Mid-America Judging Center
of the American Orchid Society
Orchid Society of Greater St. Louis Show, 6 February 2015

Dendrochilum bicallosum
'Windy Hill' CCM 83 pts.

WideLong

One thousand seven hundred twenty-two flowers and 575 buds presented on 46 arched, pendent inflorescences borne on a well-grown vigorous, symmetrical plant 43-cm wide by 21-cm tall grown in a 15-cm plastic pot; flowers translucent apricot; substance good; texture matte.

Exhibitor: Marilyn and Brian LeDoux, Labadie, MO

Nat. Spr.1.10.9
Dorsal0.20.5
Petal0.30.4
Lat. Sepal0.20.5
Lip0.30.4

Dendrobium Sherry Abe
'Myzina' AM 80 pts.

WideLong

Den. Peter Shen x Den. spectabile

Twelve flowers and five buds well-presented on three upright inflorescences; sepals and petals cream color overlaid fuchsia, veined violet; lip violet, veined darker violet; substance firm; texture matte.

Exhibitor: Aleksandr and Victoriya Kumok, Rossville, TN

Nat. Spr.10.08.5
Dorsal1.45.0
Petal1.96.0
Lat. Sepal2.0532
Lip2.84.5

Paphiopedilum villosum
'Windy Hill' AM 81 pts.

WideLong

Two flowers well-presented on two strong inflorescences; dorsal sepal light green, overlaid mahogany, striped darker mahogany, prominent picotee; synsepal creamy green; petals light green, superior half veined mahogany, dark mahogany mid-rib; pouch and staminode light green overlaid pale mahogany; substance firm; texture glossy.

Exhibitor: Marilyn and Brian LeDoux, Labadie, MO

Nat. Spr.10.410.4
Dorsal3.85.9
Petal2.56.8
Lat. Sepal1.76.4
Lip3.55.8

Paphiopedilum Q's Spicy Promise
HCC 75 pts.

WideLong

One flower on one inflorescence; dorsal sepal white overlaid plum, green basally; synsepal white overlaid chartreuse; petals and pouch chartreuse overlaid mahogany; staminode chartreuse overlaid dark plum; substance good; texture glossy.

Exhibitor: Alex McConnell, Lone Jack, MO

Nat. Spr.10.410.0
Dorsal7.95.5
Petal3.76.0
Lat. Sepal6.54.5
Lip3.05.0

Phragmipedium Inca Embers
'Crimson Star' CCM 82 pts.

WideLong

Phrag. Andean Fire x Phrag. longifolium

Seven flowers and ten buds on four inflorescences borne on a large, vigorous 40-cm wide by 49-cm tall plant grown in a 19-cm plastic pot; flowers cherry red, pouch interior yellow; substance firm; texture matte.

Exhibitor: Marilyn and Brian LeDoux, Labadie, MO

Nat. Spr.9.98.0
Dorsal2.35.2
Petal1.87.2
Lat. Sepal1.42.6
Lip2.44.6

Cymbidium Shocking Moon
'Carol' HCC 77 pts.

WideLong

Cym. Bronze Moon x Cym. Hazel Fay

Forty-eight flowers and one bud on seven inflorescences; sepals and petals yellow overlaid light burgundy, stippled burgundy; lip yellow stippled dark burgundy; substance firm; texture matte.

Exhibitor: Robert Pettibone, Bolivar, MO

Nat. Spr.10.99.5
Dorsal3.66.5
Petal3.16.3
Lat. Sepal3.75.5
Lip3.69.0