Provisional Awards

Long Beach, CA , May 23, 2011

Paph. Lola Bird SVO AM 83 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2011
Plant Name: Paph. Lola Bird 'Sunset Valley Orchids' AM/AOS 83 pts.
(micranthum x emersonii)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 11.0 cm Vertical: 9.4 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 4.2 cm Length: 5.0 cm
Petal Width: 6.0 cm Length: 5.5 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 4.2 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 4.4 cm Length: 8.5 cm

Description: One flower, of excellent form, on a strong, tall inflorescence; dorsal sepal milk white; petals white, blushed soft magenta-purple; pouch ivory-cream, partially translucent revealing internal spotting; staminode gold, marked rust centrally; substance firm; texture finely pubescent.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke
Sl. Pink Opal Elise HCC 78 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2011
Plant Name: C. (Sl.) Pink Opal ‘Elise’ HCC/AOS 78 pts.
(C. [Sl.] Minipet x C. [S.] wittigiana)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 6.5 cm Vertical: 5.5 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.0 cm Length: 3.0 cm
Petal Width: 3.0 cm Length: 3.4 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.4 cm Length: 2.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.0 cm Length: 1.5 cm

Description: One flower on one inflorescence; sepals and petals pink-red, deeply veined red; lip pink-red, yellow centrally, deeply veined burgundy-red; substance firm; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Peter T. Lin