Provisional Awards

San Marino, CA, July 12, 2014

Paph. Prince Edward of York ‘Memoria Robert Weltz’ FCC 93 pts. Flower
© Arthur Pinkers 2014
Plant Name: Paphiopedilum Prince Edward of York ‘Memoria Robert Weltz’ FCC/AOS 93 pts.
(Paph. rothschildianum x Paph. sanderianum)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 19.1 cm Vertical: 37.1 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 4.1 cm Length: 8.0 cm
Petal Width: 1.6 cm Length: 31.7 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 3.8 cm Length: 8.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.5 cm Length: 6.3 cm

Description: Six majestic, perfectly arranged flowers of stunning color on one 57.0 upright inflorescence; sepals clear light green-yellow, veined clear dark maroon; petals wide, gracefully arching' light green-yellow spotted mahogany along veins on basal third, coalescing into solid dark mahogany on distal two thirds, margins undulate, sparsely hirsute dark maroon, spotted maroon on proximal half; pouch light green-yellow overlaid chestnut brown on distal two thirds; staminode light yellow overlaid tan distally, basal half margin hirsute, maroon tipped white; substance very firm; texture satin; commended for stunning presence, majestic arrangement and highly contrasting color with vivid light green ovaries.
Exhibitor: Huntington Botanical Gardens
Paph. Prince Edward of York ‘Memoria Robert Weltz’ FCC 93 pts. Inflorescence
© Arthur Pinkers 2014