Provisional Awards

San Diego, CA, December 1, 2015

Cattleya trianae Suprema HCC/AOS 79 pts.
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Plant Name: Cattleya trianae ‘Suprema’ HCC/AOS 79 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 15.0 cm Vertical: 16.2 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.7 cm Length: 8.8 cm
Petal Width: 7.5 cm Length: 8.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.6 cm Length: 8.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 5.5 cm Length: 8.6 cm

Description: Four flowers held above the foliage, well arranged on one graceful arching inflorescence; sepals and petals light pink, petals overlaid darker pink centrally; lip light pink, throat yellow centrally, veined darker yellow, overlaid dark pink distally, margin white; substance medium; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Linden Burzell
Phragmipedium Don Wimber Amazon Sunset HCC/AOS 77 pts.
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Plant Name: Phragmipedium Don Wimber ‘Amazon Sunset’ HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(Phrag. Eric Young x Phrag. besseae)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 11.0 cm Vertical: 8.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.2 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Petal Width: 2.8 cm Length: 5.8 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 3.4 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.3 cm Length: 4.2 cm

Description: Three well balanced flowers and three buds on one 74.0-cm inflorescence; base color yellow; sepals and petals brushed salmon pink, petals appearing darker basally and along margin by salmon pink pubescence; lip brushed salmon pink, appearing darker with darker salmon pink pubescence; staminode sparsely puberulent salmon pink centrally; substance firm; texture puberulent, sepals crystalline.
Exhibitor: Deborah Halliday
Catasetum spitzii SVO Gold FCC/AOS 90 pts.
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Plant Name: Catasetum spitzii ‘SVO Gold’ FCC/AOS 90 pts.

Natural Spread Horizontal: 7.0 cm Vertical: 6.3 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.7 cm Length: 3.5 cm
Petal Width: 2.5 cm Length: 4.1 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 3.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.2 cm Length: 3.2 cm

Description: Twenty-three exceptionally large, well spaced flowers on one 60.0-cm inflorescence; sepals and petals clear, bright lime green; lip slightly saccate, lemon yellow, darker centrally, crest darker yellow, central margins erose; column light lime green, ventral surface lemon yellow, pollinia triggers light lime green at point of attachment becoming lemon yellow distally, anther cap light lime green; substance firm, lip leathery; texture matte, lip waxy.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke
Catasetum Millie's Frilly Dragon SVO Frills AM/AOS 84 pts.
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Plant Name: Catasetum Millie's Frilly Dragon ‘SVO Frills’ AM/AOS 84 pts.
(Ctsm. Frilly Doris x Ctsm. Voodoo Dragon)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 9.1 cm Vertical: 7.5 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.8 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Petal Width: 2.0 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 4.3 cm Length: 3.0 cm

Description: Twenty-four well spaced, flat flowers on one 57.0 cm arching inflorescence; sepals and petals chartreuse overlaid with burgundy spots; lip flat, chartreuse, spotted burgundy, basally, centrally slightly saccate, yellow transitioning to white halo at rim, raised white callus proximal and distal to center; column cream spotted burgundy, less dense ventrally; Substance firm; texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke
Clowesetum Maeve SVO Freckles AM/AOS 84 pts.
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Plant Name: Clowesetum Maeve ‘SVO Freckles’ AM/AOS 84 pts.
(Cl. Rebecca Northen x Ctsm. Mark Dimmitt)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 7.2 cm Vertical: 4.8 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.5 cm Length: 3.4 cm
Petal Width: 2.0 cm Length: 3.7 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.6 cm Length: 3.6 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.9 cm Length: 3.3 cm

Description: Forty-one well spaced flowers and six buds on three 40.0-cm to 40.8-cm arching inflorescences; sepals white, heavily spotted pink, more densely proximally, coalescing apically; petals white spotted pink; lip saccate, white, a halo, loosley spotted pink centrally, margin burgundy, delicately fimbriate; column white, spotted burgundy proximally, anther cap white spotted burgundy centrally; substance firm; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke