The Latest Orchid Awards

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Dendrobium Aridang Blue 'XOXO Joyce'

Dendrobium Singapore White x Dendrobium Burana Angel

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jamie and Jackie Lawson
  • Photographer: Ernie Walters
  • Date: May 13, 2017
  • Award No: 20172363

Fifteen flat, strikingly-colored flowers and two buds well-displayed on two upright, terminal inflorescences, one inflorescence with 10 flowers; sepals and petals base color white; sepals lanceolate, blushed lavender distally; dorsal sepal slightly twisted apically; petals spatulate, overlaid lavender distal 2/3's; lip jutted, purple, side lobes upright frame column, midlobe flat, rounded apically, five raised keels; column pleasingly contrasted white, lightly blushed lavender, anther cap white; substance firm; texture diamond dust.

Rhyncholaelia digbyana 'Springwater'

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Springwater Orchids & Thanh Nguyen
  • Photographer: Ernie Walters
  • Date: May 13, 2017
  • Award No: 20172259

One large flower on one inflorescence; sepals and petals light green; sepals lanceolate, apices tipped fuchsia; dorsal sepal upright; lateral sepals apically reflexed; petals lighter green, margins serrate, slightly undulate; lip exceptional, round, heavily fringed, lighter green, darker medially, callus dark green, fringe dense and exceptionally long; column and anther cap white; substance hard; texture satiny; judges noted that the serration on the petals likely from line-breeding using the typical form and the forma fimbripetala.

Rhyncholaelia digbyana 'Springwater Frilly Lady'

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Springwater Orchids & Thanh Nguyen
  • Photographer: Ernie Walters
  • Date: May 13, 2017
  • Award No: 20172260

One large flower on one inflorescence; sepals and petals light green; sepals lanceolate, apices tipped fuchsia; dorsal sepal upright; lateral sepals splayed, apically reflexed; petals lighter green, margins serrate, slightly undulate; lip exceptional, oblong, heavily fringed, lighter green, darker medially, callus dark green, fringe dense and exceptionally long; column and anther cap white; substance hard; texture satiny; judges noted that the serration on the petals likely from line-breeding using the typical form and the forma fimbripetala; form precluded a higher score.

Masdevallia Angel Heart 'Grand Poobah'

Masdevallia ignea x Masdevallia infracta

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Andrea Price
  • Photographer: Marcus Valentine
  • Date: May 06, 2017
  • Award No: 20171141

Seven flowers and three buds well-presented on ten inflorescences; dorsal sepal translucent yellow, striped maroon, caudae yellow; lateral sepals raspberry red, striped maroon, caudae orange, overlaid raspberry red; substance firm; texture velvety; petals and lip minute, not measured.

Cattleya nobilior var. amaliae 'Springwater Elegance'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Springwater Orchids & Thanh Nguyen
  • Photographer: Ernie Walters
  • Date: May 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20172242

Two well-balanced flowers on one inflorescence; flowers sparkling white, green basally; sepals lanceolate, tipped green; petals round, margins rippled, faintly blushed pale lavender; lip side lobes encircle column proximally, flared apically, margins dentate, delicately veined lavender, midlobe nearly flat, medially suffused green, veined dark lavender, apically veined lavender, margins dentate; column green basally; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Paphiopedilum Liberty Taiwan 'Springwater Pink Lady'

Paphiopedilum micranthum x Paphiopedilum hangianum

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Springwater Orchids & Thanh Nguyen
  • Photographer: Ernie Walters
  • Date: May 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20172241

One well-presented flower on one 20-cm staked inflorescence; sepals pale yellow, overlaid dusty rose, reticulated dark pink; dorsal sepal reniform; synsepal cordate; petals elliptical, cream, overlaid dusty rose, reticulated darker pink, pubescent baso-centrally, hirsute marginally; pouch bulbous, cream, dorsally overlaid light pink, speckled burgundy heavily on interior; staminode round, light pink proximally, dusty rose medially, apically yellow, spotted dark rose; substance average; texture crystalline, pouch waxy.

Paphiopedilum Cam's Cloud 'Sherry'

Paphiopedilum bellatulum x Paphiopedilum emersonii

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jerry Lin
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: May 03, 2017
  • Award No: 20171252

One well-presented flower held high above the foliage on one 7.5-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, lightly striped and spotted dark fuchsia proximally; petals white, superior half heavily marked dark fuchsia, inferior half evenly stippled dark fuchsia; pouch dark chartreuse, overlaid light fuchsia upper one-third; staminode chartreuse centrally, dark fuchsia margins; substance firm; texture matte.

Cymbidium Satisfaction 'Jaybee'

Cymbidium Anna Szabo x Cymbidium devonianum

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ed Dumaguin
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: May 03, 2017
  • Award No: 20171259

Fifteen cascaded flowers on one semi-pendent inflorescence; sepals and petals cream, overlaid rose, striped darker rose; lip white, spotted dark burgundy distally; column white, heavily suffused burgundy; anther cap ivory; substance firm; texture matte.

Sarcochilus Heidi 'In Situ'

Sarcochilus Fitzhart x Sarcochilus hartmannii

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jeff Tyler
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: May 03, 2017
  • Award No: 20171258

Seventy-eight well-presented flowers and 11 buds on six inflorescences; flowers white; sepals and petals overlaid dark rose bars basally, light pink central to apex; lip cream, overlaid dark rose; anther cap yellow; substance firm; texture matte.

Sarcochilus Kulnura Iridessa 'Aussie'

Sarcochilus Cherie Dawn x Sarcochilus Bunyip

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: James G. Morris
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: May 03, 2017
  • Award No: 20171260

Forty-four round flowers and one bud on three inflorescences; sepals and petals white, heavily overlaid fuchsia, concentrically barred dark fuchsia; lip saccate, cream, side lobes flushed maroon, lightly marked orange at tip; substance firm; texture matte.

Cypripedium Pixi 'Mojo'

Cypripedium calceolus x Cypripedium tibeticum

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dave Miller
  • Photographer: Lynn O'Shaughnessy
  • Date: Apr 29, 2017
  • Award No: 20172623

One cut flower from a larger stand of flowers; flowers well proportioned, dark plum; sepals and petals plum, cream centrally, striped darker plum; petals slightly twisted; pouch light green, overlaid plum, heavier around opening, tessellated darker plum, spotted burgundy internally; staminode deeply creased, dark purple; substance good; texture matte.

Phragmipedium Memoria Mariza Rolando 'Pink Angel'

Phragmipedium kovachii x Phragmipedium Hanne Popow

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Charles Van Dyke
  • Photographer: Lynn O'Shaughnessy
  • Date: Apr 29, 2017
  • Award No: 20172624

One shell pink flower held high above the foliage; dorsal sepal uniform shell pink; synsepal cream, margin darker pink; petals white; overlaid pink, heavier distally; pouch cream, suffused shell pink, interior soft yellow, spotted soft pink around exterior edge, spotted pink internally; staminode cream, striped pink down center; substance firm; texture velvety.

Phragmipedium Peruflora's Spirit 'Sally Ann'

Phragmipedium kovachii x Phragmipedium Eric Young

AM/AOS (88 points)

  • Exhibitor: Margaret Evans
  • Photographer: Lynn O'Shaughnessy
  • Date: Apr 29, 2017
  • Award No: 20172626

One well-formed flower and four buds on one very erect 73-cm inflorescence; sepals cream, overlaid rose-pink; synsepal cream, overlaid light pink and striped light pink; petals rose-pink, darker distally to cream basally, superior margin medially recurved; pouch dark pink, striped darker, interior cream, spotted pink randomly; staminode light yellow, lightly overlaid light pink; substance firm; texture matte, pouch velvety.

Dendrobium Pygmy Chip 'Chuckie'

Dendrobium atroviolaceum x Dendrobium Aussie's Chip

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Margaret Evans
  • Photographer: Lynn O'Shaughnessy
  • Date: Apr 29, 2017
  • Award No: 20172627

Fifteen nodding flowers on four arched inflorescences; sepals and petals light yellow green, striped green centrally, darker basally, reversed spotted purple; lip sage green, striped and spotted purple, column cream; substance firm; texture matte.

Procatavola Golden Peacock 'Orange Beauty'

Brassocattleya Richard Mueller x Prosthechea vitellina

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: James Busico
  • Photographer: Ernie Walters
  • Date: Apr 22, 2017
  • Award No: 20172332

Fourteen flowers on two strong, upright inflorescences; flowers star-shaped, saturated golden orange; lip encloses column proximally, opened to a spade-shape, spotted red on front and reverse; substance hard; texture matte.

Rhynchorides Chang Koraht 'Reyna's Raspberry Limeade'

Aerides houlletiana x Rhynchostylis gigantea

HCC/AOS (75 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sarah Waddoups
  • Photographer: Bryon K Rinke
  • Date: Apr 22, 2017
  • Award No: 20172660

Twenty-five flowers and two buds on one arched, pendent inflorescence; sepals and petals pale lime green, margins recurved and sparsely spotted magenta, apices spotted magenta; lip pale lime green, midlobe overlaid linear magenta spots, most heavily at apex, side lobes margins spotted magenta, spur 2.5cm; column pale green, spotted magenta basally, anther cap hooked, cream colored; substance heavy; texture waxy; fragrance noted.

Sarcochilus Red Hot Kiss 'Bryon'

Sarcochilus Rosella x Sarcochilus Kulnura Intensity

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon K Rinke
  • Date: Apr 22, 2017
  • Award No: 20172664

Thirty-two bold red flowers and 12 buds on seven dark red inflorescences; reverse sparsely mottled white; lip pale yellow, barred red; column and anther cap pale yellow; substance firm; texture velvety.

Scaphosepalum merinoi 'Bryon'

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon K Rinke
  • Date: Apr 22, 2017
  • Award No: 20172665

Ten non-resupinate flowers and two buds on 44 sequentially flowered inflorescences held well away from foliage; dorsal sepal hooded, translucent, heavily striped maroon, coalesced to dark maroon apically; lateral sepals fused, translucent, striped and linearly spotted maroon, yellow apically, caudae 2.4cm, white; petals orange basally, translucent pale green apically; lip translucent green spotted maroon; column and anther cap purple; substance firm; texture crystalline; species from Ecuador; identified by Carlyle Luer 6/20/2010.

Paphiopedilum Petula's Presence 'Whisper Darkness Reigns'

Paphiopedilum Magic Pulsar x Paphiopedilum Petula's Mystery

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Laura and Wes Newton
  • Photographer: Jim Tear
  • Date: Apr 19, 2017
  • Award No: 20172291

Two striking, dark flowers, on two 33-cm staked inflorescences; flower base color light chartreuse; dorsal sepal ovate-cordate, basally apple green, overlaid burgundy, veined dark burgundy; synsepal lanceolate, veined dark burgundy; petals elliptical, held downward, basally apple green, overlaid nearly black burgundy, margins hirsute; pouch oblong, overlaid nearly black burgundy; staminode hippocrepiform, light chartreuse, finely spotted dark burgundy, coalesced centrally; substance firm; texture matte, petals glossy; actual cross (Magic Pulsar 'Pristine Red' x Petula's Mystery 'Dark Star').

Phalaenopsis Pylo's Song 'Nancy Lee'

Phalaenopsis Surf Song x Phalaenopsis Dragon Tree Eagle

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Robert Hydzik
  • Photographer: James Harris
  • Date: Apr 15, 2017
  • Award No: 20171347

Four symmetrical flowers on one branched inflorescense; sepals and petals chartreuse, overlaid brick red; lip white, overlaid canary, suffused magenta distally, red in between, keels red; column and anther cap white, overlaid magenta, lighter distally; substance hard; texture satiny.

Sarcochilus Kulnura One 'Joan Messander'

Sarcochilus Bonanza x Sarcochilus Sweetheart

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dick and Carol Doran
  • Photographer: Charles Marden Fitch
  • Date: Apr 15, 2017
  • Award No: 20174015

Thirty-two flowers and six buds on 3 gracefully presented, semi-pendent inflorescences; sepals and petals white, heavily flushed rose-pink apically, spotted and concentrically barred in regular and pleasing patterns deeper rose pink basally, rose pink picotee on all segments; lip saccate, white, inferior half barred butterscotch, interior of lip deep rose pink; anther cap ivory white; substance firm; texture crystalline; awarded for pleasing and interesting color contrast.

Angraecum viguieri 'Spiky Deanna'

AM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dr Lawrence Schweitzer
  • Photographer: Charles Marden Fitch
  • Date: Apr 15, 2017
  • Award No: 20174019

Ten elegant flowers on ten thin, 3-cm long inflorescences emanating from the axils of 2-cm x 14-cm dark green leaves borne along five thin, up to 40-cm long vine-like growths of an immaculate rambling plant growing on an 8-cm x 31-cm sassafras branch hosting a rich layer of moss; sepals and petals very light green, suffused light amber, more richly colored along margins; lip white, suffused light amber along basal margins, 13-cm nectary dark amber; column deep amber, anther cap white; substance firm, texture matte; grower also awarded a CCE/AOS (Award Number 20174020).

Angraecum viguieri 'Spiky Deanna'

CCE/AOS (91 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dr Lawrence Schweitzer
  • Photographer: Charles Marden Fitch
  • Date: Apr 15, 2017
  • Award No: 20174020

Ten elegant flowers on ten thin, 3-cm long inflorescences emanating from the axils of 2-cm x 14-cm dark green leaves borne along five thin, up to 40-cm long vine-like growths of an immaculate rambling plant growing on an 8-cm x 31-cm sassafras branch hosting a rich layer of moss; sepals and petals very light green, suffused light amber, more richly colored along margins; lip white, suffused light amber along basal margins, 13-cm nectary dark amber; column deep amber, anther cap white; substance firm, texture matte; plant also awarded an AM/AOS (Award Number 20174019).

Myrmecocattleya Memoria Louise Fuchs 'David's 75th'

Myrmecophila tibicinis x Cattleya bicolor

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: David & Joan Rosenfeld
  • Photographer: Charles Marden Fitch
  • Date: Apr 15, 2017
  • Award No: 20174021

Fifteen striking flowers on one erect, staked inflorescence; sepals and petals evenly and pleasingly undulate,  wine red; lip intense violet, side lobes deep rose pink, cream basally, closed over column; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Catasetum Ten Dragons 'Randy Johnson'

Catasetum Dragon's Teeth x Catasetum tenebrosum

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Steve Moffitt
  • Photographer: Malcolm McCorquodale
  • Date: Apr 15, 2017
  • Award No: 20172789

Ten stellate, concolor, avocado green flowers well-spaced on a single pendent inflorescence; dorsal sepal slightly cupped; petals held vertical, parallel to dorsal, apices recurved; lip broadly triangular, callus yellow; column pale green; substance firm; texture matte, lip waxy.

Phalaenopsis Sogo Grape 'Harri's Ruby'

Phalaenopsis Super Stupid x Phalaenopsis Princess Kaiulani

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Harriet Davis
  • Photographer: Malcolm McCorquodale
  • Date: Apr 15, 2017
  • Award No: 20172790

Eleven full, flat, oxblood-red flowers on one 31-cm branched inflorescence; lip midlobe and sidelobes orange basally; column pink, anther cap pale pink; substance heavy; texture waxy; arrangement precluded higher score.

Catasetum Jessie Ang 'Rare Earth Orchids'

Catasetum pileatum x Catasetum Crownfox Voodoo

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Steve Moffitt
  • Photographer: Malcolm McCorquodale
  • Date: Apr 15, 2017
  • Award No: 20172791

Nine flowers on one inflorescence and ten buds on a second immature inflorescence; sepals dark oxblood; lateral sepals slightly rolled; petals full, erect, translucent, light chartreuse, spotted oxblood, larger basally; lip heart-shaped, margins serrate, lime green, spotted oxblood proximally; callus area white, throat rich gold; column white, spotted oxblood proximally; substance firm, texture waxy.

Bulbophyllum romyi 'In Situ'

CCM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jeff Tyler
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20171244

Nineteen flowers and nine buds on 28 up to 12-cm inflorescences growing on a 50 x 60-cm plant engulfing a 25-cm plastic basket; flowers chartreuse; dorsal sepal spotted purple, purple and white cilia on margin; lateral sepals fused, heavily spotted purple; petals spotted purple, pendent appendages violet and white on margins; lip dark brown, gold centrally; substance firm; texture waxy; flower also received AM 83 award 20171245.

Bulbophyllum romyi 'In Situ'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jeff Tyler
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20171245

Nineteen flowers and nine buds on 28 up to 12-cm inflorescences growing on a 50 x 60-cm plant engulfing a 25-cm plastic basket; flowers chartreuse; dorsal sepal spotted purple, purple and white cilia on margin; lateral sepals fused, heavily spotted purple; petals spotted purple, pendent appendages violet and white on margins; lip dark brown, gold centrally; substance firm; texture waxy; grower also received CCM 84 award 20171244.

Sarcochilus Kulnura Symphony 'Jocelyn'

Sarcochilus Elegance x Sarcochilus Bunyip

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: James G. Morris
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20171246

Five nicely spaced flowers and twelve buds on two inflorescences; sepals and petals white, marked deep rose basally, spots coalesced for a blotched effect apically; lip saccate, white, side lobes burgundy, midlobe yellow; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Sarcochilus Amber 'Peaches'

Sarcochilus Fizzy Dove x Sarcochilus Topaz

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: James G. Morris
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20171243

Six flowers and five buds on two inflorescences; sepals and petals apricot, lightly overlaid peach; lip saccate, side lobes apricot, midlobe bright yellow; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Coral Rain 'Olorosa'

Paphiopedilum Coral Sea x Paphiopedilum Bloody Rain

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dave Sorokowsky
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20171247

One flower on one inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, flushed chartreuse proximally, irregular dark purple spots arranged linearly; synsepal white, flushed chartreuse, fine purple spots; petals chartreuse, superior half brushed and veined mahogany, inferior half lightly overlaid and spotted mahogany; staminode chartreuse, yellow upraised spot centrally; substance firm; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum rothschildianum 'Paph Paradise Too'

FCC/AOS (90 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dave Sorokowsky
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20162541

Four flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals chartreuse, boldly striped mahogany; petals hirsute, chartreuse, spotted proximally and striped mahogany distally; pouch chartreuse, heavily overlaid and veined mahogany; staminode chartreuse, mahogany hairs over all; substance firm; texture matte.

Trichoglottis triflora 'In Situ'

CCM/AOS (89 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jeff Tyler
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20171248

Approximately one hundred sixty-five flowers on 33 inflorescences on a 15 x 31-cm plant mounted on a 6 x 7-cm wood slab; sepals and petals yellow-green; lip trilobed, white with small burgundy spots; spur white; column yellow-green, anther cap yellow; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Delrosi 'Rocking K Ranch'

Paphiopedilum delenatii x Paphiopedilum rothschildianum

CCM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Karen Wilson
  • Photographer: Ernie Walters
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20172174

Eight well-presented flowers on four short inflorescences, born on a 73-cm wide by 63-cm tall, 26-growth plant, in a 23-cm slotted clay pot, in bark mix; flowers white; sepals striped pink in sharp contrast to white background; petals wavy, hirsute, tessellated and striped pink; pouch more heavily overlaid pink; staminode heavily hirsute, pink; substance firm; texture waxy; flower received a prior HCC in 2011.

Paphiopedilum Excitingly Wood 'Whisper Hallelujah'

Paphiopedilum Friedrich von Hayek x Paphiopedilum Wood Wonder

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Laura and Wes Newton
  • Photographer: Ernie Walters
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20172175

One pleasing colored flower and one bud on a 24.8-cm inflorescence; base color white; dorsal sepal upright, obovate, pointed apically, striped green; margins basal third slightly recurved, centrally faintly blushed rose-pink; synsepal ovate, acutely pointed, striped green; petals oblong, held almost horizontal, apices pointed, striped green, coalesced basally, central third heavily spotted dark burgundy, distal half suffused light rose-pink, margins hirsute; pouch oblong, overlaid rose-burgundy, margins pubescent; staminode hippocrepiform (horseshoe-shaped), centrally green; substance medium; texture waxy, dorsal sepal crystalline.

Cattleya nobilior 'Springwater Noble Rose'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Springwater Orchids & Thanh Nguyen
  • Photographer: Ernie Walters
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20172176

Two rose-lavender flowers on one inflorescence; sepals ovate; petals full, round; lip attractively presented, rose-lavender, side lobes and isthmus margins veined and edged dark rose-violet, isthmus yellow centrally, veined dark rose-violet; column ivory, overlaid rose-lavender; substance very firm; texture crystalline; likely a polyploid.

Paphiopedilum Delightfully Wood 'Springwater'

Paphiopedilum Wood Wonder x Paphiopedilum Odette's Charm

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Springwater Orchids & Thanh Nguyen
  • Photographer: Ernie Walters
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20172178

One strikingly-colored flower on a 31-cm inflorescence; base color chartreuse; dorsal sepal broad, round, cupped, apically pointed, striped green, margins overlaid rose-pink, peppered mahogany proximally; synsepal ovate, striped green, margins overlaid rose-pink; petals oblong, broad, slightly down swept, heavily warted dark mahogany, overlaid emerald green basally; pouch oblong, overlaid mahogany, veined darker mahogany, pubescent; staminode hippocrepiform (horse-shoe shaped), centrally green; substance firm; texture waxy, sepals crystalline.

Lycaste Arashiyama 'Tadashi'

Lycaste macrobulbon x Lycaste Shoalhaven

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Orchids Limited
  • Photographer: Lois Cinert
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20171504

One flower and one bud on two inflorescences to 55cm, arising from one pseudobulb; sepals pale yellow, stippled in a linear pattern along midline, coalescing to solid pale raspberry red distally; petals butter yellow, overlaid raspberry red, brighter distally; lip golden yellow, heavily spotted bright raspberry red centrally; column yellow, anther cap white; substance heavy; texture matte.

Cattleya aclandiae 'Kathleen V'

AM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: William Rogerson
  • Photographer: Lois Cinert
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20171507

Two flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals olive green, barred and spotted dark mahogany; sepals ovate, slightly cupped; petals margins slightly undulate; lip white, overlaid rose, veined darker rose, margins undulate, slightly serrate; column fuchsia, base pale green, anther cap yellow; substance heavy; texture satiny.

Paphiopedilum Rosy Egret 'Pink Flyer'

Paphiopedilum appletonianum x Paphiopedilum acmodontum

CCM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: Arnold Klehm
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20171505

Five well-proportioned, erect flowers and one bud on six inflorescences to 25cm, on a 24 x 15-cm plant grown in a 15-cm pot; leaves lanceolate, mottled, to 20cm; dorsal sepal tapered, apex pointed,olive green, faded to white margins, dark rose basally, veined dark green; synsepal light olive green, striped darker green; petals proximal 1/2 olive green, spotted dark mahogany, margins lightly hirsute, distal 1/2 rose pink; pouch olive green, superior half and sides overlaid light mahogany; staminode bright green; substance medium; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Meda Ballard 'Pikes Peak'

Paphiopedilum Denehurst x Paphiopedilum primulinum

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lois Dauelsberg
  • Photographer: Larry Livingston
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20175135

One well balanced flower and one bud well presented on one upright inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, blushed and veined green on proximal third; synsepal large, chartreuse, finely veined light green; petals full, flat,  soft chartreuse, margins undulate,; staminode soft chartreuse, marked bright green centrally; substance firm; texture glossy.

Brassidium Shooting Star 'Stardust'

Brassidium Gilded Urchin x Brassia Edvah Loo

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Marion Allen
  • Photographer: Larry Livingston
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20175137

Fourteen evenly-spaced flowers beautifully presented in two planes on one gracefully arched inflorescence; sepals and petals soft green, dramatically spotted oxblood; lip white, blushed pale green, spotted oxblood basally, callus golden yellow; column and anther cap soft green; substance firm; texture satiny, lip sparkling.

Rhyncattleanthe Love Passion 'Orange Passion'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya William Farrell x Cattlianthe Trick or Treat

CCE/AOS (90 points)

  • Exhibitor: Wilson Ng
  • Photographer: Denis Maheux
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20173521

An impressive display of 140 flowers on 16 upright inflorescences borne on a 84-cm wide by 93-cm high plant grown in a 38-cm plastic pot; sepals, petals and lip bright orange; lip ruffled, lighter centrally; column and anther cap white; substance firm; texture crystalline; condition of leaves precluded higher score.

Paphiopedilum Robinianum 'Etchemin'

Paphiopedilum lowii x Paphiopedilum parishii

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Serge Harvey
  • Photographer: Denis Maheux
  • Date: Apr 08, 2017
  • Award No: 20173528

Five beautiful, well-proportioned flowers and two buds on one staked horizontally-held inflorescence; sepals light chartreuse, veined green, lighter distally; dorsal sepal proximal margins recurved; petals symmetrically twisted, chartreuse, overlaid and veined purple, coalescing to dark purple on distal half, proximal half spotted dark purple; pouch olive green, veined darker; staminode green; substance firm; texture waxy.

Ansellia africana 'Graf's Leopard'

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Plantio La Orquidea
  • Photographer: Jay Loeffler
  • Date: Apr 07, 2017
  • Award No: 20172230

Ninety-six flowers and 12 buds on one pendent inflorescence, containing six branches; flower base color ranges from pale yellow to chartreuse; sepals and petals lanceolate, overlaid heavy dark mahogany-brown large blotches; lip midlobe reniform with two elongated keels, canary yellow, side lobes fan from base to apically solid light mahogany-brown; column canary yellow; substance hard; texture waxy.

Dendrobium capituliflorum 'Jo'

CCE/AOS (93 points)

  • Exhibitor: Wolf Bruckner
  • Photographer: Jay Loeffler
  • Date: Apr 07, 2017
  • Award No: 20172232

Approximately 3053 cupped flowers and 426 buds, on 71 inflorescence clusters, on an extremely well-grown 47-cm diameter, by 24-cm high plant, grown in bark, in a 15-cm clay pot; flower base color pale green; dorsal sepal oblanceolate; lateral sepals deltoid, apically upswept; petals minute, oblanceolate; lip porrect, acuminate, basally green; column green, anther cap deep green; substance soft; texture translucent; flowers too small to measure.

Leptotes bicolor 'Cindy'

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Doug Kubo
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171230

Six non-resupinate flowers on two inflorescences; sepals and petals in-rolled, white; lip proximal two-thirds overlaid magenta, rolled back longitudinally, column and side lobes pale green, anther cap green; substance firm; texture diamond dust.

Leptotes bicolor 'Andi K'

AM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: Doug Kubo
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171229

Four very large non-resupinate flowers on three inflorescences; sepals and petals crystalline white; lip white, side lobes pale green, midlobe suffused lavender; column and anther cap dark purple; substance firm; texture diamond dust

Cattleya Sierra Doll 'Jocelyn'

Cattleya walkeriana x Cattleya Pink Doll

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: James G. Morris
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171228

Two flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals cerise, veined dark cerise veins; lip magenta, throat yellow; substance firm; texture matte.

Sarcochilus Kunama 'Jocelyn'

Sarcochilus Snowhart x Sarcochilus Fairy

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: James G. Morris
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171225

Twenty flowers and ten buds slightly crowded on two inflorescences; sepals and petals white, broadly suffused light pink, barred raspberry red basally; lip saccate, yellow, stippled red apically; substance medium; texture matte.

Rhinochilus Jocelyn 'John'

Sarcochilus George Colthup x Rhinochilus Yellow Cascades

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: James G. Morris
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171226

Thirty-three flowers and 57 buds well spaced, consistent with its breeding, on eight slightly arched inflorescences; flowers white, mahogany spots basally; lip side lobes spotted mahogany and yellow spots; anther cap yellow; substance firm; texture diamond dust.

Cattleya Andria Kubo 'Yvonne Zetz'

Cattleya Circle of Life x Cattleya Kiritsubo

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Doug Kubo
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171238

Five flowers on two inflorescences; sepal and petals rose-lavender; sepals lavender medial stripe; petals margins undulate; lip rose-lavender, throat yellow-orange, margins dark rose-lavender, deep magenta apically, undulate; substance medium, sepals firm; texture diamond dust.

Sarcochilus Perky Dove 'Peachy'

Sarcochilus Fizzy Dove x Sarcochilus Perky

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: James G. Morris
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171231

Thirteen flowers and ten buds on two upright inflorescences; sepals and petals pale yellow, lightly overlaid pale salmon; lip saccate, sulfur yellow, anther cap white; substance firm; texture diamond dust; commended for unusual color form.

Tuberolabium odoratissimum 'In Situ'

CCE/AOS (92 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jeff Tyler
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171239

Approximately three hundred twenty-three flowers on 25 densely flowered inflorescences, on an immaculately grown 30 x 42-cm plant on a 5 x 27-cm root bound plaque; sepals and petals ivory, blushed yellow centrally, with brown bar; lip white, purple centrally; substance firm; texture diamond dust.

Cymbidium Joseph Schmidt 'Jaybee'

Cymbidium Canal Parish x Cymbidium sinense

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ed Dumaguin
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171236

Fifty-three well-spaced flowers and one bud on four upright inflorescences; sepals and petals pale yellow, overlaid and striped mahogany, margins pale yellow, petals mahogany spots coalesce into stripes; lip light cream, heavily marked dark burgundy, margins solid dark mahogany; column cream, marked mahogany, anther cap mahogany; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Prime Child 'Josie'

Paphiopedilum rothschildianum x Paphiopedilum primulinum

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Joanne Gerow
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171227

Two flowers and one bud on one inflorescence; sepals chartreuse, striped dark burgundy; petal chartreuse, burgundy spots arranged linearly and striped burgundy, margins hirsute; pouch chartreuse, lower two-thirds flushed burgundy; staminode chartreuse, burgundy hairs marginally; substance firm; texture matte.

Cymbidium Pacific Sparkle 'Jaybee'

Cymbidium devonianum x Cymbidium Red Beauty

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ed Dumaguin
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171240

Sixteen flowers on one pendent inflorescence; flowers chartreuse, overlaid red-brown; petals darker striped midrib; lip deep velvety maroon; column cream, overlaid red-brown, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture waxy.

Cymbidium Aussie Dollar 'Jaybee'

Cymbidium Billion Dollar Baby x Cymbidium madidum

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ed Dumaguin
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171232

Forty-seven flowers and five buds on two pendent inflorescences; sepals and petals chartreuse, speckled over all with fine maroon spots; petals more heavily spotted, striped midrib; lip yellow, spotted maroon, coalesced toward margins, callus yellow-orange; column chartreuse, flushed maroon apically, anther cap white; substance firm; texture matte.

Cymbidium Phyllis Hebrard 'Salinas'

Cymbidium Red Sox x Cymbidium devonianum

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ed Dumaguin
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Apr 05, 2017
  • Award No: 20171235

Thirty-one well-spaced flowers and 10 buds on two pendent inflorescences; sepals and petals chartreuse, completely speckled dark red-bronze, chartreuse margins; petals lightly speckled centrally to show dark red-bronze midrib; lip ivory, side lobes upright, spotted black-maroon, midlobe solid black-maroon distally, spotted black-maroon basally ; column ivory, light brown apically; anther cap ivory; substance firm; texture matte, lip velvety.

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