Provisional Awards

Tucson Orchid Society Show, Tucson, AZ, March 5, 2011

Dendrobium Green Elf Nancys Surprise
© Eric Goo 2011
Plant Name: Den. Green Elf ‘Nancy's Surprise’ HCC/AOS 78 pts.
(alexandra x convolutum)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 4.5 cm Vertical: 5.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.9 cm Length: 2.9 cm
Petal Width: 0.5 cm Length: 2.7 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.2 cm Length: 2.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.9 cm Length: 3.2 cm

Description: Twenty-nine well shaped, unusually symmetrical flowers on six inflorescences; flower base color apple green; petals finely spotted chestnut brown on reverse, carrying through to the front; lip uniformly veined and spotted chestnut brown, callus cream, heavily spotted red-brown; column dark green; anther cap white; substance medium; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Nancy Miller