The many varieties of Vanda orchids that are cultivated, propagated by the Orchid Society of Davao City. They are widely available for sale at orchid/flower farms here in the city, but you can catch them in bulk and at a cheaper price at Botanical exhibits during Kadayawan Festival every August and Araw ng Davao every March.

A flower's fragrance declares to all the world that it is fertile,
available, and desirable, its sex organs oozing with nectar.  
Its smell reminds us in vestigial ways of fertility, vigor, life-force,
all the optimism, expectancy, and passionate bloom of youth. 
We inhale its ardent aroma and, no matter what our ages,
we feel young and nubile in a world aflame with desire.
-   Diane Ackerman,  A Natural History of the Senses, 1990, p. 13


  1. wow! super nice kaayo ang klase klase nga colors ate! love it!

  2. Wow! I love all your flower shots here Maam Vernz. All are awesome shots. My most favorite though is the last one with all these variety of colors.

    mine is here

  3. Davao is really known for beautiful orchids, super ganda kaya ang mahal na pagdating sa Manila.lol..
    ei Vernz kindly grab the award I got for you,see it here: http://www.josiesfiles.com/2010/08/life-is-good-award/

  4. agoy ginoo...pagka gwafa man kau ning photos nimo dire te....love it!

  5. wow, i love them allll, grabi ang ganda :)


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