The Latest Orchid Awards

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Bulbophyllum Fullerton 'Gold'

Bulbophyllum Frank Smith x Bulbophyllum claptonense

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Bill Garris
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jun 08, 2019
  • Award No: 20192386

Two nicely colored, fairly flat flowers on two inflorescences; base color yellow; dorsal sepal lanceolate, upright, veined and suffused burnt orange, coalesced apically; lateral sepals falcate, veined and almost completely suffused burnt orange; petals linear, held horizontal, distinctly veined burnt orange; lip articulate, burnt orange; column and anther cap yellow; substance firm; texture satiny.

Myrmecophila Rafael Romero 'Florida SunCoast'

Myrmecophila albopurpurea x Myrmecophila christinae

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jim Roberts Florida SunCoast Orchids
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jun 08, 2019
  • Award No: 20192389

Fifteen tiara-shaped flowers and two buds on two, up to 92-cm inflorescences; base color cream; sepals and petals undulate, overlaid dark cinnamon; lip side lobes heavily veined and overlaid deep brilliant purple, isthmus canary yellow, apex dark purple; column white, overlaid light green, anther cap white; substance firm; texture waxy; flowers noted for brilliant contrasting colors; this plant was part of the AQ, 20192393.

Myrmecophila Rafael Romero 'Florida Myakka'

Myrmecophila albopurpurea x Myrmecophila christinae

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jim Roberts Florida SunCoast Orchids
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jun 08, 2019
  • Award No: 20192390

Five tiara-shaped flowers and ten buds on one 110-cm inflorescences; base color cream; sepals and petals undulate, overlaid dark cinnamon; lip side lobes heavily veined and overlaid deep brilliant purple, isthmus canary yellow, apex dark purple; column white, overlaid light green, anther cap white; substance firm; texture waxy; flowers noted for brilliant contrasting colors; this plant was part of the AQ, 20192393.

Myrmecophila Rafael Romero '(albopurpurea 'Florida SunCoast' x christinae 'Tina')'

Myrmecophila albopurpurea x Myrmecophila christinae

AQ/AOS (0 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jim Roberts Florida SunCoast Orchids
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jun 08, 2019
  • Award No: 20192393

Fourteen well-grown Myrmecophila Rafael Romero (Myrmecophila albopurpurea 'Florida SunCoast'
x Myrmecophila christinae 'Tina'), plants have exceptional flower quality; recognized for superior size,
 shape, and distinctive contrasting colors; two plants from this grex received AM quality awards: 20192389 and 20192390; grex noted for positive improvement on species parents.

Dendrobium amabile 'Rodney'

CCE/AOS (96 points)

  • Exhibitor: Cheryl Finke
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jun 08, 2019
  • Award No: 20192391

Approximately 777 flowers and 148 buds on 25 up to 44-cm arched inflorescences; on a fantastically grown and bloomed 142-cm wide x 74-cm tall plant; flowers white; sepals oblanceolate, marginally faintly blushed pink; petals ovate, margins finely serrate, very lightly blushed pink; lip round, proximally curled over column, proximally dark golden yellow, margins finely undulate, proximally finely serrate; column dark golden yellow, anther cap cream; substance moderate; texture crystalline, lip velvety; overall appearance enhanced by fuchsia pedicels and peduncles; flower also received an AM, 20192392.

Dendrobium amabile 'Rodney'

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Cheryl Finke
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jun 08, 2019
  • Award No: 20192392

Approximately 777 flowers and 148 buds on 25 up to 44-cm arched inflorescences; on a fantastically grown and bloomed 142-cm wide x 74-cm tall plant; flowers white; sepals oblanceolate, marginally faintly blushed pink; petals ovate, margins finely serrate, very lightly blushed pink; lip round, proximally curled over column, proximally dark golden yellow, margins finely undulate, proximally finely serrate; column dark golden yellow, anther cap cream; substance moderate; texture crystalline, lip velvety; overall appearance enhanced by fuchsia pedicels and peduncles; grower also received a CCE, 20192391.

Catasetum Dagny 'Windy Hill's Falkor'

Catasetum pileatum x Catasetum Brent's Black Hawk

FCC/AOS (91 points)

  • Exhibitor: Marilyn LeDoux
  • Photographer: Melissa Garner
  • Date: Jun 08, 2019
  • Award No: 20193743

Thirty-nine large, flat, full flowers and one bud beautifully presented on two gracefully arched, 81-cm inflorescences on an exceptionally clean, vigorous plant; sepals and petals lanceolate, light green densely spotted cordovan; lateral sepals pleasingly widespread; lip broad, margins serrate, light chartreuse, spotted cordovan basally, solid green apically, callus cream; column upright, light chartreuse spotted cordovan basally; substance firm, lip hard; texture crystalline, lip waxy; flowers commended for striking color contrast between lip and other floral segments; pleasing fragrance noted.

Enanthleya Twilight Magic 'Windy Hill'

Enanthleya Middleburg x Encyclia alata

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Marilyn LeDoux
  • Photographer: Melissa Garner
  • Date: Jun 08, 2019
  • Award No: 20193742

Nineteen flowers and eight buds on one erect, 88-cm, branched inflorescence; sepals and petals very dark violet, light green basally; lip cream, overlaid violet, striped dark violet, midlobe solid dark violet distally; column white striped violet, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture satiny.

Paphiopedilum Johanna Burkhardt 'Imperial Splendor'

Paphiopedilum rothschildianum x Paphiopedilum adductum

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: The Orchid Fix Nursery Jurahame Leyva
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20193238

Three well-presented flowers on an erect inflorescence; dorsal sepal vibrant green-yellow, striped dark mahogany, basal dark mahogany blotch; synsepal vibrant green-yellow with clear mahogany stripes; petals green-yellow, spotted and barred mahogany basally, coalesced into solid mahogany distally, margins hirsute; staminode yellow with mahogany cilia along sides; substance firm; sepals glossy; sepals matte.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Hisako Song 'King of Shogun'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Hisako Akatsuka x Cattleya Mini Song

AM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: Shogun Hawaii- Matthias Seelis
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20193239

Two rigid flowers on an inflorescence; sepals and petals amethyst; petals slightly ruffled; lip ruffled and slightly fringed at margins, deep purple with two cream eyes on proximal third; column soft amethyst, white anther cap; substance hard; texture diamond dusted.

Cattleya purpurata (Delicata) 'Shogun's Grace'

CCM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: Shogun Hawaii- Matthias Seelis
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 24, 2019
  • Award No: 20193242

Thirty-eight flowers on six inflorescences on a well-grown plant 78cm wide x 69cm high in a 26-cm pot; sepals and petals white, blushed pink; petal margins slightly undulate; lip white, suffused pink, darker distally, margins ruffled; substance medium; texture crystalline; pleasantly fragrant; previously awarded HCC/AOS (#20183696).

Paphiopedilum Honey 'Sweet Edna'

Paphiopedilum philippinense x Paphiopedilum primulinum var. primulinum

CCM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Nancy Morrison
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: May 22, 2019
  • Award No: 20192632

Nine stately flowers and 12 buds held upright on an immaculately grown plant 58cm x 34cm, six inflorescence up to 39cm, grown in in bark mix in a 28-cm plastic pot; dorsal sepal ovate, yellow-green, longitudinal stripes mahogany; petals lanceolate, symmetrical, blushed mahogany, faintly striped, pleasantly twisted, margin ciliate; synsepal ovate, yellow-green, green longitudinal stripes; pouch jutted, yellow-green, faintly marked interior mahogany spots; staminode shield-shaped, deep green, minute mahogany hairs on margin; substance firm, texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum hookerae 'Fajen's Orchids NJL'

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Fajen's Orchids
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: May 22, 2019
  • Award No: 20192633

One proportionately well-balanced flower, held on one 26-cm, upright inflorescence; dorsal sepal reniform, slightly recurved at base, dark green, light green halo, margins chartreuse; synsepal broadly lanceolate, green; petals spatulate, undulate proximally, base color chartreuse, overlaid green centrally, heavily suffused purple at distal margins and apex, stippled dark maroon proximal half and midrib; pouch elongate, dark green, brushed purple-brown proximally; staminode hippocrepiform, chartreuse, suffused purple, green centrally; substance firm; texture glossy.

Bulbophyllum Wade Hollenbach 'Whisper A-doribil Gift'

Bulbophyllum Laura Newton x Bulbophyllum Manchind

HCC/AOS (75 points)

  • Exhibitor: Laura and Wes Newton
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: May 22, 2019
  • Award No: 20192634

One cupped flower and two buds on a staked, 8.5-cm inflorescence; flower base color olive; dorsal sepal lanceolate, heavily stippled dark burgundy; lateral sepals lanceolate, slightly folded distal half, heavily overlaid burgundy, interior third darker burgundy; petals held horizontally, cupped, lanceolate; lip hinged, knee-shaped, dark red, lighter apically; column slightly upturned, blushed burgundy, anther cap light olive; substance firm; texture matte.

Brassocattleya Theresa Ricci 'WingDreams Wild One'

Brassocattleya Hippodamia x Cattleya aclandiae

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Julio & Eileen Hector
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: May 22, 2019
  • Award No: 20192635

Two star-shaped flowers and two buds on one inflorescence; sepals and petals lanceolate, chartreuse, large spots and bars almost black; lip trilobed, midlobe reniform, side lobes embrace column, basal center lightly blushed medium fuchsia, proximally white, medially striped soft yellow, distally veined medium fuchsia, coalesced apically, margin serrate; column purple, anther cap white, substance firm; texture waxy, lip matte.

Cattleya purpurata (Werckhauseri) 'Wacousta'

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dorothy Potter Barnett
  • Photographer: Katie Payeur
  • Date: May 18, 2019
  • Award No: 20192842

Five impressive, fragrant flowers well arranged on one stately inflorescence; flowers crystalline white; lateral sepals nicely held outward; petals brushed purple centrally; lip overlaid dark slate blue, throat blushed yellow, distinctly veined blue, darker blue proximally, veined dark blue distally; column white, suffused purple; substance good; texture crystalline; awarded for overall coloration.

Rodrumnia Orchidom Orange Joy 'Duck Creek'

Rodrumnia Orchidom Orange Delight x Tolumnia Alameda Joy

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dave Miller
  • Photographer: Katie Payeur
  • Date: May 18, 2019
  • Award No: 20192843

Eight well presented flowers on a 48-cm erect inflorescence; flowers dark butter yellow; sepals overlaid cordovan leaving a yellow picotee; lateral sepals fused; petals overlaid cordovan central three-quarters; lip pleasantly ruffled, dark cordovan basally, irregularly speckled cordovan distally; column angel-shaped, speckled cordovan distally; substance average; texture matte.

Phragmipedium Acker's Dragon 'Duck Creek'

Phragmipedium Twilight x Phragmipedium humboldtii

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dave Miller
  • Photographer: Katie Payeur
  • Date: May 18, 2019
  • Award No: 20192841

Two flowers on one inflorescence; sepals yellow, overlaid light salmon with darker salmon tessellation, midrib, tips rolled; petals yellow, overlaid salmon, darker along undulate margins, dark salmon hairs on edges; pouch salmon overlaid dark salmon on exterior, dark salmon spots on interior; staminode yellow, overlaid dark rose centrally; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Memoria Renette L. Gatny 'Winter Haven'

Paphiopedilum Oriental Jewel x Paphiopedilum Oriental Spring

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Keith & Dina Emig - Winter Haven Orchid Nursery
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192370

One pleasingly-colored flower on one upright, unstaked, 23.7-cm (not including ovary) inflorescence, on a first bloom seedling; sepals white, vividly striped apple green; dorsal sepal round, apiculate; synsepal slightly off-center, apiculate; petals oblong, white, veined and suffused apple green, apices light green, ciliate; pouch large, oblong, light green, veined apple green; staminode light green, centrally veined apple green; substance firm; texture satiny, pouch matte.

Phragmipedium Fritz Schomburg 'Whisper OMG 3N'

Phragmipedium kovachii x Phragmipedium besseae

AM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: Laura and Wes Newton
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192371

One flat, round flower and one bud on one 14-cm inflorescence; flower base color cream, entire flower puberulent; dorsal sepal flat, ovate, slightly folded midrib, heavily saturated rose-red; synsepal ovate, heavily saturated rose-red; petals round-ovate, saturated rose-red, proximally cream; pouch rounded, overlaid rose-red, veined deeper rose-red, interior margin yellow; staminode yellow, overlaid rose-red; substance firm; texture crystalline, velvety.

Vanda tessellata 'Garrett's Ol' Blue'

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192372

Twenty-four uniquely-colored flowers and one bud on three erect inflorescences; flowers white; sepals and petals spatulate, tessellated light blue-violet, margins uniformly undulate, finely stippled blue-violet basally; lip midlobe violet basally, with raised white keels, color deepens distally, side lobes finely stippled violet; column anther cap cream; substance hard; texture slightly crystalline; pending identification by SITF because of unique color; SITF verified (May 2019).

Broughtonia sanguinea var. aurea 'Winter Haven's Butter Churn'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Keith & Dina Emig - Winter Haven Orchid Nursery
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192373

Seventeen flat, round, cream-yellow flowers and 24 buds on three upright inflorescences averaging 70cm; sepals lanceolate; petals oval, margins ruffled, serrate ; lip round, open, margins finely ruffled, serrate, throat golden yellow; column and anther cap yellow; substance medium-light; texture lightly crystalline.

Paphiopedilum Krull's Ruby Lady 'Winter Haven'

Paphiopedilum Booth's Stone-Lady x Paphiopedilum rothschildianum

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Keith & Dina Emig - Winter Haven Orchid Nursery
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192374

Three well-formed, distinctly marked flowers on one strong, staked, 40-cm inflorescence; flowers light chartreuse; sepals boldly striped mahogany; dorsal sepal flat; synsepal lanceolate, pinched apically; petals linear, held downward, outstretched, proximally linearly spotted mahogany, margins finely undulate, medially striped mahogany, suffused distally to solid mahogany, distally gently twisted; pouch nicely held, dark cordovan veined mahogany; staminode knee-shaped, chartreuse, blushed dark cordovan ciliate, mahogany hairs; substance firm; texture satiny.

Papilionanda Ben Fragrance 'Garrett's Golden Boy'

Vanda Memoria Thianchai x Papilionanda Mimi Palmer

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192375

Eight full, round, flat flowers and six buds on one 37-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals round, light chartreuse, stippled and tessellated maroon; lip cream, midlobe heavily stippled maroon with raised cream keels, side lobes cream, finely stippled and marked light maroon on margins; column cream, anther cap yellow, very finely stippled light maroon; substance firm; texture satiny; pleasant fragrance.

Vandachostylis Ben Mianmanus 'Garrett's Rosy Lip'

Vandachostylis Evergreen Magic x Vanda tessellata

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192376

Nineteen flat, well-arranged flowers and one bud on two upright, unstaked inflorescences; flower base color chartreuse; sepals and petals spatulate, tessellated cordovan, margins subtly undulate; lip porrect, cream, midlobe suffused pink, side lobes stippled pink; column cream, anther cap cream, two brown eye-spots; substance firm; texture satiny; flowers highly fragrant; flowers judged on fresher inflorescence; older inflorescence had slightly larger flowers, but faded color.

Platystele examen-culicum 'Orkiddoc'

CCM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Larry Sexton
  • Photographer: Nile Dusdieker
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20191609

Seventy-five translucent, tawny brown, stellate flowers and 120 buds on 40 inflorescences to 6.5cm on a well-grown, clean 13.0 x 9.0-cm plant; leaves ovate, 0.5 x 4.5cm, on a 5.8 x 8.5-cm cork slab; flowers lightly spotted magenta; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Catasetum pileatum 'Soli Deo Gloria'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Adam Dreisewerd
  • Photographer: Melissa Garner
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193741

Seventeen flowers and 18 buds on four inflorescences plus three additional developing inflorescences; flower base color ivory; sepals speckled maroon; petals overlaid maroon; lip cupped, interior heavily overlaid maroon with ivory center, spur interior bright golden yellow; column speckled maroon, triggers crossed; substance sepals and petals thin, lip very firm; texture matte; presented as Catasetum pileatum var. imperiale.

Paphiopedilum Johanna Burkhardt 'Imperial Prelude'

Paphiopedilum rothschildianum x Paphiopedilum adductum

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: The Orchid Fix Nursery Jurahame Leyva
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193206

Three large, well-presented flowers on a sturdy, upright, 56-cm inflorescence; sepals yellow, boldly striped dark mahogany; petals yellow, spotted light mahogany proximally, dark mahogany stripes coalesced into solid dark mahogany overlay apically, gently twisted distally, proximal margins tightly undulate; pouch yellow overlaid light mahogany; staminode yellow, blushed mahogany centrally, margins hirsute; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum armeniacum 'Orchid Fix Golden Orb'

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: The Orchid Fix Nursery Jurahame Leyva
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193207

One butter yellow flower on a 23-cm inflorescence; petals stippled light red proximally; staminode veined red centrally; substance supple; texture satiny.

Dendrobium Nopporn White Diamond 'Lily's White Grace'

Dendrobium Walter Oumae x Dendrobium Burana White

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: The Orchid Fix Nursery Jurahame Leyva
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193208

Six flowers and three buds on one arched inflorescence; flower white; lip with light green keels; substance firm; texture diamond dusted.

Cattleya Pole-Star 'Sunrise Surprise'

Cattleya coccinea x Cattleya briegeri

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: David R. Janvrin
  • Photographer: Carson Barnes
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20191061

Two flat flowers on one inflorescence; flowers gold, heavily overlaid and veined scarlet, darker distally; sepals lanceolate; petals round; lip midlobe blood red, side lobes enclose column, interior canary yellow, exterior veined scarlet; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Paphiopedilum moquetteanum 'Foamy'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Carson Barnes
  • Photographer: Carson Barnes
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20191062

One impressive, flat flower and two buds on one ascendant inflorescence; sepals apple green, heavily spotted mahogany laterally; petals linear, held horizontal, cream, heavily spotted mahogany, margins uniformly undulate and hirsute; pouch cream, suffused rose-purple, minutely spotted mahogany, interior bright butter yellow; staminode cream, covered with fine purple pubescens; substance firm; texture matte.

Coelogyne pandurata 'Shadow Memories'

AM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: Mike and Joni Sielaff
  • Photographer: Rachel Kelmer
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192358

Twenty-two flowers and six buds on two mature, gracefully arched, pendent inflorescences up to 66cm long and one mature inflorescence bearing 14 buds, plus two immature inflorescences on a 110-cm by 140-cm oblong plant, 88 cm high; plant is immaculately overgrown, virtually devoid of marring in a 28-cm shallow, round clay pot filled with sphagnum moss; flowers well-presented; flower base color light apple green; dorsal sepal broadly lanceolate, curved forward; sepals lightly falcate, distinct midrib; petals lanceolate, held horizontally; lip midlobe intensely ruffled with strong callus, coalesced deep purple-brown stripes give the appearance of black centrally, protruding yellow papillae from the callus center, side lobes curve up but do not enclose the narrow column, deep purple-brown stripes emanate from the base; column and anther cap light apple green; substance firm; texture crystalline; growers also received a CCM, 20192359.

Coelogyne pandurata 'Shadow Memories'

CCM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Mike and Joni Sielaff
  • Photographer: Rachel Kelmer
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192359

Twenty-two flowers and six buds on two mature, gracefully arched, pendent inflorescences up to 66cm long and one mature inflorescence bearing 14 buds, plus two immature inflorescences on a 110-cm by 140-cm oblong plant, 88 cm high; plant is immaculately overgrown, virtually devoid of marring in a 28-cm shallow, round clay pot filled with sphagnum moss; flowers well-presented; flower base color light apple green; dorsal sepal broadly lanceolate, curved forward; sepals lightly falcate, distinct midrib; petals lanceolate, held horizontally; lip midlobe intensely ruffled with strong callus, coalesced deep purple-brown stripes give the appearance of black centrally, protruding yellow papillae from the callus center, side lobes curve up but do not enclose the narrow column, deep purple-brown stripes emanate from the base; column and anther cap light apple green; substance firm; texture crystalline; flower also received an AM, 20192358.

Paphiopedilum Memoria Gerhard Conrad 'Springwater'

Paphiopedilum Hilo Ruby x Paphiopedilum Hsinying Rubyweb

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Springwater Orchids & Thanh Nguyen
  • Photographer: Rachel Kelmer
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192360

One staked flower on a single 27-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal broadly cordate; synsepal ovate, base color white, heavily overlaid merlot with darker veins; petals oblong, base color green, overlaid merlot marginally and distally, veins darker, hirsute; pouch white, heavily saturated merlot; staminode hippocrepiform (horse-shoe shaped), green, light merlot distally; substance firm; texture waxy.

Paphiopedilum Mystically Macabre 'Chris McAdams'

Paphiopedilum Macabre Pops x Paphiopedilum Mystically Wood

HCC/AOS (75 points)

  • Exhibitor: Eric Cavin
  • Photographer: Rachel Kelmer
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192361

One staked flower on a single, 12-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal cordate, hooded, white, veined merlot, brushed green centrally; synsepal cordate, green, veined merlot; petals oblong, white, green centrally, heavily overlaid merlot margins, veins raised, merlot, hirsute edges; pouch green, heavily overlaid merlot; staminode hippocrepiform (horse-shoe shaped), green, darker green reticulations; substance firm; texture matte

Paphiopedilum moquetteanum 'Springwater Elegance'

FCC/AOS (93 points)

  • Exhibitor: Springwater Orchids & Thanh Nguyen
  • Photographer: Rachel Kelmer
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192363

One ravishing, exquisitely colored flower and two buds on one erect, staked inflorescence; dorsal sepal broadly ovate, erect, flat, chartreuse, heavily overlaid vivid lime-green, results in a fluorescent, electric appearance, evenly spotted maroon, margins puberulent; synsepal ovate, vivid lime-green, lightly spotted maroon; petals linear, one 180-degree apical twist, held marginally sub-horizontally, cream, evenly blotched light brown, blotch margins dark brown, margins undulate, hirsute; pouch bright chartreuse, overlaid deep rose except the rim, finely spotted dark rose apically; staminode cream, overlaid chartreuse, apically deep maroon, almost black, provides stark contrast to dorsal sepal, staminode brown puberulent; substance firm; texture varnished, pouch satiny.

Oncostele Tan Treasures 'Brown Sugar'

Oncidium Bunbury x Oncostele Catatante

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Okika, Ltd.
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193214

Thirteen flowers and twenty-five buds on an upright, staked inflorescence with three branches; sepals and petals orange-tan with ruffled yellow margins; lip lightly ruffled, light yellow with bright yellow crest proximally, flushed pink medially, boldly blotched orange-tan proximally, finer blotches and lines distally; column tan, yellow side lobes, anther cap yellow; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Grand Philip 'Slipper Zone Charming Five'

Paphiopedilum Philip's Prayer x Paphiopedilum praestans

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193215

Four striking flowers and one bud on a 64-cm inflorescence; sepals white, striped richly saturated cabernet, lime green picotee, striped olive green on reverse; petals loosely curled, mahogany striped and suffused cabernet, intensifying to solid cabernet apically; pouch honey, suffused green distally, light wine centrally; staminode dark honey, suffused light wine centrally, margins hirsute; substance firm, petals supple; texture matte, petal glossy; commended for striking coloration and flower count.

Paphiopedilum Wilhelmina's Stone 'Slipper Zone Find'

Paphiopedilum stonei x Paphiopedilum wilhelminae

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193216

Three flowers on a 60-cm inflorescence and an additional three flowers on a second 50-cm inflorescence; sepals clean white, thin yellow-green picotee, striped very dark wine red, reverse yellow-green with burgundy suffusion centrally; petals clean white, attractively curled along the longitudinal axis, dark honey suffusion proximally, striped maroon, coalesced into solid maroon apically; pouch light butter yellow, veined and suffused maroon; staminode light butter yellow, suffused maroon centrally, margins hirsute; substance firm, petals supple; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Fluttering Fred 'Slipper Zone Form Delight'

Paphiopedilum Montera Moth x Paphiopedilum Fred's Aura

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193218

One flower on a 23-cm inflorescence; sepals bright white, veined emerald green, faint burgundy spots proximally; petals pale yellow, faded to cream distally, veined bright grass green, spotted dark burgundy; pouch pale olive green, plum venation, light magenta suffusion; staminode pale seafoam green, veined emerald green centrally; substance supple; texture diamond dusted.

Paphiopedilum Odette's Beauty 'Slipper Zone Shower Curtain'

Paphiopedilum Odette's Blush x Paphiopedilum Grand Fred

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193219

One well-formed, richly colored flower on a 22.5-cm inflorescence; sepals flat, white, heavily overlaid rich dark pink, faded to light pink distally, striped dark pink; petals pink, heavily overlaid and faintly striped red-black, margins hirsute; pouch light green, heavily overlaid and veined dark mahogany; staminode cream flushed pink; substance supple; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Jacob's Dream 'Slipper Zone Venus on High'

Paphiopedilum Memoria Jacob Jake Piloto x Paphiopedilum venustum

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193220

One flower on a staked, 23.5-cm inflorescence; sepals white, veined dark green; petals mint green, transitioned to yellow apically, striped rich green, black spotting proximally aligning with midrib, hirsute, blonde hairs; pouch chartreuse, dramatically veined dark green; staminode mint green, veined dark green centrally; substance rigid; texture satiny.

Paphiopedilum Excitingly Fred 'Slipper Zone Dark Desire'

Paphiopedilum Excitingly Wood x Paphiopedilum Friedrich von Hayek

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193221

One striking flower on a 14-cm inflorescence; sepals light green, overlaid rich purple, with dark purple spots coalesced into stripes; petals lime green, spotted dark purple, coalesced into solid dark purple distally; pouch dark purple; staminode light green, flushed pink along the margins, dark purple veins centrally; substance supple; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Excitingly Fred 'Slipper Zone Goodbye Spots'

Paphiopedilum Excitingly Wood x Paphiopedilum Friedrich von Hayek

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193222

One flower on a 15-cm inflorescence; sepals white, veined dark green centrally, dark purple distally; petals lime green, pink blush along distal margins, sparse, random dark spots; pouch green, veined and overlaid purple; staminode lime green, veined dark green centrally; substance yielding; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Excitingly Fred 'Slipper Zones Spots Galore'

Paphiopedilum Excitingly Wood x Paphiopedilum Friedrich von Hayek

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193223

One flower on an 18-cm inflorescence; sepals broad, white, veined green, veins overlaid purple distally; petals lime green, spotted dark mahogany, blushed pink along margins; pouch green, overlaid purple; staminode near white, flushed and veined dark green centrally; substance yielding; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Presidential Moon 'Slipper Zone Almost Spotless'

Paphiopedilum Luna Magic x Paphiopedilum President Fred

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193224

One flower on a staked, 22-cm inflorescence; sepals white; dorsal sepal veined dark green, outer veins overlaid beet red; synsepal striped dark green; petals vivid green proximally, faded to mint green distally, overlaid dusty rose distally, sparsely spotted purple-black on the proximal superior half, margins hirsute; pouch olive green, veined and heavily overlaid burgundy; staminode light green, lightly flushed pink marginally, reticulated rich dark green centrally; substance firm; texture semi-glossy, sepals matte.

Paphiopedilum Petula's Love Song 'Slipper Zone Just a Delight'

Paphiopedilum Love Song x Paphiopedilum Petula's Flame

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193225

One flower on an 18-cm inflorescence; sepals white, veined green, veins overlaid dark red basally; petals green basally, heavily overlaid dark mahogany over remainder, margins hirsute; pouch dark mahogany; staminode green, centrally veined darker green; substance exceptional; texture matte, with approximately 80% of the petal surface being glossy.

Paphiopedilum Petula's Sensation 'Slipper Zone Striding Black'

Paphiopedilum Macabre Contrasts x Paphiopedilum Petula's Flame

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193226

One nodding flower on a supported inflorescence; sepals crystalline white, thinly veined black centrally transitioned to jade terminally; petals lime green, dramatically veined black, heavily overlaid with irregular black splotches; pouch deepest oxblood, thinly veined black throughout; staminode white-green, irregularly veined jade green; substance firm; texture coriaceous.

Paphiopedilum Petula's Sensation 'Slipper Zone Petite Delight'

Paphiopedilum Macabre Contrasts x Paphiopedilum Petula's Flame

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193227

One open, inviting petite flower on a staked, 18-cm inflorescence; sepals crystalline white, lightly suffused pink centrally, veined green, veins mostly overlaid purple-black; petals green, proximally transitioned to mint green distally, distally overlaid pink, black splotches arranged in neat horizontal lines; pouch grape, subtle raised black veins; staminode light green, blushed pink, irregularly veined green; substance yielding; texture eggshell.

Paphiopedilum Petula's Sensation 'Slipper Zone Black Beckons'

Paphiopedilum Macabre Contrasts x Paphiopedilum Petula's Flame

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193228

One flower on a 16.5-cm inflorescence; sepals white, striped dark wine red, transitioned to green apically; petals vivid green basally, gradually faded to off white apically, flushed light pink apically, boldly striated with contrasting dark wine red, hirsute margins; pouch green, overlaid wine red, veined burgundy; substance supple; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Petula's Sensation '(Macabre Contrasts 'Strident Rush' x Petula's Flame 'Almost Black')'

Paphiopedilum Macabre Contrasts x Paphiopedilum Petula's Flame

AQ/AOS (0 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193229

Thirteen first bloom seedlings with staked inflorescences in 3.25" pots presented; recognized for new and novel achievements in "complex" mottled leaf breeding -- exhibiting a wide range of outstanding new colors and color combinations; a valuable addition to the record; see awards 20193226, 20193227, 20193228, and 20193230 for individual awards of this grex.

Paphiopedilum Petula's Sensation 'Slipper Zone Pink Spreading'

Paphiopedilum Macabre Contrasts x Paphiopedilum Petula's Flame

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193230

One flat, perky flower on a staked, 18-cm inflorescence; sepals near translucent white-green, thinly veined black, transitioning to jade distally; petals green, flushed pink, overlaid and heavily spotted black; pouch deepest oxblood; staminode white-green, irregularly veined jade centrally; substance fair; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Montera Vogue 'Slipper Zone Parading Spots'

Paphiopedilum Montera Moth x Paphiopedilum Vogue Wonder

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193232

One flower on a staked, 18-cm inflorescence; sepals white, flushed faint pink basally, striped green; petals green, fading to off-white apically, lightly flushed pink, faintly striped green, spotted dark mahogany, hirsute margins; pouch green, overlaid and veined mahogany; staminode light green, faintly veined dark green centrally; substance supple; texture crystalline.

Paphiopedilum Macabre Flutter 'Slipper Zone Vertically Challenged'

Paphiopedilum Macabre Pops x Paphiopedilum Montera Moth

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193233

One flower and one bud on a staked, 7-cm inflorescence; sepals white, striped dark green; petals vivid green proximally, faded to mint green by mid-petal, striped darker green, lightly brushed rose apically, boldly spotted purple-black, hirsute margins; pouch mint green, overlaid and veined burgundy; staminode mint green, veined dark green centrally; substance firm; texture satiny.

Paphiopedilum Macabre Fantasy 'Slipper Zone Clarity'

Paphiopedilum Macabre Pops x Paphiopedilum Flighty Fred

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193234

One exceptionally flat flower on a 27-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, veined green, lightly freckled green distally; synsepal green; petals green proximally, transitioned to pink distally, thin black midrib stripe on basal half, fine black pepper spots arranged in stripes on superior half basally; pouch light green, overlaid pink, veined brown; staminode mint green, veined dark green centrally; substance firm; texture semi-glossy.

Paphiopedilum Macabre Fred 'Slipper Zone Flowing Form'

Paphiopedilum Macabre Magic x Paphiopedilum Fred's Spots

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193235

One flower on a 13-cm, staked inflorescence; sepals white, striped green, tiny dark maroon spots proximally; petals white, lightly flushed and striped green, mahogany spots, hirsute margins; pouch green veined and flushed mahogany; column seafoam green, veined dark green centrally; substance supple; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum hennisianum f. christiansenii 'Slipper Zone Laid Back'

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193236

One flower on a 17-cm inflorescence; sepals white, veined green; petals white, striped dark green, faded to faint green distally, green freckles along the margins, margins hirsute, apices recurved; pouch green, veined darker green; staminode green, reticulated dark green; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Hawaiian Charm 'Slipper Zone Lustrous Glow'

Paphiopedilum Hawaiian Illusion x Paphiopedilum Kiwi Charm

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20193217

One flower on a staked, 30-cm inflorescence; sepals light cream, flushed green centrally and dark mahogany basally, veined dark red; petals vivid green basally transitioned to rose and finally to yellow apically, striped and flushed deep red on basal two-thirds, hirsute margins; pouch dark red, subtly veined darker red; staminode yellow-green, veined dark green centrally; substance firm; texture lacquered.

Paphiopedilum hangianum 'Fajen's Orchids'

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Fajen's Orchids
  • Photographer: Rachel Kelmer
  • Date: May 11, 2019
  • Award No: 20192355

One well-balanced flower, on one 12-cm inflorescence; flower base color light chartreuse; sepals broadly ovate; petals ovate, red raspberry basally, faint red raspberry reticulation medially; pouch jutted, interior spotted red raspberry; staminode shield-shaped with red raspberry irregular striations; substance heavy; texture velvety.

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