Provisional Awards

Santa Barbara, CA, November 17, 2010

Masd. Tangerine Dragon  Kaitlyn
© Larry Vierheilig 2010
Plant Name: Masd. Tangerine Dragon ‘Kaitlyn’ AM/AOS 81 pts.
(mendozae x vieitchiana)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 3.3 cm Vertical: 6.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.7 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Petal Width: 0.2 cm Length: 0.6 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.9 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 0.3 cm Length: 0.6 cm

Description: Two flowers on two inflorescences; sepals bright orange, veined darker orange, covered with minute white hairs, caudae dark red-orange; petals yellow; lip deep burgundy; substance firm; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Jim Sloniker
Paph. spicerianum Bora Bora
© Larry Vierheilig 2010
Plant Name: Paph. spicerianum ‘Bora Bora’ HCC/AOS 78 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 7.8 cm Vertical: 8.9 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 6.5 cm Length: 4.4 cm
Petal Width: 1.7 cm Length: 4.7 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 3.5 cm Length: 4.2 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.1 cm Length: 5.9 cm

Description: One flower on one inflorescence; dorsal sepal medium green basally, distal two thirds pristine white, central rose stripe; petals medium green, edges undulate; pouch dark green, veination dark purple; staminode white, halo purple; substance firm; texture satin.
Exhibitor: Bryce Augustine
Cym. tracyanum SanBar Tigers Eye
© Larry Vierheilig 2010
Plant Name: Cym. tracyanum ‘SanBar Tiger's Eye’ HCC/AOS 78 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 13.8 cm Vertical: 5.7 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.5 cm Length: 6.5 cm
Petal Width: 1.8 cm Length: 6.4 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.2 cm Length: 6.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.0 cm Length: 5.6 cm

Description: Fifty-two flowers and six buds on four inflorescences; sepals and petals chartreuse, irregular mahogany bars and spots; lip white, spotted and barred orange-brown; crest white, covered with velutinous hairs; column light yellow, barred dark orange-brown ventrally; substance medium, texture satin.
Exhibitor: Santa Barbara Orchid Estates
L. anceps Taco de Ojo
© Larry Vierheilig 2010
Plant Name: L. anceps ‘Taco de Ojo’ CCM/AOS 80 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 9.7 cm Vertical: 10.5 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.0 cm Length: 5.5 cm
Petal Width: 3.2 cm Length: 5.4 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.7 cm Length: 5.7 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.6 cm Length: 4.7 cm

Description: Thirty-three flowers and five buds on fourteen 40.0 cm inflorescences; sepals and petals intense lavender, petals lightly striated dark lavender, reminiscent of the 'Lineata' parent; lip mid lobe dark lavender, side lobes white, veined dark lavender, edged dark lavender crest gold-yellow; substance medium; texture finely crystalline; plant very well grown, compact plant in 16.0 cm plastic pot, all lead growths in flower.
Exhibitor: Joshua Davis