Provisional Awards

San Diego, CA , July 3, 2012

20125164 C. San Diego Variable
© Paul Tuskes 2012
Plant Name: Cattleya San Diego Variable 'Solana Beach' AM/AOS 82 pts.
(Hawaiian Variable x Autumn Fest)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 9.0 cm Vertical: 10.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.0 cm Length: 5.7 cm
Petal Width: 2.9 cm Length: 4.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.9 cm Length: 5.1 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.4 cm Length: 4.2 cm

Description: Forty-nine well spaced flowers on four upright inflorescences; sepals pale green, margins blushed light lavender; petals white, flared symmetrically lavender from white midvein centrally; lip white, midlobe veined lavender, coalescing distally, margin white; column white, blushed light lavender ventrally; substance firm; texture matte, sepals waxy.
Exhibitor: William Baker
20125165 C. leopoldii
© Paul Tuskes 2012
Plant Name: Cattleya tigrina 'SVO No Spots' AM/AOS 82 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 6.9 cm Vertical: 8.9 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.6 cm Length: 5.5 cm
Petal Width: 2.0 cm Length: 5.2 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.8 cm Length: 4.2 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.3 cm Length: 3.5 cm

Description: Fifteen well arranged flowers on one upright inflorescence; sepals and petals dark amber; lip bright magenta; substance heavy; texture waxy; commended for unusual color and lack of spots.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke