Philippine Plant Festival 2019 Aroid Winners

Philippine Plant Festival 2019 winners in plant competition. ( partial list )

Aroid A- Aglaonema and Dieffenbachia

1st Aglaonema – Mr. Mac Pagsolingan

2nd Aglaonema -Mr. Mac Pagsolingan

3rd Aglaonema Orange Goldstar  -Mr. Mac Pagsolingan


Ariod B-Alocasia, Schismatoglottis , etc…

1st –Alocasia cuprea– owner; Architect Patricia “Wendy” Regalado

2nd – Alocasia “Low Rider” owner:  Mr. Mac Pagsolingan


3rd – Homalomena “Glory Gem” – owner: Mr. Mac Pagsolingan


Alocasia cuprea owned by Architect Patrica “Wendy” Regalado

Aroid C- Anthurium, Philodendron, Monstera, etc.


1st- Anthurium clarivegium – Mr. Ronald Salazar

2nd- Philodendron markianum – Mr. Boyet Ganigan/ Dr. Jae Silvestre



3rd – Anthurium “Golden jenmanii” -Mr. Boyet Ganigan/ Dr. Jae Silvestre

Stunning Landscape Exhibits at Philippine Plant Festival 2019

Stunning Landscape exhibits were the highlights of the Philippine Plant Festival 2019 at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Rescue Center in Quezon City.


Del’s Native Orchids and Ornamental Plants

Mrs. Delia Pionela had several ornamental plants, bromeliads, ferns, ti plants, aglaonemas and upscale use of old window panels and driftwood as additional accents to her impressive landscape exhibits.


Landscape exhibit of Mr. Noel Vincent “Botchie” Canicula together with Architect Patricia ” Wendy” Regalado

Mr. Noel Vincent “Botchie” Canicula had used several ornamental foliage, anthuriums, ti plants, ferns, alocasias, ferns, bromeliads old window panels, white stones and adobe stones to finish his landscape.


The Legends landscape exhibit included the founders Dr. Ella and Romy Gutierrez, Mrs. Remedios “Remy’ Rodis-Santelices, Ms. Edna Felipe, Ms. Baby de Leon, Mrs. Lily Javate.

The landscape exhibit included several blooming white and pink Phalaenopsis hybrids, Rhynchostylis gigantea , Dendrobium anosmum ( sanggumays) , cobra ferns, Alcantarea imperialis ,variegated bamboos with large pebbles to finish the beautiful hardscape.


Philippine Bonsai Society had several large stunning bonsai on display

Philippine Bonsai Society Inc. led by Mrs. Fely and Yumie Gupit , Bobby Gopiao among others. The group will be having their show next month at SM North EDSA skydome.


Architect Bimbo Vergara had interesting array of award winning cacti and succulents together presented in vintage wooden sala set ( probably in the late 1950’s or 1960’s).


Different tillandsia species and hybrids

Mrs. Doreen Dofitas landscape exhibit booth displayed different cobra ferns, tillandsia, bromeliads. Some of which are their own hybrids.


Los Baños Horticultural Society Inc.won 3rd place in landscape exhibit

The landscape exhibit showcases several aglaonema hybrids, caldiums , Hoya kerrii variety variegata ( sweetheart hoyas) , ferns, palms and anthuriums.


Mr. Boyet Ganigan and Dr. Jae Silvestre landscape exhibit

Mr. Boyet Ganigan and Dr. Jae Silvestre landscape exhibit won 2nd place. Their booth had several brightly colored bromeliads, variegated Alcantarea , Philodendron markianum, Anthurium “Golden Jenmanii” and ferns.


Mr. Alvin Chingcuangco and Mary Ann Fabale landscape

Mr. Alvin Chingcuangco and Mary Ann Fabale landscape used several variegated plants, bromeliads, ferns, old wood and large pebbles as accents.


an array of variegated ornamental plants and flowering plants


Winners at the Cactus and Succulent Competition at Philippine Plant Festival 2019

Philippine Plant Festival 2019 had several exciting competition and landscape exhibits. Aside from the bragging rights, The winners also received glass trophy and cash prizes.


3rd Place – Jesus Galahad Vergara – Sansevieria Boncel x Motono Kenya

2nd Place – Mr. Francis Karl Calica – Jatropha berlandieri

1st Place- Mr. Emmanuel Sionosa- Pachypodium densiflorum


Pachypodium densiflorum






Ms. Aireen Bernal won first place and third place for upscale plant scape


Table top competition winners


Philippine Plant Festival 2019- 3 Day Plant Madness SALE !

Philippine Plant Festival 2019 commercial bazaar proprietors and stall owners have a nice way to end the show.  The general public , students, garden enthusiasts, hobbyists are invited to come and visit the 3-Day PLANT MADNESS SALE.


February 1, 2 and 3, 2019 marks the BIG Discount SALE

Partial list of Sellers/ Booths that will be having their SALE

Arid Aroids  Trip to Thailand and other major
prizes sa raffle
Masitera Succulents – 3,000 soil mix packs for everyone sa
lahat ng purchase nyo sa mga tie-up sellers! Plus,
trip to Baguio for 2!
Succulents and Spikes – 10% discount; 500 pesos off on premium haworthia plants
ACLCM Landscaping Services (Mary Ann Gatoc Fabale)- Free landscaping livelihood seminar on Jan 31, 2019 at 2pm
My Piece of Earth – 15% discount
Simple Mamsy804
Tess Aguirre – 10% discount
Heston’s Arts
Agnes De Guzman Siasit – 20% discount (until Feb 5!)
Cristal Garden by Maui Cristales
Amy LastimosaP100 discount for plants priced above P500 for grafted gymnos
Michael Co Cactus Spines and Flowers – 10% discount
Karl Bernardo Calica
Chubbylit’s Cns & Blooms
Ronald Panelo


Due to the public clamor, Philippine Plant Festival 2019 is extended until February 10, 2019.

Do not forget to visit the bazaar and exhibit area, The show site is at Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Rescue Center in Quezon City.

The plant bazaar is open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm until February 10, 2019 !!!


Opening Highlights of the Philippine Plant Festival 2019

Plant lovers, garden hobbyists, celebrities, students, bloggers and media attended the successful opening of the Philippine Plant Festival 2019 within the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City.


Mrs. Remedios Rodis-Santelices


Tribu Sampaloc festival dancers

The mood was festive with dancers , drum beaters and colorful dress by members and invited guests. The opening started around past 3:00 pm with the opening messages, ribbon cutting ceremonies and tour within the landscape and commercial booths.


Tribu Sampaloc drum beaters


officers,members and invited guests of honor


members, guests and media


board of directors, members and winners of the exhibit pose for a souvenir shot


Mr. Boyet Ganigan, Marvin Agustin and Mr. Noel Vincent ” Botchie” Canicula


Mrs. Jennica Garcia- Uytingco and Mr. Noel Vincent ” Botchie” Canicula


catering services was provided by Ms. Baby de Leon


Mr. Marvin Agustin and Mr. Boyet Ganigan

Big winners is Ms. Mary Ann Gatoc Fabale and Alvin Chingcuangco

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