Flower prices in Dangwa expected to spike next week

Flower prices in Dangwa, Manila, are poised to increase as the country approaches the Undas season. Some shops in Manila’s mainstream market for wholesale and retail flowers retained this week’s prices as of writing.

However, according to some vendors, flower prices might double next week due to the demand. “Dodoble (ang presyo) kasi sa supplies, kapag mag u-undas talagang tumataas yan,” Felix, a shop owner said in an interview. (The prices of supplies double during Undas; that’s really when they go up).

Here are the price ranges of flowers so far: Malaysian mums, locally known as “rados,” which is the most known flower used in occasions and funeral bouquets – P250 per bundle.

Various flower shops have different charges for their arrangements, referred to as labor fees. These fees range from P50 to P200, depending on the complexity of the arrangement. Despite their expertise, Erimae Lopez, a regular customer of flowers in Dangwa, said that she resorts to getting services from strangers offering flower arrangements for a lower price.

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