Flora Filipina 2019 is an international gardening event organized by the Philippine Orchid Society in close partnership with Quezon Memorial Circle administration, Quezon City government, Department of Tourism, Department of Agriculture, Villar Sipag and other affiliated plant societies.
Flora Filipina 2019 poster
Other partner organization also includes Del Monte, Philippines and Manila Bulletin.
The first one was staged at the historic San Ignacio Church ruins and clam shell pavilion within Intramuros in 2006, followed by 2009 within Quezon Cityhall sunken lagoon, then at Hardin ng mga Bulaklak ( HB Flower Garden ) in 2012 and 2015.
This will be the 5th time that Flora Filipina will be held from February 22 to March 5, 2019. 2019 theme is ” Discover the Philippine Greening Economy”
Highlights of the 2019 Flora Filipina Exposition
1.) Trade Bazaar– 150 to 200 trade bazaar by plant sellers and growers from different parts of the country.
2.) Landscape Exhibition ( orchids, ornamental plants, cacti and succulents, bonsai, ikebana-ikenobo, freestyle flower arrangement, urban vertical garden, herbs and flowering annuals on display
3.) Individual Plant and Orchid competition – the public can have a chance to see the award winning plants and orchids.
4.) Horticultural Farm and Heritage tours– there will be some organized tours within Metro Manila and nearby provinces.
5.) International Conference– local and international guest speakers in different field of expertise will be there to share their experiences and present their papers.
6.) Tourism – There are between 10,000 to 15,000 visitors expected to come and visit 5th International Flora Filipina 2019 exposition in Quezon City.
7.) Daily Lectures and Talks– There will be some daily lectures and seminars to be conducted at the show site.
Note: Based on the 2015 Flora Filipina Exposition- There was a minimal entrance fees of Php 50 general public and Php 40 for students, senior citizens and pwd.
The lectures/ seminar series is not yet posted, conference venue and speakers is still to be posted.
Contact Persons : Ms. Jenny F. Rivera or Mr. Jiffy Alegre ( Philippine Orchid Society Secretariat) 0917-8485468 / 929-44-25 / 957-35-24
Office Address: Quezon Cityhall Sunken Garden and Unit 209 Delsa Mansion, 44 Scout Borromeo corner Scout Torrillo Streets, Barangay South Triangle 1103 ( by appointment)