Provisional Awards

San Diego, CA , September 6, 2011

C. What'll It Be Julian's Delight AM
© Arnold Gum 2011
Plant Name: Cattleya What'll It Be 'Julian's Delight' AM/AOS 84 pts.
(C. Penny Kuroda x C. Jungle Gem)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 8.5 cm Vertical: 8.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.6 cm Length: 4.8 cm
Petal Width: 2.7 cm Length: 4.6 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.4 cm Length: 4.6 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 4.0 cm Length: 3.5 cm

Description: Three flat flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals bright orange, heavily spotted maroon, lip side lobe inferior half white becoming yellow-cream on superior half, isthmus magenta red, yellow centrally, mid lobe magenta red; column white, streaked lavender; substance firm; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Helen R. Pfister
Cyr McBeanianum Rustic Canyon HCC 77 pts
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Plant Name: Cyrtochilum McBeanianum 'Rustic Canyon' HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(macranthum x halteratum)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 7.2 cm Vertical: 9.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 3.6 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Petal Width: 3.4 cm Length: 3.5 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.7 cm Length: 5.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.5 cm Length: 3.0 cm

Description: Twenty flowers randomly arranged randomly on 76.0 cm branched inflorescence; sepals brown-yellow, suffused green; petals bright yellow blotched and barred medium light mahogany, white centrally; lip yellow suffused olive green, side lobes dark purple; column yellow, wings purple; anther cap light brown; substance firm; texture glossy.
Exhibitor: Howard Liebman MD
Aeridovanda Samsri Sunlight Merienda Lane AM
© Arnold Gum 2011
Plant Name: Aeridovanda Samsri Sunlight 'Merienda Lane' AM/AOS 80 pts.
(Aer. Lawrenceae x V. Rasri Gold)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 4.9 cm Vertical: 4.6 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.8 cm Length: 2.2 cm
Petal Width: 1.7 cm Length: 2.3 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.4 cm Length: 2.3 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.8 cm Length: 3.3 cm

Description: Thirty flowers on two arching 35.0 cm inflorescences; sepals and petals light butter yellow, white basally, suffused pink apically; lip trilobed, side lobes white, inferior margin slightly toothed, mid lobe and callous dark pink, spur light yellow; column white; anther cap translucent white revealing golden pollinia; substance firm, texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Ed and Donna Wise