Provisional Awards

Long Beach, CA , October 22, 2012

Fdk. Desert Tenor Sierra Vista HCC 78 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2012
Plant Name: Fredclarkeara Desert Tenor 'Sierra Vista' HCC/AOS 78 pts.
(Mo. Painted Desert x Ctsm. tenebrosum)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 4.7 cm Vertical: 3.2 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.9 cm Length: 2.6 cm
Petal Width: 1.4 cm Length: 2.6 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.1 cm Length: 2.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.6 cm Length: 2.5 cm

Description: Thirty-five flowers on two pendulous inflorescences; flower base color light yellow; sepals profusely and uniformly spotted maroon; petals profusely spotted maroon, coalescing proximally, margin slightly fringed; lip fringed, overlaid nearly solid dark maroon centrally breaking into profuse spots peripherally; substance firm; texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Curtis Gean
L. anceps Rustic Perfection AM 80 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2012
Plant Name: Laelia anceps 'Rustic Perfection' AM/AOS 80 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 11.2 cm Vertical: 12.8 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.0 cm Length: 6.6 cm
Petal Width: 3.8 cm Length: 6.4 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 6.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 5.0 cm Length: 5.2 cm

Description: Nine flowers and three buds on five inflorescences; sepals medium lavender; petals medium lavender, darker centrally, lip cream, overlaid dark purple leaving a basal halo, throat heavily veined dark purple, keels yellow; column white; substance firm; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Howard Liebman