Provisional Awards

San Diego, CA, August 5, 2014

Cattleya Hot Spot 'Royal Basin Speckles' AM 81 pts.
© Arnold Gum 2014
Plant Name: Cattleya Hot Spot 'Royal Basin Speckles' AM/AOS 81 pts.
(C. Black Jack x C. Mark Jones)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 9.9 cm Vertical: 9.3 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.4 cm Length: 6.2 cm
Petal Width: 3.9 cm Length: 5.6 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.2 cm Length: 4.8 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.9 cm Length: 4.8 cm

Description: Seven large star shaped flowers on one 22.0 cm erect inflorescence; sepals light tan with magenta spotting;, margin yellow-tan; petals light green, spotted attractive magenta; lip white, reverse pink, midlobe purple; column pink, dorsal overlaid purple, anther cap white; substance firm, texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Arthur Pinkers
Ctsm Alexa 'Arnie' AM 81 pts.
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Plant Name: Catasetum Alexa 'Arnie' AM/AOS 81 pts.
(Ctsm. Bela Vista's Sangria x Ctsm. denticulatum)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 6.0 cm Vertical: 5.1 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.0 cm Length: 2.3 cm
Petal Width: 1.7 cm Length: 2.5 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.7 cm Length: 2.8 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.6 cm Length: 3.2 cm

Description: Nineteen flowers on one arching 25.3 cm inflorescence; sepals and petals light green heavily spotted burgundy; lip denticulated yellow, callus deep yellow; column ivory, pointed at apex; substance firm; texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Arnold Gum
Paph Catherine Briois 'Seagraves' AM 83 pts.
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Plant Name: Paphiopedilum Catherine Briois 'Seagraves' AM/AOS 83 pts.
(Paph. delenatii x Paph. godefroyae)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 8.4 cm Vertical: 6.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 3.5 cm Length: 3.6 cm
Petal Width: 4.0 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 3.7 cm Length: 3.8 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.6 cm Length: 4.0 cm

Description: One flower and one bud on one upright 12.0 cm inflorescence; flower pure white, staminode yellow centrally; substance medium; texture waxy.
Exhibitor: John Hagee