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.
There are several plant stalls which specializes on this flowering plants. Some of the sellers are from Bulacan, Nueva Ecija and Rizal provinces.
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).
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.
The flowering bougainvillea had a handsome price tag. This also have an interesting shape.
garden set with several blooming bougainvillea cultivars
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.
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.
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.