23 Feb2015

Sexy Yellows…

by Marketman

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I was at the Centris market in Quezon City at dawn yesterday and picked up seven stems of “sexy yellows” for just PHP200. These are more green than yellow and they are stunning on our side table in the dining room. I last wrote about these in 2011, here, and scientific names and other discussion threads in that old post are interesting if you are curious about the blooms. At any rate, this is a great example of have a a rather stunning and large, almost architectural arrangement for a very reasonable amount of money.

 

COMMENTS:

  1. Connie C says:

    Missed you there MM!….by a few minutes:) I was eyeing the same thing but opted to wait since my orchids are still in full bloom. Those “sexy yellows” and similar blooms sell very quickly and before the sun is out.

    Was at the Salcedo Market too on Saturday and now I appreciate Centris more for the variety of stuff one can buy.

    Feb 23, 2015 | 2:45 pm

     
  2. Irene says:

    I was at the Centris market early yesterday too, but in and out very quickly. :)

    Feb 23, 2015 | 4:41 pm

     
  3. JMyra says:

    How long would such plants last?

    Feb 23, 2015 | 6:51 pm

     
  4. millet says:

    stunning, indeed! and i like how you put them in two vases instead of crowding everything in one vase

    Feb 24, 2015 | 12:14 pm

     
  5. gina blanco says:

    i just love how simple yet impactful they translate in your photo.

    Feb 24, 2015 | 12:40 pm

     
  6. Natie says:

    This arrangement can last for weeks.. I have not seen yellow before.

    Feb 24, 2015 | 10:06 pm

     
  7. Sleepless in Seattle says:

    Back to our home here in the island..started a new patches of heliconias in the garden,got a lot of red and yellow,since you featured the sexy yellow..searching for them on quite a few nursery leads to nothing..hoping to find some,I guess they are not available for nursery sales ..for they such stunning flower arrangements.

    Feb 24, 2015 | 10:34 pm

     
  8. Toni says:

    Very nice! They’re so elegant. :)

    Feb 26, 2015 | 7:57 pm

     
  9. EbbaBlue says:

    They are selling pink ones on EBay .

    Feb 26, 2015 | 10:51 pm

     
 

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