Provisional Awards

Long Beach, CA , August 27, 2012

Z. Jumpin Jack Nancy AM 81 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2012
Plant Name: Zygopetalum Jumpin Jack 'Nancy' AM/AOS 81 pts.
(Skippy Ku x Arthur Elle)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 7.5 cm Vertical: 8.5 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.5 cm Length: 4.4 cm
Petal Width: 1.7 cm Length: 4.3 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.5 cm Length: 4.4 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 4.5 cm Length: 4.5 cm

Description: Seven flowers and one bud, well arranged, on one gracefully arching 47.0 cm inflorescence; sepals and petals green randomly blotched burgundy, lip white, heavily overlaid royal purple, distal half spotted and barred royal purple, picotee white margin; substance heavy; texture waxy, lip velvet.
Exhibitor: Greg Truex
Paph. parishii Arnie AM 80 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2012
Plant Name: Paphiopedilum parishii 'Arnie' AM/AOS 80 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 11.8 cm Vertical: 17.4 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 3.3 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Petal Width: 1.2 cm Length: 14.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.9 cm Length: 5.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 4.1 cm

Description: Six flowers and one bud on one arching inflorescence; dorsal sepal cream, veined yellow-green; petals light cream, proximal one third spotted brown-black, distal two-thirds overlaid and striped red-brown; pouch green, overlaid light brown; staminode cream, yellow-green centrally; substance firm; texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Arnold Gum