Give your loved one a delightful bunch from these flower stores!
When it comes to gift-giving, flowers are a no-fail option no matter what the occasion is. They are as beautiful as they are versatile, and there are endless ways to arrange them. A classic flower market in the metro is Dangwa. While it is a good place for fresh and affordable flowers, you may find yourself surrounded by an ocean of people searching for the same thing, and the next thing you know, there will be none left for you.
Fortunately, Dangwa isn’t the only place where you can get fresh and affordable flowers! Metro Manila is home to various flower markets other than Dangwa, from one-stop flower shops to wet markets with florists, and this list shows where you can find them and what they have in store for you. Check out five places and markets in the metro where you can purchase gorgeous blossoms!
Location:Fiesta Market, Market! Market!, McKinley Parkway, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Sundays to Thursdays, 10:00 AM TO 9:00 PM
Fridays to Saturdays, 10:00 AM TO 10:00 PM
At Market! Market!, you won’t run out of flower shops to choose from!
Images: Market! Market! Facebook Page
Home to various flower markets, Market! Market! is a one-stop flower shop for those who are looking for a clean and convenient place to buy blossoms. There are over 60 flower shops in the market, including Saint Jo Flowers and Santibañez Flower Shop. You can either buy and take home flowers or hire a florist for special events like weddings and debuts. Make the most out of your visit by heading down to the flea market to score fresh fruits and vegetables for an affordable price!
How to get to Market! Market!: From MRT3-Ayala Avenue Station, get on a BGC bus with an East Express route and get off at the Market! Market! BGC bus terminal. Depart onto the PUV Loading Area and walk until you reach Market! Market!
Here’s an affordable place to purchase fresh blossoms! Situated across the Farmer’s Market in Quezon City is the Farmer’s Garden. It offers various cut flowers and plants such as sunflowers, marigolds, and mums. The market is also home to passion fruit vines, Medinilla magnifica, and other exotic plants. What makes this market a go-to spot is that the flowers being sold here are arguably cheaper. For as low as PhP500, you can already have an abundant, color-infused bouquet!
How to get to Farmer’s Garden: Ride the MRT3-Taft Avenue Station and get off at Cubao Station. Exit the station and walk along Farmer’s footbridge. Turn left onto General Roxas, left on EDSA, and left on Gen. MacArthur. Finally, turn right onto the service road until you reach Farmer’s Garden.
Their roses are arranged with other kinds of flowers, giving it a sweet and pleasing look.
Image: Flower Bloom Facebook Page
Also known as Pasig Palengke (public market), Pasig City Mega Market is a place where you’ll find flowers with prices that are at an all-time low. The market features stalls and stalls of flower vendors from which you can buy lovely flower arrangements for PhP500. Flowers in small pots are also available for those who are looking for a more affordable bunch.
How to get to Pasig City Mega Market: Take the MRT3-Taft Avenue Station and get off at Shaw Boulevard. Exit the station and ride a jeepney with a Pasig-Palengke route. Get off at Parklea Center and walk until you reach Pasig City Mega Market.
4. Marikina City Flower Shop
Location:Captain Venciong Street, Marikina City
Flower vendors at the Marikina Public Market are lined up accordingly at the city’s Flower Shop.
Image: Marikina Government Website
Surrounded by terrains filled with lush greenery, Marikina’s geography makes it the perfect place to grow fresh flowers. Its very own public market is home to the Marikina City Flower Shop, a place where you can find almost all kinds of local blossoms in numerous colors and sizes. The vendors can curate different flower arrangements, flower hand bouquets, and even flower stands for all occasions.
How to get to Marikina City Flower Shop: Take the LRT2 and get off at Cubao Station. Exit the station and ride a jeepney or an FX with a Calumpang, Parang Fortune, or SSS Village route which will all take you the Marikina City proper. Walk along W.C. Paz where the Marikina Public Market/Marikina City Flower Shop is located.
5. Salcedo Community Market
Location:Jaime C. Velasquez Park in Salcedo Village, Makati City
The flowers at the Salcedo Community Market are throbbing with bright colors.
Image: Salcedo Community Market
In the heart of Makati City stands the Salcedo Community Market. The place boasts a diverse array products, including fresh and colorful blooms. Flowers like orchids and even other indoor plants like cacti are only some of the many items that you can take home. Salcedo Community Village is only open during Saturdays from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM. If you’re planning to visit the place, it is recommended to go during the early morning or near closing time to avoid large crowds.
How to get to Salcedo Community Market: From the MRT3-Ayala Avenue Station, ride a bus with a Malanday-NAIA via EDSA McArthur Buendia Ayala route and get off at Paseo de Roxas-Ayala Avenue Intersection. Walk towards L.P. Leviste until you reach Salcedo Village. The Salcedo Community Market is located in Salcedo Village.
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Turn your “gloom” into “bloom” and have fun exploring these flower markets in Manila!
About Antonette Louise Guiao
Antonette is a writer, a night owl, an extrovert, and a BTS ARMY. Her spare time is consumed by drawing digital vector art, sleeping, binge-watching Netflix series, and learning how to cook. An adventurer by heart, she aspires to travel the world with her family, try extreme outdoor activities, and taste all sorts of food in different countries.
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