Provisional Awards

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens International Show, San Marino, CA, October 19, 2017

American Orchid Society Show Trophy Orchid Society of Southern California orchid Artistry ST/AOS 86 pts.
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Plant Name: American Orchid Society Show Trophy "Orchid Society of Southern California orchid Artistry" ST/AOS 86 pts.
Parentage:

Natural Spread Horizontal: 0.0 cm Vertical: 0.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.0 cm Length: 0.0 cm
Petal Width: 0.0 cm Length: 0.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 0.0 cm Length: 0.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 0.0 cm Length: 0.0 cm

Description: An approximately 100 sq ft, circular pyramid display arranged on pedestals made of branches of a wide variety of genera including Paphiopedilum, Cattleya, Vanda, Cymbidium, Phalaenopsis, Pleurothallis, Renanthera and Oncidium Intergenerics comprising a wide variety of colors, accented with Orchid art to follow the theme.
Exhibitor: Orchid Society of Southern California
American Orchid Society Show Trophy Orchid Society of Southern California orchid Artistry ST/AOS 86 pts. 2
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Peristeria lindenii ‘Huntington's Black Pearls’ AM/AOS 84 pts.
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Plant Name: Peristeria lindenii ‘Huntington's Black Pearls’ AM/AOS 84 pts.
Parentage: Species

Natural Spread Horizontal: 3.0 cm Vertical: 3.1 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.7 cm Length: 3.0 cm
Petal Width: 1.6 cm Length: 2.7 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.1 cm Length: 2.8 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.0 cm Length: 1.7 cm

Description: Twenty-four cupped flowers on two semi-pendent inflorescences; sepals and petals pale green, blotched burgundy, lateral sepals lightly blotched burgundy distally, reverse very heavily spotted and blotched, petal spots coalesced distally; lip hinged, white, heavily spotted burgundy distally; column pale green brushed pale burgundy, anther cap white; substance firm; texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Huntingotn Botanical Gardens
Dendrobium subclausum ‘Jojo's Fire Cracker’ CCE/AOS 94 pts.
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Plant Name: Dendrobium subclausum ‘Jojo's Fire Cracker’ CCE/AOS 94 pts.
Parentage: Species

Natural Spread Horizontal: 2.2 cm Vertical: 1.8 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.6 cm Length: 1.0 cm
Petal Width: 0.4 cm Length: 0.9 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.0 cm Length: 1.7 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 0.5 cm Length: 1.8 cm

Description: Approximately thirty-five thousand two hundred fifty trumpet shaped flowers and no buds on two thousand six hundred ninety arching pendulous inflorescences borne on seventy-five mature deciduous pendulous canes on a 300.0-cm x 260.0-cm plant with seventy-one additional maturing. leaf bearing canes in a 15.0-cm x 20.0-cm black plastic pot in sphagnum moss; dorsal sepal and petals pale orange, lateral sepals pale orange, fused forming a 1.7-cm orange spur, lip orbicular, orange, two keels lighter orange, column orange, anther cap tan; substance medium; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Andy's Orchids
Cattleya N.R. ‘Hortensia's Beauty’ AM/AOS 81 pts.
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Plant Name: Cattleya N.R. ‘Hortensia's Beauty’ AM/AOS 81 pts.
Parentage: (C. Princesse Clémentine x C. Katherine Clarkson)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 8.6 cm Vertical: 9.4 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.2 cm Length: 9.9 cm
Petal Width: 3.5 cm Length: 5.2 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.9 cm Length: 4.7 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.9 cm Length: 5.0 cm

Description: Six well shaped flowers on two upright inflorescences; sepal and petals gold-yellow, blushed rose proximally, veined and spotted peripherally, denser spotting distally, petals attractively undulate; lip tri-lobed, white, side lobes blushed light yellow, veined magenta, overlaid magenta along distal margin, midlobe spade shaped overlaid deep magenta margin broadly picotee white; column white suffused dark rose streaks, anther cap white; substance heavy; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Ruben Colmenares
Cattleya dormania ‘Sunset Valley Orchids’ CCM/AOS 88 pts.
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Plant Name: Cattleya dormania ‘Sunset Valley Orchids’ CCM/AOS 88 pts.
Parentage: Species

Natural Spread Horizontal: 6.9 cm Vertical: 8.2 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.2 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Petal Width: 0.8 cm Length: 4.5 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.2 cm Length: 3.8 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.5 cm Length: 3.7 cm

Description: Thirty-six flowers on twenty-two inflorescences borne on a sturdy well grown plant with upright pseudobulbs overgrowing a 15.0-cm clay pot; sepals and petals green overlaid brown, petals spotted maroon distally; lip white side lobes overlaid lavender, reveres brushed lavender, midlobe overlaid dark rose-lavender, crest white; column white, anther cap lavender; substance firm; texture satiny.
Exhibitor: Ruben Colmenares
Cattleya dormania ‘Sunset Valley Orchids’ CCM/AOS 88 pts. Flowers
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Rhynchovola David Sander ‘Isabel's Legend’ AM/AOS 81 pts.
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Plant Name: Rhynchovola David Sander ‘Isabel's Legend’ AM/AOS 81 pts.
Parentage: (B. cucullata x Rl. Digbyana)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 15.5 cm Vertical: 18.4 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.5 cm Length: 10.1 cm
Petal Width: 1.8 cm Length: 9.6 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 10.6 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 5.0 cm Length: 7.7 cm

Description: Eight large, flat flowers on eight arching inflorescences; sepals white blushed pale pink, reverse darker; petals white; lip large, lanceolate, margin fimbriate; column white; substance firm; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Richard L. Rothschild
Paphiopedilum N.R. ‘Jack’ HCC/AOS 77 pts.
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Plant Name: Rhyncattleanthe Roy's Magic ‘Sunset Valley Orchids’ AM/AOS 82 pts.
Parentage: (Rth. Burana Beauty x C. Tokyo Magic)

Natural Spread Horizontal: 8.3 cm Vertical: 10.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.6 cm Length: 5.4 cm
Petal Width: 4.1 cm Length: 4.3 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.3 cm Length: 5.4 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.6 cm Length: 3.8 cm

Description: Nineteen well arranged flowers and four buds on three gently arching inflorescences; sepals yellow, lightly veined magenta, finely spotted distally; petals yellow, flared deep magenta beginning basally progressing to encompass the entire distal end, darker centrally; lip pale yellow, darker yellow proximally on side lobes and midlobe, overlaid broadly magenta along medial veins flaring centrally to encompass the distal side lobe margins and distal half of midlobe, darker magenta centrally along dark yellow overlay; column white, Wings spotted magenta anther cap white, spotted magenta basally; substance firm; texture crystalline.
Exhibitor: Ruben Colmenares
American Orchid Society Artistic Certificate ‘Ancient School of Sogetsu’ AC/AOS 0 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2017
Plant Name: American Orchid Society Artistic Certificate ‘Ancient School of Sogetsu’ AC/AOS 0 pts.
Parentage: Display

Natural Spread Horizontal: 0.0 cm Vertical: 0.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.0 cm Length: 0.0 cm
Petal Width: 0.0 cm Length: 0.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 0.0 cm Length: 0.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 0.0 cm Length: 0.0 cm

Description: Commended for artistic design harmony of color, balance of texture in the Ikabana style comprised of yellow Phalaenopsis, white, gold and brown Oncidium intergeneric orchids, aloe and split bamboo.
Exhibitor: Huntington Botanical Gardens
American Orchid Society Silver Certificate SC/AOS 86 pts.
© Arthur Pinkers 2017
Plant Name: American Orchid Society Silver Certificate “Orchid Society of Southern California orchid Artistry” SC/AOS 86 pts.
Display

Natural Spread Horizontal: 0.0 cm Vertical: 0.0 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 0.0 cm Length: 0.0 cm
Petal Width: 0.0 cm Length: 0.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 0.0 cm Length: 0.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 0.0 cm Length: 0.0 cm

Description: An approximately 100 sq ft, circular pyramid display arranged on pedestals made of branches of a wide variety of genera including Paphiopedilum, Cattleya, Vanda, Cymbidium, Phalaenopsis, Pleurothallis, Renanthera and Oncidium Intergenerics comprising a wide variety of colors, accented with Orchid art to follow the theme.
Exhibitor: Orchid Society of Southern California
American Orchid Society Silver Certificate SC/AOS 86 pts.2
© Arthur Pinkers 2017