Provisional Awards

Santa Barbara, CA, September 19, 2012

Peristeroa pendula 'Gin Gan' HCC 79 pts
© Larry Vierheilig 2012
Plant Name: Peristeroa pendula 'Gin Gan' HCC/AOS 79 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 3.3 cm Vertical: 3.8 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.9 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Petal Width: 2.0 cm Length: 3.5 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.7 cm Length: 3.8 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.3 cm Length: 1.7 cm

Description: Nineteen flowers on one pendulous inflorescence; sepals pale yellow, heavily spotted oxblood, picotee margin oxblood; petals pale yellow densely spotted oxblood distally becoming solid apically; hinged lip white, distally very heavily spotted with areas coalesced; substance very heavy; texture waxy; one immature inflorescence emerging from same pseudobulb.
Exhibitor: Gin T. Gan
Phrag. Elizabeth Castle 'Monsoon Scarlet' 80 pts
© Larry Vierheilig 2012
Plant Name: Phragmipedium Elizabeth Castle 'Monsoon Scarlet' AM/AOS 80 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 9.8 cm Vertical: 6.4 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.2 cm Length: 3.7 cm
Petal Width: 2.7 cm Length: 4.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.2 cm Length: 3.4 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.6 cm Length: 3.7 cm

Description: Two flowers and two buds on one branched inflorescence; dorsal sepal scarlet; synsepal white; petals scarlet, inferior half lighter scarlet; pouch yellow overlaid scarlet, rim spotted scarlet; staminode cream, central ring pale scarlet; substance medium; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Bryce Augustine