Provisional Awards

Long Beach, CA , July 28, 2011

C. tigrina Dobie HCC 78 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2011
Plant Name: Cattleya tigrina [Syn. leopoldii var. purpurea] ‘Dobie’ HCC/AOS 78 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 9.2 cm Vertical: 8.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.8 cm Length: 6.1 cm
Petal Width: 1.9 cm Length: 5.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.6 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.3 cm Length: 4.2 cm

Description: Fourteen flowers on one 28.0 cm inflorescence; sepals and petals dark mahogany, unevenly spotted deep burgundy; lip magenta, lip side lobe reverse light lavender; column white; anther cap magenta, substance hard; texture glossy.
Exhibitor: Michelle Dobard
Paph. godefroyae var leuchochilum Frank's Magic
© Arthur Pinkers 2011
Plant Name: Paphiopedilum godefroyae var. leuchochilum 'Frank's Magic' AM/AOS 80 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 8.1 cm Vertical: 6.4 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 4.6 cm Length: 3.6 cm
Petal Width: 4.4 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.9 cm Length: 2.3 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.2 cm Length: 3.0 cm

Description: One extremely flat flower and one bud on short, strong inflorescence; flower base color cream; dorsal sepal heavily tessellated deep burgundy centrally, dividing into veins distally; petal heavily veined and spotted deep burgundy; lip lightly spotted burgundy along central margin; staminode finely spotted burgundy; substance firm, texture matte; all marking very clear and distinct.
Exhibitor: Brent Baker