The Latest Orchid Awards

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Bulbophyllum Amy Woolf 'A-doribil'

Bulbophyllum A-doribil Anna Roth x Bulbophyllum longissimum

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bill Thoms & Doris Dukes
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Nov 24, 2018
  • Award No: 20183008

Eighteen richly-colored flowers on four arched inflorescences and six buds on an additional arched inflorescence, arranged in an umbel; flower base color cream; dorsal sepal cupped, linearly marked raspberry red, distal margin apiculate, ciliate, maroon hairs, exterior markings darker; lateral sepals blushed and striped violet-red, fused proximally, pleasingly twisted distally; petals porrect, lanceolate, apiculate, spotted raspberry red, margins finely ciliate, maroon; lip articulate, finely stippled maroon, central groove cream; column stippled violet-red, anther cap cream, centrally stippled violet-red; substance firm; texture satiny, lateral sepals finely crystalline.

Bulbophyllum Amy Woolf 'Barry's Sweetie'

Bulbophyllum A-doribil Anna Roth x Bulbophyllum longissimum

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bill Thoms
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Nov 24, 2018
  • Award No: 20183009

Thirty-six well-marked flowers arranged in an umbel on seven arched inflorescences; base color cream; dorsal sepal cupped, proximally randomly marked maroon, maroon stripes on exterior show through, margins ciliate, maroon hairs, apex sharply pointed; lateral sepals striped dusty rose, proximally fused, slightly twisted distally; petals lanceolate, porrect, spotted maroon, apices sharply pointed, dark maroon hairs; lip articulate, stippled maroon,cream central groove; column dorsal surface stippled maroon, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture satiny, lateral sepals finely crystalline.

Papilionanda Naoki Kawamura 'M and N 20th Anniversary'

Papilionanda Arjuna x Vanda cristata

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor:
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Nov 24, 2018
  • Award No: 20183011

Five well-presented flowers on one inflorescence on a compact plant; flowers ivory; dorsal sepal and petals lanceolate, spotted oxblood; lateral sepals broadly lanceolate, slightly undulate,  spotted oxblood; lip overlaid red-brown, six ivory keels; column white, anther cap ivory; substance heavy; texture waxy.

Paphiopedilum Magic Lantern 'Fajen's Snowball'

Paphiopedilum micranthum x Paphiopedilum delenatii

JC/AOS (0 points)

  • Exhibitor: Fajen's Orchids
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Nov 24, 2018
  • Award No: 20183012

One uniquely marked flower on one upright, staked, 24-cm inflorescence; flower base color sparkling white; dorsal sepal ovate, medially distinctly blushed pale green, margin undulate; synsepal cordate, medially blushed pale green; petals large, round, cupped, medially distinctly blushed pale green, margins undulate; pouch full; staminode large, ovate, bright yellow chevron, veined green; substance firm; texture crystalline, pouch satiny; cupping and undulation on dorsal sepal and petals precluded a quality award.

Bulbophyllum Elizabeth Ann 'A-doribil Sunset'

Bulbophyllum longissimum x Bulbophyllum rothschildianum

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bill Thoms & Doris Dukes
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Nov 24, 2018
  • Award No: 20183013

One hundred forty flowers on 29 pendulous, umbels well-displayed circumferentially and symmetrically around a 83-cm wide by 26-cm high plant grown in a sphagnum-filled, 25-cm bulb pan; sepals and petals cream; dorsal sepal and petals striped and spotted burgundy, margins hirsute; lateral sepals fused proximally, slightly separated distally, vertically striped and spotted red; lip hinged, old-gold; column cream, blushed burgundy, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture matte; grower received an 87 point CCM/AOS, 20183014.

Bulbophyllum Elizabeth Ann 'A-doribil Sunset'

Bulbophyllum longissimum x Bulbophyllum rothschildianum

CCM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bill Thoms
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Nov 24, 2018
  • Award No: 20183014

One hundred forty flowers on 29 pendulous, umbels well-displayed circumferentially and symmetrically around a 83-cm wide by 26-cm high plant grown in a sphagnum-filled, 25-cm bulb pan; sepals and petals cream; dorsal sepal and petals striped and spotted burgundy, margins hirsute; lateral sepals fused proximally, slightly separated distally, vertically striped and spotted red; lip hinged, old-gold; column cream, blushed burgundy, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture matte; flower received an 83 point AM/AOS, 20183013.

Paphiopedilum villosum var. annamense 'Lily'

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Fred Allen
  • Photographer: Maurice Garvey
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20185031

One flower borne on one 17-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal green-yellow, reticulated lighter oxblood, superior half blushed tan; synsepal light green-yellow; petals spatulate, light green-yellow, heavily overlaid and distinctly reticulated plum, margins undulate; sepals and petals heavily ciliate along margins; prominent dark oxblood hairs basally on petals; pouch light green-yellow, lightly overlaid plum; staminode heavily rugose, translucent green-yellow, base opaque yellow; substance firm; texture glossy; plant the result of the selfing of the clone 'Chuck's Warrior'.

Paphiopedilum Memoria Robert Wimmer 'Beverly, Brad & Patty'

Paphiopedilum Rainbow Sky x Paphiopedilum Coconut Candy

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max C. Thompson
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20186419

One well presented flower on a 14-cm, upright inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, lavender tessellations and light burgundy spots proximally; synsepal green; petals held horizontal, green, lavender tessellations, heavier on superior one-half, margins undulate; pouch light pink with darker tessellations; staminode cream color, umbo light yellow, finely pubescent basally, dark pink hairs; substance medium; texture glossy; parentage is Paph. Rainbow Sky 'Lime Pepper' x Paph. Coconut Candy 'Skylark'.

Phalaenopsis I-Lan Peoker 'M & B'

Phalaenopsis Golden Peoker x Phalaenopsis I-Lan Cinderella

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max Thompson & Bryon Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20183548

Four flowers and five buds well arranged and displayed on one 70-cm, upright inflorescence; sepals and petals white base color; dorsal sepal very heavily overlaid and spotted purple, white picotee; lateral sepals heavily spotted purple, less so proximal aspect of inferior surface, thin white picotee; petals heavily spotted and overlaid purple, white picotee; lip white, midlobe overlaid purple, side-lobes overlaid purple distal one-half, distinct dark purple blotch proximal edge; column white, blushed purple dorsal surface, anther cap white; substance firm, texture matte.

Leptotes unicolor 'Bryon's Pink'

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20183549

Ten cupped, stellate flowers and 15 buds on 25 inflorescences; sepals and petals translucent white, margins overlaid pink; lip trilobed, translucent white, midlobe spear-shaped, overlaid pink; column green, anther cap white; substance light; texture crystalline; species from Brazil.

Restrepia Walnut Valley Elegance 'Bryon'

Restrepia elegans x Restrepia dodsonii

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20183553

Four flowers well presented on four 4.5-cm upright inflorescences; dorsal sepal translucent, three burgundy stripes merge at bulbous tip; lateral sepals fused except at tip, burgundy overlaid burnt orange, spotted burgundy; petals translucent, three burgundy stripes merge at tip; lip burnt orange, overlaid burgundy centrally, spotted darker burgundy, margin erose, papillose, two pale yellow hooks on proximal lip; column pale yellow, maroon stripe superior surface; anther cap white; substance thin; texture crystalline.

Bulbophyllum Karen Lewis 'Timbucktoo'

Bulbophyllum phalaenopsis x Bulbophyllum echinolabium

AM/AOS (88 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sarah Pratt
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20183554

One impressive, stellate flower and three buds on one inflorescence; sepals chartreuse; dorsal sepal overlaid and striped maroon; lateral sepals heavily overlaid and tessellated maroon, rolled distal one-half; petals chartreuse, striped and dotted maroon, held horizontal; lip hinged, maroon, papillose; column foot roughly hexagonal, chartreuse spotted maroon; column winged, maroon, anther cap yellow, blotched maroon; substance firm; texture waxy; unpleasant odor noted; specific parentage is Bulb. phalaenopsis 'GM' x Bulb. echinolabium 'NF'.

Paphiopedilum Hampshire Fair 'Stephanie's Success'

Paphiopedilum Faire-Maud x Paphiopedilum fairrieanum

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dennis Seffernick
  • Photographer: Katie Payeur
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20183414

One flower and one bud on one 25-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, striped green, centrally suffused light pink, margins gently undulate; synsepal white, suffused pink; petals held downward, heavily suffused and striped apple green, faint pink spots, superior margin slightly undulate, proximally hirsute; pouch apple green, inferior half veined green, superior half veined pink; staminode green, veined darker green, margins blushed pink, ciliate; substance firm; texture semi-glossy.

Phragmipedium Bright Spot 'Littlefrog Inferno'

Phragmipedium Memoria Dick Clements x Phragmipedium Twilight

AM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: Rob Halgren
  • Photographer: Katie Payeur
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20183411

Two striking flowers and four buds on two erect inflorescences up to 52cm tall; flowers garnet, pubescent; dorsal sepal slightly cupped apically; synsepal heavily overlaid yellow, cups pouch; petals nearly flat, held horizontally, pronounced raised midrib; pouch oval, rim slightly dentate, interior yellow, speckled garnet; staminode yellow, overlaid garnet, hirsute; substance firm; texture velvety.

Catasetum Calcasieu 'Janice'

Catasetum cirrhaeoides x Catasetum rectangulare

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Steve Moffitt
  • Photographer: Malcolm McCorquodale
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20184017

Thirty-eight flowers on a single compactly arranged 25.5-cm, pendent Inflorescence; sepals and petals lanceolate, light chartreuse, uniformly spotted cordovan; dorsal sepal and petals her upright; lip and column cream, minutely stippled cordovan, lip margins ciliate; substance firm, texture matte.

Cattlianthe Okinawan Rock 'Do-Over'

Cattlianthe Chloe x Cattlianthe Chocolate Drop

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jim Roberts Florida SunCoast Orchids
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20181298

Sixteen star-shaped, slightly cupped flowers clustered on two 18-cm upright inflorescence, plus 19 buds on two immature inflorescences; sepals and petals dark scarlet; petal margins slightly undulate lip midlobe magenta, side lobes apricot, veined magenta; column cream, tipped magenta, anther cap cream; substance leathery; texture waxy, lip matte.

Brassocattleya Florida Stars 'Elise'

Brassavola Little Stars x Cattleya Mark Jones

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jim Roberts Florida SunCoast Orchids
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20181299

Ten flowers on two upright, staked inflorescences up to 21cm; sepals and petals linear, chartreuse, heavily spotted burgundy; lip trilobed, spade-shaped, candy pink, yellow barb centrally, finely spotted burgundy on reverse; column cream, blushed pink; substance exceptionally firm; texture waxy, lip matte.

Rhyncattleanthe ChocoBerry Fondue 'Krull's Rubies'

Cattlianthe Chocolate Drop x Rhyncholaeliocattleya Ryo Iwata

AM/AOS (88 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20181301

Fourteen cupped, slightly undulate flowers on two strong, upright inflorescences up to 17cm tall; sepals and petals crimson, petals lightly overlaid magenta; lip ruffled, deep wine, yellow basally and on reverse; column cream tipped dark magenta, anther cap cream; substance leathery; texture satiny, lip velvety; recognized for richness of color.

Paphiopedilum Wössner China Moon 'Mainshow'

AM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: Long Trieu
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Nov 17, 2018
  • Award No: 20181302

One full, shapely, rich yellow flower on one 11-cm inflorescence; petals lightly spotted red basally; pouch full, porrect, translucency allows external visibility of heavy red spots interiorly; staminode yellow with red venation; substance medium; texture matte.

Vanda denisoniana 'Garrett's Orange Delight'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: David and Sharon Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 10, 2018
  • Award No: 20183327

Nine beautifully colored flowers on one lateral inflorescence; sepals and petals orange; dorsal sepal and petals spatulate, sparsely stippled brown proximally; lateral sepals ovate; petals superior margin slightly reflexed; lip white, trilobed, side lobes porrect, apically slightly blushed pale chartreuse; midlobe bifurcate, distal half suffused chartreuse; throat orange basally, barred brown; column and anther cap white; substance hard; texture waxy.

Bulbophyllum Doris Dukes 'Whisper Dazzling Duo'

Bulbophyllum fascinator x Bulbophyllum rothschildianum

CCM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Laura Newton and Dolores Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 10, 2018
  • Award No: 20183329

Fifty-two flowers and 13 buds on 35 inflorescences; well-grown plant 50cm wide by 45cm tall in overgrown 18-cm diameter wire cage; base color light chartreuse; dorsal sepal and petals narrow burgundy stripes longitudinally, margins lined with lanceolate setae; lateral sepals fused, twisted distally, overlaid burgundy spots; lip articulate, burgundy, overlaid dark purple; column and anther cap spotted burgundy; substance firm; texture matte.

Vandachostylis Christine Joan 'Garrett's Green Meanie'

Vandachostylis Mishima Lime x Vanda vietnamica

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: David and Sharon Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 10, 2018
  • Award No: 20183330

Eleven full, almost concolor neon green flowers and four buds on one upright inflorescence; flowers very slightly cupped; petals finely stippled faint maroon medially; lip trilobed, porrect, lighter neon green, midlobe bifurcate, throat barred maroon on inferior margin; substance hard; texture satiny; also has a keiki with an emerging inflorescence.

Vandachostylis Christine Joan 'Garrett's Limeade'

Vandachostylis Mishima Lime x Vanda vietnamica

AM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: David and Sharon Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 10, 2018
  • Award No: 20183331

Twenty-one flat, full, strikingly colored flowers and one bud on two upright inflorescences; dorsal sepal and petals spatulate, apple green, sparsely and faintly stippled maroon; lateral sepals ovate, apple green; lip trilobed, porrect, white, side lobes inferior margin picotee maroon, midlobe bifurcate; column and anther cap white; substance hard; texture matte.

Gastrochilus obliquus 'MV Yellow Jackets'

CCM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Stuart Henderson
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 10, 2018
  • Award No: 20183332

Forty-six flowers and 32 buds on 11 tightly clustered inflorescences; plant 30cm wide by 27cm long grown on a 5-cm by 27-cm root covered wood plaque; leaves broad, strap-shaped,apex obtuse and unequally bilobate; sepals and petals cream, overlaid yellow on distal half; lip white, sac-like,margins spotted magenta, epichile deltoid, fimbriate with central dark yellow spot, lightly covered with small magenta spots; substance heavy; texture waxy.

Dendrobium tiongii 'Irene'

CHM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Al & Irene Messina
  • Photographer: Robert Hesse
  • Date: Nov 10, 2018
  • Award No: 20185325

Approximately 180 nearly concolor flowers and 40 buds on 20 inflorescences produced in clusters on 10 older deciduous canes of a robust multi-growth plant grown in a 15-cm terra cotta clay pot; leaved canes 1cm diameter up to 65cm long bear upwards of 15 medium green, 2.5-cm wide by up to 10-cm long lanceolate leaves; sepals and petals bright orange, fused for half of their length forming a mentum around the spurred lip; lip bright orange, suffused carmine medially; substance firm; texture matte; awarded as Dendrobium tiongii, recognized as a distinctive species in the Pedilonum section closely related to Dendrobium bullenianum; native to the Philippines; confirmed by SITF (Nov 2018).

Clowesetum Joy Prout 'Mark's Joy'

Clowesia Rebecca Northen x Catasetum semicirculatum

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Mark Prout
  • Photographer: Melissa Garner
  • Date: Nov 10, 2018
  • Award No: 20184212

Fifteen flowers well presented on one inflorescence; sepals and petals light chartreuse spotted maroon; dorsal sepal and petals upright; lip light chartreuse, semi-circular crest centrally, overlaid olive-green medially, yellow basally, margins pink, fimbriate; column and anther cap olive-green; substance firm; texture waxy.

Habenaria Regnieri 'Windswept'

Habenaria carnea x Habenaria rhodocheila

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Windswept in Time Orchids
  • Photographer: Cheryl Belczak
  • Date: Nov 10, 2018
  • Award No: 20186973

Forty-three well arranged, full, flat flowers and ten buds and developing buds on three erect inflorescences with largest inflorescence having 17 flowers, seven buds plus developing buds; dorsal sepal hooded, light green, veined darker green; lateral sepals white, faintly pink along margin; petals white, blushed pink along edges, fused to the interior of the dorsal sepal; lip soft salmon pink, side lobes darker pink; spur 4.4 cm long, green on proximal half, dark salmon on distal half; substance soft; texture matte.

Phalaenopsis LD's Bear Queen 'Green Eagle'

Phalaenopsis bellina x Phalaenopsis Dragon Tree Eagle

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Pat van Adrichem
  • Photographer: Judith Higham
  • Date: Nov 10, 2018
  • Award No: 20187100

Two flat flowers, no buds on one inflorescence; sepals and petals base color brilliant green-yellow, basally overlaid rose in concentric lines; lateral sepals inferior half rich purple; lip base color white, centrally deep yellow, rich, strong, velvety purple at tip, side lobes yellow distally, stippled purple proximally; column and anther cap solid rose; substance firm; texture satiny.

Vanda Green Light 'Grass Valley'

Vanda vietnamica x Vanda falcata

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ted McClellan
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Nov 07, 2018
  • Award No: 20181774

Seven flowers and three buds well spaced on one upright inflorescence; sepals and petals white, lightly suffused light green; lip trilobed, white, tubular, light green; column white, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture matte; lip length includes entire nectary.

Dendrobium schneiderae 'Queensland'

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: James G. Morris
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Nov 07, 2018
  • Award No: 20181777

Twenty one flowers and sixty-six buds on seven inflorescences; sepals and petals light green; lip light yellow, side lobes distally maroon; column light green, anther cap white; substance average; texture matte.

Cymbidium Sinseiden 'Sebastian'

Cymbidium sinense x Cymbidium seidenfadenii

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Kevin Hill
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Nov 07, 2018
  • Award No: 20181776

Thirteen well-spaced flowers and one bud on one inflorescence, plus two immature inflorescences; sepals and petals cream, overlaid and striped burgundy and green; lip cream, heavily blotched dark burgundy, yellow keels; column cream, blushed burgundy, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture matte.

Rhyncattleanthe Princess Takamado 'Jocelyn'

Rhyncattleanthe Love Sound x Cattleya Beaufort

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: James G. Morris
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Nov 07, 2018
  • Award No: 20181778

Two flowers and two buds on one inflorescence, and three buds on one immature inflorescence; flower base color canary yellow; sepals and petals full; petals margins finely undulate; lip margins ruffled, throat deeper yellow, apex burgundy; substance firm; texture matte.

Phragmipedium Sorcerer's Apprentice 'Willowcreek'

Phragmipedium longifolium x Phragmipedium sargentianum

FCC/AOS (91 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jay Klock
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Nov 07, 2018
  • Award No: 20181775

Three magnificent flowers and four buds on two erect inflorescences, 37cm and 41.5cm; upright dorsal sepal slightly ruffled, base color pale green, veined and suffused light burgundy, 1-mm white margin; synsepal pale green, lightly veined and suffused light burgundy; petals symmetrically tightly twisted, yellow-green overlaid bronze-red, darker distally; pouch bright yellow-green, speckled burgundy at margin, heavily flushed bronze-red on exterior, staminode chartreuse with red-bronze hairs; substance medium; texture waxy.

Paphiopedilum micranthum var. eburneum 'Roadrunner'

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Zack Bray
  • Photographer: Ross Leach
  • Date: Nov 04, 2018
  • Award No: 20185645

One pleasing flower on one erect 12-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal chartreuse, striated maroon; synsepal light chartreuse, punctated maroon; petals chartreuse, heavily veined and reticulated maroon, margins suffused white, hirsute basally; pouch white, interior punctated maroon, golden yellow basally; staminode white, finely spotted maroon, golden yellow distally, substance soft; texture matte.

Gomesa radicans 'The Lone Ranger'

CCM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Clayton Moore, Jr.
  • Photographer: Ross Leach
  • Date: Nov 04, 2018
  • Award No: 20185647

Approximately four thousand three hundred and twenty flowers and no buds on 432 inflorescences on a plant 42cm by 29cm tall, grown on a 15-cm square cork slab in 16-cm diameter basket; sepals and petals light yellow, brown basally; dorsal sepal and petals upright; lateral sepals held horizontally; lip white; column brown, anther cap yellow; substance firm; texture matte; awarded for profusion of flowers around on a compact plant.

Ceratostylis pleurothallis 'MikeAl'

CCM/AOS (88 points)

  • Exhibitor: Michael Curtin
  • Photographer: Ross Leach
  • Date: Nov 04, 2018
  • Award No: 20185748

Thirty-five flowers and 26 buds well-arrayed on 61 inflorescences to 0.5cm; terete leaves to 2.5cm; plant 5cm tall by 8.5cm diameter grown on wooden mount; sepals, petals, and pouch translucent white; sepals and petals striped burgundy proximal one-half; lip frontal margin yellow; column and anther cap whitesubstance firm; texture crystalline.

Angraecum cultriforme 'Bryon'

CBR/AOS (0 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Nov 03, 2018
  • Award No: 20183542

Two chartreuse, stellate, non-resupinate flowers on two sequentially flowered inflorescences; plant mounted with sphagnum moss on a piece on cholla 3.5cm wide x 25cm long; longest growth 7cm long, monopodal growth habit, stem slightly compressed laterally, leaves 0.6cm wide x 4.5cm long, distichous, alternate, falcate, unequally bilobed apically, dark green with darker raised spots, fleshy gray-green roots produced along the stem; lip concave, ovate-lanceolate, long tapering, sharply pointed tip, darker chartreuse centrally; column chartreuse, anther cap cream; substance heavy; texture crystalline; fragrance noted; species from East Africa; awarded as Angraecum cultriforme, confirmed by SITF (Nov 2018).

Gastrochilus acutifolius 'Bryon'

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Nov 03, 2018
  • Award No: 20183543

Thirty-four flowers and 62 buds on 14 corymb inflorescences; sepals and petals dark lime green, heavily blotched maroon, green picotee; lip saccate, midlobe finely fimbriate, white, overlaid yellow and spotted maroon centrally; column white, anther cap yellow; substance firm; texture matte; species from India/Nepal.

Dendrobium rosellum 'Bryon'

CCM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Nov 03, 2018
  • Award No: 20183544

Approximately fifty flowers and 15 buds on 280 terminal inflorescences, plant blooms randomly on new and old inflorescences, almost all growths have an inflorescence; clean, vigorous plant of 80cm diameter by 40cm in height grown in a 16-cm plastic pot; flowers white, distally blushed lavender, proximally stippled darker purple; perianth parts fused to form nectary; lip white, midlobe chartreuse, bilobed, margin ruffled, stippled purple; column white, anther cap blushed chartreuse, finely stippled purple; substance firm; texture crystalline; species from western Malaysia; identified by Stig Dalstrom, 15, 003 (2006).

Phragmipedium Les Dirouilles 'Eagle'

Phragmipedium Sorcerer's Apprentice x Phragmipedium Grande

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Gordon Cromwell
  • Photographer: Mike Pearson
  • Date: Nov 03, 2018
  • Award No: 20185639

Four impressive flowers and five buds on three inflorescences to 112cm; sepals pale green,overlaid red-tan, striations darker red-tan, picotee white, distal margins recurved; petals green basal one-third, light red margins, coalesced to red distal two-thirds, proximal margins undulate, gently twisted distally; pouch green, overlaid red-brown, clawface spotted red-brown; staminode green, superior margins heavily hirsute, dark red-brown; substance firm; texture satiny.

Cattlianthe Memoria Francis Takakura 'Parker'

Cattleya C. G. Roebling (1895) x Guarianthe bowringiana

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Matt Godlove
  • Photographer: Mike Pearson
  • Date: Nov 03, 2018
  • Award No: 20185640

Nineteen flowers and 24 buds on ten inflorescences to 39cm; sepals and petals gray-purple; sepals lanceolate; petals ovate, margins slightly undulate; lip closed over column, midlobe dark purple, margins ruffled, dark purple; column and anther cap bright white, veined purple under column; substance firm; texture matte.

Vanda Kulwadee Fragrance 'Blue Spot'

Vanda Gordon Dillon x Vanda Guo Chia Long

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Laura Grant
  • Photographer: Joe Dicker
  • Date: Nov 03, 2018
  • Award No: 20186987

Eight fairly flat flowers on one upright inflorescence; flowers very light chartreuse; sepals and petals densely spotted purple-brown, spots smaller along edges, coalesced to central ring; lateral sepals darker base color; lip midlobe overlaid solid purple distally, along veins centrally and spotted proximally; column light pink, two pollinia red-purple; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum moquetteanum 'Wen'

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Chee Chong
  • Photographer: Joe Dicker
  • Date: Nov 03, 2018
  • Award No: 20186985

One flower and one bud on one 35-cm inflorescence; flowers light chartreuse; sepals blushed darker chartreuse medially, outer third lightly linearly dotted red-brown; petals twisted, hirsute, strongly dotted magenta linearly, margins undulate, pouch ivory, anterior overlaid mauve-rose, rim yellow; staminode rhomboid, deep magenta; substance firm; texture matte.

Phragmipedium Yelva Myhre 'Bloody Mary'

Phragmipedium Rosalie Dixler x Phragmipedium kovachii

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dr. Leslie Ee
  • Photographer: Joe Dicker
  • Date: Nov 03, 2018
  • Award No: 20186983

One flower and one bud on one 31-cm upright inflorescence; flowers cream, solidly overlaid deep raspberry red on dorsal sepal and petals, pouch solidly overlaid deeper red becoming spotted proximally; syn-sepal light red on back; substance firm; texture velvety.

Cattleya Christmas Bouquet 'Olivier'

Cattleya percivaliana x Cattleya Mini Purple

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: John Vermeer
  • Photographer: Joe Dicker
  • Date: Nov 03, 2018
  • Award No: 20186986

Two full flowers on one strong inflorescence; sepals and overlapped petals light magenta; petals veined dark magenta centrally; lip light magenta overlaid dark magenta distally leaving a light magenta picotee, two dark gold yellow spots centrally and suffused dark gold yellow proximally; exposed column and anther cap white; substance very firm; texture crystalline, lip velvety; pleasantly fragrant.

Phalaenopsis Joy Spring Canary 'Blue Ridge'

Phalaenopsis Buena Jewel x Phalaenopsis Yungho Gelb Canary

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Mike Mims
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 01, 2018
  • Award No: 20183315

Seven flat, full flowers and two emerging buds on two semi-arched inflorescences to 19cm; flowers white, suffused light chartreuse distally; sepals obovate, apices acuminate; petals ovate, apices acuminate; lip midlobe clavate, margin pubescent, side lobes vertical, toothed, orange distally; substance firm; texture waxy.

Vandachostylis Azure 'MV Gliese'

Rhynchostylis gigantea x Vanda coerulea

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Stuart Henderson
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 01, 2018
  • Award No: 20183314

Sixteen classic Vanda coerulea-shaped flowers on one 41-cm, upright inflorescence; sepals and petals spatulate; petals twisted 90 degrees, white, tessellated purple; lip light purple, striated purple centrally, darker purple around margins, spur overlaid light purple; column white, anther cap purple; substance firm, texture crystalline.

Phalaenopsis violacea (Alba) 'Whiteout'

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 01, 2018
  • Award No: 20183312

Six full flowers and six buds well displayed on six inflorescences up to 20cm; sepals and petals white, tinged light green apically; lip midlobe white, side lobes yellow, tipped white, callus yellow; column and anther cap white; substance form; texture waxy.

Phalaenopsis Nobby's Purple Eagle 'Krull-Smith'

Phalaenopsis Black Eagle x Phalaenopsis George Vasquez

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 01, 2018
  • Award No: 20183316

Three full, flat flowers and two buds on two arched inflorescence plus an additional unflowered inflorescence; base color white; sepals and petals ovate, apices pointed, heavily reflexed; lip overlaid magenta, midlobe very dark magenta, sidelines golden yellow, basally stippled magenta; column magenta, anther cap blushed magenta; substance hard; texture glossy-satiny

Phalaenopsis bellina 'Zeus'

AM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 01, 2018
  • Award No: 20183320

One full, flat flower and one bud on one inflorescence; sepals and petals perfectly balanced in form and shape, apices pointed; base color cream, proximal edges chartreuse, basally flushed deep magenta; lip midlobe dark magenta, tipped white; side lobes golden yellow; column magenta; substance hard; texture finely crystalline.

Phalaenopsis bellina 'Eros'

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 01, 2018
  • Award No: 20183322

Three full, flat flowers and four buds on four inflorescences; sepals and petals perfectly balanced in form and shape, apices point; base color cream, proximal edges chartreuse, basally flushed deep magenta; lip midlobe dark magenta, tipped white, side lobes golden yellow; column magenta; substance hard; texture finely crystalline.

Phalaenopsis bellina 'Prometheus'

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 01, 2018
  • Award No: 20183323

Two full, flat flowers on two inflorescences; sepals and petals perfectly balanced in form and shape, apices pointed; base color cream, proximal edges chartreuse, basally flushed deep magenta; lip midlobe dark magenta, tipped white, side lobes golden yellow; substance hard; texture finely crystalline

Phalaenopsis bellina 'Artemis'

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 01, 2018
  • Award No: 20183324

One full, flat flower on three inflorescences; sepals and petals perfectly blanked in form and shape, apices pointed; base color cream, proximal edges chartreuse, basally flushed deep magenta; lip midlobe dark magenta, tipped white, side lobes golden yellow; column magenta; substance hard; texture finely crystalline.

Phalaenopsis bellina 'Apollo'

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 01, 2018
  • Award No: 20183325

Two full, flat flowers on four inflorescences; sepals and petals perfectly balanced in form and shape, apices pointed; base color cream, proximal edges chartreuse, basally flushed deep magenta; lip midlobe dark magenta, tipped white, side lobes golden yellow; column magenta; substance hard; texture finely crystalline.

Phalaenopsis bellina '('Jim Krull' AM/AOS x 'Judy Smith')'

AQ/AOS (0 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Nov 01, 2018
  • Award No: 20183326

Twenty-six well-grown Phalaenopsis bellina ('Jim Krull' AM/AOS x 'Judy Smith') plants of exceptional flower quality; recognized for flowers of superior size, shape, color and substance; flowers remarkably consistent across all the plants; five plants from this grex received AM quality awards: 20183325, 20183324, 20183323, 20183322, 20183320..

Dendrobium Green Mist 'Josephine'

Dendrobium convolutum x Dendrobium johnsoniae

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Nancy Thomas
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Oct 27, 2018
  • Award No: 20182145

Forty- four flowers and two buds on six inflorescences to 20cm, plus one immature inflorescence on a 59 cm x 66-cm, pristine plant grown in bark in a 22-cm clay pot covered with sphagnum moss; flowers stellate, flat, held well above foliage; sepals light green; petals very pale green; lip light chartreuse, crisply veined deep burgundy, side lobes surround column; column light chartreuse, anther cap white; substance firm; texture  crystalline, lip waxy; grower also awarded CCM 82, 20182146.

Dendrobium Green Mist 'Josephine'

Dendrobium convolutum x Dendrobium johnsoniae

CCM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Nancy Thomas
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Oct 27, 2018
  • Award No: 20182146

Forty- four flowers and two buds on six inflorescences to 20cm, plus one immature inflorescence on a 59 cm x 66-cm, pristine plant grown in bark in a 22-cm clay pot covered with sphagnum moss; flowers stellate, flat, held well above foliage; sepals light green; petals very pale green; lip light chartreuse, crisply veined deep burgundy, side lobes surround column; column light chartreuse, anther cap white; substance firm; texture crystalline, lip waxy; flower also awarded AM 82, 20182145.

Cycnoches Brown's Choice 'Cheryl's Joy'

Cycnoches Swan Cascade x Cycnoches Richard Brandon

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Cheryl Erins
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Oct 27, 2018
  • Award No: 20182147

Thirteen non-resupinate flowers and four buds on one pendent inflorescence; sepals and petals chartreuse, overlaid bronze, radially lined darker bronze; petals randomly spotted burgundy more intense proximally; lip spatulate, cream, finely spotted burgundy distally; column acinaciform, mahogany; substance firm, texture matte.

Cattleya Peckhaviensis 'Joan's Surprise'

Cattleya aclandiae x Cattleya schilleriana

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Joan Goodman
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Oct 27, 2018
  • Award No: 20182148

Two flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals olive green, lightly blushed rose, spotted dark maroon; petals recurved, margins slightly undulate; lip distinctive, balanced, midlobe slightly ruffled magenta, striated darker red, defined bright yellow elliptical central patch, side lobes white, frame exposed column; column blushed magenta, anther cap dark magenta; substance hard; texture waxy.

Masdevallia Angel Glow 'Heavenly'

Masdevallia Angel Frost x Masdevallia Marguerite

CCM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Barry Lubin
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Oct 27, 2018
  • Award No: 20182150

Fourteen flowers and six buds on twenty inflorescences to 41cm held well above the foliage on a well grown 35-cm x 41-cm plant in a 15-cm clear, plastic pot in sphagnum moss; leaves lanceolate to 17cm x 2.4cm; sepals tangerine, central purple pubescence, varying density produces striations; petals diminutive; lip purple; substance firm; texture velvety.

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