The Latest Orchid Awards

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Stenosarcos Hoosier Cardinal 'Bryon'

Sarcoglottis homalogastra x Stenorrhynchos albidomaculatum

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon K Rinke
  • Date: Mar 21, 2020
  • Award No: 20203564

Thirty-two tubular flowers and six buds on four upright inflorescences up to 20cm long; dorsal sepal and petals light pink, veined darker pink; lateral sepals light pink veined pink; petals held tightly underneath the dorsal sepal; lip light pink, striped darker pink centrally, apex recurved; column cream-color, apex chartreuse; ovary 0.3cm wide x 2.0cm long, dark red-pink ribbed longitudinally, finely pubescent; substance firm; texture crystalline, reverse waxy.

Paphiopedilum rothschildianum 'Max & Bryon's Best'

FCC/AOS (91 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max Thompson & Bryon Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon K Rinke
  • Date: Mar 21, 2020
  • Award No: 20203565

Four stately flowers on one 58-cm, strong, upright inflorescence; sepals pale chartreuse, heavily striped dark mahogany; dorsal sepal extremely flat and held upright, no cupping; synsepal flat, pinched at the apex; petals held horizontal, pale chartreuse, spotted dark mahogany proximal one-fourth, coalescing to veins on distal three-fourths, margins sparsely hirsute, black hairs 0.5cm long, undulate proximal one-fourth; pouch pale chartreuse, heavily overlaid mahogany, darker mahogany tessellations; staminode bent-knee, chartreuse, blushed brown distal one-half, lateral margins and base gray pubescent hairs; ovary 1.2cm wide x 8.5cm long, chartreuse, mahogany longitudinal ribs, sheath 5.0cm wide (unfolded) x 8.5cm long, chartreuse, veined dark mahogany; substance firm; texture waxy; first bloom seedling, actual parentage is 'Sam's Best' FCC 90 Pts x 'Rex' FCC 93 Pts.

Paphiopedilum Hsinying Lady Duck 'Max'

Paphiopedilum Lady Isobel x Paphiopedilum adductum

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max C. Thompson
  • Photographer: Bryon K Rinke
  • Date: Mar 21, 2020
  • Award No: 20203566

Three flowers well displayed on one 46-cm strong, upright inflorescence; dorsal sepal somewhat cupped, chartreuse, heavily veined maroon; synsepal slightly cupped, chartreuse, veined maroon; petals chartreuse, spotted and veined maroon; pouch pale chartreuse, overlaid and tessellated pale purple; staminode chartreuse, overlaid pale purple centrally, fine purple pubescence covers lateral surfaces; substance firm; texture waxy; actual parentage Paph Lady Isobel '6013' x Paph adductum '1/3'.

Paphiopedilum Conco-Callosum 'Max'

Paphiopedilum concolor x Paphiopedilum callosum

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max C. Thompson
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Mar 21, 2020
  • Award No: 20203567

One flower and one bud on one 11.5-cm strong inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, suffused pink, darker pink venation, green basally, reverse striped green; synsepal white, veined pink, reversed veined green; petals white, suffused pink distal one-third, pale green proximal one-third, spotted maroon, superior margin hirsute; pouch pale chartreuse, suffused and veined dark pink on anterior; staminode green, overlaid dark pink centrally; substance firm; texture matte; blooming in compot.

Cattlianthe Pixie Treat 'M & B'

Cattlianthe Pixie x Cattlianthe Trick or Treat

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max Thompson & Bryon Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Mar 21, 2020
  • Award No: 20203568

One hundred thirty-one stellate flowers and 11 buds on nine crowded, upright terminal inflorescences; sepals and petals orange-yellow, slightly lighter basally; lip yellow-orange, slightly darker distally, faint red stripes in throat, margin undulate; column and anther cap pale yellow; substance medium, texture faint diamond dust, fragrance noted.

Epidendrum Pacific Trek 'Max'

Epidendrum Pacific Padre x Epidendrum Pacific Crest

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max C. Thompson
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Mar 21, 2020
  • Award No: 20203569

Seventeen non-resupinate flowers, 23 buds on one strong, upright 19cm inflorescence; sepals and petals red-orange, lightly veined red; petals slightly crenulate dorsal edge; lip bright red-orange, yellow centrally, yellow longitudinal keel, two small yellow horns near column attachment, margins deeply incised; column red basal three-fourths, apex and side lobes yellow; anther cap green; substance firm; texture matte; actual parentage Epi Pacific Padre 'Playful' x Epi Pacific Crest 'Neon'.

Papilionanda Ben Fragrance 'Garrett's Golden Prize'

Vanda Memoria Thianchai x Papilionanda Mimi Palmer

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20201015

Ten flowers on one erect inflorescence and a second immature inflorescence with thirteen buds; base color cream, overlaid chartreuse; sepals and petals ovate, tessellated and finely spotted mahogany; lip midlobe porrect, yellow, suffused light mahogany, side lobes yellow; column and anther cap pale yellow; substance firm; texture waxy.

Vanda Wapme 'Garrett's Watermelon Man'

Vanda Wanpen x Vanda Meda Arnold

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20201016

Fourteen flat flowers and three buds on one laxly arranged, upright inflorescence; sepals and petals rosy-coral resulting from orange underlay and faint violet overlay; lip midlobe dark rose, crest purple, side lobes yellow; column rosy-coral, anther cap purple; substance firm; texture highly crystalline, lip matte.

Paphiopedilum Sugar Suite 'Whisper Happy Birthday Lindsey'

Paphiopedilum emersonii x Paphiopedilum niveum

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Laura and Wes Newton
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20201018

One balanced flower on one staked inflorescence; sepals and petals ovate, white, speckled maroon basally; pouch yellow, interior dark maroon spots; staminode yellow, dusted maroon; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Vandachostylis Banjong Pearl 'The Adorable Garretts'

Vandachostylis Seng x Vanda Memoria Choo Laikeun

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20201021

Eighteen flowers and nine buds on one erect inflorescence; flowers round; sepals and petals ivory, suffused lavender, darker distally, tessellated; lip ivory, side lobes overlaid yellow, midlobe bifurcate, overlaid dark purple; column ivory, overlaid lavender, anther cap tan; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Cattleya walkeriana 'Couto'

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20203711

Two medium lavender flowers on a 2.5-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals lanceolate, thinly veined darker lavender; lip dark lavender, darker lavender veins throughout, cream blotch centrally; column light lavender, anther cap white; texture crystalline, lip velvety.

Cattleya walkeriana 'Polyhymie'

AM/AOS (88 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20203712

Two flat, medium lavender flowers on a 2.5-cm inflorescence; sepals lavender, thinly veined darker lavender; petals full, flat, lavender, thinly veined darker lavender, margins very slightly undulate; lip darkest lavender, white centrally, dark lavender veins throughout; column pale green overlaid pink, anther cap white; substance firm; texture crystalline, lip velvety.

Cattleya maxima (Coerulea) 'Stevie Ray Vaughan'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20203713

Eleven stellate, steel blue flowers on a single, staked 24-cm inflorescence; sepals nearly tubular, forming a perfect triangle; petals lanceolate, undulate towards distal half; lip flat, undulate along margins, pristine white, gently overlaid steel blue, veined darker blue centrally, egg yolk yellow interiorly; column white, anther cap steel blue; substance firm; texture diamond dust.

Cattleya Pole-Star 'Mirtha Isabel'

Cattleya coccinea x Cattleya briegeri

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20203714

Two very flat flowers on a single inflorescence; gold, overlaid with red veins; sepals lanceolate; petals flared red distally; lip surrounds column, gold, side lobes lightly brushed red, margins red, idle suffused red, streaked deeper red; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Cattleya amethystoglossa 'Put Me In The Zoo'

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20203715

Thirteen flowers on a single, 26-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals deep pink, spotted plum throughout; lip crenulate along margins, deep pink, overlaid magenta distally; substance firm; texture satiny.

Fredclarkeara Darkest Desire 'Brittany's Dark Side'

Fredclarkeara Frank Smith x Catasetum John C. Burchett

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Wade Hollenbach
  • Photographer: Kim Frankenfield
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20204709

Ten black flowers alternately arranged on one pendent, 36.0-cm inflorescence emerging from the pseudo-bulb base; sepals and petals slightly cupped; lip ciliate marginally, noticeably reflexed distally; column cap black, underside ivory, anther cap ivory, overlaid red; substance extremely firm; texture reflective.

Paphiopedilum Berenice 'Linda Ann'

Paphiopedilum lowii x Paphiopedilum philippinense

HCC/AOS (75 points)

  • Exhibitor: Mike Ayres
  • Photographer: Nancy Helt
  • Date: Mar 11, 2020
  • Award No: 20131961

Five graceful flowers on one upright arched inflorescence; dorsal sepal pale green, dark red-purple veins distally, blushed red-purple and sharply recurved proximally; synsepal pale green, faint red-purple veins, concave; petals pale yellow heavily overlaid red-purple on distal three-fourths, red-purple spots on proximal one-fourth, linear, evenly twisted; pouch pale yellow smoothly overlaid dark brown; staminode pale green, dark purple centrally; substance firm; texture matte; commended for symmetrically twisted petals.

Lycaste Athanacia 'Brigette Lee'

Lycaste virginalis x Lycaste Kurt Servos

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jim Snyder
  • Photographer: Ross Leach
  • Date: Mar 11, 2020
  • Award No: 20205462

One very flat flower and zero buds on one inflorescence to 15cm; sepals and petals white, sepals blushed pale pink centrally, suffused light green basally, porrect, distally reflexed; petals porrect, distally reflexed; lip white, marginally undulate, basally recurved; column and anther cap white; substance firm; texture matte.

Bulbophyllum thaiorum 'MikeAl'

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Michael Curtin
  • Photographer: Ross Leach
  • Date: Mar 11, 2020
  • Award No: 20205463

Forty-two flowers on five inflorescences and one immature inflorescence to 6cm, arranged in umbels over purple pseudobulbs; leaves dark green above, purple below; flowers yellow, maturing orange; dorsal sepal and petals porrect, petals too minute to measure; lateral sepals connate, margins rolled; lip orange, hinged; substance firm; texture velvety.

Vanda Motes Purple Rain 'Reyna's Prince'

Vanda Blue Tahourdin x Vanda tessellata

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sarah Waddoups
  • Photographer: Steve Marak
  • Date: Mar 08, 2020
  • Award No: 20204262

Fourteen flowers on one cut inflorescence; sepals and petals rich purple, overlaid and tessellated olive green, margins slightly undulate; lip cream, midlobe overlaid purple, side lobes speckled purple; column cream, overlaid purple, anther cap cream, lightly overlaid purple; substance firm; texture matte; pleasant fragrance noted.

Dendrobium spectabile 'Papito N.O.K.'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Noel Soler-Figueroa
  • Photographer: Irma Saldaña
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20206182

One-hundred twenty striking, nicely arranged flowers and eight buds on nine sturdy, arched, up to 47-cm inflorescences on a very well-grown plant; sepals and petals acuminate, lanceolate, twisted, chartreuse; sepals rolled, centrally spotted and veined mahogany, margins pale ivory; petals undulate on proximal half, distally wavy, proximally finely spotted and veined mahogany; lip trilobed, margins undulate, midlobe recurved, pinched, pointed, apical two thirds overlaid chartreuse, heavily veined deep maroon, central strong midvein deep red mahogany, side lobes surround column, wavy, white, veined deep mahogany; column white, anther cap dark olive green; substance firm; texture crystalline, lip waxy; strong, pleasant fragrance noted; commended for balance, arrangement, flower count and pleasant contrast of segments.

Paphiopedilum Saiun 'SkyBear'

Paphiopedilum sukhakulii x Paphiopedilum wardii

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Harvey Brenneise
  • Photographer: Mike Pearson
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20205460

One stately flower, slightly downward facing on one unstaked, erect inflorescence to 12.8cm; sepals light yellow, veined dark green, acuminate; petals lime green, tessellated dark green, margins hirsute; pouch green, veined darker green; staminode lime green, tessellated darker green centrally; substance thin; texture matte, pouch glossy.

Phalaenopsis schilleriana 'Jane'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: David A. Edgley
  • Photographer: Mike Pearson
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20205461

Twenty-seven exceptionally flat flowers and zero buds well-shingled on one 55-cm, robust, branched inflorescence; sepals and petals glowing pink, sepals elliptical, spotted dark pink basally, petals broadly obovate, stippled dark pink basally; lip white, overlaid glowing pink, side lobes spotted dark red-brown basally, callus yellow, spotted red-brown, midlobe glowing pink, brushed orange proximally; column pink, anther cap white; substance firm; texture matte.

Miltonia cuneata 'Bonheur'

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lynne Murrell
  • Photographer: Jonathan Rollins
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20202265

Ninety-four striking flowers on fourteen staked inflorescences to 80cm; sepals and petals cream, heavily overlaid cordovan-brown, barred light yellow, yellow distal tips, margins undulate; lip white, spatulate; column and anther cap light yellow; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Jared's Time 'Izzy'

Paphiopedilum Boom Time x Paphiopedilum Jared's Choice

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Robert and Fay Sun
  • Photographer: Jonathan Rollins
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20202264

One well presented flower on one 17-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal broad, cream, blushed light green, speckled cordovan, white at margins; synsepal full, cream, overlaid light green, striated magenta; petals cream, overlaid very pale green apically, blushed light magenta distally, margins slightly undulate; pouch cream, blushed magenta, speckled apically and in interior; staminode cream, dark yellow centrally, hirsute apically; substance firm; texture glossy.

Lycaste Abou Sunset 'Goodstuff'

Lycaste Chita Sunset x Lycaste Alan Salzman

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Tom Pickford
  • Photographer: Jonathan Rollins
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20202266

Five flowers and one bud well presented on six 16-cm inflorescences; sepals white, overlaid dusty rose, white tipped; petals porrect, white, overlaid dark rose, spotted purple on margins, reverse white, spotted dark rose on inferior margin; lip white, overlaid purple with narrow picotee; column and anther cap white; substance firm; texture matte.

Stelis immersa 'Brooke'

CCM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Charles & Jane High
  • Photographer: Katie Payeur
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20202577

Two hundred ninety-one dark burgundy flowers and four buds alternately arranged on fifteen inflorescences to 20cm on a 38.5 x 19.5-cm, very clean plant grown in a 14 x 12-cm round clay pot; leaves lanceolate to 3.2 x 16cm; sepals lightly striped yellow; substance medium; texture waxy.

Paphiopedilum Tawan 'Deerwood'

Paphiopedilum thaianum x Paphiopedilum fairrieanum

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ross Hella
  • Photographer: K Payeur L Cinert
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20202580

Two flowers on a 25-cm inflorescence; flowers white, striped and blushed raspberry; dorsal sepal and petals velvety, margins undulate; pouch heavily overlaid raspberry, interior heavily spotted raspberry; staminode veined dark green centrally; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum mastersianum 'Deerwood'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ross Hella
  • Photographer: Katie Payeur
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20202581

One stately, well-presented flower on one 46.0-cm inflorescence on an immaculate plant 43 x 19cm in a 9 x 8-cm plastic pot; dorsal sepal apple green, veined lighter centrally, paling to cream at margins, reverse midrib maroon, hirsute; synsepal apple green, reverse midrib maroon, hirsute; petals apple green basally, suffused light mahogany, superior proximal half spotted darker mahogany; pouch light apple green, brushed mahogany, veined darker; staminode light green, center darker; substance firm; texture glossy.

Phragmipedium Early Surprise 'Kat's Song'

Phragmipedium Waunakee Sunset x Phragmipedium Rosalie Dixler

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Darlene Thompson
  • Photographer: Ed Cott
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20203376

Two flowers and two buds on two inflorescences to 35-cm plus one immature inflorescence; dorsal sepal and petals pubescent, carmine; synsepal cream, veined carmine; pouch cream, exterior heavily overlaid carmine, in-rolled margin densely dotted carmine, coalesced towards margin; staminode cream, carmine pubescence; substance firm; texture velvety.

Clowesetum Diane Drisch 'Pink Lemonade'

Clowesia Grace Dunn x Catasetum tigrinum

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Carol Panza
  • Photographer: Ed Cott
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20203377

Twenty-four flowers and no buds on two pendent inflorescences; flowers off-white; sepals and petals blotched and outlined in purple spots, heavier proximally on petals; lip cream-yellow, more intense basally, edges fimbriate; column ivory; anther cap cream-yellow; substance hard; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Wössner Black Wings 'Bitis Botanical'

Paphiopedilum rothschildianum x Paphiopedilum anitum

AM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: Tony Casler
  • Photographer: Sarah Goldberg
  • Date: Mar 06, 2020
  • Award No: 20202408

Three flowers on one inflorescence; flowers golden yellow; dorsal sepal veined dark cordovan, coalesced basally; synsepal veined cordovan; petals spotted cordovan proximally, coalesced to veins distally, margins lightly hirsute; pouch heavily overlaid mahogany, veined darker mahogany; staminode papillose burgundy, smooth centrally; substance firm; texture waxy.

Cattleya schroederae 'Morright'

CCM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jeff Morris
  • Photographer: Julie Rotramel
  • Date: Mar 05, 2020
  • Award No: 20204692

Nineteen flowers and no buds on seven 16-cm inflorescences carried on a well groomed 40-cm high x 62-cm wide plant in a plastic, 10-inch azalea pot; sepals and ruffled petals white, lip very light pink, typical very prominent yellow midlobe; substance medium; texture crystalline

Paphiopedilum Berenice 'Pip'

Paphiopedilum lowii x Paphiopedilum philippinense

CCM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jeff Morris
  • Photographer: Julie Rotramel
  • Date: Mar 05, 2020
  • Award No: 20204694

Fifteen well held flowers and seven buds on five erect, 45-cm inflorescences on a 75-cm clean plant in a 10-inch azalea pot; dorsal green striped mahogany; synsepal light green, striped green; petals green, spotted mahogany proximally, dark mahogany outer 3/4, gently twisted; pouch green, overlaid mahogany; substance heavy; texture glossy.

Bulbophyllum echinolabium 'Loch Raven'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Marc Kiriou
  • Photographer: Julie Rotramel
  • Date: Mar 05, 2020
  • Award No: 20204696

One stately, pungent flower and one bud on one 44-cm inflorescence; sepals golden yellow, veined and reticulated burgundy; dorsal sepal upright; lateral sepals gracefully curved, color intensified on distal two-thirds; petals translucent golden yellow, veined and reticulated burgundy, curled back distally; lip proximally globulous, dark burgundy, distal appendage dark golden orange; substance of sepals heavy, petals firm; texture waxy.

Paphiopedilum Leonard's Pride 'Petrus'

Paphiopedilum Leonard Smith x Paphiopedilum rothschildianum

FCC/AOS (91 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dave Sorokowsky
  • Photographer: Kathy Barrett
  • Date: Mar 04, 2020
  • Award No: 20202258

Six stately flowers and nine buds on four towering inflorescences to 71cm; dorsal sepal base color yellow-green, boldly striped mahogany, margins slightly undulate; synsepal yellow-green, striped mahogany, margins sightly undulate; petals base color yellow-green, mahogany spots and stripes basally, coalescing to mahogany apically, proximal margins tightly undulate, slight distal twist; pouch mahogany; staminode knee-shaped, yellow-green, suffused mahogany, margins ciliate; substance very firm; texture matte; impressive multi-growth plant in 25-cm pot.

Paphiopedilum Palani Quintal 'Cool Paradise'

Paphiopedilum Memoria Miguel Medina x Paphiopedilum philippinense

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Cheryl Jones
  • Photographer: Kathy Barrett
  • Date: Mar 04, 2020
  • Award No: 20202259

Eight flowers and one bud on three 41.5-cm inflorescences; sepals chartreuse, veined and flushed cordovan; petals uniformly twisted, chartreuse, veined and flushed mahogany distal 7/8; pouch chartreuse, veined and flushed cordovan; staminode hirsute, chartreuse, blushed burgundy; substance firm; texture glossy.

Maxillaria cacaoensis 'Sunshine'

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Galen Carpenter
  • Photographer: Kathy Barrett
  • Date: Mar 04, 2020
  • Award No: 20202261

Five flowers and one bud on six inflorescences; sepals and petals cream, overlaid golden yellow outer two-thirds; lip cream, side lobes and midlobe overlaid burnt orange; anther cap white; substance firm; texture waxy.

Lycaste Alan Salzman 'Windflower'

Lycaste Island of Vulcorn x Lycaste Shoalhaven

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Betty Kelepecz
  • Photographer: Arnold Gum
  • Date: Mar 03, 2020
  • Award No: 20205758

Four large flat flowers on four, up to 15.3-cm inflorescences; sepals rich red-pink; petals porrect, white, overlaid dark cherry red, apices white, reverse white, blushed light cherry red, heavily overlaid dark cherry red distally, midvein white blushed light cherry red; lip yellow, becoming black cherry red on side lobes and midlobe, spear-shaped crest light yellow, margin dark cherry red; column cream-white, ventral surface light yellow, anther cap white; substance very firm; texture satiny, lip velvety..

Cattlianthe Little Hazel 'Chasus'

Cattlianthe Hazel Boyd x Cattleya Psyche (1902)

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Charles and Susan Wilson
  • Photographer: Ross Leach
  • Date: Mar 01, 2020
  • Award No: 20205459

Seven dramatic flowers and zero buds well-spaced on two staked inflorescences to 8cm; flowers heavily saturated intense red; sepals obovate; petals elliptical; lip yellow, overlaid saturated red, side lobes closed over column, midlobe ruffled darker red, throat golden yellow, red veins under column; column pale yellow; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Paphiopedilum Raisin Jewel 'Boston's Best'

Paphiopedilum Egret's Jewel x Paphiopedilum Raisin Magic

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Daniel Scher
  • Photographer: Ed Cott
  • Date: Feb 29, 2020
  • Award No: 20206871

Two impressive flowers and one bud presented on two staked inflorescences to 36cm; sepals white, overlaid light purple, veined burgundy vertically, synsepal light green centrally; petals green, overlaid burgundy distally, veined darker green, medial burgundy warts, margins ciliate; pouch deep burgundy; staminode ivory, reticulated darker green centrally, burgundy spot centrally; substance firm; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Pink Ghost 'Vegas Baby'

Paphiopedilum Magic Pink x Paphiopedilum Macbeth's Ghost

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Daniel Scher
  • Photographer: Ed Cott
  • Date: Feb 29, 2020
  • Award No: 20206873

One stately pastel flower on one 35.5-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal rounded, pointed at apex, slightly cupped, white, densely striped green centrally, changing to magenta near margins; synsepal white, striped green; petals chartreuse, veined and blushed darker maroon, evenly spotted dark maroon; pouch mahogany, lighter on reverse; staminode green marked mahogany; substance fairly firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum QF Hula Dancer 'Scher Exstacy'

Paphiopedilum Chiu Hua Dancer x Paphiopedilum praestans

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Daniel Scher
  • Photographer: Ed Cott
  • Date: Feb 29, 2020
  • Award No: 20206872

Eight well-presented flowers and two buds on two upright, 50cm inflorescences; sepals light yellow, veined dark burgundy; petals light yellow, suffused burgundy on distal two-thirds, veined dark burgundy, spotted dark burgundy on proximal third, margins sparsely pubescent; pouch light yellow, overlaid burgundy, veined dark burgundy; staminode light yellow, burgundy centrally, margins pubescent; substance firm; texture glossy.

Vanda Motes Adorbs 'Harri's Pink Delight'

Vanda ampullacea x Vanda christensoniana

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Harriet Davis
  • Photographer: Michele Bennett
  • Date: Feb 29, 2020
  • Award No: 20202003

Eighty-seven full, flat, lavender-pink flowers and ten buds on five erect inflorescences, tallest 10.5cm, plant 23cm tall; lip basal half white, lavender-pink distal half, mentum 0.9cm; column lavender-pink, anther cap yellow-brown; substance diaphanous; texture crystalline.

Paphiopedilum Lazaro Lopez 'Elaine'

Paphiopedilum Transvaal x Paphiopedilum Shin-Yi's Pride

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Derek Lowenstein
  • Photographer: Michele Bennett
  • Date: Feb 29, 2020
  • Award No: 20202004

One well held flower and two buds on one thick, mahogany, pubescent, 30-cm inflorescence; sepals bright green, vertically striped mahogany, hirsute marginally and dorsally; petals cream, heavy mahogany spots suffused throughout, hirsute margins; pouch light green, overlaid marmorated burgundy; staminode light green, overlaid burgundy, densely hirsute; substance hard; texture waxy.

Paphiopedilum vejvarutianum 'Honey'

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Carol R. Stauder
  • Photographer: Joseph Paine
  • Date: Feb 29, 2020
  • Award No: 20202155

One flower and one bud on two staked inflorescences to 18cm; dorsal sepal white, overlaid chartreuse basally, veined light purple, synsepal light chartreuse; petals chartreuse reticulated chestnut brown, margins undulate; pouch chartreuse, overlaid brown-purple; staminode chartreuse, boss bright yellow; substance firm; texture waxy.

Phalaenopsis Sunrise Goldamour 'Joy's Delight'

Phalaenopsis Brother Lawrence x Phalaenopsis Buena Jewel

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Larry Hennessey
  • Photographer: Joseph Paine
  • Date: Feb 29, 2020
  • Award No: 20202157

Two flowers and one bud well-displayed on two upright inflorescences; sepals and petals chartreuse, white halo basally; lip side lobes white, bright yellow centrally, midlobe white blushed pink distally, light bronze centrally; column and anther cap white; substance firm; texture exceptionally crystalline.

Cymbidium Movella's Canary 'Caroline'

Cymbidium Brook no Greenies x Cymbidium Summer Sue

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jo Ann Vaz
  • Photographer: Joseph Paine
  • Date: Feb 29, 2020
  • Award No: 20202158

Seventeen flowers and one bud well-presented on two staked inflorescences to 81cm; sepals and petals clear canary yellow; lip lighter canary yellow, subtly spotted slightly darker yellow, two prominent keels; column light canary yellow, anther cap white; substance very firm; texture matte; exceptionally clean foliage.

Catasetum planiceps 'Tony Jo'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jo Ann Vaz
  • Photographer: Joseph Paine
  • Date: Feb 29, 2020
  • Award No: 20202159

Sixteen non-resupinate, lime green flowers on two sturdy inflorescences and six buds on one developing inflorescence, plus five emergent inflorescences to 65cm; sepals and petals down-swept; column with two prominent teeth; lip upright, helmet-shaped; substance hard; texture satiny.

Phragmipedium Andean Fire 'Joelle's Smile'

Phragmipedium besseae x Phragmipedium lindleyanum

CCM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Diana Rowles
  • Photographer: Judith Higham
  • Date: Feb 29, 2020
  • Award No: 20207156

Twelve flowers and five buds on three branched inflorescences up to 84cm on a well grown 58-cm plant grown in a 16-cm plastic pot in a moss mix; dorsal sepal rich red; synsepal orange-red; petals rich red, pubescent proximally, pouch orange-yellow, overlaid rich red veined darker red, spotted along margin and interior; staminode orange-yellow, marked red; substance average; texture velvety.

Brassidium Gilded Rex 'Aka's Origin'

Brassidium Gilded Urchin x Brassia Rex

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Art Buckman
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Feb 28, 2020
  • Award No: 20203702

Twenty-two flat flowers and two buds perfectly arranged on two arched inflorescences; sepals and petals lanceolate, chartreuse, faintly suffused chocolate brown proximally; lip light lemon-yellow, irregularly overlaid chocolate brown, margins undulate, crest bright orange, ; substance hard; texture satiny, lip crystalline.

Cattleya Pink Pearl 'St. Peter'

Cattleya alaorii x Cattleya wittigiana

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Feb 28, 2020
  • Award No: 20203703

One flat, pink flower with delicate cerise venation throughout on a 0.5-cm inflorescence; sepals lanceolate; petals broadly obovate; lip tubular, overlaid bright yellow basally; column light pink, anther cap white; substance firm; texture sparkling.

Cattleya loddigesii 'Tete'ia'

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Feb 28, 2020
  • Award No: 20203704

Six flowers on two inflorescences; sepals and petals dark pink, lightly spotted magenta distally; lip tipped pink, light pink exterior, cream interior; substance turgid; texture matte; cuppiness of sepals precluded higher score.

Cattleya lawrenceana (Flamea) 'Sebastian Ferrell'

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Feb 28, 2020
  • Award No: 20203705

Thirty-five flowers on three upright, striking inflorescences presented on a 61.0-cm tall by 51.0-cm wide plant growing in a 20.0-cm plastic pot; sepals dark lavender, margins slightly undulate; petals darker lavender, midline and apices royal purple; lip closed over column, lavender, royal purple distally, side lobes striated purple; substance subtle; texture crystalline; grower also received CCM, 20203710.

Cattleya walkeriana f. flamea 'Orchid Eros Flare'

FCC/AOS (90 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Feb 28, 2020
  • Award No: 20203706

Four exceptionally flat flowers on two inflorescences; sepals elliptical, dark rose; petals obovate, dark rose, veined fuchsia distally, margins slightly undulate; lip purple, midlobe cream centrally; column dark rose, anther cap cream; substance stiff; texture diamond dust; commended for flat form, large size and unique flamea form.

Cattleya lueddemanniana (Concolor) 'Incredible'

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Feb 28, 2020
  • Award No: 20203708

Five pink flowers on two inflorescences; dorsal sepal shaded darker along midrib, lateral sepals light chartreuse basally; petals ruffled at margins; lip tubular, throat rich yellow, cream veins throughout interior, flushed purple distally; column pink, anther cap white; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Cattleya quadricolor 'Seb Man'

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Feb 28, 2020
  • Award No: 20203709

Two flowers on one staked inflorescence; sepals and petals white, light pink blush, petal margins finely undulate; lip ruffled at margins, light pink basally, yellow centrally, velvet purple distally; column white, blushed light lavender, anther cap white; substance supple; texture diamond dust.

Cattleya lawrenceana (Flamea) 'Sebastian Ferrell'

CCM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Feb 28, 2020
  • Award No: 20203710

Thirty-five flowers on three upright, striking inflorescences presented on a 61.0-cm tall by 51.0-cm wide plant growing in a 20.0-cm plastic pot; sepals dark lavender, margins slightly undulate; petals darker lavender, midline and apices royal purple; lip closed over column, lavender, royal purple distally, side lobes striated purple; substance subtle; texture crystalline; also received AM, 20203705.

Cattleya lueddemanniana (Concolor) 'Pink Lemonade'

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ben Oliveros and Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Feb 28, 2020
  • Award No: 20203707

Two richly colored flowers on one 10-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals concolor rose-lavender, petals margins undulate; lip ruffled along margins, rose-lavender lower third, upper two-thirds framed by rose-lavender picotee, butter-yellow centrally, extending into throat, purple veins throughout interior; column pale lavender, anther cap lavender; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Paphiopedilum Petula's Flare 'Slipper Zone Striking Stripes'

Paphiopedilum Magical Contrasts x Paphiopedilum Petula's Flame

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Roy Andrade
  • Date: Feb 25, 2020
  • Award No: 20204000

One flower on a 30-cm inflorescence; sepals white, veined maroon, veins become green distally; petals apple green, saturated so heavily dark maroon as to almost appear black, warty with hirsute margins; lip a deep maroon; staminode green, centrally veined darker green; substance firm; texture glossy.

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