Provisional Awards

Long Beach, CA, July 26, 2014

Smbc. Cherry Plum Ruby Cherry AM 80 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2014
Plant Name: Laeliocattleya Cherry Plum 'Ruby Cherry' AM/AOS 80 pts.
(L. schultzei x C. tigrina)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 10.0 cm Vertical: 10.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.8 cm Length: 6.3 cm
Petal Width: 2.0 cm Length: 6.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.7 cm Length: 5.7 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 4.1 cm

Description: Twenty-five flowers on two upright inflorescences and two immature inflorescences; sepal and petals deep mahogany-red, lighter basally; lip white, side lobes overlaid magenta inside and out; midlobe dark magenta, throat veined dark magenta, callus purple; column white overlaid light magenta, anther cap cream; substance firm; texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Ruben Colmenares