The Defensor Sculpture,
Bonsai & Flower Garden
The Bonsai Collection
Started in 1998, this Sculpture, Bonsai & Flower Garden is in a constant state of development. Presently, it consists of nine major sculptures in different media by Ed Defensor and some smaller sculptures by some members of Hubon Madiaas. These sculptures are distributed over a lawn area measuring close to a hectare.
The Bonsai collection has been nurtured over a period of fifteen years & consists of over a hundred different varieties of Philippine plants & trees. The Flower Garden basically consists of native flowers with a predominance of Bougainvilleas, some of which are foreign varieties, Orchids, Amaryllis, and Adeniums or Desert Roses.
This garden may be found at: 33 Benedicto St. (Pali), Mandurriao, Iloilo City, a place situated approximately 15 minutes away from downtown Iloilo.