Mid-America Judging Center
of the American Orchid Society
Mid-America Judging Center - 9 April 2016

Leptotes bicolor
'Windy Hill' AM 83 pts.

WideLong

Eighteen flowers and two buds on nine inflorescences; sepals and petals white; lip white, basal two-thirds overlaid purple fading to white distally, side lobes light green; column green, margin brown; substance firm; texture matte.

Exhibitor: Marilyn and Brian LeDoux, Labadie, MO

Nat. Spr.5.06.5
Dorsal0.73.5
Petal0.53.5
Lat. Sepal0.93.4
Lip0.72.0

Paphiopedilum French Jewel
'Lone Jack' HCC 77 pts.

WideLong

Paph. Jewel Green x Paph. Duguesclin

Two well-held flowers on two upright inflorescences; sepals light green striped darker green, finely spotted mahogany proximally; petals green heavily overlaid mahogany, spotted darker mahogany; pouch green overlaid cordovan; staminode light green, veined darker green; substance firm; texture glossy.

Exhibitor: Alex McConnell, Lone Jack, MO

Nat. Spr.13.510.3
Dorsal5.45.7
Petal1.86.5
Lat. Sepal3.14.9
Lip2.84.4

Angranthes Evening Star
'Reyna's Evening Star' HCC 78 pts.

WideLong

Angth. Grandalena x Angcm. scottianum

Four flowers and one bud on four inflorescences with one immature developing inflorescence; sepals and petals light ivory; lip white, anther cap cream color, spur green 9-cm long; substance firm; texture matte.

Exhibitor: Sarah Waddoups, Rogers, AR

Nat. Spr.8.59.0
Dorsal1.25.5
Petal1.15.0
Lat. Sepal1.15.3
Lip3.53.8

Phragmipedium Stairway to Heaven
'Karen Marie' HCC 78 pts.

WideLong

Phrag. humboldtii x Phrag. wallisii

Three well-presented flowers on one upright inflorescence; sepals cream color veined green; petals cream color veined cordovan, midrib darker cordovan coalescing to solid cordovan distally; pouch cream color veined and spotted cordovan, interior pure white finely spotted cordovan; staminode green, margin overlaid burgundy; substance firm; texrure waxy.

Exhibitor: Jim Burnett, Olney, IL

Nat. Spr.5.650.0
Dorsal2.814.6
Petal1.549.0
Lat. Sepal5.013.4
Lip2.65.3

Paphiopedilum hirsutissimum f. esquirolei
'Springtime' HCC 76 pts.

WideLong

One flower on one inflorescence; sepals olive overlaid mahogany, stripped and stippled darker mahogany; petals olive stippled mahogany basally, distal half light purple; pouch stippled mahogany; staminode olive overlaid dark mahogany; substance good; texture waxy.

Exhibitor: Audrey Wattler, Fenton, MO

Nat. Spr.12.59.1
Dorsal3.74.3
Petal2.27.0
Lat. Sepal3.04.3
Lip2.64.7