The Latest Orchid Awards

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Phalaenopsis Walnut Valley Itty Bitty 'Max & Bryon'

Phalaenopsis Anna-Larati Soekardi x Phalaenopsis honghenensis

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max Thompson & Bryon Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Feb 16, 2019
  • Award No: 20193007

Seventeen well-spaced flowers and seven buds on two slightly arched, 26-cm inflorescences; sepals and spatulate petals pale pink blushed darker pink, apices pale pink blended to white; lateral sepals held horizontal; lip midlobe pale pink, heavily overlaid fuchsia, midrib light pink centrally, side lobes yellow stippled fuchsia, apices orange; column darker pink, anther cap white; substance medium; texture crystalline; pleasant fragrance noted; actual parentage is Phalaenopsis Anna-Larati Soekardi 'Bryon', HCC/AOS 75 pts x Phalaenopsis honghenensis 'Bryon', HCC/AOS 75 & CCM/AOS 81 Pts.

Paphiopedilum Luna Hijinks 'Bryon'

Paphiopedilum Luna Magic x Paphiopedilum Luna Shadow

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Feb 16, 2019
  • Award No: 20193008

One very symmetrical, flat flower on one strong, upright, 19-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal flat, white veined green and purple; synsepal white, veined green; petals white, heavily overlaid and veined green, lighter at apices, spotted purple, proximal margins sparsely hirsute, hairs purple; pouch green, overlaid purple anterior two-thirds, veined darker purple, interior and anterior proximal aspect papillose; staminode pale green, veined dark green centrally; ovary 5cm in length, 0.5cm in diameter, green, ridged purple; substance medium; texture glossy; actual parentage is Paphiopedilum Luna Magic 'Blushing Spots' x Paphiopedilum Luna Shadow 'Lehua One & a Half' HCC 77 pts.

Rhynchodenia Magic Wand 'Anri Grant'

Rhynchostylis coelestis x Seidenfadenia mitrata

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Richard Grant
  • Photographer: Claude W. Hamilton
  • Date: Feb 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192003

Forty-one well cylindrically arranged violet flowers on one erect 24 cm inflorescence; anther cap white, lip purple; substance firm; texture shiny.

Broughtonia sanguinea 'Elizabeth Hamilton'

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Claude W. Hamilton
  • Photographer: Claude W. Hamilton
  • Date: Feb 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192004

Twelve full, flat flowers and 18 buds on two erect 62-cm inflorescences; sepals peach, margins pink; petals round, pink, margins serrate; lip open, pink, throat and gold, margins serrate; all segments veined dark pink, column cream overlaid fuchsia, anther cap cream; substance firm for species; texture crystalline.

Renanstylis Manoa Queen 'MV Andromeda'

Renanstylis Maui Queen x Rhynchostylis gigantea

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Stuart Henderson
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Feb 09, 2019
  • Award No: 20192301

Fourteen flat, stellate flowers and five buds on one erect inflorescence held on a sturdy, upright plant; flower base color white; sepals and petals slightly rolled back, spatulate, heavily spotted and blotched magenta; dorsal sepal upright; lateral sepals downswept; lip porrect, midlobe five keels, overlaid magenta, side lobes spotted and striated magenta; column red-purple, anther cap dark red-purple; substance firm; texture waxy, lip glossy; strong, pleasant fragrance similar to Rhy. gigantea.

Epidendrum nocturnum 'Mattor's Maine Moonlight'

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Harry Pringle
  • Photographer: Robert Hesse
  • Date: Feb 08, 2019
  • Award No: 20194508

Four flat, stellate flowers gracefully presented up four terminal inflorescences borne on an attractive, multi-growth, compact plant; sepals and petals convolute; sepals olive-tan, petals chartreuse; lip trilobed, white, pale yellow centrally, side lobes flat, held slightly down from horizontal plane giving the appearance of graceful down-swept wings; column white; anther cap tan; substance medium; texture crystalline.

Dendrobium kingianum 'Susan'

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Chuck & Sue Andersen
  • Photographer: Robert Hesse
  • Date: Feb 08, 2019
  • Award No: 20194509

Approximately 76 flowers and 118 buds reasonably well-arranged on 31 erect inflorescences up to 17cm long borne on a compact, 25 cm tall, 55 growth plant in a 12-cm round plastic pot; sepals and petals white, suffused light fuchsia, darker fuchsia distally and along margins; dorsal sepal faintly striped fuchsia longitudinally; lateral sepals striped fuchsia medially; lip white, interior lightly speckled dark magenta, keels light butter yellow; column and anther cap white; substance medium; texture crystalline.

Dinema polybulbon 'Maku'u'

CCE/AOS (99 points)

  • Exhibitor: Gines Orchids
  • Photographer: Ross Leach
  • Date: Feb 03, 2019
  • Award No: 20194908

Approximately 1,328 flowers and 96 buds on 1,424 inflorescences to 0.7cm on a spectacularly clean and well-grown plant 87cm wide by 110cm long grown on a 60-cm wide by 105-cm long plastic grate without media; sepals and petals linear, tan, suffused brown centrally; lip white, side lobes purple, yellow stripe centrally, margin ruffled; column light green; substance firm; texture matte.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Memoria Dorothy Bertsch 'Betty'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Iliad x Rhyncholaeliocattleya Midas Charm

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Merlin & Kelly Verret
  • Photographer: Charlotte Randolph
  • Date: Feb 03, 2019
  • Award No: 20191005

Twenty-one stellate flowers on nine 11-cm, sub-erect inflorescences on a 56.5-cm tall by 105-cm wide plant in a clay pot; sepals and petals pale apricot; dorsal sepal erect; petals lightly ruffled; lip apricot, softly veined watermelon pink basally, egg yolk yellow centrally, wide darker apricot picotee around finely serrate, ruffled margin; substance reasonably firm; texture matte; grower also received a CCM, 20191006.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Memoria Dorothy Bertsch 'Betty'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Iliad x Rhyncholaeliocattleya Midas Charm

CCM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Merlin & Kelly Verret
  • Photographer: Charlotte Randolph
  • Date: Feb 03, 2019
  • Award No: 20191006

Twenty-one stellate flowers on nine 11-cm, sub-erect inflorescences on a 56.5-cm tall by 105-cm wide plant in a clay pot; sepals and petals pale apricot; dorsal sepal erect; petals lightly ruffled; lip apricot, softly veined watermelon pink basally, egg yolk yellow centrally, wide darker apricot picotee around finely serrate, ruffled margin; substance reasonably firm; texture matte; flower also received an HCC,20191005.

Trichocentrum splendidum 'Sunshine'

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Merlin & Kelly Verret
  • Photographer: Charlotte Randolph
  • Date: Feb 03, 2019
  • Award No: 20191007

One hundred-fifteen flowers well presented on seven branched inflorescences; reflexed sepals and petals chartreuse, barred and blotched chestnut, apices reflexed; lip bright cadmium yellow, side lobes symmetrically blotched rose; substance medium; texture matte.

Perreiraara Tango Fire 'Kirk'

Perreiraara Bangkok Sunset x Renanthera storiei

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Kirk Hoo
  • Photographer: Claude W. Hamilton
  • Date: Feb 02, 2019
  • Award No: 20192000

Forty-two pleasingly arranged flowers on one branched, arched, 28-cm inflorescence; flower yellow; sepals and petals fully and evenly overlaid burnt-orange; lip yellow, midlobe fuchsia, side lobes overlaid burnt orange apically, striated fuchsia; anther cap fuchsia; substance firm; texture shiny.

Rodrumnia Memoria Pat Tomlinson 'Hamlyn'

Rodrumnia Orchidom Alameda Beth x Tolumnia urophylla

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Claude W. Hamilton
  • Photographer: Claude W. Hamilton
  • Date: Feb 02, 2019
  • Award No: 20192001

Seventy-six flowers and fifty-two buds on fourteen upright inflorescences up to 53cm long plus one emerging inflorescence; flowers bright yellow; sepals heavily overlaid mahogany; petals spotted and barred mahogany on proximal half; lip full, wide and heavily spotted mahogany basally, callus spotted mahogany; substance papery; texture crystalline.

Brassavola cucullata 'Hamlyn's Yellow Star'

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Claude W. Hamilton
  • Photographer: Claude W. Hamilton
  • Date: Feb 02, 2019
  • Award No: 20192002

One flower and one bud on two inflorescences; sepals and petals base color chartreuse, overlaid pale yellow, deeper yellow at apices; lip white, midlobe pale yellow, side lobes fringed, columned anther cap white; substance light; texture matte.

Vanda lamellata var. boxallii 'Birthday'

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon Kahnoski
  • Photographer: Jay Loeffler
  • Date: Feb 02, 2019
  • Award No: 20192564

Sixty-seven flowers and seven buds on three erect inflorescences, and sixteen flowers on a keiki; sepals and petals spatulate, base color ivory; dorsal sepal pleasingly rounded at apex, blushed chestnut brown; lateral sepals rounded, heavily overlaid chestnut brown distal half, lighter centrally; petals similar in shape to dorsal sepal , lightly streaked chestnut brown medially; lip base color white, midlobe heavily overlaid fuchsia, streaked ivory basally, two keels, side lobes inconspicuous light pink; column porrect, light pink, anther cap crowned with two dark dots; substance slightly firm; texture matte.

Clowesetum Melana's Daughter 'Smart Delight'

Catasetum Melana Davison x Clowesia Rebecca Northen

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Donn Smart
  • Photographer: Jay Loeffler
  • Date: Feb 02, 2019
  • Award No: 20192568

Fifteen flowers well-displayed on one pendent inflorescence; flowers white, overlaid mauve-pink, darker on reverse; sepals lanceolate, white centrally; petals upright, ovate, acuminate, white picotee; lip deep mentum, ovate, fringed ,toothed keels, white with yellow throat; column and anther cap white; substance firm; texture satiny.

Cattleya Loddiglossa 'Darlene'

Cattleya amethystoglossa x Cattleya loddigesii

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Joanna Shaw
  • Photographer: Jay Loeffler
  • Date: Feb 02, 2019
  • Award No: 20192572

Seventeen flowers on four arched inflorescences; flower slightly cupped, lavender; sepals and petals darker lavender spots distally; lip trilobed, ruffled, dark purple on margins, side lobes enclose column, lavender-purple distally; column white, blushed lavender, anther cap dark purple; substance waxy; texture matte; crowded arrangement and arched inflorescences precluded higher score.

Holcoglossum kimballianum 'Silas'

CCM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Walter E. Crawford
  • Photographer: Scott Weber
  • Date: Feb 01, 2019
  • Award No: 20191574

Forty-six flowers and one bud on five horizontally, arched, axial inflorescences arising from two main growths, with two additional keikis; plant 85cm x 48cm grown on a large grape vine; leaves semi-terete to 38cm; sepals and petals white, mid-line rose; dorsal sepal and petals held upright; petals rotated; lip midlobe rose, veined deep rose, side lobes and throat yellow; column and anther cap pale yellow, blushed rose; substance light; texture matte.

Dendrobium Mini Snowflake 'Louise'

Dendrobium aberrans x Dendrobium johnsoniae

CCM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Pat Calvey
  • Photographer: Scott Weber
  • Date: Feb 01, 2019
  • Award No: 20191575

One hundred two flowers and thirteen buds on sixteen inflorescences to 12cm on a 39 x 28-cm pristine plant grown in bark, in an 18-cm plastic pot; pseudobulbs ovate to 22 x 2cm; leaves lanceolate to 7.5 x 3.6cm; inflorescences axial and terminal; flowers white; lip lateral lobes faintly speckled fuchshia centrally; column cream-white; substance medium; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum tranlienianum 'Fajen's Orchids Too'

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Fajen's Orchids
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Jan 26, 2019
  • Award No: 20192558

One charming flower on one staked inflorescence; dorsal sepal spade-shaped, reflexed, white, green-brown proximally, veined burgundy, midvein bolder burgundy; synsepal oblong, light green; petals held horizontal, oblong, uniformly undulate, hirsute, base color light green, overlaid light brown, central vein purple, margins purple distally; pouch elongate, ovoid, light green, overlaid light brown, veined darker brown, blushed burgundy at rim; staminode cream, proximally bright golden yellow, bright green umbo; substance heavy; texture glossy.

Brassocattleya Ancile Gloudon 'Bill's Weed'

Cattleya Jalapa x Brassavola subulifolia

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bill Nunez
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Jan 26, 2019
  • Award No: 20192559

Four stellate flowers and two buds on one 18.7-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals lanceolate, orange, intensely overlaid red; petals slightly twisted; lip tubular, encloses column, side lobes light ochre, veined and spotted red, distal one-third red, midlobe cordate (heart-shaped), intense red-purple; column white, anther cap wings purple; substance firm; texture waxy; form and arrangement precluded higher score.

Dendrobium Memoria Carol Jean Clark 'Losgar'

Dendrobium Peter Shen x Dendrobium Little Atro

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Nancy Losgar
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Jan 26, 2019
  • Award No: 20192560

Twenty-two cernuate (nodding), flowers on three upright inflorescences, nicely held above the foliage; flower base color ivory; sepals lanceolate, ventral side veined green, reverse side heavily stippled purple; petals spatulate, apically pointed, veined and distally blotched purple, ivory picotee, reverse similarly marked, slightly denser; lip trilobed, overlaid lime-green, side lobes upright, densely striped dark purple, midlobe deltoid, broadly striped dark purple, callous white, tri-ridged; column white, anther cap apical purple spot; substance moderate; texture crystalline; judges note flower form inconsistencies typical for this line of breeding.

Paphiopedilum primulinum var. primulinum 'WingDreams'

FCC/AOS (90 points)

  • Exhibitor: Julio & Eileen Hector
  • Photographer: Bill Fajen
  • Date: Jan 26, 2019
  • Award No: 20192561

One stunning, symmetrical, flat, flower and two buds on one staked, sequentially-blooming, 32-cm inflorescence; sepals lime green, darker centrally; dorsal sepal peltate (shield-shaped), perfectly round, flat, darker green proximally, veined dark green, slightly rugose centrally; synsepal reniform; petals oblong, undulate, relatively flat, light yellow, ciliate; pouch oblong, creamy yellow, rim chartreuse; staminode truncate, dark emerald green; substance firm, texture satiny, pouch crystalline, staminode glossy; flower shows improvements in size and form over previous awards.

Rhyncattleanthe Scarlet Hooka 'Poppy Sunset'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Hisako Akatsuka x Guarianthe aurantiaca

HCC/AOS (75 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bill Nunez
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Jan 26, 2019
  • Award No: 20192562

Two flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals yellow, overlaid red; sepals lanceolate; petals rhomboid, slightly cupped and reflexed, margins slightly ruffled; lip ovoid, semi-encloses the column, margins nicely ruffled, saturated red-purple, throat old gold, veined red-purple; column light yellow, anther cap white; substance firm; texture velvety, producing mauve sheen.

Masdevallia Anochecer 'Max & Bryon'

Masdevallia peristeria x Masdevallia panguiensis

FCC/AOS (90 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max Thompson & Bryon Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Jan 26, 2019
  • Award No: 20193000

One impressive flower beautifully displayed on one strong, upright, 7-cm inflorescence, plus one developing inflorescence; dorsal sepal yellow-green, finely stippled mahogany on basal one-half, larger mahogany spots on basal fourth, three prominent veins on obverse; lateral sepals yellow-green, finely stippled mahogany, larger mahogany spots on proximal half, central mahogany stripe basal half; petals yellow-green, mahogany picotee; lip dark mahogany, thick, fleshy; column red-purple; anther cap white; substance firm; texture matte.

Ancistrochilus rothschildianus 'Bryon'

CCM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bryon K. Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Jan 26, 2019
  • Award No: 20193002

Sixty-three flowers and three buds well-presented on 20 arched, semi-pendent inflorescences; deciduous plant is 54cm in diameter and 41cm in height, grown in a 18-cm plastic pot in bark; sepals and petals white, uniformly overlaid pale lavender except at apices; lip white, trilobed, midlobe overlaid heavy fuchsia distal one-half except at apex, five stripes basal one-half, side lobes heavily overlaid olive green; column olive green, anther cap pink; substance firm, lip very heavy; texture matte; unpleasant odor noted; species from Equatorial West Africa; plant previously received award #20144984 AM of 80 points March 15, 2014.

Phalaenopsis Walnut Valley Yellow Sun 'Max & Bryon'

Phalaenopsis Blessed x Phalaenopsis Taisuco Date

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max Thompson & Bryon Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Jan 26, 2019
  • Award No: 20193003

Eight flowers and eight buds well-displayed and nicely shingled on two slightly arched inflorescences up to 63cm; sepals and petals full, light yellow, white proximally, randomly spotted dark rose red; lip midlobe orange blended to rose-purple distally, apical white tip, side lobes light yellow, blotched dark rose distally, light rose basally; column white, anther cap white; substance heavy, texture firm; actual cross is Phal Blessed 'Walnut Valley' HCC/AOS 76 Pts x Taisuco Date 'Max' HCC/AOS 77 Pts.

Paphiopedilum Walnut Valley Spots 'Max'

Paphiopedilum Walnut Valley Thunder x Paphiopedilum World Plus

AM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max C. Thompson
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Jan 26, 2019
  • Award No: 20193004

One impressive, very flat flower on one 18-cm, strong inflorescence; dorsal sepal broad, white, overlaid and veined green basal one-third, spotted dark purple, margin blushed purple, white edge; synsepal green, sparse linear purple spots; petals spatulate, green, overlaid and tessellated purple with exception of proximal inferior aspects, spotted purple proximally, green picotee; pouch chartreuse, exterior overlaid purple, interior spotted purple, margins chartreuse; staminode chartreuse, umbo yellow, fine purple pubescence dorsal half; ovary green, ribbed purple, 5.0cm long x 0.5cm diameter; substance heavy; texture waxy; actual cross is Paph Walnut Valley Thunder 'Sparkle Spots' x World Plus 'Solid Red Hands'.

Rhyncattleanthe Sunset Valley Sunrise 'Max'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya George King x Rhyncattleanthe Love Sound

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max C. Thompson
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Jan 26, 2019
  • Award No: 20193005

Nine flowers on three strong, upright inflorescences; sepals and petals dark yellow, very light orange blush; petals margins slightly undulate; lip dark yellow heavily overlaid red basal one-half on apex, overlaid red-orange distal one-third, margins undulate; column and anther cap white; substance medium; texture matte; actual cross is Rlc George King 'Serendipity' AM 82 Pts x Rth Love Sound 'Dogashima' AM 81 Pts.

Paphiopedilum Temptation 'Jeremy'

Paphiopedilum kolopakingii x Paphiopedilum philippinense

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jana Butcher
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Jan 26, 2019
  • Award No: 20193006

Twelve flowers and three buds pleasantly displayed and shingled on two inflorescences up to 82cm long; dorsal sepal ivory, striped mahogany, reverse striped chartreuse, margins undulate; synsepal ivory, overlaid chartreuse, striped light brown, reverse striped light green; petals twisted, chartreuse, darker chartreuse venations proximal one-half, light mahogany venations distal one-half, random mahogany spots and ivory picotee proximal one-third, margins hirsute; pouch chartreuse, veined darker chartreuse, interior veined light brown; staminode green, brown pubescence on lateral margins; substance firm; texture waxy; actual cross is Paph philippinense f alba 'Sterling' x Paph kolopakingii var topperi '10 Mile'.

Phragmipedium Carnival 'Fireworks'

Phragmipedium besseae x Phragmipedium brasiliense

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Orchids Limited
  • Photographer: Bill Johnson
  • Date: Jan 26, 2019
  • Award No: 20191573

Eight flowers and six buds on one 129-cm branched inflorescence; flowers yellow; dorsal sepal held slightly forward, tessellated orange-red; synsepal lightly brushed red; petals undulate, tapered, held slightly downward, overlaid orange-red, tessellated dark red; pouch faintly overlaid orange-red, striped dark red, interior spotted red; staminode lightly overlaid orange-red, margin hirsute, bright red hairs; substance firm; texture velvety.

Zygopetalum Mishima Goddess 'Midnight'

Zygopetalum B. G. White x Zygopetalum James Strauss

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Weegie Caughlan
  • Photographer: Chaunie Langland
  • Date: Jan 25, 2019
  • Award No: 20194705

Five flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals full, chartreuse, heavily blotched dark mahogany; lip white, overlaid purple waterfall, proximal crest dark purple; column chartreuse, anther cap cream, two mahogany eyes; substance very firm; texture matte.

Epidendrum Wedding Valley 'Joy'

Epidendrum Princess Valley x Epidendrum Pearl Valley

CCE/AOS (91 points)

  • Exhibitor: Susan Kolinsky
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Jan 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20196752

Approximately one hundred thirty-five flowers and 79 buds on 31 erect inflorescences, up to 43cm high produced on a cleanly grown 116-cm tall by 72-cm wide plant grown in a 30-cm clay pot; sepals and petals eggshell, suffused pink proximally; lip eggshell, occasionally brushed pink marginally, callus yellow; substance firm; texture matte.

American Orchid Society Educational Exhibit 'Orchids of Broward County'

EEC/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Tara & Lynn Seucharan
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Jan 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20196753

An educational display of native orchids of Broward County with photo illustrations and topographical map showing locations of possible native orchids; display also included interactive material for further education; well lit and with reference literature.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Memoria Anna Balmores 'Five Stars'

Cattleya Memoria Robert Strait x Rhyncholaeliocattleya Good News

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jeff Tucker
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Jan 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20196759

Five flowers on two 7-cm inflorescences; flower base color white; sepals and petals midrib flared fuchsia apically; petals full, overlapped, ruffled; lip open, ruffled, suffused dark fuchsia distal two-thirds, throat overlaid yellow; column blushed green proximally; substance very heavy; texture matte.

Rhyncattleanthe Nina de Primavera 'Crownfox Sunrise'

Rhyncattleanthe Orange Nuggett x Cattleya Horace

FCC/AOS (90 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sandi Block-Brezner
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Jan 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20196763

Fifty-three buttercup yellow flowers and nine buds on 36 inflorescences to 8cm on a well-grown 100cm by 70cm plant in a 20-cm clay pot in a 26-cm hanging wire basket; leaves lanceolate to 27.25cm; petals ruffled; lip ruffled, magenta striated darker, light yellow picotee, throat bright yellow; column white, anther cap white, pale magenta tip; substance firm; texture crystalline; grower also received a CCE, 20196764.

Rhyncattleanthe Nina de Primavera 'Crownfox Sunrise'

Rhyncattleanthe Orange Nuggett x Cattleya Horace

CCE/AOS (90 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sandi Block-Brezner
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Jan 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20196764

Fifty-three buttercup yellow flowers and nine buds on 36 inflorescences to 8cm on a well-grown 100cm by 70cm plant in a 20-cm clay pot in a 26-cm hanging wire basket; leaves lanceolate to 27.25cm; petals ruffled; lip ruffled, magenta striated darker, light yellow picotee, throat bright yellow; column white, anther cap white, pale magenta tip; substance firm; texture crystalline; flower also received an FCC, 20196763.

Cattleya coccinea 'Morning Dew'

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Zack Bray
  • Photographer: Tim Morton
  • Date: Jan 22, 2019
  • Award No: 20194903

Four flat flowers and one bud on five pendent inflorescences; sepals and petals bright red-orange, medial veins slightly darker red-orange; petals ovate; lip closed over column, bright yellow, overlaid bright red-orange centrally; column white, anther cap white, purple distally; substance medium; texture crystalline.

Paphiopedilum gratrixianum 'Shakedown Street'

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Zack Bray
  • Photographer: Tim Morton
  • Date: Jan 22, 2019
  • Award No: 20194904

One flower and one bud on two erect, hirsute inflorescences to 27cm; dorsal sepal white, heavily blotched burgundy centrally, flushed burgundy laterally, proximal margins reflexed; synsepal chartreuse, margins reflexed; petals medium gold, flushed burgundy, midrib burgundy, proximal margins undulate; pouch medium gold, flushed pale burgundy; staminode gold, central boss yellow gold; substance firm; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Liberty Taiwan 'Wolf Moon'

Paphiopedilum micranthum x Paphiopedilum hangianum

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: John McCallen
  • Photographer: Japheth Ko
  • Date: Jan 21, 2019
  • Award No: 20194700

One slightly cupped flower on one inflorescence; sepals light green, tessellated maroon; petals light green, overlaid and tessellated deep rose, proximal margins hirsute; pouch light beige, fine deep rose overlay; staminode bright yellow, dark rose-red spotts; substance firm; texture matte.

Fredclarkeara Doubtless 'Pink Fairy'

Fredclarkeara No Doubt x Catasetum Orchidglade

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Steve Moffitt
  • Photographer: Malcolm McCorquodale
  • Date: Jan 19, 2019
  • Award No: 20193551

Fourteen full flowers displayed in a pleasant cascade on two inflorescences; sepals and petals cream-color, lightly suffused pink, spotted burgundy; lip and column clear cream-color, stippled burgundy; column white on ventral side; substance hard; texture waxy.

Fredclarkeara Desert Tenor 'HJC'

Mormodia Painted Desert x Catasetum tenebrosum

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Steve Moffitt
  • Photographer: Malcolm McCorquodale
  • Date: Jan 19, 2019
  • Award No: 20193552

Twenty slightly cupped, full, mauve flowers on one 31-cm pendent inflorescence; sepals heavily spotted maroon; petals proximal half heavily spotted maroon, distal half striated and spotted mauve; lip cream-color, lightly spotted maroon, more densely spotted apically, margin ciliate, column cream-color, heavily spotted maroon; substance medium; texture matte; spicy citrus fragrance.

Fredclarkeara Kelly Longley 'Renée Gerber'

Mormodia Painted Desert x Catasetum José Abalo

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Steve Moffitt
  • Photographer: Malcolm McCorquodale
  • Date: Jan 19, 2019
  • Award No: 20193553

Ten full, remarkably flat flowers, well arranged on one pendent inflorescence; sepals cream-color, heavily overlaid and spotted burgundy, ciliate, picotee cream-color; petals cream-color, overlaid dusty burgundy, coalesced burgundy spots proximal three quarters, margin finely toothed, picotee cream-color; lip cream-color, overlaid dusty burgundy, burgundy spots coalesced on proximal three-quarters, margin ciliate, picotee cream-color; column cream-color, heavily overlaid burgundy spots; substance hard; texture satiny.

Encyleyvola Clarissa Cagauan 'Kiilani'

Encyleyvola Sammie Evans x Brassavola nodosa

CCM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: José Alberto Rodríguez
  • Photographer: Irma Saldaña
  • Date: Jan 16, 2019
  • Award No: 20195602

Forty-eight flowers and four buds on 16, up to 27cm tall, unstaked, erect inflorescences beautifully displayed on a 39cm tall by 49cm wide plant, grown in a 15-cm clay pot with medium-sized bark mix; flowers thin, acuminate sepals and petals bright chartreuse; lip midlobe very light chartreuse, lightly veined magenta centrally, recurved backwards distally, side lobes finely dotted magenta; column heavily striped dark purple, anther cap light yellow; substance firm; texture waxy on sepals and petals, lip crystalline.

Paphiopedilum Rita Chambers 'Maggie'

Paphiopedilum Nulight x Paphiopedilum Lippewunder

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Arnold Klehm
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20191550

One flat flower on one inflorescence; dorsal sepal full, white, overlaid and veined apple green proximal 3/4, overlaid and striped chestnut central 1/4; synsepal full, apple green, central chestnut stripe obscured by pouch; petals yellow, superior half overlaid light mahogany, dark mahogany medial stripe, margins lightly undulate; pouch yellow, overlaid light mahogany, interior finely spotted mahogany; staminode yellow, dark yellow boss; substance firm; texture waxy.

Paphiopedilum Hampshire White Oak 'Hampshire'

Paphiopedilum Kay Rinaman x Paphiopedilum Hampshire Oak

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Arnold J. Klehm
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20191551

One full, flat flower on one 17.5-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal chartreuse, veined darker, 2-cm white border; synsepal chartreuse, veined darker; petals broadly spatulate, light chartreuse, margins undulate; pouch light chartreuse; staminode light chartreuse, yellow boss; substance firm; texture waxy.

Cattleya loddigesii 'Paul'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: William Rogerson
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20191552

Six full, deep lavender-pink flowers on one 18-cm inflorescence; sepals tipped green; petal margins undulate; lip interior white, side lobes enclose column, midlobe central yellow spot, apical lavender blush, margins ruffled; column and anther cap white; substance firm; texture matte.

Cattleya loddigesii 'Kathleen'

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: William Rogerson
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20191553

Twelve impressive full, flat flowers and two buds on five inflorescences to 20cm; flowers lavender, slightly spotted magenta; sepal tips green; petal margins undulate; lip interior white, side lobes cover column, midlobe faint yellow central spot, apical margin pink, margins ruffled; column and anther cap white; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Hampshire Treasure 'Hampshire'

Paphiopedilum Vintner's Treasure x Paphiopedilum Spotter

CCM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Arnold Klehm
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20191554

Eight flowers and one bud on nine inflorescences on a 26 growth plant grown in fine bark in a 20-cm plastic pot; leaves to 37 x 4.5cm, inflorescences to 38cm; dorsal sepal white, overlaid maroon, dark maroon central 2/3, margin white; synsepal light green, proximal maroon streaks, blushed and streaked maroon on reverse; petals deep maroon, darker midline, superior edge slightly hirsute, undulate; pouch maroon; staminode light green, brushed pale maroon; substance firm; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Blake Parker McKinney 'Brier Hill'

Paphiopedilum Green Globe x Paphiopedilum Kay Rinaman

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Arnold J. Klehm
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20191555

Two stately, chartreuse flowers and one bud on three inflorescences to 8cm; flowers slightly cupped; dorsal sepal veined and reticulated darker green, white margin to 1 cm; synsepal striped darker green; spatulate petals and pouch lightly reticulated darker green; staminode chartreuse, boss green; substance firm; texture waxy.

Paphiopedilum Hsinying Alien 'Hampshire Mist'

Paphiopedilum Raisin Pie x Paphiopedilum Supersuk

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Arnold J. Klehm
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20191556

One flower on one inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, striped dark green, proximal margins slightly reflexed, apex pointed; synsepal white, striped dark green; petals white, brushed green, striped darker green, coalesced on superior proximal half, verrucose, margins finely hirsute; pouch white brushed green; staminode white, blushed green, central dark green reticulation; substance firm; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Glenlight 'Brier Hill'

Paphiopedilum Glenvale x Paphiopedilum Nulight

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Arnold J. Klehm
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20191557

One flower and one bud on two inflorescences to 26cm; dorsal sepal broad, white spotted burgundy centrally, proximal 1/4 green; synsepal white, overlaid apple green, sparsely spotted burgundy; petals held horizontal, pale green, overlaid mahogany, superior margin edged white, inferior basal half spotted burgundy, margins slightly undulate; pouch light green, overlaid mahogany; staminode gold; substance firm; texture glossy.

Fredclarkeara After Dark 'SVO Black Diamond'

Mormodia Painted Desert x Catasetum Donna Wise

CCM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: William Rogerson
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20191560

Ninety-four almost black, stellate flowers and three buds on two basal, arched inflorescences to 41.5cm, emerge from a leafless, seven-growth plant; pseudobulbs to 18cm, grown in fine bark in a 15-cm plastic pot; substance firm; texture satiny.

Dendrobium elliottianum 'Chas'

CCM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Charles & Jane High
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20191561

Sixty-six flowers and seven buds on twenty-three inflorescences to 9cm on 68 pseudobulbs to 2 x 0.5cm grown on a 5.5 x 12.5-cork slab; one 1-cm lanceolate leaf; all flower parts fused basally; sepals white, apex green; petals porrect, white; lip white, overlaid light pink centrally; column and anther cap pink; substance medium; texture matte; verified by SITF (Jan 2019).

Paphiopedilum Saiun 'Forest Park'

Paphiopedilum sukhakulii x Paphiopedilum wardii

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Deno Kandis
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20191562

Two alboviride flowers on two inflorescences to 29cm; sepals acuminate, white, thinly veined dark green; petals lime green, tessellated dark green; sepal and petal margins hirsute; pouch green, veined darker green; staminode lime green, reticulated dark green; substance firm; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Toni Semple 'Whisper Ollie's Beyblade'

Paphiopedilum haynaldianum x Paphiopedilum lowii

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Laura and Wes Newton
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20192300

Four flowers and one bud on a graceful arched, 77cm inflorescence; sepals cream, suffused chartreuse, dark green venation centrally, margins reflexed proximally; petals cream, overlaid yellow basally, striped yellow on spatulate distal tips; pouch cream, heavily overlaid green, striped darker green; staminode yellow, overlaid dark green; substance firm; texture matte, pouch waxy.

Paphiopedilum Hawaiian Peacock 'Slipper Zone Green Fire'

Paphiopedilum Hawaiian Illusion x Paphiopedilum Petula's Peacock

HCC/AOS (75 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20193150

One flower on a 16-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal green, white margin, darker green veins; synsepal green, veined darker green; petals green proximally, rose distally, spotted dark chocolate, proximal margins hirsute; pouch green, overlaid mahogany, veined darker mahogany; staminode green, darker centrally; substance turgid; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Mystically Macabre 'Slipper Zone Petal Prominence'

Paphiopedilum Macabre Pops x Paphiopedilum Mystically Wood

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20193152

One flower on a 21.5-cm inflorescence; sepals white, striped olive green, stripes irregularly overlaid purple; petals pale yellow, overlaid and striped green, densely, finely spotted beet red, margins hirsute with deep beet red hairs; pouch light green, heavily overlaid and veined maroon; staminode light green veined deep green centrally; substance leathery, texture satiny.

Paphiopedilum Wolf's Folly 'Slipper Zone Got There'

Paphiopedilum wardii x Paphiopedilum Dire Wolf

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20193153

One flower on a 21-cm inflorescence; sepals cupped, white veined dark green; petals pale green, faded to pale yellow apically, striped darker green, margins hirsute; pouch bright green with irregular darker green veins; staminode light green with irregular darker green veins; substance firm; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Montera Vogue 'Slipper Zone Pink Delicately'

Paphiopedilum Montera Moth x Paphiopedilum Vogue Wonder

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Jan 12, 2019
  • Award No: 20193154

One flower on an inflorescence; sepals white, faintly blushed pink, striped green; petals white, flushed pale pink distally, green stripes fade distally, spotted dark mahogany over proximal two-thirds, proximal margins hirsute; pouch light red-brown with darker brown veins; staminode white, overlaid faint pink, veined light green; substance flexible; texture semi-glossy.

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