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Westin Philippine Plaza (now Sofitel Philippine Plaza) Flower arrangement of Heliconia wagnerana or Bird-of-Paradise Decoration for the ballroom - banana-like plant to 1.2 m long. Leaves are green, oblong, to 1.8 m long and to 30 cm wide. Inflorescence is erect and sessile; bracts are to 20, overlapping, 2-ranked, deep pink to pale crimson-cream at the base and with greenish edge. Flowers are white with dark green tips.
Vriessea carinata -A showy herb to 30 cm. leaves are to 20 cm long and 1.5 cm wide, green; scape is obliquely erect. Inflorescence is a flattened spike, longer than the leaves; bracts are deep yellow, to 5cm long. Makati Shangrila
-Decoration -to maximize dead spaces CHRYSANTHEMUM INDICUM MANZANILLA/ ROSAS DE JAPON Perennial, stoloniferous herb, to 1m tall. Leaves are alternate, ovate to oblong-ovate, to 8cm long, with pinnately cleft margins. Leaf surface is felty gray beneath. Flower head is about 2.5 cm across, in loose terminal corymbs. Disc and ray flowers are yellow. Fruit is a somewhat winged, nearly cylindrical, ribbed achene.
Makati Shangrila -Focal point - traffic flow -Absorbs pollutants
Makati Shangrila A bonsai plant in the bathroom -Decoration -Livens up the room -A homey feeling in a luxurious room
Makati Shangrila Inside the Rizal Ballroom A potted palm tree -Gives charm to the room -Can be used to absorb unwanted noise
Makati Shangrila Accent pieces on top of dining and console tables. - Can improve air quality
Diamond Hotel Palmera -Decorative -Fills empty spaces -Improves air quality in the room -Absorbs unwanted noise
Rhapis Palm Rhapis excelsa - Suckering and clustering, erect and slender palm to 3m tall. Stem is canelike, to 4cm in diameter densely matted with black coarse fiber. Leaves are palmately divided into linear segment, appearing like a disected palm; petiole to 25cm, stiff or arching and smooth. Diamond Hotel
Regulates traffic flow Emphasizes the size of the space
New World Hotel, Makati Lucky Bamboo
Flower arrngement of orchids, anthurium and grass Anthurium andraeanum -It requires plenty of light but between 10am -5pm -Direct sunlight must be avoided -The min. summer temp. Lies bet. 16 & 20 deg. Celsius. Which means that this plant should be kept indoors throughout the summer either in the living room or in a greenhouse -Constantly moist, the compost must never dry out
New World Hotel, Makati
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