The Latest Orchid Awards

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

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Paphiopedilum Krull's Lady 'Theresa Hill'

Paphiopedilum Lady Isobel x Paphiopedilum Booth's Stone-Lady

FCC/AOS (91 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20201014

Five almost perfect flowers and one bud, well-spaced and splendidly arranged on one erect, 95.5-cm tall inflorescence; base color chartreuse; dorsal sepal ovate, exceptionally flat, ivory dramatically striped mahogany, distal margins chartreuse; synsepal ovate, distinctly striped mahogany, margins slightly undulate, pinched apically; petals elongate, elegantly held, twisted distally, margins hispid proximately, striped mahogany coalesced distally, proximal inferior margin undulate; pouch oblong, chin pointed with slight cleft, overlaid rose-mahogany, reticulated mahogany; staminode knee-shaped, suffused rose, mahogany pubescence; ovary vibrant chartreuse, striped mahogany; substance firm; texture waxy.

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.

Phalaenopsis Corona 'Krull-Smith'

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi x Phalaenopsis amboinensis

AM/AOS (88 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20201017

Eleven flowers and six buds well displayed on five inflorescences, plus one immature inflorescence; sepals and petals chartreuse, heavily barred maroon, base color showing through and leaving a fine chartreuse picotee; lip white, midlobe base and side lobes proximal halves flushed yellow, crest and side lobes bases lighter maroon; column cream, basally flushed light maroon; substance hard; texture glossy, 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.

Paphiopedilum Tristar Mabo 'Crystelle'

Paphiopedilum Macabre x Paphiopedilum Hsinying Web

FCC/AOS (90 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20201019

One regal, well-held flower on a 32.5-cm inflorescence; sepals broadly ovoid, apiculate, base color white, proximally suffused green, suffused burgundy distal two-thirds, heavily striped dark burgundy; petals oblong, cuspidate, vibrant green, overlaid dark burgundy distal two-thirds, heavily spotted deep maroon, margins hirsute, apices white; pouch oblong, deep burgundy, interior basally light green, spotted maroon; staminode light green, centrally veined green, lightly suffused pink; substance firm; texture waxy. 

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.

Phalaenopsis Pylo's Giga Eagle 'Jim Krull'

Phalaenopsis gigantea x Phalaenopsis Dragon Tree Eagle

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Krull-Smith
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20201022

Three beautifully marked flowers and four buds on one arched inflorescence; sepals and petals ovate, bright old gold, dramatically barred burgundy concentrically, lateral sepals inferior half barred garnet, sepals apical tip green; lip white, side lobes erect, stippled fuchsia, inferior half bright old gold, midlobe porrect, bell-shaped, fuchsia; column white, blushed light fuchsia, basal bright fuchsia halo, anther cap white; substance hard, texture waxy.

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 Desert Davison 'Louisiana'

Mormodia Painted Desert x Catasetum Melana Davison

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Alan Taylor
  • Photographer: Wilton Guillory
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20206562

Nineteen deep, maroon, full flowers on one pendent, 40-cm inflorescence; sepals ovate; petals elliptical; lip cymbiform; column lighter burgundy; substance firm; texture waxy; medicinal fragrance; plant 10cm wide by 15cm tall.

Paphiopedilum Great Expectations 'Triplets'

Paphiopedilum White Legacy x Paphiopedilum Skip Bartlett

JC/AOS (0 points)

  • Exhibitor: Marriott Orchids
  • Photographer: Kim Frankenfield
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20204706

Five large, complex, cupped flowers and one bud on two inflorescences, one 16.5-cm stem with three flowers, and one at 9.5-cm with two flowers and one emerging bud; sepals white; dorsal sepal speckled burgundy on proximal half; synsepal white; petals speckled burgundy, leaving 1-cm edge distally, margins undulate; pouch and staminode cream, boss veined green; substance firm; texture waxy; noted for plant with three mature growths, carrying three flowers on one stem.

Paphiopedilum Austin Cash 'Underworld'

Paphiopedilum Elfstone x Paphiopedilum Alchemy

AM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: Marriott Orchids
  • Photographer: Kim Frankenfield
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20204708

One large, full, exceptional flower and no buds on one 8.0-cm inflorescence; dorsal cupped, white, lemon yellow proximally, veined and overlaid apple-green, crimped at apex; synsepal white, flushed pale apple-green, veined apple-green, frames the pouch; petals goffered lemon-yellow on superior half, pale apple-green on inferior half; pouch and staminode lemon-yellow, boss orange-yellow; substance firm; texture waxy.

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.

Aerangis James G. Coyner 'Jack Michael'

Aerangis citrata x Aerangis fastuosa

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Hossein Noorbakhsh
  • Photographer: Kim Frankenfield
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20204710

Twenty-four sparkling, pure white, star-shaped flowers and no buds, precisely ranked on two slightly pendent, arched, 11-cm inflorescences; light green, 4.8-cm spurs and medium green stems create a pleasing contrast; substance firm; texture diamond dust.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Burdekin Wonder 'Perfection'

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Donna Kimura x Rhyncholaeliocattleya Sylvia Fry

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Daniel Callahan
  • Photographer: David Gould
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20202819

Three large, well-presented flowers and eight buds on three inflorescences; sepals white, midrib light green, apex green; petals ruffled, white; lip tightly ruffled, white, throat lemon yellow; column and anther cap white; substance heavy; texture diamond dust.

Clowesia Grace Dunn 'Toogoodoo Lynn Spooner'

Clowesia warczewitzii x Clowesia rosea

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: David R. Janvrin
  • Photographer: David Janvrin
  • Date: Mar 14, 2020
  • Award No: 20202054

Forty flowers and 17 buds on six pendent inflorescences to 11cm; flowers white; sepals and petals veined light green, dorsally and ventrally blushed faint pink; lip finely fimbriate apically, midlobe veined light green, callus egg-yolk yellow veined dark red, margins dentate; column blushed light green, anther cap yellow; substance hard; texture waxy.

Dracula chiroptera 'Sajamied'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: James Pineda
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205464

Three flowers and five buds on eight inflorescences with two inflorescences developing; sepals and petals chartreuse, mottled oxblood, hirsute, yellow hairs; lip yellow, overlaid orange; substance firm; texture matte.

Santanderella amadorinconiana 'Julian'

CCM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jorge Solarte
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205465

Eighty flowers on six pendent inflorescences borne around 10-cm by 12.5-cm plant mounted on wooden stick; sepals and petals cream-green, spotted maroon; lip and column white; substance average; texture translucent.

Phragmipedium Manzur La Aldea Caricias 'Aldea la Nube'

Phragmipedium Manzur la Aldea x Phragmipedium schlimii var. manzurii

JC/AOS (0 points)

  • Exhibitor: David Manzur
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205466

One flower on one inflorescence; sepals and petals white; pouch white, very faint pink flush at midline; staminode white, flushed yellow centrally; substance fair; texture velvety; commended for extension in breeding white Phrags; blemished dorsal sepal prevented quality award.

Sobralia virginalis 'Angelica'

CCE/AOS (91 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jorge Solarte
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205467

Thirty-three flowers and 13 buds on 45 growths borne in 360 degree around 160-cm by 135-cm plant grown in 47-cm pot; sepals and petals striking white, apices recurled, petal distal margins slightly undulate; lip closed over column, white, overlaid light orange, striated darker golden brown, margins finely ruffled; substance fair; texture matte.

Phragmipedium Manzur La Aldea Caricias 'Aldea Colacion'

Phragmipedium Manzur la Aldea x Phragmipedium schlimii var. manzurii

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: David Manzur
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205469

One flower on one inflorescence; dorsal sepal white; petals white, very faintly flushed pink on anterior one-half; pouch white, flushed and veined pink; staminode white, overlaid yellow; substance average; texture velvety.

Cattleya warscewiczii 'Casmenga'

CCM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Henry Eder
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205472

Twenty-two flowers and two buds on seven inflorescences on plant 90cm by 60cm grown in 45-cm metal basket; sepals and petals light lavender; lip light lavender, white overlaid yellow centrally, midlobe striated dark lavender; substance average; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Prince Edward of York 'Alejo'

Paphiopedilum rothschildianum x Paphiopedilum sanderianum

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Alvaro Villegas
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205474

Five flowers and no buds on one 48.5-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal chartreuse, boldly striped oxblood; synsepal chartreuse, striped oxblood; petals chartreuse, striped and spotted oxblood, coalesced oxblood distal one-half, hirsute; pouch chartreuse, overlaid brown; staminode overlaid brown, hirsute; substance hard; texture glossy.

Platystele beatricis 'Diego'

CCE/AOS (93 points)

  • Exhibitor: Pascal Arrondeau
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205475

Approximately 780 flowers on 60 inflorescences borne on clean 10-cm by 5-cm plant grown in 20-cm plastic dome; flowers translucent chartreuse; lateral sepals speckled burgundy; lip burgundy; substance soft; texture crystalline.

Microcoelia aphylla 'Alma del Bosque'

CCM/AOS (88 points)

  • Exhibitor: Daniel Piedrahita
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205476

Approximately 90 flowers and 224 buds on 40 inflorescences borne on 28-cm by 50-cm, leafless, monopodial plant displayed in 11-cm teak basket; sepals and petals translucent white, tipped dark red; lip dark red, curled nectary white; parts too minute to measure; substance average; texture matte; awarded as synonym Solenangis aphylla, currently recognized as Microcoelia aphylla.

Rhyncholaeliocattleya Coffee Delight 'Purace'

Cattleya bicolor x Rhyncholaeliocattleya Toshie Aoki

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jardines Romeral
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205477

Four flowers on one inflorescence; sepals yellow, fully flushed orange-brown; petals orange-brown, margins yellow, slightly ruffled; lip side lobes yellow, flushed light rose, midlobe bright magenta; column white, banded dark pink, anther cap white; substance firm; texture matte.

Masdevallia Galaxy 'Alma del Bosque'

Masdevallia triangularis x Masdevallia Kimballiana

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Daniel Piedrahita-Thiriez
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205478

Twenty flowers and four buds on 24 inflorescences; sepals orange, surface fine papules darker orange, arranged in stripes, caudae cordovan; petals yellow, tipped red; lip yellow, tipped red; column white, anther cap red; substance average; texture velvety; noted for openness and flatness.

Eulophia Shamara 'Yolinda'

Eulophia euglossa x Eulophia guineensis

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Yolanda Jaramillo
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205480

one hundred nine flowers and 34 buds on five inflorescences; sepals and petals green, overlaid brown, slight green picotee; lip green, cream centrally, midlobe light magenta; column green, anther cap dark brown; substance average; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Macabre 'Manzur la Aldea'

Paphiopedilum sukhakulii x Paphiopedilum Voodoo Magic

AM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: David Manzur
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20205481

One very large, stately flower on one 22-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, faintly flushed pink, striped dark green; petals chartreuse, evenly spotted mahogany; pouch chartreuse, heavily overlaid mahogany, veined darker mahogany; staminode green, veined darker green centrally; substance good; texture matte, pouch glossy.

Papilionanda Batram 'YourEye'

Papilionanda Mimi Palmer x Vanda denisoniana

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Juraj Kojs
  • Photographer: Carmen Johnston
  • Date: Mar 12, 2020
  • Award No: 20202869

Twelve full-formed flowers on two erect, up to 23-cm inflorescences; sepals and petals golden yellow, overlaid with olive tessellation; lip midlobe pandurate-shaped or biculor, white with violet striped side lobes, mottled with violet; column white, anther cap golden brown; substance heavy; texture glossy.

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.

Phragmipedium besseae f. flavum 'Green Gold'

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Robert Gabel
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20204697

Two well-formed flowers with good color and two buds on two 12-cm inflorescences; dorsal sepal and petals flat, light yellow, synsepal slightly cupped, light yellow; pouch light yellow, windows on proximal half; substance firm; texture matte

Sergioara Yokosuka Story 'Canary'

Rhyncattleanthe Free Spirit x Epicattleya René Marqués

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ron Biancosino
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20204700

Ten beautifully-colored three-dimensional flowers well-arranged on two 7-cm inflorescences; relatively flat sepals and petals yellow-green; lip forward-projecting, bright orange-yellow; column green, magenta centrally, yellow apically, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture waxy.

Phalaenopsis Corona 'Whalloper'

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi x Phalaenopsis amboinensis

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ron Biancosino
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20204701

Nineteen star-shaped, slightly cupped, well-colored flowers and three buds on six upright slightly arched inflorescences up to 18-cm; sepals and petals yellow, heavily and attractively horizontally barred red-brown; lip pale yellow, irregularly blotched magenta; column bright yellow; substance heavy; texture waxy

Paphiopedilum primulinum var. primulinum 'Whalloper'

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ron Biancosino
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20204702

Two large, well-formed flowers and two visible buds on one 25-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal apple-green, transitions to 2-mm thin chartreuse edge; synsepal dark green; slightly twisted petals light yellow goffered and hirsute at edges; pouch yellow, tinged faint green, slightly darker on side lobes; staminode dark green edged yellow; substance medium-firm; texture waxy; confirmed by SITF as Paphiopedilum primulinum var. primulinum (Apr 2020); this plant matches the photo and line drawing in Cribb's book, "The Genus Paphiopedilum", as well as photos in several other publications, such as OW, IOSPE, and the Swiss Orchid Foundation.

Phalaenopsis Tying Shin Golden City 'Oriental'

Phalaenopsis Sogo Lawrence x Phalaenopsis Tying Shin Cellar

CCM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ron Biancosino
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20204703

Thirty-seven beautifully displayed flowers on five branched inflorescences, four inflorescences averaged 30-cm, one inflorescence 65-cm; on a 40x40-cm clean plant grown in a 15-cm square air-cone pot using medium fir bark; sepals and petals golden yellow, densely veined and stippled lavender, more intense around white column; lip side lobes white, diffused lavender, midlobe light brown, lavender apically; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum appletonianum 'MS'

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Michael Summers
  • Photographer: Bryan Ramsay
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20204704

Three flowers on three erect, 50-cm inflorescences; dorsal sepal green, vertically striped light brown centrally; synsepal light green; petals slightly wavy at base, dark green basal half, lavender apical half; pouch light green, overlaid brown; substance medium-firm; texture glossy.

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.

Holcoglossum phongii 'Charmer'

CBR/AOS (0 points)

  • Exhibitor: Charles & Jane High
  • Photographer: K Payeur L Cinert
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20202582

Two flowers on one 1.7-cm, basal inflorescence emerging from a five-leaved growth, terete leaves to 22.5 x 0.4cm, grown in sphagnum moss mounted to a 14.5 x 6.0-cm cedar slab; sepals and petals pale yellow, broadly obtuse, undulate; lip trilobed, saccate, side lobes radially spotted magenta, midlobe finely verrucose, magenta central keel; column pale green, anther cap cream; substance hard; texture crystalline; SITF has confirmed as Holcoglossum phongii (May 2020); matches the description as Aerides phongii in Turczaninowia 17 (1): 6-9 (2014), "A New Species from Southern Vietnam", L. K. V. Averyanov, et.al.

Paphiopedilum jackii 'Zephyrus Jade'

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: John Doherty
  • Photographer: Jay Norris
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20206752

One impressive flower on a 43-cm inflorescence; flower apple green, venated darker green; petals in-curved, pubescent, margins ciliate; pouch ovate; staminode white, heavily reticulated apple green centrally, superior margin hirsute; substance firm; texture velvety; random minute pale mahogany spots on petals preclude forma virescens distinction.

Paphiopedilum fairrieanum 'Zephyrus Rioja'

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: John Doherty
  • Photographer: Jay Norris
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20206753

One well-proportioned, graceful flower on one 23-cm, staked inflorescence; sepals crystalline white, veined purple; dorsal sepal recurved and hirsute apically, heavily reticulated purple distally, margins undulate, deep purple; petals down-swept, recurved, cream, veined purple, veined green proximally, purple along superior margin, hirsute basally, margins undulate, ciliate; pouch pubescent, green, heavily speckled and veined purple, heavily speckled purple internally; staminode cream, stalk with purple pubescence, shield blotched purple proximally, reticulated green superior half; substance firm; texture velvety, pouch glossy under pubescence; commended for striking color and remarkably flat dorsal.

Phragmipedium besseae 'Zephyrus Peach'

HCC/AOS (75 points)

  • Exhibitor: John Doherty
  • Photographer: Jay Norris
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20206754

One full, flat flower and one bud on one 31-cm, erect inflorescence; sepals and petals crimson, darker on petals, light yellow halo at base of segments; pouch yellow, striped red and overlaid light red except on rim; substance firm; texture velvety with diamond dust.

Cymbidium FouFou 'Bronze Sunset'

Cymbidium Fifi x Cymbidium Roger Lee

CCM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Jean Allen-Ikeson
  • Photographer: Jay Norris
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20206755

Sixty-eight flowers and 14 buds on four strong, arched inflorescences up to 105 cm and to 22 flowers on one inflorescence; presented on a five green-growth plus three leafless pseudobulb plant,140cm wide by 60cm high in a 20-cm pot; sepals and petals dusty apricot, veined dark red, overlaid red, overlay more intense on lateral sepals; lip bright yellow, bright red distally, margins dusted red; column yellow heavily overlaid red distally, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture matte; lip velvety; commended for number of flowers on a plant of few growths.

Dendrobium Ku-Ring-Gai 'Chelsea'

Dendrobium tetragonum x Dendrobium x speciokingianum

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Susan Dunlap
  • Photographer: Ed Cott
  • Date: Mar 07, 2020
  • Award No: 20203375

Thirteen striking flowers on three inflorescences and one emerging inflorescence; flowers ivory; sepals and petals lanceolate, edged magenta marginally becoming dots centrally, petals slightly rolled; lip heavily suffused magenta, central ivory keel, pedicel light magenta; substance firm; texture crystalline.

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.

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