‘Cotton Candy’ flowers

These are the fragile-looking lavender flowers of the  ‘Cotton Candy’. The blooms are less than 1 cm wide, supported by the tough peach bracts and grayish-green leaves of the Tillandsia stricta.

Basura Exotica

I went to an Agri-Fair 2011 here in Tubod, Lanao del Norte yesterday and saw a lot of nice displays of the ‘beauty and bounty’ of the province. I particularly stopped by the shell-themed booth of  Bacolod, LDN.; it featured recycled materials such as plastic bottles and paper as handmade jewelry and accessory or as decorative…

Red Fruits

I’ve been told that this plant is medicinal. Alas, its name and its uses slip the mind of my informant. No pressure because this plant seems to thrive if left on its own.