 2019.

Highlights of the Flora Filipina 2019 Opening

Flora Filipina 2019 which is a project by the Philippine Orchid Society in partnership with Quezon City government, Department of Tourism, Department of Agriculture with media partner Manila Bulletin had a grand opening held at the Hardin ng mga Bulaklak ( Flower Garden) area within Quezon Memorial Circle.

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international and Filipino delegates ( photo credit Mr. Norberto Bautista)

The opening was capped with a ribbon cutting ceremony around past 4:00 pm. Lion dancers with drum beaters paving a post Chinese New Year vibe at the opening.

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lion dancers

There were cultural performers dancing popular Filipino folk dances. International delegates, members, invited guests were serenaded with Filipino music.

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Allied Botanical Corporation landscape exhibit

Allied Botanical Corporation or simply called ABC presented a beautiful landscape exhibit using their popular flowering annuals, marigolds and sunflowers.

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Malvarosa landscape exhibit

The landscape exhibits have several flowering gerberas, marigolds, aglaonemas, tropical foliages, Phalaenopsis hybrid orchids, Rhyncostylis gigantea, strap leaf vandas, Dendrobiums and BLC type hybrids.

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cacti and succulent landscape exhibit ( third place)

This landscape exhibit showcases several variegated agaves, tillandsias and succulent plants. This landscape carefully used some upscale material from old wooden window panels, and utility poles among others.

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Mrs. Evangeline ” Vangie” Go landscape exhibit

Mrs. Evangeline ” Vangie” Go orchid landscape exhibit booth won several awards. The award also includes ” Best Orchid Landscape ” award.

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The orchid landscape exhibit included different orchid species and hybrids. Among the gorgeous blooming  Dendrobium anosmum ( sanggumays), Vanda lamellata,   Vanda lamellata var. boxallii, yellow and reddish flowering cattleya hybrids, strap leaf vandas. oncidiums and Epidendrums hybrids.

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Grammtophyllum multiflorum variety citrinum

Grammatophyllum multiflorum variety citrinum have hundreds of greenish yellow flowers that is a big head turner at the landscape exhibit area.

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side portion of the landscape exhibit ( photo courtesy of Mr. Jaime Chua)

The accents included old capiz window panels, wooden doors and old ceramic vases.

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The orchid landscape exhibit also use some old drift woods finished with bermuda grass and white pebbles.

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orchid landscape exhibit

This orchid landscape exhibit won second place at the competition.

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orchid landscape # 5

This orchid landscape exhibit was executed by Ms. Rona Latorre use different kinds of strap leaf vandas, oncidiums, cattleyas, Phalaenopsis orchids, ferns and old logs. This won third place in the orchid landscape exhibit.

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Indonesian themed orchid landscape ( photo courtesy of Mr. Jaime Chua)

This landscape exhibit was executed by Mr. Rudy T. Mintarto, Mr.Bagus Asharnanto and Mr.Win. They used several cut-flower orchid varieties, wooden face mask, head gear and costumes from Indonesia.

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Palawan landscape exhibit

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ornamental landscape exhibit #13

Mr. Godofredo ” Fred” Salud is the person behind this award winning “Best Ornamental Landscape” exhibit booth. He is also the person behind the Solaire Resort and Casino gorgeous lobby landscape.

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ornamental landscape

The plants included some Paphiopedilum haynaldianum with dozens of flowers, Dischidias, bromeliads,anthuriums, Alcantarea imperialis, Alcantarea odorata, Tillandsias , Dracenas, Begonias and Aglaonema hybrids.

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multi-awarded winning landscape exhibit

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award winning plants with large blue ribbons

Alcantarea imperialis c.v.” rubra”- Best Variegated Ornamental Plant, best Cultured Ornamental Plant and Best Ornamental Plant in Show- owned and exhibited by Mr. Godofredo ” Fred” Salud

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Mrs. Delia and Mr.Bong Pionela ornamental landscape exhibit

Mr. Bong Pineda executed this lovely landscape which used several flowering guzmanias, bromeliads, crotons, foxtail palms, ferns, flowering bougainvilleas and Tillandisa usneoides.

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Mrs. Delia Pionela posing for a souvenir shot ( photo credit Mrs. Delia Pionela)

Alcantarea imperialis c.v .” julietta” – Best Bromeliad in Flora Filipina 2019

For those who wish to visit the exhibit area, There is a minimal entrance fees of Php 50.00 for the general public and Php 30.00 for students, senior citizens and pwd’s with valid ID’s

Exhibit areas is open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and Flora Filipina International Exposition is until March 5, 2019.

Note: Photo credits Mr. Jaime Chua, Mrs. Delia Pionela, Mr. Norberto Bautista and the author

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Schedule of Lectures and Talks at Flora Filipina 2019

There will be daily lectures and talks from experts in the field of orchids, plants, cacti, ferns, flower arrangements and fertilization at the Flora Filipina 2019.

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The event was organized by Philippine Orchid Society Inc. in partnership with Quezon City government, Quezon City Memorial Administration, Department of Agriculture, Department of Tourism and with media partner Manila Bulletin.

The daily lecture/ talk will start from February 27 to March 5, 2019. This is to pave way for the 3- day conference that the society is hosting.

Schedule of Daily Lectures/ Talks and Seminar ( starts at 2:00 pm)

February 27 Basic Orchid Growing- Mr. Andres “Jun” Golamco Jr.

February 28 Cacti and Succulent Propagation – Mr. Lino Rom

March 1 Introduction to Native Trees- Ms. Cel Tungol

March 2 New Trends in Flower Arrangement- Floral Designers’ Circle of the Philippines

March 3 Fern Gardening in the Philippines -Mr. Anthony Arbias

March 4 Controlling Pest and Diseases in Orchid -Mr. Norberto Bautista

March 5 Sowing and Planting Enchanting Flowers in Pots- Allied Botanical Corporation

Venue of the talks/ lecture will at the pavilion area in Hardin ng mga Bulaklak ( Flower Garden) within Quezon Memorial Circle facing East Avenue entrance.

Since the venue of the lecture and seminar is inside the exhibit area- There is a minimal entrance fees of Php 50 general public and Php 30 for students, senior citizens and people with disabilities with valid Id’s ( as mandated by law).

 

 

Schedule of Flora Filipina 2019 Conference

Flora Filipina 2019 Conference is one on the parallel event that the Philippine Orchid Society in partnership with Quezon City government, Quezon Memorial Circle management, Department of Tourism, Department of Agriculture with sponsorship from Del Monte, Philippines, Villar Sipag Foundation, Allied Botanical Corporation and Manila Bulletin as one of the media partners.

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I have posted an article few months ago, with an old poster. There will also a commercial bazaar area, exhibition, conference and farm tours.

There will be a special opening on February 23, 2019 which is for members of the society, invited guests , foreign delegates and special media accredited invites.

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This will be followed by a 3-day scientific conference with the theme “Achieving Global Competency in Floriculture” from February 24 to 26 at the Brentwood Suites,Brentwood Suites, #6 Dr. G. Garcia Street, Barangay Paligsahan, Quezon City 1003 Philippines.

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Three main groups of the exhibition and conference includes the Bonsai and Suiseki, Boungainvillea and the Floriculture Industry.

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There will be a special package rate of Php 6,500 if one is planning to attend the 3-day event with inclusive of handouts, morning and afternoon snacks. lunch and certificate of attendance.

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Bonsai and Suiseki – Php 1,300 Early Bird Rates / Php 1,500 Regular

Boungainvillea -Php 1,500 Early Bird Rates / Php 2,000 Regular

Floriculture Industry -Php 2,500 Early Bird Rates / Php 3,000 Regular

Try to call any of the contact information at the e-poster from 8:00 am till 5:00 pm Mondays to Saturdays.

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Contact Persons: Miss Jenny F. Rivera / Mr. Jiffy Alegre POS Secretariat

Roving Landline( +632)  957-35-24 Cellphone  (+63) 917-8485468 / (+632) 929-44-25 /  Email: philorchidsociety@gmail.com

Office Address1: Quezon City Hall Orchidarium Area / Lagoon Area Garden, East Avenue corner Elliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City

Office Address 2: Unit 209 Delsa Mansion, 44 Scout Borromeo corner Scout Torrillo Streets, Barangay South Triangle 1103 Quezon City.

Note: For those who wanted to visit the exhibition area, There will be a minimal entrance fees of Php 50.00 general public and Php 40.00 for students, senior citizens and PWD with valid ID’.

There are daily lectures, talks and program which starts at 2:00pm