Provisional Awards

San Marino, CA, February 08, 2014

Paph. Prince Edward of York Koblik AM 80 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2014
Plant Name: Paphiopedilum Prince Edward of York 'Koblik' AM/AOS 80 pts.
(Paph. rothschildianum x Paph. sanderianum)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 10.0 cm Vertical: 40.5 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 4.2 cm Length: 7.3 cm
Petal Width: 1.6 cm Length: 32.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 3.1 cm Length: 7.9 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.4 cm Length: 6.0 cm

Description: Four flowers on one sturdy inflorescence held above a clean, robust plant; sepals light yellow, stripped dark mahogany; petals gracefully arching, light yellow, finely spotted and barred along veins, margins undulate with fine hairs and warts; pouch light yellow, almost completely overlaid rose-mahogany; staminode shiny yellow, overlaid rose, sides finely hirsute mahogany; substance very firm; texture matte, pouch satin.
Exhibitor: The Huntington Botanical Gardens