Maryland Orchid Society Show
2017
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Phrag. Jason Fischer, AM, 83

Clone: Deidre

Parentage:  Memoria Dick Clements x besseae

Exhibited by:      William F. Elbert
           
Description:          
One striking flat flower and two buds on one inflorescence; sepals and
petals scarlet; pouch scarlet veined darker crimson, rimmed yellow;
substance firm; texture crystalline velvet

Dimensions in centimeters:                      Horz.             Vert.
Natural Spread:                                      10.9                9.0          
Dorsal Sepal:                                            2.3                4.5
Petal:                                                        2.9                5.9
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                  3.1                4.0
Lip (Pouch):                                             2.4                5.1  
Paph. Jerry Lee Fischer, AM, 86

Clone: Dorothy

Parentage: Black Lace x wenshanense

Exhibited by: Mark Robbins

Description:          
Two well-presented flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals yellow
heavily spotted, merging into veins, deep red-brown; pouch yellow finely spotted
deep red-brown; staminode yellow spotted light brown; substance firm; texture
matte, spots waxy.

Dimensions in centimeters:                       Horz.               Vert.
Natural Spread:                                       10.0                 7.8          
Dorsal Sepal:                                             4.7                 4.9
Petal:                                                         4.5                 5.9
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                   4.0                 4.4
Lip (Pouch):                                               2.4                 4.4
Phrag. Windsor Castle, AM, 87

Clone: Diane

Parentage: Elizabeth Castle x besseae

Exhibited by: Richard Garrison
         
Description:          
One well-balanced flower, one opening flower, and two buds on one
inflorescence; dorsal sepal carmine; synsepal light yellow edged carmine flushed
carmine on reverse; slightly reflexed petals deep carmine; pouch carmine veined
darker carmine, yellow at base; staminode yellow flushed carmine and yellow
raised center; substance medium soft; texture velvety.

Dimensions in centimeters:                      Horz.               Vert.
Natural Spread:                                      10.6                 7.0          
Dorsal Sepal:                                            2.4                 4.1
Petal:                                                        3.0                 5.6
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                  2.6                 3.9
Lip (Pouch):                                             2.7                 4.0
Paph. Warrior Princess, HCC, 77

Clone: Royale Alert

Parentage: Voyager x California Girl

Exhibited by: Nancy Mountford
           
Description:          
One flower on one 20-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, flushed dark
mahogany centrally, fading distally, 1-cm white outer margin; synsepal white,
flushed cream, veined burgundy; petals light olive overlaid pale mahogany,
superior reticulated darker mahogany; pouch light olive, lightly overlaid and veined
pale mahogany, stippled mahogany interior; staminode light olive; substance
medium; texture glossy.

Dimensions in centimeters:                  Horz.                 Vert.
Natural Spread:                                      11.0               11.0          
Dorsal Sepal:                                         10.0                 6.7
Petal:                                                      5.4                  7.0
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                6.5                  7.0
Lip (Pouch):                                           3.5                  5.5
Silver Certificate, 87

Exhibited by: Sarah Hurdel/Valerie Lowe
            
Description:          
One 50-square foot, free form hobbyist floor exhibit full of well-grown and
impeccably-groomed plants; tremendous variety of species and hybrids, including
several of specimen size as well as miniatures, and containing Best Plant and Best
Specimen in Show; exhibit consists of several skillfully interwoven vignettes with
separate focal points reflecting traditional color and design elements; clever use of
tall plants and driftwood ground the vignettes while providing depth of field.
Photography by: Julie Rotramel