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National Day 2018. Celebrating 53 years of independence.

National Day 2018. Celebrating 53 years of independence.

As we usher in another year of independence, let us celebrate this 53rd National Day with some little known ‘Vanda’ Miss Joaquim fact titbits. Did you know? The ‘Vanda’ Miss Joaquim is now called Papilionanthe Miss Joaquim. Most of us cannot stand the hot weather in Singapore but our National flower thrives in the sun and […]

Vanda Miss Joaquim

Vanda Miss Joaquim

(Vanda hookeriana x Vanda teres) This hybrid originates from Agnes Joaquim and registered by Ridley on the 1st December, 1893. This is the national flower of Singapore. To date, there are a few variations to this Vanda. There’s a Vanda Ms Joaquim Josephine and Vanda Ms Joaquim Douglas that were not registered but yet recognized […]