Mid-America Judging Center
of the American Orchid Society
Orchid Society of Greater Kansas City 24 September 2016

Phragmipedium Fritz Schomburg
'Ryan Sauvageau' AM 86 pts.

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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

Nat. Spr.11.710.2
Dorsal3.24.8
Petal3.44.6
Lat. Sepal3.64.4
Lip3.66.9

Dendrobium Woon Leng
'Chao Phrata' HCC 76 pts.

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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

Nat. Spr.8.07.4
Dorsal1.33.1
Petal1.94.4
Lat. Sepal1.33.0
Lip1.82.5

Exhibit
EEC & Gold Certificate 93 pts.

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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

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