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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Papilionanda Arjuna 'Electric Blue'

Papilionanda Mimi Palmer x Vanda tessellata

AM/AOS (82 points)

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

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

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

Vanda lamellata x Vanda Memoria Thianchai

HCC/AOS (79 points)

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

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

Dendrobium Hibiki 'Springwater'

Dendrobium bracteosum x Dendrobium laevifolium

CCE/AOS (95 points)

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

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

Lesueurara Dick Pippen's SunCoast 'Lemon Yum Yums'

Brassocatanthe Little Mermaid x Encyclia Lorraine Smith

FCC/AOS (92 points)

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

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

Lesueurara Dick Pippen's SunCoast 'Lemon Yum Yums'

Brassocatanthe Little Mermaid x Encyclia Lorraine Smith

CCM/AOS (85 points)

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

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

Vanda Thai Spots 'Brayden Koester'

Vanda Jiraprapa x Vanda Suksamran Spots

AM/AOS (84 points)

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

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

Guaricyclia Rossy Ochoa 'Doris Ruth'

Guaricyclia Plicaboa x Guarianthe bowringiana

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Paul Keller
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192421

Nine strikingly-colored flowers on one arched inflorescence; sepals and petals rich purple, sepals lanceolate, petals ovoid; lip open, midlobe ruffled, two central white spots separated by a darker purple chevron, side lobes rich purple; column white, blushed light purple, anther cap white; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Aeridovanda Somsri Sunlight 'Garrett's Lipstick'

Aerides lawrenceae x Vanda Rasri Gold

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192423

Twelve flowers and six buds on one upright inflorescence; sepals and petals round, base color of mature flowers pale green, overlaid light butterscotch, darker butterscotch distally; lip midlobe dark purple distal two-thirds, side lobes light green; column light green, anther cap light butterscotch; substance hard; texture matte.

Vanda Green Light 'MV Gavin's Green Terror'

Vanda vietnamica x Vanda falcata

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Stuart Henderson
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192424

Twenty stellate, well-presented, white flowers and eight buds on three inflorescences; sepals and petals lanceolate, flat; lip trilobed, midlobe bifurcate, apically serrate, base tubular, forms a 5.8-cm spur, hooking apically, light green tip; column and anther cap white; substance firm; texture diamond dust.

Encyvola Arubiana 'Victor Elliott'

Brassavola nodosa x Encyclia cordigera

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Paul Keller
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192426

Three stellate flowers and three buds on three inflorescences; sepals and petals chartreuse, suffused light mahogany; lip trumpet-shaped, white, throat striated magenta; column and anther cap chartreuse; substance firm; texture matte.

Vanda Lim Guan Cheo 'MV Sadie's Rose'

Vanda Kultana Oriental Aroma x Vanda luzonica

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Stuart Henderson
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Aug 10, 2019
  • Award No: 20192427

Eight striking flowers and one bud perfectly arranged on one erect inflorescence; sepals and petals obovate, base color white, overlaid rose-purple, faintly tessellated, lip midlobe porrect, dark rose-purple, side lobes white, interior stippled rose-purple; column light rose-purple, anther cap cream; substance hard; texture crystalline.

Bromecanthe Garnet Glory 'Machiavelli '

Guaritonia Why Not x Myrmecophila thomsoniana

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: René E. Garcia
  • Photographer: Irma Saldaña
  • Date: Aug 03, 2019
  • Award No: 20195672

Ten full, star-shaped flowers and one bud on one, unstaked, 53-cm long inflorescence; flowers base color bright yellow; sepals and petals suffused bright red-orange, darker distally; lip slightly ruffled, overlaid dark red-orange on distal third, bright yellow disc centrally, veined red-orange from under column; red, heart-shaped spot on anther cap tip; substance supple; texture crystalline; plant mounted on a large, vertical tree-fern slab.

Laelia lyonsii 'J A R R '

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: José Román
  • Photographer: Irma Saldaña
  • Date: Aug 03, 2019
  • Award No: 20195673

Seventeen non-resupinate flowers and four buds on one, 133-cm strong, straight inflorescence; flowers base color white; sepals and petals slightly undulate, boldly spotted and tessellated very dark burgundy, light lavender blush proximally, picotee white; lip almost solidly spotted and striped dark burgundy, slightly recurved, acute tip, bright yellow edges; column spotted and striped dark burgundy, yellow underside; floral bracts acute, green overlaid light purple; pedicels lavender; substance firm; texture matte.

Dendrobium Jairak Fire Horn 'Machiavelli'

Dendrobium Jairak Little Gem x Dendrobium tangerinum

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: René E. Garcia
  • Photographer: Irma Saldaña
  • Date: Aug 03, 2019
  • Award No: 20195675

Twenty-three, well-presented flowers and one bud on one erect, unstaked inflorescence; flowers base color white; sepals curled and twisted, overlaid light yellow, blushed and striped light pink, darker distally; petals erect, slightly twisted, overlaid intense bronze-purple, lighter proximally; lip trilobed, dark rusty red, side lobes upright, midlobe callus dark red-brown; column blushed lavender, anther cap bright yellow; substance firm; texture waxy.

Phragmipedium Fritz Schomburg 'Top Notch'

Phragmipedium kovachii x Phragmipedium besseae

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Orchids Limited
  • Photographer: Lois Cinert
  • Date: Jul 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20191620

One stately, slightly cupped flower and two buds on one 33-cm inflorescence; flower luminous bright red coral; dorsal sepal and petal bases yellow; synsepal light yellow, edged coral; pouch lightly striped darker coral, interior yellow; staminode red coral, yellow margins; substance firm; texture velvety.

Paphiopedilum Chou-Yi Anigode 'Emma'

Paphiopedilum godefroyae x Paphiopedilum adductum

HCC/AOS (75 points)

  • Exhibitor: Orchids Limited
  • Photographer: Jim Pyrzynski
  • Date: Jul 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20191621

Two flowers on a 15-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals pale chartreuse, overlaid and heavily tessellated cordovan; petals downswept, broadly tapered, margins undulate; pouch cream, interior speckled magenta; staminode ivory, hirsute; substance firm; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Robert Deniro 'Forget About It'

Paphiopedilum Raisin Pie x Paphiopedilum rothschildianum

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Orchids Limited
  • Photographer: Jim Pyrzynski
  • Date: Jul 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20191622

One impressive flower and one bud presented on an upright, staked inflorescence; sepals cream, overlaid chartreuse centrally, radially spotted oxblood; petals broad, sharply acuminate, cream, overlaid chartreuse, finely spotted oxblood proximally and distally, heavily spotted oxblood centrally; pouch cream, overlaid and veined oxblood, interior surface spotted oxblood; staminode cream, finely pubescent, center overlaid oxblood; substance firm; texture matte.

Phragmipedium Alejandro Teson 'Julia Katherine'

Phragmipedium pearcei x Phragmipedium andreettae

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Eron Borne
  • Photographer: Wilton Guillory
  • Date: Jul 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20196015

One flower on one erect, 13-cm inflorescence; flower white, overlaid dusty pink; dorsal sepal erect, undulate with pink venation; petals twisted, dusty pink; pouch white, overlaid dusty pink, interior with random minute pink spots; staminode white, ciliate, dusty pink hairs; substance good; texture crystalline.

Paphiopedilum dianthum 'Louisiana'

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Al Taylor
  • Photographer: Wilton Guillory
  • Date: Jul 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20196016

Six flowers and one bud on three 42-cm inflorescences; dorsal sepal pinched at base, rolled basally, midrib pronounced on reverse, white, basal lines chartreuse, coalesced at base; synsepal extended almost horizontally to touch pedicel, pinched at apex, white with chartreuse lines; petals spiraled, ruffled and sparsely whiskered basal one-third, chartreuse, lined dusty rose, warts on reverse basal one-third random, cordovan, picotee light chartreuse; pouch suffused dusty rose; staminode white overlaid green centrally with sparse cordovan spots; substance firm; texture waxy.

Stanhopea saccata 'Dude'

AM/AOS (85 points)

  • Exhibitor: Mary Mancini
  • Photographer: Wilton Guillory
  • Date: Jul 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20196018

Three full, flat, light yellow flowers and one emerging bud on one pendent inflorescence; sepals and petals orange basally, speckled maroon; petals slightly ruffled; lateral sepals concave; lip light yellow speckled maroon, hypochile saccate, bright orange; column light green, speckled maroon, anther cap cream; substance average; texture matte.

Podangis dactyloceras 'Janet Kaye'

CCM/AOS (86 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dennis & Janet Wade
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Jul 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20191300

One hundred thirty-two well-presented, cupped flowers on nine inflorescences borne on three equitant-like fans, 21cm wide by 11cm high, grown in a 6-cm plastic pot; flowers translucent white; lip terminates in a forked nectary; anther cap chartreuse; substance firm; texture crystalline; flower also received an AM, 20191301.

Papilionanda Ambrosian Twinkle 'Madeline'

Papilionanda Josephine van Brero x Vanda miniata

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Wayne T. Green
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Jul 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20197105

Twenty-two flowers and six buds on one branched, 34-cm inflorescence; sepals ad petals spatulate, margins undulate, rich, bold tangerine; lip correct, midlobe pumpkin, overlaid tangerine, heavily spotted burgundy, side lobes dark pumpkin; column light yellow, anther cap brown; substance firm; texture light diamond-dust.

Vanda Chao Praya Sunshine 'Charlie'

Papilionanda Mamo x Vanda Doctor Anek

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Wayne T. Green
  • Photographer: Tom Kuligowski
  • Date: Jul 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20197107

Nine flowers and one bud on one 38-cm inflorescence; flowers fuchsia, heavily tessellated darker fuchsia; lip midlobe deep maroon, striated basally, heavily ridged, side lobes striated deep pink; column fuchsia, tipped cream, anther cap pale yellow ringed maroon; substance firm; texture matte.

Dendrobium Jiaho Delight 'Big Bear Resurrection'

Dendrobium Hsinying Frostymaree x Dendrobium tobaense

AM/AOS (87 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ryan Kowalczyk
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Jul 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20192672

Three full, well-proportioned, vividly colored flowers, emerging from a single node and three buds borne on one cane; sepals and petals ovate, sharply attenuated, white, overlaid light chartreuse, distinct longitudinal veins green; lip cello-shaped, orange, darker orange centrally, prominent burnt orange keels; column light green, light orange basally on reverse, anther cap light green; substance heavy; texture waxy, lip glabrous.

Catasetum Corinne's Frilly Spots 'Flossie's Frilly Tiger'

Catasetum Frilly Doris x Catasetum tigrinum

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Corinne Arnold
  • Photographer: Kay Clark
  • Date: Jul 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20192676

Nine beautifully marked flowers on one staked inflorescence; base color ivory; sepals and petals lanceolate, burgundy oblong spots throughout; dorsal sepal and petals upright; lateral sepals reflexed; lip saccate, burgundy oblong spots, depression clear ivory, margins fimbriate; column stippled pale burgundy, triggers crossed; substance firm, lip hard; texture satiny, lip waxy.

Paphiopedilum godefroyae 'Littlefrog Ron's Choice'

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Littlefrog Farm
  • Photographer: Ed Cott
  • Date: Jul 20, 2019
  • Award No: 20192853

Two fresh, charming, symmetrical flowers and no buds on two upright inflorescences; flowers white; dorsal sepal speckled burgundy centrally front and back; synsepal speckled burgundy centrally on reverse; petals speckled burgundy basal half; pouch dusted burgundy internally; staminode yellow centrally, dusted burgundy basally; substance firm; texture diamond dust.

Paphiopedilum Catherine Briois 'Littlefrog Big Alex'

Paphiopedilum delenatii x Paphiopedilum godefroyae

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Littlefrog Farm
  • Photographer: Ed Cott
  • Date: Jul 20, 2019
  • Award No: 20192852

One large, slightly cupped flower and one bud on one 24-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals white, generously and uniformly spotted purple; pouch white, heavily spotted purple internally; staminode chartreuse, spotted purple; substance firm; texture glossy.

Paphiopedilum Hisae's Royal Duck 'Syzygy'

Paphiopedilum Bel Royal x Paphiopedilum adductum

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Pete Ostlund
  • Photographer: Ed Cott
  • Date: Jul 20, 2019
  • Award No: 20192851

Three flowers on one 55-cm inflorescence; sepals ocher, heavily striped oxblood; petals ocher, dotted and striped oxblood, coalescing apically to dark brown, gently twisted; pouch ocher, tessellated brown; staminode ocher, oxblood tipped hairs laterally; substance firm; texture satiny.

Cattlianthe Precious Ruby 'Jacob Carlo'

Cattlianthe Rajah's Ruby x Cattleya Precious Jewel

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max Thompson & Bryon Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Jul 20, 2019
  • Award No: 20193034

Three well presented flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals yellow, heavily overlaid red, lightly veined darker red; lip trilobed, yellow, midlobe overlaid bright red distal one third, side lobes envelope column, distal margins red, throat veined red; column and anther cap white, spotted red; substance firm; texture lightly crystalline.

Paphiopedilum Walnut Valley Royal Bel 'M & B Sunshine'

Paphiopedilum Bel Royal x Paphiopedilum armeniacum

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Max Thompson & Bryon Rinke
  • Photographer: Bryon Rinke
  • Date: Jul 20, 2019
  • Award No: 20193035

Two nicely marked flowers on one 30-cm upright inflorescence; flowers bright yellow, sepals and petals veined maroon; petals slightly blushed maroon on superior half, margins undulate, hirsute on proximal half; pouch lightly veined maroon, interior heavily spotted maroon; staminode with darker yellow central vertical stripe, maroon pubescence on superior two-thirds; ovary chartreuse, ridged longitudinally, pubescent, 0.6cm wide x 7cm long; substance heavy; texture waxy; exact parentage is Paph Bel Royal 'Memoria Thomas Mastin' AM 83 pts x Paphiopedilum armeniacum 'Max Thompson' FCC 90 pts.

Aranda Salaya Red 'Timbucktoo'

na na x na na

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sarah Pratt
  • Photographer: Bryon K Rinke
  • Date: Jul 20, 2019
  • Award No: 20193036

Eighteen flowers and five buds nicely shingled on one 48-cm inflorescence: sepals and petals orange, stippled red; lip yellow, midlobe heavily overlaid red distal one-half, side lobes bright yellow, lightly overlaid orange, spur pale yellow 0.3cm wide x 0.5cm long; column orange, fading to white on inferior surface, anther cap yellow; ovary ridged, pink 0.4cm diameter x 5.2cm long; substance medium; texture diamond dust, lip waxy.

Coelogyne septemcostata 'Irene'

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Al & Irene Messina
  • Photographer: Maurice Garvey
  • Date: Jul 20, 2019
  • Award No: 20194323

Two beautifully formed and colored flowers and two buds on two pendent inflorescences; sepals petals chartreuse; lip ivory, overlaid brown proximal half, side lobes pale salmon on interior, keels brown; column pale yellow centrally to salmon at edges; anther cap ivory; substance firm; texture matte; cultivar 'Irene' previously received a CHM/AOS (Award 20151198); better balance of form and depth of color resulted in flower quality award.

Masdevallia Clarita Bucheli 'Daphne Anne'

Masdevallia rex x Masdevallia uniflora

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Mary Ann Denver
  • Photographer: Maurice Garvey
  • Date: Jul 20, 2019
  • Award No: 20194325

One charming, delicately colored, well-formed flower and two buds well held above clean foliage on three upright inflorescences; sepals soft lavender, yellow green basally, darker lavender pubescence coalesced medially; caudae light green-yellow, 0.5cm wide by 5.0cm long; minute petals and lip yellow-green; column and anther cap white; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Thunia bensoniae 'Irene'

CHM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Al & Irene Messina
  • Photographer: Maurice Garvey
  • Date: Jul 20, 2019
  • Award No: 20194326

Thirteen flowers and 11 buds on six gracefully arched terminal inflorescences borne on new growths ranging from 36 to 67 cm in height of a robust plant grown in an open mix of bark and coconut husk contained in a 19cm standard clay pot; petals and sepals white blushed fuchsia on distal half; broad lip white basal half, bright fuchsia distal half, veined golden-rust, keels golden rust, calli yellow gold; substance delicate tissue; texture matte; recognized for striking color, floriferousness, and overall presentation; cultivar previously awarded a CBR and confirmed by SITF as Thunia bensoniae (Jan 2018, Award 20173852).

Paphiopedilum wenshanense 'Fajen's Orchids Aurea'

HCC/AOS (76 points)

  • Exhibitor: Fajen's Orchids
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20192400

One flat, slightly elongated flower and a bud on a lax, 4.4cm inflorescence; flower uniform, icy yellow; sepals and petals ovate, lateral sepals slightly asymmetric; staminode centrally deeper yellow; substance firm; texture waxy.

Vanda Blue Eyes 'David Made It'

Vanda Peggy Foo x Vanda Gordon Dillon

HCC/AOS (75 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20192401

Twelve full, flat flowers and four buds well-displayed on one erect inflorescence; base color cream; sepals and petals overlaid grape purple, coalesced into small spots on tessellations; lip midlobe distal half overlaid darker; anther cap striped light brown; substance firm; texture matte.

Vanda denisoniana 'Garrett's Karat'

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20192402

Twelve fairly full flowers and three buds on two outstretched inflorescences; sepals and petals Dreamsicle orange; dorsal sepal and petals spatulate; lateral sepals ovate; petals slightly reflexed apically; lip white, midlobe bifid, suffused green; column white, anther cap cream; substance hard; texture waxy.

Vanda tessellata 'Garrett's Blue and Gray'

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20192403

Eight flowers evenly spaced on an erect inflorescence well-held above the foliage; base color cream; sepals and petals overlaid light taupe, tessellated light violet; lip side lobes interior lightly suffused dark violet, midlobe suffused deep violet; column and anther cap cream; substance firm; texture matte.

Paphiopedilum Nathaniel's Spectra 'Fajen's Orchids'

Paphiopedilum thaianum x Paphiopedilum godefroyae

AM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Fajen's Orchids
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20192405

One charming, fairly flat flower held erect on a 7.2-cm inflorescence including ovary; flower white; dorsal sepal round, proximally speckled burgundy, green basally, reverse more heavily speckled burgundy; synsepal ovate, reverse speckled burgundy; petals ovate, speckled burgundy, denser proximally, margins pleasing undulate; pouch sparsely speckled burgundy, interior fully speckled burgundy; staminode round, centrally webbed green, margins ciliate, burgundy hairs; substance firm; texture satiny; split on dorsal sepal happened during the measurement of the flower.

Vandachostylis Ben Mianmanus 'Garrett's Mocha Star'

Vandachostylis Evergreen Magic x Vanda tessellata

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20192406

Fourteen flowers and six buds on two upward arched inflorescences; sepals and petals cream, suffused pale chartreuse, spotted and tessellated mocha; lip side lobes cream, lightly suffused violet, midlobe overlaid violet; column white, anther cap tan; substance firm; texture waxy.

Rhynchovola David Sander 'Garrett's Pink Kiss'

Brassavola cucullata x Rhyncholaelia digbyana

AM/AOS (82 points)

  • Exhibitor: Sharon and David Garrett
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20192407

One well-presented, stellate flower, on one strong upright inflorescence; flower base color white; sepals and petals lanceolate, slightly recurved apically; sepals overlaid pink, veined darker pink on reverse; dorsal sepal upright; petals held horizontally; veined pink on margins; lip heart-shaped, margin fimbriate, slightly recurved apically, throat green, blush pink distal half; light green central callus; column and anther cap white; substance firm; texture matte.

Encyclia inaguaensis 'Glen Gary - Cottage Orchids'

CHM/AOS (83 points)

  • Exhibitor: Glen Gary
  • Photographer: Wes Newton
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20192408

Fifty-six flowers and 99 buds on eight, loosely branched, wispy inflorescences up to 125cm tall, pseudobulbs bifoliate, elongate, 6cm tall by 1.5cm diameter; leaves linear, one shorter than the other, longest 33cm long by 1.7cm wide, second leaf 30cm long; sepals and petals green, striated and peppered red-brown, more concentrated distally; lip midlobe veined and flushed purple, side lobes veined red-brown, distally flushed brown; column white, lightly flushed purple; substance firm; texture matte; awarded as Encyclia inaguensis, confirmed by SITF (July 2019).

Oncidium Volcano Hula Halau 'Cheryl's Joy'

Oncidium Issaku Nagata x Oncidium Kilauea

HCC/AOS (75 points)

  • Exhibitor: Cheryl Erins
  • Photographer: Anne Kotowski
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20191619

One hundred sixty-four flowers and 76 buds on five erect, multi-branched inflorescences to 73cm; sepals and petals oxblood; dorsal sepal apically recurved; lateral sepals reflexed; petals ovate; lip pale yellow, margins lightly ruffled, proximal oxblood overlay, thick central callus; column lighter oxblood, anther cap yellow; substance firm; texture matte.

Phragmipedium Joan Montmorency 'Charlotte'

Phragmipedium Praying Mantis x Phragmipedium Coral Jewel

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Joe Chow
  • Photographer: Alexey Tretyakov
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20196614

Five flowers and five buds on one multi-branched, staked, 69-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal green basally, light rose pink, tessellated light green, pinched medially; synsepal white, striped pink, cupped; petals attractively twisted, green basally, white centrally on proximal half, margins rose-pink, becoming nearly solid distally; pouch green, heavily overlaid rose-pink, claw face yellow-green specked rose-pink; staminode cream blushed pink, ciliate, rose-pink; substance firm, texture satiny.

Phalaenopsis CTL Cornu Queen 'Purple Haze'

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi x Phalaenopsis LD's Bear Queen

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Pat Van Adrichem
  • Photographer: Alexey Tretyakov
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20196615

Eighteen flowers and nine buds on eight inflorescences up to 23cm, two of which are nascent and three are branched; flowers red purple, stellate; sepals inferior half brighter magenta; lip midlobe violet, side lobes orange; column orange, anther cap violet; substance firm; texture waxy with sheen; noted for pleasant fragrance.

Paphiopedilum Presidential Moon 'Slipper Zone Sorry'

Paphiopedilum Luna Magic x Paphiopedilum President Fred

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20193265

One impressive flower on a 32-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal slightly cupped, creamy white, striped alternatingly burgundy and olive; petals cream, overlaid emerald green proximally, transitioned to dusky wine centrally and distally, transversely striped green centrally, finely speckled mahogany proximally, spotted mahogany centrally; pouch protruding somewhat, green, heavily overlaid and veined dark mahogany; staminode buff, veined emerald greencentrally; substance firm; texture waxy.

Paphiopedilum Odette's Beguilement 'Slipper Zone Color Wins'

Paphiopedilum Grand Fred x Paphiopedilum Odette Doubled

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Lehua Orchids
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Jul 13, 2019
  • Award No: 20193264

One flower on an upright inflorescence; sepals cream, very heavily overlaid red-purple, veined purple-black; petals light green, striped green, very heavily overlaid dark red-purple centrally and distally, prominent black hairs marginally; pouch light green very heavily overlaid dark red-purple, staminode light green flushed light purple; substance firm; texture satiny.

Dendrobium Yellow Stars 'Honey Bugs'

Dendrobium polysema x Dendrobium finisterrae

CCE/AOS (92 points)

  • Exhibitor: Steve Sanders
  • Photographer: Ross Leach
  • Date: Jul 07, 2019
  • Award No: 20194952

Two hundred striking flowers and zero buds on 17 erect, terminal inflorescences to 30cm, plant is 93cm wide by 24cm tall grown in bark in 24-cm ceramic pot; sepals chartreuse, reverse heavily spotted burgundy; lip chartreuse, undulate, side lobes stripped burgundy, midlobe heavily spotted burgundy, callus white; column chartreuse, anther cap green; ovary chartreuse, hirsute spines; substance firm; texture matte; also received an AM of 84 points at this judging, award number 20194953.

Dendrobium Yellow Stars 'Honey Bugs'

Dendrobium polysema x Dendrobium finisterrae

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Steve Sanders
  • Photographer: Ross Leach
  • Date: Jul 07, 2019
  • Award No: 20194953

Two hundred striking flowers and zero buds on 17 erect, terminal inflorescences to 30cm, plant is 93cm wide by 24cm tall grown in bark in 24-cm ceramic pot; sepals chartreuse, reverse heavily spotted burgundy; lip chartreuse, undulate, side lobes stripped burgundy, midlobe heavily spotted burgundy, callus white; column chartreuse, anther cap green; ovary chartreuse, hirsute spines; substance firm; texture matte; grower also received a CCE of 92 point at this judging, award number 20194952.

Vanda Gillian Trevor 'Annie Love'

Papilionanda Josephine van Brero x Vanda Eisenhower

HCC/AOS (78 points)

  • Exhibitor: John Verstegen
  • Photographer: Charlotte Randolph
  • Date: Jul 07, 2019
  • Award No: 20191016

Five charming, sunset-colored flowers on one erect inflorescence; sepals and petals butter yellow, suffused rose-pink, more heavily suffused on dorsal sepal, petals, and on reverse, margins undulate; lip ochre-yellow, suffused and finely speckled rust-red, side lobes and throat longitudinally striped with coalescing rust-red spots; column white, suffused rose-pink, anther cap butter yellow, sand brown over pollinia; substance cartilaginous, lip waxy; texture finely crystalline.

Dendrobium Touch of Gold 'Fco Valentina'

Dendrobium gouldii x Dendrobium johannis

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Francisco Martinez Rivera
  • Photographer: Irma Saldaña
  • Date: Jul 06, 2019
  • Award No: 20195668

Fourty-three brightly-colored flowers on three semi-arched, up to 35.5cm long inflorescences and five buds on one immature inflorescence, flowers bright yellow; sepals slightly twisted, striped soft chestnut brown, overlaid darker chestnut brown on distal two-thirds; petals twisted, overlaid dark chestnut brown; lip midlobe striped dark red-brown over the four keels, round side lobes striped red-brown; column lightly blushed chestnut brown centrally, anther cap light yellow; substance firm; texture waxy.

Catasetum Ten Dragons 'Julio David'

Catasetum Dragon's Teeth x Catasetum tenebrosum

AM/AOS (80 points)

  • Exhibitor: Julio David Rios
  • Photographer: Irma Saldaña
  • Date: Jul 06, 2019
  • Award No: 20195669

Six impressive, well-arranged flowers on one basal, 31-cm long, arched, pendent inflorescence; sepals and petals very dark burgundy; lip shield-shaped, old rose, fimbriate, light cream centrally, callus cream; column cream, overlaid old rose, anther cap light cream; substance satiny on sepals and petals, lip waxy; low flower count precluded higher score.

Catasetum Nicole Smile 'B-C'

Catasetum Portagee Star x Catasetum Louise Clarke

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: B. Butts- C. Lefaive
  • Photographer: Ed Cott
  • Date: Jul 06, 2019
  • Award No: 20196218

Seven flowers in contrasted-color presented on one 28-cm cut, decumbent inflorescence; sepals and petals uniformly dark red-brown; lip fimbriate, yellow, superior margin blushed red-brown, reverse blushed red-brown proximally, callus deeper yellow, thick with distal protrusion; column yellow, reverse suffused red-brown, triggers crossed, suffused red-brown distally; substance firm; texture satiny, lip waxy.

Catasetum B-C Catherine 'Southwell'

Catasetum Jessie Ang x Catasetum Christine Chowning

HCC/AOS (75 points)

  • Exhibitor: B. Butts- C. Lefaive
  • Photographer: Ed Cott
  • Date: Jul 06, 2019
  • Award No: 20196219

Nine dramatically-colored flowers on one arched, staked, 36-cm inflorescence; sepals slightly cupped, chartreuse, spotted dark burgundy, spots coalesce towards base; petals recurved, chartreuse, blotched burgundy, denser proximally; lip round, rolled back on lateral edges, apple green ,blotched dark burgundy in circular pattern, coalesced distally, triangular extension of callus bright canary yellow; column translucent, spotted burgundy, triggers crossed; substance firm; texture matte, lip glossy; recurved petals and rolled lip precluded higher score.

Phragmipedium Bel Royal 'Bull's Blood'

Phragmipedium Memoria Dick Clements x Phragmipedium Sorcerer's Apprentice

AM/AOS (81 points)

  • Exhibitor: Dave Sorokowsky
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Jul 03, 2019
  • Award No: 20191289

Two large flowers and four buds on two 36-cm inflorescences; dorsal sepal green deeply suffused and veined dark red; petals slightly wavy, yellow overlaid dark red; pouch dark red, yellow interior finely speckled mahogany, staminode downy, yellow, overlaid mahogany; substance firm; texture glossy.

Dendrobium Hibiki 'Melencia'

Dendrobium bracteosum x Dendrobium laevifolium

CCM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ramon de los Santos
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Jul 03, 2019
  • Award No: 20191290

One hundred forty-four flowers and thirteen buds on sixteen inflorescences and three immature inflorescences emanating from thirteen canes; compact plant 30cm tall by 35cm wide, in 8-cm pot; leaves green heavily overlaid red; sepals and petals dark saturated fuchsia; lip brown-orange; column white; substance firm; texture crystalline.

Cattleya Sierra Doll 'M&M'

Cattleya walkeriana x Cattleya Pink Doll

HCC/AOS (79 points)

  • Exhibitor: Ted McClellan
  • Photographer: Ramon de los Santos
  • Date: Jul 03, 2019
  • Award No: 20191291

Four flowers and two buds on three inflorescences; sepals and petals uniformly dark magenta-purple; petal martins slightly undulate; lip deep magenta-purple, throat yellow, striped magenta-purple, margin undulate; column white, flushed pink, anther cap white; substance firm; texture diamond dust.

Dendrochilum filiforme 'Pacific Heights'

CCE/AOS (93 points)

  • Exhibitor: Katherine Leonard
  • Photographer: Roy Andrade
  • Date: Jul 02, 2019
  • Award No: 20193461

Approximately 109,200 flowers on 975 inflorescences; massive, well grown specimen forms a 74cm by 95cm sphere; vivid yellow-green flowers evenly distributed around plant.

Encyclia adenocaula 'Orchid Eros'

HCC/AOS (77 points)

  • Exhibitor: Orchid Eros
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Jun 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20193249

Fifty-four flat, stellate flowers on four inflorescences; sepals and petals concolor pale pink; lip midlobe ovate, proximal margins reflexed, pale pink, white basally, dark lavender veins; column light pink, anther cap pale yellow; substance supple; texture satiny.

Paphiopedilum superbiens var. curtisii 'Quintal Farms'

AM/AOS (84 points)

  • Exhibitor: Quintal Farms, Inc.
  • Photographer: Glen Barfield
  • Date: Jun 27, 2019
  • Award No: 20193250

Six flowers on six unstaked, upright inflorescences, ranging from 25 to 30-cm in length; borne on a plant with eight clean, upright growths with mottled foliage, grown in a plastic 15-cm pot; dorsal sepal flat, white lightly flushed green centrally, striped dark moss green, stripes lightly brushed maroon proximally; synsepal obscured by pouch; petals downswept, green, striped darker green, spotted with fine purple spots; pouch green heavily overlaid cordovan; staminode green, centrally webbed darker green; substance firm; texture matte; grower also awarded CCM/AOS (#20193251).

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