Provisional Awards

San Marino, CA, June 4, 2016

Cattleya Zip ‘Bell' Orchidea’ CCM/AOS 81 pts. - Plant
© Arthur Pinkers 2016
Plant Name: Cattleya Zip ‘Bell' Orchidea’ CCM/AOS 81 pts.
(C. tenebrosa x C. milleri)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 9.0 cm Vertical: 8.8 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.0 cm Length: 5.1 cm
Petal Width: 1.2 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.6 cm Length: 5.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 3.4 cm

Description: Fifty-eight flowers on seven well distributed, upright 37.0-cm to 41.0-cm inflorescences born on a 48.0-cm x 73.0-cm plant of twenty-six small to larger growths and in an 18.8-cm x 27.5-cm plastic pot containing medium bark; sepals and petals slightly pinched back centrally, yellow overlaid medium orange centrally revealing base color basally and apically, veined darker orange, petals blushed magenta centrally, reverse blushed orange; lip white, encircling column, entrance to throat overlaid yellow margin and midlobe overlaid pink, veined magenta; substance medium; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Phyllis Prestia
Cattleya Zip ‘Bell' Orchidea’ CCM/AOS 81 pts. - flower
© Arthur Pinkers 2016