Provisional Awards

San Diego, CA , February 7, 2012

L. anceps Sanbar Pink Envy HCC 79 pts
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Plant Name: Laelia anceps 'Sanbar Pink Envy' HCC/AOS 79 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 12.0 cm Vertical: 13.2 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 4.5 cm Length: 6.2 cm
Petal Width: 2.1 cm Length: 6.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 6.8 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.1 cm Length: 5.8 cm

Description: Three large well arranged flowers on one erect inflorescence; flower base color white; sepals and petals blushed light pink; lip bright lavender distally, margin light lavender, callus and throat yellow, veined red-brown; substance firm; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Paul and Ann Tuskes
Z. Fandango Royal Basin AM 82 pts
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Plant Name: Zygopetalum Fandango 'Royal Basin' AM/AOS 82 pts.
(Kiwi Korker x Mishima Goddess)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 8.5 cm Vertical: 9.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.8 cm Length: 3.5 cm
Petal Width: 2.0 cm Length: 3.7 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.3 cm Length: 3.8 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 4.9 cm Length: 5.0 cm

Description: Seven flowers on one inflorescence and eight buds on two immature inflorescences; sepals and petals apple green heavily blotched brown; lip white, heavily tesselated velvet dark purple, distal quarter transitioning to light purple blotches; substance heavy; texture satin.
Exhibitor: Arthur Pinkers