Provisional Awards

Newport Harbor Orchid Expo, Westminster, CA, February 08, 2013

Den. Starbright Vista 'Irvine #1' AM 82 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2013
Plant Name: Dendrobium Starbright Vista 'Irvine #1' AM/AOS 82 pts.
(Avril's Gold x Hilda Poxon)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 6.0 cm Vertical: 9.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.6 cm Length: 4.8 cm
Petal Width: 0.4 cm Length: 4.3 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 0.8 cm Length: 4.8 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.0 cm Length: 1.2 cm

Description: Sixty flowers irregularly displayed on six inflorescences; sepals and petals light yellow speckled red on margins; lip cream spotted burgundy; substance firm. Texture matte.
Exhibitor: Tho's Orchids - Michael Pham
Mo. Jumbo Ruby 'In The Pink' HCC 77 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2013
Plant Name: Mormodia Jumbo Ruby 'In The Pink' HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(Cl. Rebecca Northen x Morm. ignea)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 5.4 cm Vertical: 3.4 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.0 cm Length: 2.2 cm
Petal Width: 1.1 cm Length: 2.4 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.1 cm Length: 2.4 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.3 cm Length: 3.2 cm

Description: Forty-three flowers acceptably arranged on four cascading inflorescences; sepals light pink veined faint green; petals light pink densely peppered dark rose; lip light pink densely peppered dark rose; substance firm; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Ron Dier
V. Pat Delight 'Pink Tango' AM 82 pts.
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Plant Name: Vanda Pat Delight 'Pink Tango' AM/AOS 82 pts.
(Kasem's Delight x Fuchs Delight)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 12.2 cm Vertical: 12.5 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 6.6 cm Length: 6.2 cm
Petal Width: 5.8 cm Length: 5.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 7.0 cm Length: 6.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.5 cm Length: 2.2 cm

Description: Nine large, round, well presented flowers on one 32.0 cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal bright pink tessellated fuchsia; lateral sepals bright pink, red-fuchsia centrally, margins tessellated fuchsia; petals bright pink tessellated fuchsia; lip tri-lobed, dark red centrally, side lobes pink, margin white, mid-lobe dark red; column pink, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture matte, lip mid-lobe velvet.
Exhibitor: Alfred Hockenmaier