The Latest Orchid Awards

Here are the latest 60 orchid awards including the exhibitor and photographer (where available). Be sure to visit this page often and add to your favorites / bookmarks as this list of orchid awards is updated frequently.

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Bulbophyllum septemtrionale 'Chasus'

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Charles and Susan Wilson
  • Photographer: Ross Leach
  • Date: Oct 06, 2019
  • Award No: 20194958

Six triangular flowers and six buds on 13 sequentially flowering inflorescences to 61.5cm; sepals and petals chartreuse, darker green basally; petals trilobed, minuscule; lip hinged, fringed maroon centrally, lighter chartreuse distally, apex cream; column winged with stelida; substance firm; texture satiny, lip crystalline.

Vanda Jeanne et Marius Vidon 'Annie & Bella'

Vanda liouvillei x Vanda lamellata

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Naoki Kawamura
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Sep 25, 2019
  • Award No: 20192688

Twenty-one flowers and six buds well-presented on one cut inflorescence; sepals and petals spatulate, pale yellow, tessellated and blushed red-brown; lateral sepal falcate, red-brown markings suffused apically; petals margins slightly undulate; lip white, side lobes acute, margin blushed light lavender, basally lemon yellow; midlobe spatulate, apically obcordate, suffused fuchsia, centrally ribbed, proximally striated darker fuchsia; column white, suffused fuchsia, anther cap red-brown; substance firm; texture satiny.

Vandachostylis Michael Dean 'Dodi'

Vandachostylis Voja's Little Bird x Vanda testacea

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Naoki Kawamura
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Sep 25, 2019
  • Award No: 20192689

Eight round flowers and 14 buds on one upright inflorescence; sepals and petals spatulate, light yellow distally overlaid very light rose, petals rotated approximately 90 degrees to the column; lip large for the flower, midlobe violet, central keel and distal edge cream, side lobes copper-brown, spur light yellow overlaid brown; column and anther cap yellow, central spot violet; substance firm; texture matte.

Vanda Heinz Graf 'Jamie'

Vanda Golden Peddler x Vanda Indio Guaicaipuro

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Naoki Kawamura
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Sep 25, 2019
  • Award No: 20192690

Thirteen exquisitely spotted flowers on one cut inflorescence; sepals and petals yellow-cream, uniformly finely spotted cordovan; sepals are ovate; lateral sepals suffused chartreuse; petals spatulate, margins undulate; lip side lobes cupped, distally stippled cordovan, midlobe deeply suffused light olive, centrally callused, five ridges diffusely striped cordovan; pollinia dark brown; substance firm; texture matte, lip satiny.

Bulbophyllum Memoria Luis Rivero 'Whisper Black Heart'

Bulbophyllum frostii x Bulbophyllum pingtungense

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Laura and Wes Newton
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20192428

Four flowers on one pseudo-umbellate inflorescence; flower base color chartreuse; dorsal sepal cupped, acuminate, margin hirsute, striped and spotted burgundy, apex reflexed; lateral sepals acuminate, folded, connate, heavily overlaid burgundy blush and spots; petals lanceolate, porrect, margins hirsute, striped burgundy; lip cordate, hinged, overlaid dark olive green, almost black, deep central groove; column burgundy anther cap bright yellow; substance firm; texture waxy.

Perreiraara Cutie Pie 'Garrett's I'm So Pretty'

Aerides lawrenceae x Vandachostylis Ladda Gold

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20192430

Thirty-three full, flat flowers on one lateral inflorescence; sepals and petals violet-blue, distally dark violet-blue; lip midlobe porrect, purple, side lobes white, inferior margin blushed-pale violet-blue; column white, violet-blue distally, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture crystalline; nice fragrance noted.

Vandachostylis Christine Joan 'Garrett's Green Envy'

Vandachostylis Mishima Lime x Vanda vietnamica

AM/AOS (89 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20192431

Thirteen richly colored, full, flat flowers and one bud on one 12-cm, upright inflorescence; sepals and petals apple green; dorsal sepal and petals spatulate, faintly stippled maroon distal one-fourth; lateral sepals ovate, inferior faintly stippled maroon; lip trilobed, white, side lobes inferior margin picotee purple, midlobe porrect, bifurcate; column white, anther cap cream; substance hard; texture matte.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Majestic Light 'Crown'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya His Light x Rhyncholaeliocattleya Hawaiian Treasure

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Paul Keller
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20192432

Two dramatically-colored flowers on one upright inflorescence; sepals lanceolate, light yellow with wide yellow-gold splash medially; petals widely ovate, yellow-gold with light yellow on superior and inferior margins, proximal edge yellow-gold, margins slightly undulate; lip open, yellow, apically overlaid yellow-gold chevron, heavily ruffled, throat striated light red; column and anther cap yellow; substance hard; texture matte, lip velvety.

Paphiopedilum hangianum 'Wellington's Forest View'

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lori Barrington
  • Photographer: Judith Higham
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20196617

One striking, symmetrical flower on one 14-cm inflorescence, sepals yellow-green; petals lighter yellow-green, tessellated burgundy proximally, solid basally, pilose proximally; pouch light yellow, interior spotted dark purple; staminode yellow, irregularly marked burgundy; substance firm, texture matte; pleasing fragrance.

Vandachostylis Dona Celeste 'Garrett's Pink Passion'

Vanda Dona Rome Sanchez x Rhynchostylis coelestis

FCC/AOS (92 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20192433

Twenty-one full, round, flat flowers well held on one erect inflorescence; flowers dazzling pink; sepals and petals white, suffused pink, tessellated and bright pink, coalesced marginally; sepals ovoid; petals spatulate; lip side lobes cupped, midlobe porrect, ridged, magenta; column pink, anther cap yellow; substance firm; texture crystalline; near perfect arrangement.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Tampa Bay Jewel 'Whisper Winter Haven Orchid Nursery'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Tampa Bay Dawn x Rhyncholaeliocattleya Momilani Jewel

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Laura and Wes Newton
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20192434

Three full, slightly crowded flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals light pink; petals uniformly ruffled; lip white, ruffled, throat yellow, striped darker pink basally, broad margin pink; column and anther cap white; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Vandachostylis Ben Mianmanus 'Garrett's Brown Sugar'

Vandachostylis Evergreen Magic x Vanda tessellata

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20192436

Nine nicely-spaced, undulate flowers on one upright inflorescence; sepals and petals spatulate, margins undulate, chartreuse, tessellated purple-brown; lip white, side lobes cupped, stippled purple, basal yellow spot, midlobe porrect, apically bifurcate, overlaid light purple, ridged purple; column white, slightly blushed purple, anther cap light orange, margins brown; substance hard, lip rigid; texture waxy.

Sealara Khoo Kay Ann 'Nao-Ben'

Paraphalaenopsis denevei x Papilionanda Prolific

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Naoki Kawamura
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20192438

Eight flowers and three buds well arranged on an upright inflorescence; base color cream; sepals and petals twisted, overlaid pale pink, mature flowers pink, margins undulate; lip midlobe truncate, black cherry, centrally light yellow, cream keel, side lobes acuminate, bright yellow proximally, suffused and veined black cherry; column pale pink, bright pink basal halo; anther cap white; substance light; texture crystalline.

Vandachostylis Garrett's Blue on Blue 'Angel Baby'

Vandachostylis Stephanie Blue Angel x Vanda coerulea

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20192439

Thirty-seven nicely colored, well-arranged flowers on two upright inflorescences; sepals and petals spatulate, uniformly fenestrated, white, suffused lilac, tessellated lavender, lateral sepals very slightly cupped; lip white, side lobes acute, blushed lilac; midlobe porrect, broadly linear, apex obcordate, margin finely dentate, proximal margins reflexed; column white, anther cap tan; substance medium; texture slightly crystalline, lip velvety.

Habenaria Regnieri 'Millston'

Habenaria carnea x Habenaria rhodocheila

CCE/AOS (91 points)

  • Exhibitor: Joel R. Edwards
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20191629

One hundred forty-four flowers and fourteen buds uniformly displayed on seventeen inflorescences to 32cm, presented on a 42 x 29cm plant grown in sphagnum moss in a 22-cm pot; sepals and petals white; lip pink; 5.5-cm spur green, pink distally; substance firm; texture matte.

Pecteilis radiata 'TQ's First'

JC/AOS (0 points)

  • Exhibitor: Tony Quirk
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20191632

Nineteen flowers and four buds on seven inflorescences on a 25 x 38-cm colony; leaves dark green, margins variegated white; sepals green, striped darker green; petals white, side lobes spread wing-like, margins fimbriate, midlobe lingulate; 3.8-cm spur pale green; substance firm; texture matte; commended for interesting variegated foliage.

Rhynchobrassoleya Sedona's Surprise 'louisiana'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Caesar's Head x Brassavola nodosa

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Al Taylor
  • Photographer: Malcolm McCorquodale
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20193634

Two large, flat, stellate flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals lemon yellow, sepals spotted magenta on reverse; lip trumpet shaped, margin fimbriate, lemon yellow, solid magenta proximally, heavily spotted magenta distally; substance firm; texture matte.

Miltonia moreliana 'Spring Orchids'

CCM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Denny & Renee Haase
  • Photographer: Malcolm McCorquodale
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20193638

Seventy-two flowers and 29 buds on 101 inflorescences; plant 105 x 110cm overflowing a 41 x 62-cm tray; flowers evenly distributed; sepals flat, solid dark amethyst; petals slightly recurved, solid dark amethyst; lip rose-pink, striped dark amethyst, margin gently undulate, keels bright yellow; anther cap white; substance medium firm; texture satiny.

Paphiopedilum Magic Lantern 'Chibi Moon'

Paphiopedilum micranthum x Paphiopedilum delenatii

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Vee T Du
  • Photographer: Malcolm McCorquodale
  • Date: Sep 14, 2019
  • Award No: 20193639

One well-formed, symmetrical flower on a strong, upright, 18-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals white, stippled grape purple centrally, margins tessellated dusty rose, pubescent, heavily pubescent basally; pouch white, stippled pink, blushed pink distally, stippled pink internally; staminode oval, flat, white, yellow distally, intense dark raspberry-red centrally; substance light; texture crystalline, pouch waxy.

Dendrobium Doris Ann 'Goodstuff'

Dendrobium biloculare x Dendrobium convolutum

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Tom Pickford
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Sep 04, 2019
  • Award No: 20191304

Forty-eight flowers well presented for latouria-type, and eight buds on five arched inflorescences plus ten buds on two immature inflorescences, main inflorescence bears eleven flowers; sepals and petals bright green; lip trilobed, bright green overlaid with distinct mahogany striation, midlobe apically bilobed, stippled light mahogany, callus white; column and anther cap green; substance very firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Spring Desire 'Slipper Zone Brazen'

Paphiopedilum Dire Wolf x Paphiopedilum Spring Wolf

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Sep 04, 2019
  • Award No: 20191305

One stately flower on one cut, 27-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal white with uniform medium and dark green venation; synsepal fluted, white with medium green stripes; petals hirsute on margins, white with green stripes, faded apically; pouch trumpet-shaped light green; substance firm; texture matte.

Cattleya Tai Rose 'Linda's Aloha'

Cattleya Maui Plum x Cattleya Landate

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Gines Orchids
  • Photographer: Tim Morton
  • Date: Sep 01, 2019
  • Award No: 20194956

Three full flowers on one 9-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals red-brown, spotted burgundy-brown, heavier marginally; lip white, midlobe suffused bright lavender, encloses column, distal tips recurved, dark lavender, side lobes circle column, margin blushed lavender; column white, striped dark lavender, anther cap white; substance firm; texture glossy, lip crystalline; very strong, sweet fragrance.

Bulbophyllum Eileen's Fairy Tails 'Bill's A-doribil Gift'

Bulbophyllum A-doribil Collin x Bulbophyllum echinolabium

AM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: Julio & Eileen Hector
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20192678

Three nicely-colored, well-formed flowers and three buds on four sequentially blooming, staked, up to 37-cm inflorescences on a vigorous, clean plant; flowers pale chartreuse; sepals and petals lanceolate; dorsal sepal sharply apiculate, erect, held slightly forward, veined red-purple, coalesced apically; lateral sepals slightly folded proximally and apically, veined and stippled red-purple, apices chartreuse; petals held horizontal, deeply veined red-purple, coalesced distal half, margins hirsute, apiculate, fine apical thread; lip articulate, subulate, broad proximally, strongly recurved, centrally red-purple, broad margins burgundy; column and anther cap burgundy; substance firm; texture satiny, lip semi-glossy.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Old Faithful 'Louisiana'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Cynthia x Cattleya Casitas Spring

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Al Taylor
  • Photographer: Wilton Guillory
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20196019

Two flat, open flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals lavender, sepals lanceolate, petals ovate, margins finely ruffled; lip enclosed over column, lavender distally, yellow centrally; column and anther cap white; substance average; texture matte.

Vanda My Twin Brother Ron 'Westway Farms'

Vanda Tubtim Velvet x Vanda Nakorn Sawan

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Don Ghiz
  • Photographer: Wilton Guillory
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20196020

Thirteen full flowers well-presented on one 41-cm, pendent inflorescence; dorsal sepal and petals white, spotted purple proximally, prominent basal halo bar purple; lateral sepals white, chartreuse interior, randomly spotted purple; lip trilobed, spatulate, chartreuse, purple spots centrally; column chartreuse, anther cap brown; substance firm; texture matte.

Clowesetum Lydia Pan 'Westway Farms'

Catasetum Frilly Doris x Clowesetum Upper Echelon

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Don Ghiz
  • Photographer: Guillory Wilton
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20196021

Thirteen citrus-fragrant flowers on one pendent, 45-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals rolled inward, light green, heavily overlaid oxblood nearly to margin; lip heavily fringed and saccate, light chartreuse, more saturated at margin, spotted oxblood proximally; column beak-shaped, light chartreuse, spotted oxblood, triggers crossed, anther cap light chartreuse; substance firm; texture matte; lip satiny.

Paphiopedilum Jacob's Knight 'Slipper Zone Venus Rises'

Paphiopedilum Memoria Jacob Jake Piloto x Paphiopedilum Venus Knight

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Guillory Wilton
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20196022

One flower on one 21-cm, erect inflorescence; sepals white, striped green; petals white, overlaid soft yellow, green proximally, heavily and randomly spotted mahogany; pouch white, overlaid cordovan superiorly, veined green; staminode green, centrally veined deeper green; substance average; texture matte.

Vandachostylis Janice Allison 'Benin Blue'

Vanda Phairots Sand x Rhynchostylis coelestis

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Mary Mancini
  • Photographer: Wilton Guillory
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20196023

Twenty-two full, round, flat flowers pleasingly arranged on one strong, erect inflorescence; sepals and petals white, blushed purple near margins; lip midlobe porrect, purple; column white, anther cap yellow, brown margins; substance firm; texture matte.

Vanda Barbara Walker 'Crownfox Spotted Cat'

Vanda Susan Best x Vanda Bruce Danforth

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: R. F. Orchids, Inc.
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20197131

Eight full, round, flat flowers on a 37-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal and petals ivory, heavily spotted brick red; lateral sepals ivory heavily spotted and tessellated brick red; lip midlobe dark brick red, side lobes light yellow; column ivory, anther cap cream; substance hard; texture glistening; part of the AQ, 20197137.

Vanda Barbara Walker 'Crownfox Peach Parfait'

Vanda Susan Best x Vanda Bruce Danforth

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: R. F. Orchids, Inc.
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20197132

Seven full, round, flat flowers on a 31-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal and petals pink, heavily spotted cranberry; lateral sepals pink, heavily tessellated cranberry; lip midlobe dark cranberry, side lobes yellow; column ivory, anther cap cream; substance hard; texture glistening; part of the AQ, 20197137.

Vanda Barbara Walker 'Crownfox Leopard'

Vanda Susan Best x Vanda Bruce Danforth

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: R. F. Orchids, Inc.
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20197133

Six full, round, flat flowers on a 28-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal and petals ivory heavily spotted brick red; lateral sepals ivory, heavily spotted and tessellated brick red; lip midlobe dark brick red, side lobes light yellow; column ivory, anther cap cream; substance hard; texture matte; part of the AQ, 20197137.

Vanda Barbara Walker 'Crownfox Samba'

Vanda Susan Best x Vanda Bruce Danforth

AM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: R. F. Orchids, Inc.
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20197134

Seven full, round, flat flowers on a 33-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal and petals ivory, heavily spotted raspberry; lateral sepals ivory, heavily tessellated raspberry; lip midlobe dark brick red, side lobes light yellow; column ivory, anther cap cream; substance hard; texture glistening; part of the AQ, 20197137.

Vanda Barbara Walker 'Crownfox Raspberry'

Vanda Susan Best x Vanda Bruce Danforth

AM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: R. F. Orchids, Inc.
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20197135

Ten full, round, flat flowers on a 38-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal and petals ivory, heavily spotted dark brick red; lateral sepals ivory, heavily tessellated dark brick red; lip midlobe dark brick red, side lobes yellow; column yellow, anther cap cream; substance hard; texture glistening; part of the AQ, 20197137.

Vanda Barbara Walker 'Crownfox Pink Glow'

Vanda Susan Best x Vanda Bruce Danforth

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: R. F. Orchids, Inc.
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20197136

Ten full, round, flat flowers on a 38-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal and petals pink, heavily spotted light brick red, petal margins undulate; lateral sepals pink, heavily tessellated light brick red; lip midlobe brick red, side lobes yellow; column ivory, anther cap cream; substance hard; texture glistening; part of the AQ, 20197137.

Vanda Barbara Walker ''

Vanda Susan Best x Vanda Bruce Danforth

AQ/AOS (0 points)

  • Exhibitor: R. F. Orchids, Inc.
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20197137

A group of 15 well-presented plants with an average of eight large, full, flat flowers per inflorescence, held well above the foliage, displaying excellent form as well as outstanding color, ranging from brick red to raspberry tones; substance hard; texture glistening; (see corresponding quality award #'s: 20197131, 20197132, 20197133, 20197134, 20197135, 20197136); Hybridizer R.F. Orchids, Inc; this is a cross of Vanda Susan Best 'Crownfox' AM/AOS x Vanda Bruce Danforth 'Crownfox')

Dendrobium Lee Chang Yi Miriam 'Cutie Pie'

Dendrobium secundum x Dendrobium smilliae

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: R. F. Orchids, Inc.
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20197138

Twenty-five fused flowers, similar to smilliae parent, and two buds on one 5.3-cm inflorescence, borne apically on a bare cane; sepals and petals white, raspberry pink basally; lip white, overlaid raspberry pink distally, tip green; column and anther cap cream; nectary 1.0 x 0.8cm; substance firm; texture waxy.

Vanda Robert's Delight 'Garnet Beauty'

Vanda Kasem's Delight x Vanda Madame Rattana

CCM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Wayne T. Green
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20197143

Twenty-seven flowers on three strong 25-cm inflorescences on a 79-cm wide by 80-cm high plant growing in a 10-cm plastic basket without media; sepals and petals rich deep raspberry with darker raspberry tessellation; lip very dark raspberry; column light yellow; substance very heavy; texture crystalline.

Cattlianthe Elephant Drops 'Cherry Bomb'

Cattlianthe Chocolate Drop x Cattleya Pink Elephants

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Gigi Louis
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Aug 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20197144

Twenty-nine stellate flowers on 14 9.7-cm inflorescences; sepals and petals rich cardinal red, slightly speckled burgundy; lip midlobe magenta, cream internally, maroon distally, side lobes creamy white, lightly speckled magenta internally, blushed pink externally; column cream, blushed pink; substance firm; texture satiny, lip velvety.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Siam Pacific Delight 'Shogun's Miracle'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Haadyai Delight x Rhyncholaeliocattleya Asia Pacific

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Shogun Hawaii- Matthias Seelis
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Aug 23, 2019
  • Award No: 20193278

Two full flowers on an inflorescence; sepals and petals eggshell white, petals lightly ruffled; lip ruffled, white overlaid solid canary yellow basally, overlaid strong pink centrally, pink faded distally, veined canary yellow centrally; column white, faintly flushed pink, anther cap white; substance hard; texture crystalline.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Memoria Buranapan Nikom 'Bangkok Yellow'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Haadyai Delight x Cattleya Tainan City

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Shogun Hawaii- Matthias Seelis
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Aug 23, 2019
  • Award No: 20193279

Two full, rich golden yellow flowers on a 7-cm inflorescence; sepals very faintly suffused pink; petals ruffled, suffused pink along proximal margins; lip heavily ruffled, glowing yellow throat, faded to soft yellow distally, overlaid rose pink distally; staminode cream, overlaid pink, anther cap white; substance heavy; texture crystalline, lip matte.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Harriet Brickell 'Sebastian Ferrell'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Sydney Southwick x Cattleya bicolor

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Aug 23, 2019
  • Award No: 20193280

Five flowers on an inflorescence; sepals and petals mauve, petals ruffled; lip spade-shaped, ruffled, midlobe flushed and veined yellow proximally, heavily overlaid rich purple on remainder, side lobes rose; column pink, anther cap white; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Amazing Thailand 'Shogun Hawaii'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Haadyai Delight x Cattleya Brazilian Treasure

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Shogun Hawaii- Matthias Seelis
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Aug 23, 2019
  • Award No: 20193281

Three colorful, peloric flowers on an inflorescence; sepals lanceolate, pale yellow with golden yellow flares; petals round and ruffled, pale yellow, overlaid rose centrally, darkening to raspberry distally, golden yellow flares, overlaid rose, darken apically; lip round, ruffled, soft yellow, overlaid vivid golden yellow basally, overlaid rose distally, cream picotee, burnt orange nectar guides in throat; staminode cream, flushed pink, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture diamond dusted.

Stanhopea jenischiana 'Okika'

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Okika, Ltd.
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Aug 23, 2019
  • Award No: 20193282

Twenty-five flowers and seven buds on four pendent inflorescences, plus one immature inflorescence; sepals somewhat translucent, pale dawn yellow, maroon splotches centrally, fine maroon hairs on obverse, margins recurved; petals somewhat translucent, dawn yellow, maroon splotches; lip egg yolk yellow, fades to pale yellow distally, maroon spots throughout; column mint green, wings translucent, spotted maroon; substance supple; texture waxy.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Harriet Brickell 'Red Sky in Morn'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Sydney Southwick x Cattleya bicolor

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Aug 23, 2019
  • Award No: 20193283

Four stellate flowers on an inflorescence; sepals and petals yellow, very heavily overlaid rose-maroon, petals lightly ruffled; lip midlobe lightly ruffled, yellow, very heavily overlaid rich deep purple, side lobe margins dusty rose; column pink, anther cap white; substance firm; texture diamond dusted, lip velvety.

Cycnoches cooperi 'Mirtha Isabel'

AM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Aug 23, 2019
  • Award No: 20193284

Thirty-one impressive, non-resupinate helically arranged flowers on an unstaked, cascading inflorescence; sepals and petals olivene, overlaid burnt copper, lightly veined cordovan; lip discrete, lanceolate, darkest burnt copper, attached to column by keel; keel cream, irregularly spotted oxblood, spots coalesce to solid oxblood proximally; column bulbous distally, darkest oxblood, anther cap shiny, cordovan; substance firm; texture eggshell; commended for outstanding size, presentation, and floriferousness.

Dendrobium heterocarpum 'Makawao Sunburst'

CCE/AOS (91 points)

  • Exhibitor: Andrew Okada
  • Photographer: Michael Blietz
  • Date: Aug 20, 2019
  • Award No: 20193362

Approximately six hundred flowers and 28 buds on 171 inflorescences on an extremely clean 44-cm tall x 42-cm wide plant with pendent canes grown on a cork mount; sepals and petals creamy yellow; lip pointed, creamy yellow, overlaid brown striations medially, velvety centrally; anther cap creamy yellow; substance light; texture matte; commended for exceptional floriferousness and clean growth habit.

Vanda vietnamica 'M & B'

CCM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max Thompson & Bryon Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Aug 17, 2019
  • Award No: 20193037

Seventy-two flowers and seven buds on 16 strong inflorescences; clean, vigorous, very well grown monopodial epiphyte mounted on osmunda slab inserted into a 10-cm teak basket, plant measures 64cm wide x 52cm tall; sepals and petals chartreuse; sepal edges slightly recurved; lip trilobed, immovably connected with the footless column, midlobe semicircular, chartreuse basal two-thirds, white distal one-third, margin fringed, central part of lip is smooth and scoop-shaped, base forming a long spur that is bilaterally compressed distally, nectary translucent chartreuse; column light yellow, anther cap pale yellow; substance heavy; texture matte; slight fragrance noted; species from Vietnam.

Phalaenopsis Valentinii 'Bryon'

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi x Phalaenopsis violacea

CCM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Aug 17, 2019
  • Award No: 20193038

Eighteen flowers and 11 buds on 12 branched inflorescences; plant 40cm diameter x 40cm tall, longest inflorescence 20cm; largest leaf 20.4cm long and 6.5cm wide, grown in bark in a 17-cm plastic pot; sepals and petals chartreuse, mottled dark pink, bright pink blush proximal edge, lateral sepals overlaid pink medial proximal 1/2 ; lip midlobe triangular, white basal 1/3, light pink distal 2/3; side lobes dark yellow; column and anther cap dark yellow; substance heavy; texture waxy; flower also received an AM, 20193039.

Phragmipedium QF Leina'ala 'Gregory Filter'

Phragmipedium Conchiferum x Phragmipedium Incan Treasure

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sandra Dixon
  • Photographer: Katie Payeur
  • Date: Aug 17, 2019
  • Award No: 20192855

One well-balanced flower held on an erect inflorescence; erect dorsal sepal cream, tessellated rose pink, mid margin recurved; synsepal olive green, striped light rose pink, wavy margins rose-pink; petals cream, suffused rose pink, darker distally, evenly twisted, margins undulate; pouch cream, suffused rose-pink, interior and near staminode spotted dark pink, rim spotted dark pink; staminode pubescent, spotted dark pink marginally; substance firm; texture waxy.

Phalaenopsis Valentinii 'Bryon'

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi x Phalaenopsis violacea

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Aug 17, 2019
  • Award No: 20193039

Eighteen flowers and 11 buds on 12 branched inflorescences; plant 40cm diameter x 40cm tall, longest inflorescence 20cm; largest leaf 20.4cm long and 6.5cm wide, grown in bark in a 17-cm plastic pot; sepals and petals chartreuse, mottled dark pink, bright pink blush proximal edge, lateral sepals overlaid pink medial proximal 1/2 ; lip midlobe triangular, white basal 1/3, light pink distal 2/3; side lobes dark yellow; column and anther cap dark yellow; substance heavy; texture waxy; grower also received a CCM, 20193038.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Haruko Kanzaki 'Volcano Queen'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Jeremy Island x Rhyncholaeliocattleya Fred Stewart

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: New Vision Orchids
  • Photographer: Richard Noel
  • Date: Aug 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20191728

Two well-presented flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and ruffled petals fuchsia; lip ruffled, open, dark fuchsia, golden yellow striations basally; column fuchsia, anther cap white; substance firm; texture velvety with diamond dust.

Catasetum Diana's Dots 'Tabasco'

Catasetum Orchidglade x Catasetum tigrinum

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Robert Hydzik
  • Photographer: Richard Noel
  • Date: Aug 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20191729

Eleven flowers on one pendulous inflorescence; sepals incurved, white, heavily overlaid maroon; petals flat, white, spotted maroon, more heavily on reverse; lip light yellow margins distinctly toothed and marked maroon, heavily overlaid maroon on reverse; column white with maroon spots; anther cap faint maroon, triggers crossed; substance firm; texture waxy.

Cattlianthe California Cherry 'Bobby'

Cattleya walkeriana x Cattlianthe Porcia

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Harriet & Mike Wright
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192409

Four flat, full, slightly crowded flowers on a strong inflorescence, plus three buds on an immature inflorescence; sepals and petals lavender; sepals lanceolate, dorsal sepal upright; petals ovate, margins slightly undulate; lip flat, trilobed, lavender, side lobes encircle column, midlobe deep purple, throat white, yellow centrally; column white, blushed lavender, anther cap white; substance firm; texture diamond dust, lip matte.

Papilionanda Arjuna 'Electric Blue'

Papilionanda Mimi Palmer x Vanda tessellata

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192411

Fourteen full, flat flowers and one bud on two inflorescences; sepals and petals obovate, base color very light green, heavily tessellated chocolate brown, denser proximally and distally, margins undulate; lip porrect, base color white, midlobe blue, side lobes speckled blue; column white, blushed pale blue, anther cap tan, ringed brown; substance firm; texture satiny; low flower count precluded a higher score.

Vanda M. V. Tannins 'Garrett's Picotee'

Vanda lamellata x Vanda Memoria Thianchai

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192412

Sixteen flat, full flowers and four buds on one upright inflorescence; sepals and petals medium yellow, overlaid chestnut brown centrally, distinct yellow picotee, dorsal sepal densely stippled and maculated lighter chestnut, laterals sepals almost completely overlaid, spatulate petals diffusely stippled and maculated chestnut; lip midlobe porrect, distally broadened, mauve, striped dark purple near throat, side lobe and spur white; column white, anther cap light brown; substance firm; texture matte.

Dendrobium Hibiki 'Springwater'

Dendrobium bracteosum x Dendrobium laevifolium

CCE/AOS (95 points)

  • Exhibitor: Springwater Orchids & Thanh Nguyen
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192413

Approximately one thousand flowers and buds on 33 blooming canes an immaculately grown 100-cm wide by 78-cm high plant of 66 canes total, with clusters ranging from 5 to 20 flowers, with 2-4 clusters per cane, grown in a 22-cm pot in bark mix; sepals and petals fuchsia; sepals lanceolate; petals narrowly ovate; lip porrect, spear-shaped, bright orange; column cream, anther cap pale green; substance medium-firm; texture crystalline.

Lesueurara Dick Pippen's SunCoast 'Lemon Yum Yums'

Brassocatanthe Little Mermaid x Encyclia Lorraine Smith

FCC/AOS (92 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jim Roberts Florida SunCoast Orchids
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192414

Sixty-one spectacular, well-arranged flowers and 14 buds on ten inflorescences born on a well grown 75-cm tall by 47-cm wide plant growing in an 8" pot with bark and hydroton; sepals and petals spatulate, very light cream, speckled magenta, darker on reverse; lip almost flat, white, splotched magenta, throat yellow; column and anther cap white; substance medium; texture crystalline; fragrance noted; grower also received a CCM, 20192415.

Lesueurara Dick Pippen's SunCoast 'Lemon Yum Yums'

Brassocatanthe Little Mermaid x Encyclia Lorraine Smith

CCM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jim Roberts Florida SunCoast Orchids
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192415

Sixty-one spectacular, well-arranged flowers and 14 buds on ten inflorescences born on a well grown 75-cm tall by 47-cm wide plant growing in an 8" pot with bark and hydroton; sepals and petals spatulate, very light cream, speckled magenta, darker on reverse; lip almost flat, white, splotched magenta, throat yellow; column and anther cap white; substance medium; texture crystalline; fragrance noted; flower also received an FCC, 20192414.

Vanda Thai Spots 'Brayden Koester'

Vanda Jiraprapa x Vanda Suksamran Spots

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Anthony Nuccio
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20191623

Ten full, round flowers and two buds on one 45-cm inflorescence; flower sulphur yellow; sepals and petals spotted cordovan, coalesced on entire distal margin; lip keeled, midlobe center chartreuse; anther cap brown; substance good; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum niveum 'PbR'

CCE/AOS (91 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ross Hella
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20191624

Ten flowers and one bud on five inflorescences to 15cm, emerging from a 12-growth immaculately grown plant; lanceolate leaves to 2.7 x 11.5cm, light green heavily tessellated dark green, reverse deep maroon, grown in a fine bark mix in a 10.5-cm plastic pot; flowers white; dorsal sepal sparsely speckled maroon proximally, margins strongly undulate; synsepal lightly speckled maroon, obscured by pouch, margin undulate; petals speckled maroon centrally, margins moderately undulate; lip speckled maroon; staminode center pale yellow; substance good; texture waxy.

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