Provisional Awards

Paph Guild, Santa Barbara, CA, January 14, 2017

Phragmipedium Fritz Schomburg ‘Sycamore Creek’ AM/AOS 80 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2017
Plant Name: Phragmipedium Fritz Schomburg ‘Sycamore Creek’ AM/AOS 80 pts.
(Phrag. kovachii x Phrag. besseae)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 10.5 cm Vertical: 8.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.1 cm Length: 4.2 cm
Petal Width: 3.6 cm Length: 5.3 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.4 cm Length: 3.5 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.2 cm Length: 4.0 cm

Description: One very flat flower and one emerging bud on one 30.7-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal yellow-orange; synsepal yellow, reverse light green; petals cream overlaid with red-orange puberulous; pouch light yellow overlaid with salmon-rose puberulous, heavier concentration along veins, darker yellow on inner rim; staminode cream, two red-orange triangles on either side of center; substance medium; texture puberulent.
Exhibitor: Bill Robson
Paphiopedilum Baby Dan ‘2-13’ HCC/AOS 77 pts.
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Plant Name: Paphiopedilum Baby Dan ‘2-13’ HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(Paph. Danella x Paph. Babyface)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 8.3 cm Vertical: 6.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 5.6 cm Length: 3.8 cm
Petal Width: 2.8 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 4.8 cm Length: 4.4 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 3.5 cm

Description: One miniature flower, well presented on one 15.5-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal white light green halo proximally, faint pink halo centrally, green veins extending into white halo, midvein maroon, spotted maroon basally; synsepal white light green halo on proximal three fourths, veined green; petals yellow-green tessellated light maroon, midvein maroon on proximal three fourths, hirsute maroon basally; pouch yellow-green overlaid light maroon; veined darker maroon approaching the rim, interior spotted maroon; staminode green-yellow, yellow centrally, hirsute maroon basally; substance firm; texture glossy; good representation of miniature breeding.
Exhibitor: Harold Koopowitz - Paph Phactory
Paphiopedilum Glenn Gardner ‘Big as Can Be’ HCC/AOS 77 pts.
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Plant Name: Paphiopedilum Glenn Gardner ‘Big as Can Be’ HCC/AOS 77 pts.
(Paph. Golden Liz x Paph. Kimura Glow)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 13.5 cm Vertical: 11.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 10.5 cm Length: 8.0 cm
Petal Width: 6.0 cm Length: 8.5 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 7.2 cm Length: 7.2 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.3 cm Length: 6.6 cm

Description: One large flower of excellent form on one inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, chartreuse halo proximally; synsepal white overlaid chartreuse; petals chartreuse superior margin white picotee; pouch chartreuse veined chartreuse; staminode chartreuse; substance firm texture glossy.
Exhibitor: Norito Hasegawa - Paphantatics
Paphiopedilum Action Central ‘Hail Storm’ HCC/AOS 78 pts.
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Plant Name: Paphiopedilum Action Central ‘Hail Storm’ HCC/AOS 78 pts.
(Paph. Acclamation x Paph. malipoense)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 12.5 cm Vertical: 11.7 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 7.0 cm Length: 6.0 cm
Petal Width: 5.5 cm Length: 6.7 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 6.0 cm Length: 5.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 4.0 cm Length: 6.5 cm

Description: One vibrantly colored flower on one inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, chartreuse halo proximally, richly stippled maroon, concentrated along veins, coalescing along medial veins; synsepal chartreuse spotted along veins, medial veins maroon; petals chartreuse finely spotted along veins, distal superior half spotting of greater density; pouch somewhat irregular light chartreuse spotted maroon internally, visible from exterior; staminode cream, yellow centrally; substance firm; texture satiny, pouch glossy.
Exhibitor: Bryce Augustine
Paphiopedilum Hilo Spotter ‘Spotted Emerald’ AM/AOS 83 pts.
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Plant Name: Paphiopedilum Hilo Spotter ‘Spotted Emerald’ AM/AOS 83 pts.
(Paph. Weltz World x Paph. Hiro Mystery)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 13.3 cm Vertical: 12.3 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 8.4 cm Length: 7.0 cm
Petal Width: 5.1 cm Length: 7.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 8.6 cm Length: 7.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.6 cm Length: 4.0 cm

Description: One flower on one strong upright inflorescence; dorsal sepal white overlaid medium green in a large halo leaving narrow white margin, heavily spotted mahogany, spots large and well distributed; synsepal white overlaid medium green in a halo leaving very narrow white margin, spotted maroon along edge of green halo; petals yellow-green superior half and distal half of inferior half very heavy overlaid mahogany, proximal inferior half spotted mahogany, midvein very dark mahogany, margin pleasing yellow-green picotee; pouch yellow-green strongly overlaid rich mahogany, rim margin contrasting yellow-green, inside spotted mahogany; staminode yellow-green suffused mahogany, dark mahogany basally; substance very firm; texture very glossy.
Exhibitor: Harold Koopowitz - Paph Phactory