Provisional Awards

San Marino, CA, June 8, 2013

Epi. Pacific Classic Amber Alert HCC 75 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2013
Plant Name: Epidendrum Pacific Classic 'Amber Alert' HCC/AOS 75 pts.
(Pacific Girl x Pacific Glory)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 5.1 cm Vertical: 4.9 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.6 cm Length: 2.5 cm
Petal Width: 3.3 cm Length: 2.3 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.7 cm Length: 2.6 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.7 cm Length: 3.0 cm

Description: Twenty-six flowers and thirteen buds and an indeterminate number of undifferentiated buds at apex on one almost spherical, 14.0 cm diameter head on a terminal inflorescence; sepals very flat, brilliant tangerine orange; petals tangerine orange flushed red, margins irregularly serrated; lip strongly incised, yellow, tangerine orange distally; column bright red, anther cap green; substance firm; texture matte; recognized for large flowers of good color and excellent arrangement.
Exhibitor: Cal-Orchids
V. Rainbow Stars Yellow Pearl HCC 78 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2013
Plant Name: Vanda Rainbow Stars 'Yellow Pearl' HCC/AOS 78 pts.
(falcata x Charm)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 2.2 cm Vertical: 4.3 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.6 cm Length: 1.2 cm
Petal Width: 0.5 cm Length: 1.6 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 0.7 cm Length: 1.6 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.0 cm Length: 1.3 cm

Description: Twelve flowers on two inflorescences and eight buds on a developing inflorescence; sepals and petals medium yellow, white basally; lip medium yellow; column white; nectary white, yellow apically, 3.8 cm long; substance very firm; texture satin; flowers open white, darken to yellow with age.
Exhibitor: Peter T. Lin
Den. Hawaii Stripes Diamond Orchids HCC 76 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2013
Plant Name: Dendrobium Hawaii Stripes 'Diamond Orchids' HCC/AOS 76 pts.
(Roy Tokunaga x Nida)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 7.8 cm Vertical: 6.8 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.1 cm Length: 3.4 cm
Petal Width: 3.8 cm Length: 4.2 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.9 cm Length: 4.2 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.1 cm Length: 3.0 cm

Description: Twenty-eight flowers and two buds on three inflorescences; sepals and petals white overlaid lavender and veined purple; lip white, chartreuse basally, veined purple distally, keels pale green; column white, green basally on ventral surface, anther cap pale green; substance medium; texture finely crystalline.
Exhibitor: Peter T. Lin