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Friday, November 1, 2013
PRICES of flowers in Dangwa Flower Market in Sampaloc, Manila went down by 20 to 30 percent on Friday amid the All Saints' Day festivities.
On November 1, prices of flowers at Dangwa were as follows:
Baby’s Breath -- From P40 per bundle down to P30-35 per bundle or P250 per kilo
Rose -- From P270/bundle to P250/bundle
Gerbera -- From P200/bundle down to P180/bundle
Malaysian Mum’s -- From P160/bundle down to P120/bundle
Anthurium -- From P700/bundle down to P650/bundle
Stargazer -- From P150/bundle down to P130/bundle
Chrysanthemum -- From P250/bundle down to P120/bundle
Orchids -- From P450/bundle to P200-300/bundle
The flowers market offers flowers at wholesale and retail prices all year round.
"Dito talaga ang bagsakan ng bulaklak kaya mas mura ang bentahan dito. Buong taon naman ganito, pero iba talaga pag may okasyon. Nag-uubos na lang kami ngayon para makauwi na kaya nagbaba na kami ng presyo," flower vendor Eulalia Cruz said.
Eulalia has been a flower vendor in Dangwa for eight years.
All Saints' and All Souls' Day are considered peak season at Dangwa as most Filipino families bring flowers to the cemetery to pay respect for their departed loved ones. (Sunnex)