Provisional Awards

Long Beach, CA , November 28, 2011

Cycnodes Spotted Hornet Sunset Valley Orchids FCC
© Arnold Gum 2011
Plant Name: Cycnodes Spotted Hornet 'Sunset Valley Orchids' FCC/AOS 93 pts.
(Morm. Exotic Treat x Cyc. warscewiczii)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 7.5 cm Vertical: 7.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.2 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Petal Width: 1.7 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.3 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.2 cm Length: 3.2 cm

Description: Twenty-seven flowers on two inflorescences; sepals and petals green spotted and blotched pale mahogany; lip orange spotted mahogany; column pale green, spotted mahogany; substance firm; texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke
Cattleya coccinea var aurea 'Yellow Diamonds' AM 87
© Arnold Gum 2011
Plant Name: Cattleya coccinea var. aurea 'Yellow Diamonds' AM/AOS 87 pts..

Natural Spread Horizontal: 4.7 cm Vertical: 4.2 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.1 cm Length: 2.3 cm
Petal Width: 2.0 cm Length: 2.4 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.1 cm Length: 2.3 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.0 cm Length: 1.4 cm

Description: Four well rounded flowers on three inflorescences; flower base color lemon yellow; lip throat golden centrally; substance firm; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Peter T. Lin
Laelia anceps var veitchiana 'Blue Angel' AM 80
© Arnold Gum 2011
Plant Name: Laelia anceps var veitchiana Laelia anceps var veitchiana 'Blue Angel' AM/AOS 80 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 10.0 cm Vertical: 10.5 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.0 cm Length: 5.5 cm
Petal Width: 3.2 cm Length: 5.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.9 cm Length: 5.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.9 cm Length: 4.0 cm

Description: Twelve flowers and one bud on four inflorescences; sepals and petals bright white; lip white, margin blue-lavender, midlobe dark blue-lavender centrally , throat yellow, veined red-purple; substance medium; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Ruben Colmengres