Phragmipedium Fritz Schomburg
Phrag. kovachii x Phrag. besseae
Three striking well-presented flowers and three buds on one sturdy 52-cm inflorescence bearing two branches; dorsal sepal and petals uniform salmon; synsepal yellow striped salmon; pouch pale yellow veined salmon, interior darker yellow striped dark salmon; staminode yellow blushed salmon centrally; substance heavy; texture pubescent, slightly crystalline.
Exhibitor: David Bird, Blue Springs, MO
Dendrobium Woon Leng
Den. Loan Sudharta x Den. Yong Kok Wah
Twenty-nine flowers on three inflorescences; sepals and petals white; lip blue-violet; substance good; texture matte.
Exhibitor: Jean Rogers, Overland Park, MO
An impressive twenty-five square-foot table top education exhibit dedicated to Vanda falcata history, pronunciation, and culture showcasing thirty-seven various forms of Vanda falcata and six Vanda falcata hybrids growing in traditional Japanese ceramic pots including growing culture and the proper way to pot and display the plants in an organized and easy to comprehend manner. Display also received a ninety-three point Gold Certificate (AOS award number 20163129)
Exhibitor: Joann Curtin, Kansas City, MO