Provisional Awards

San Marino, CA, January 11, 2014

Paph. Vera Pellechia Archer Milton Huntington CCM 86 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2014
Plant Name: Paphiopedilum Vera Pellechia 'Archer Milton Huntington' CCM/AOS 86 pts.
(Paph. stonei x Paph. Saint Swithin)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 12.5 cm Vertical: 23.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 5.5 cm Length: 6.9 cm
Petal Width: 0.9 cm Length: 20.5 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 4.8 cm Length: 7.1 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.0 cm Length: 6.7 cm

Description: Thirteen flowers and fourteen buds on three erect, 63.0 cm open inflorescences and three immature inflorescences on an exceptionally clean, 134.5 cm wide by 57.5 cm tall plant grown in a 17.5 cm x 22.5 cm plastic filled with large size bark; sepals pale yellow-green veined burgundy-brown; petal bright green-yellow, spotted and banded burgundy; pouch pale yellow-green overlaid and veined burgundy-brown; staminode pale yellow-green, flushed burgundy, margins pubescent; substance firm; texture glossy.
Exhibitor: The Huntington Botanical Gardens