Provisional Awards

Newport Harbor Orchid Society Show, Westminster, CA, January 28, 2011

Cym Darch Speckle Peppermint
© Arthur Pinkers 2011
Plant Name: Cym. Darch Speckle 'Peppermint' HCC/AOS 75 pts.
(Jason Deans x Red Beauty)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 11.6 cm Vertical: 9.2 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 4.2 cm Length: 7.0 cm
Petal Width: 4.1 cm Length: 6.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 4.4 cm Length: 6.6 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 4.0 cm Length: 4.5 cm

Description: Nineteen flowers on two erect inflorescences; sepals and petals white, suffused pink, overlaid with pink spots and veins; lip cream-colored spotted dark red, margin dark red; callus yellow; column pink; substance firm; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Casa de las Orquideas
Cym Peppers Fire Fiesta
© Arthur Pinkers 2011
Plant Name: Cym. Pepper's Fire 'Fiesta' HCC/AOS 79 pts.
(Claude Pepper x Winter Fire)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 6.7 cm Vertical: 5.2 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.6 cm Length: 5.0 cm
Petal Width: 3.1 cm Length: 4.6 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.6 cm Length: 4.6 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.3 cm Length: 3.5 cm

Description: Twenty two flowers, two buds on four inflorescences; sepals dark rose; petals lip-like, white, side lobes overlaid dark rose, spotted dark maroon, very narrow white picotee, mid-lobe and central vein very dark maroon, tipped white; callus yellow, spotted rose; lip white, side lobes heavily blotched maroon, mid-lobe overlaid light yellow centrally, dark maroon band apically, very narrow white picotee; callus yellow spotted maroon; column white spotted dark maroon, tipped rose, anther cap white; substance firm; texture matte; this is a unique peloric form.
Exhibitor: Casa de las Orquideas
Z Kiwi Korker Kuddles
© Arthur Pinkers 2011
Plant Name: Z. Kiwi Korker 'Kuddles' AM/AOS 80 pts.
(Kiwi x Kiwi Klassic)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 9.2 cm Vertical: 9.6 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.0 cm Length: 4.3 cm
Petal Width: 2.1 cm Length: 3.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.3 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 5.3 cm Length: 5.3 cm

Description: Thirteen flowers, eight buds on four inflorescences and three immature inflorescences; sepals and petals yellow-green heavily barred burgundy; lip white overlaid violet, darker centrally; substance heavy; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Casa de las Orquideas