Provisional Awards

Tucson Orchid Society Show, Tucson, AZ, March 3, 2012

Doritaenopsis OX Firebird 'OX 1495-Kate' AM 80 pts.
© Eric Goo 2012
Plant Name: Doritaenopsis OX Firebird 'OX 1495-Kate' AM/AOS 80 pts.
(OX Black Jack x Walnut Valley Halo)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 10.8 cm Vertical: 8.8 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 4.0 cm Length: 4.7 cm
Petal Width: 6.4 cm Length: 5.7 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 3.7 cm Length: 5.6 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.0 cm Length: 2.5 cm

Description: Ten nicely arranged flowers on one sturdy inflorescence; sepals and petals white, overlaid fuchsia, mottled dark fuchsia centrally, flared dark fuchsia distally with irregular truncated stripping; lip white, side lobes overlaid with dark fuchsia bars, margins dark fuchsia, midlobe overlaid dark fuchsia, crest fuchsia with gold veining; column white overlaid fuchsia; anther cap white; substance firm; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Wes Addison
Paphiopedilum victoria-regina 'Amanda's Smile' AM
© Eric Goo 2012
Plant Name: Paphiopedilum victoria-regina 'Amanda's Smile' AM/AOS 81 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 8.3 cm Vertical: 7.2 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 3.8 cm Length: 3.8 cm
Petal Width: 4.5 cm Length: 1.1 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.3 cm Length: 3.1 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 4.4 cm Length: 2.5 cm

Description: Two flowers and five buds on one inflorescence; dorsal sepal apple green overlaid maroon basally, veined maroon on proximal two-thirds, hirsute on reverse; synsepal apple green, lightly veined maroon, hirsute on reverse; petals, evenly twisted, apple green spotted maroon, margins hirsute; pouch light green completley flushed lavender, finely spotted purple; staminode apple green, overlaid black-purple except centrally; substance firm; texture satin.
Exhibitor: Dave Halla
AOS Show Trophy
© Eric Goo 2012
Award: American Orchid Society Show Trophy for the Display by Wes Addison 82 pts.
Description: Beautiful naturalistic exhibit of about 64 sq feet containing a variety of genera including Phalaenopsis, Miltoniopsis, Cattleya and Cymbidiums; using depth and height revealing well balanced color and display of flowers.
Exhibitor: Wes Addison