Beautiful Tillandsia Exhibit At Hortikultura 2017

Beautiful Tillandsia Exhibit At Hortikultura 2017

The husband and wife tandem of Rene and Doreen Dofitas of Bacolod City have put up a beautiful exhibit of Tillandsias and neoregelias at the Hortikultura 2017 which is ongoing up to Feb. 15 at the Flower Garden, Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City.

Beautiful Tillandsia Exhibit At Hortikultura 2017
The Tillandsia exhibit of Rene and Doreen Dofitas at the Hortikultura 2017.
Beautiful Tillandsia Exhibit At Hortikultura 2017
RENE DOFITAS from Bacolod City, foremost Tillandsia breeder in the Philippines if not in the world. He has made thousands of crosses.

Rene is foremost bromeliad breeder, with special interest in Tillandsias. He has already created hundreds of Tillandsia hybrids of which many of which have been exported to other countries like Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Thailand and other countries.

Beautiful Tillandsia Exhibit At Hortikultura 2017
DOREEN DOFITAS will talk on exporting hybrid Tillandsia on Monday, Feb. 6, at Hortikultura 2017.

On Monday, February 6, Doreen is scheduled to conduct a lecture at the Hortikultura on “Introducing Tillandsia Hybrids in the International Market”.

Beautiful Tillandsia Exhibit At Hortikultura 2017
Close up of the white-flowered Tillansia Ehlersiana sp. in the collection of a local aficionado that has excited Rene Dofitas.
Beautiful Tillandsia Exhibit At Hortikultura 2017
A view of the whole plant of the white-flowered Tillandsia Ehlersiana sp.

By the way, Rene is particularly excited about Tillandsia Ehlersiana sp. in the collection of a local aficionado which has a pure white flower. He wants to cross it with other species in the hope of producing new crosses that will become bestsellers not only in the local but also foreign markets. He said, he has not seen the white-flowered Tillandsia in the Philippines as well as abroad.

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