Provisional Awards

Long Beach, CA , October 24, 2011

Fdk. N.R. Brent Baker AM 84
© Arthur Pinkers 2011
Plant Name: Fredclarkeara Dark Daze 'Brent Baker' AM/AOS 84 pts.
(Mo. Painted Desert x Ctsm. Brent's Black Hawk)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 5.0 cm Vertical: 4.2 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.5 cm Length: 1.8 cm
Petal Width: 2.7 cm Length: 2.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.7 cm Length: 1.6 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 5.0 cm Length: 3.1 cm

Description: Fourteen flowers evenly arranged on one sturdy, gracefully arched inflorescence; sepal and petals deep burgundy; lip dark burgundy; column green overlaid dark burgundy; substance firm; texture glossy.
Exhibitor: Brent Baker
Paph. Dollgoldi Miranda HCC 76
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Plant Name: Paphiopedilum Dollgoldi 'Miranda' HCC/AOS 76 pts.
(arminiacum x rothschildianum)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 18.0 cm Vertical: 11.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 6.0 cm Length: 5.0 cm
Petal Width: 10.0 cm Length: 3.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 5.5 cm Length: 4.1 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.2 cm Length: 7.0 cm

Description: Two flowers on one upright inflorescence; sepals and petals yellow, veined magenta; pouch yellow, suffused and veined light magenta; staminode yellow, lightly bearded red; substance fair; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Butch Arciaga
L. anceps Rustic Delight HCC 78 pts
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Plant Name: Laelia anceps 'Rustic Delight' HCC/AOS 78 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 12.4 cm Vertical: 14.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.0 cm Length: 7.0 cm
Petal Width: 4.0 cm Length: 6.6 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 6.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.0 cm Length: 5.0 cm

Description: Six flat flowers on two inflorescences; flower base color lavender; petals overlaid darker lavender; lip cream, side lobes overlaid and veined purple, midlobe overlaid dark purple on distal two thirds, keel yellow, slightly raised; substance firm; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Howard Liebman