Provisional Awards

San Diego, CA , March 6, 2012

Rth Topaz Love Feuerbach AM 80 pts
© Arnold Gum 2012
Plant Name: Rhyncattleanthe Topaz Love 'Feuerbach' AM/AOS 80 pts.
(C. Mari's Song x Rth. Love Sound)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 7.7 cm Vertical: 8.6 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.3 cm Length: 5.1 cm
Petal Width: 4.2 cm Length: 4.4 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.5 cm Length: 4.8 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.9 cm Length: 3.6 cm

Description: Three flowers on one upright inflorescence; sepals light cream; petals light cream, mid rib yellow, purple distally, margin faint purple picotee, greater infusion apically; lip cream, mid lobe distal one-third and side lobe distal margins purple, throat yellow, brushed red centrally; column white; anther cap white; substance firm; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Renate Schmidt
Cattleya lueddemanniana Kimberly Burzell HCC
© Arnold Gum 2012
Plant Name: Cattleya lueddemanniana 'Kimberly Burzell' HCC/AOS 78 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 13.3 cm Vertical: 13.8 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.6 cm Length: 8.0 cm
Petal Width: 7.0 cm Length: 8.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.3 cm Length: 7.2 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 5.5 cm Length: 7.4 cm

Description: Two well presented flowers on one erect inflorescence; sepals and petals rich lavender; lip medium lavender, blotched and striated dark lavender distally, throat white, overlaid light yellow, striated dark lavender; column white; anther cap medium lavender; substance medium; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Linden A. Burzell