Provisional Awards

San Diego County Orchid Show In the Park, San Diego, CA, January 24, 2015

Phrag Jason Fischer Windflower HCC 77pts
© Arnold Gum 2015
Plant Name: Phragmidpedium Jason Fischer 'Windflower' HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(Phrag. Memoria Dick Clements x Phrag. besseae)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 9.1 cm Vertical: 6.5 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.0 cm Length: 3.4 cm
Petal Width: 2.6 cm Length: 4.4 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.3 cm Length: 2.9 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 3.4 cm

Description: One remarkable flat and symmetrical flower on a 13.0 cm inflorescence; Dorsal sepal and petals crimson-red, surface puberulent; synsepal yellow-green, crimson-red basally; pouch pale yellow, heavily overlaid crimson-red, striated darker crimson-red, interior rim heavily spotted crimson-red coalescing into striations, surface puberulent; staminode light yellow overlaid crimson-red, surface puberulent; Substance firm; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Betty Kelepecz
Vanda Somsri Pink Diamond Feurbach HCC 75 pts
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Plant Name: Vanda Somsri Pink Diamond 'Feurbach' HCC/AOS 75 pts.
(V. Ratchaburi Fuchs-Katsura x V. Bangyikhan Red)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 9.6 cm Vertical: 10.2 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 4.0 cm Length: 5.0 cm
Petal Width: 4.1 cm Length: 4.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 5.3 cm Length: 5.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.2 cm Length: 2.1 cm

Description: Fourteen flowers on two upright inflorescences ; sepals and petals white, overlaid and nicely tessellated lavender-pink; lip dark lavender; column white; substance firm; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Renate Schmidt