Provisional Awards

Santa Barbara, CA, February 15, 2017

Dendrobium Starbright ‘Cowabunga’ HCC/AOS 76 pts.
© Larry Vierheilig 2017
Plant Name: Dendrobium Starbright Vista ‘Cowabunga’ HCC/AOS 76 pts.
(Den. Avril's Gold x Den. Hilda Poxon)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 5.0 cm Vertical: 7.2 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.0 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Petal Width: 0.6 cm Length: 3.6 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.3 cm Length: 4.1 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 1.5 cm Length: 2.0 cm

Description: Eighty-one stellate flowers on three arching inflorescences and Thirty-three buds on two immature inflorescences; sepals and petals cream overlaid yellow, becoming darker distally, dorsal sepal erect, lanceolate, lateral sepals gracefully arched downwards, fused basally forming saccate nectary, petals slightly arched; lip cream, side lobes finely veined magenta, midlobe randomly barred magenta, central keel bright yellow; column white, nectary back yellow basally, finely speckled magenta; substance firm; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Cal-Orchid, Inc.
Dendrobium Starbright ‘Cowabunga’ HCC/AOS 76 pts.
© Larry Vierheilig 2017