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Name:   Epidendrum Venus Valley, CCE, 90

Clone: Virginia Vistas

Parentage: radicans x King Valley
     
Exhibited by: Robin Collins
                                 
Description:         
An immaculate, large specimen reed-stem Epidendrum, 120-cm across x 150-cm
tall, grown in a 30-cm clay pot with 41 growths all blooming or in spike, 11
branched inflorescence resulted in a total of 52 blooming umbels of bright magenta
flowers and buds such that each umbel contained an average of 14 open flowers;
sepals and petals bright magenta; lip bright magenta, white centrally, callus yellow;
substance medium firm; texture matte; Highly commended for culture of growth and
profusion of blooms.

Dimensions in centimeters:                        Horz.                Vert.
Natural Spread:                                        3.0                 3.0  
Dorsal Sepal:                                            0.5                 1.2
Petal:                                                        0.5                 1.5
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                  0.6                 1.7
Lip (Pouch):                                             1.5                 1.1


Name:  Phrag. Grouville, AM, 84

Clone: Penns View

Parentage: Eric Young, flava x Hanne Popow, flavum

Exhibited by: Woodstream Orchids
             
Description:          
Four well-balance flowers and two buds on one branched inflorescence; tow flowers
and one bud on two additional inflorescences; dorsal sepal pale yellow lightly flushed
pink; synsepal pale yellow; petals pale yellow flushed pink on margins; pouch pale
yellow heavily flushed and veined pink, interior butter yellow spotted pink, staminode
light yellow flushed pink at base; substance medium firm; texture crystalline velvet.

Dimensions in centimeters:                  Horz.              Vert.
Natural Spread:                                  10.6                7.5          
Dorsal Sepal:                                       2.5                4.6
Petal:                                                   2.7                5.3
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                             3.5                4.1
Lip (Pouch):                                        2.8                4.5  
Name:  Paph. Calvert Sunrise, AM, 82

Clone: Jersey Girl

Parentage:  spicerianum x victoria-mariae

Exhibited by: Woodstream Orchids
             
Description:          
One flower and two buds on one inflorescence; spicerianum-like shaped dorsal sepal
white flushed green and purple basally; synsepal icy pale green stippled mahogany;
pouch icy wine; staminode deep wine, icy green picotee; substance firm; texture
pubescent.

Dimensions in centimeters:                       Horz.             Vert.
Natural Spread:                                        9.6                9.0          
Dorsal Sepal:                                           6.0                4.5
Petal:                                                       1.3                5.9
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                 3.0                4.0
Lip (Pouch):                                            2.1                5.1  
Name:  Paph. appletonianum, AM, 81

Clone: Spring Creek

Parentage:  Species

Exhibited by: Woodstream Orchids
                             
Description:          
One colorful flower on a single 40-cm inflorescence; slightly hood dorsal sepal
translucent olive-green veined plum brown, plum brown central midrib; synsepal
olive-green; petals plum brown superior and emerald inferior proximally, vibrant plum
on distal half, brown warts peppered on upper margin; pouch olive-brown, cream
distally and on reverse; staminode cream overlaid olive-green; substance medium
firm; texture glossy.

Dimensions in centimeters:                        Horz.              Vert.
Natural Spread:                                         8.9                 6.6          
Dorsal Sepal:                                             3.0                 3.0
Petal:                                                         2.0                5.6
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                   1.8                 3.2
Lip (Pouch):                                              2.2                 4.6
Name:  Paph. Egret’s Jewel, AM, 82

Clone:  Kelly Creek

Parentage:  Luna Jewel x Egret’s Flight

Exhibited by:   Woodstream Orchids
             
Description:          
One very flat ‘platinum’ flower and one bud on 2 inflorescences on a well grown plant;
sepals white overlaid pale yellow-green veins; petals white overlaid pale yellow-green
veins and spots; pouch pale yellow-green; substance medium-soft; texture waxy.

Dimensions in centimeters:                      Horz.              Vert.
Natural Spread:                                      13.3               10.8          
Dorsal Sepal:                                           8.8                 6.4
Petal:                                                       1.9                 7.4
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                 4.9                 5.1
Lip (Pouch):                                            1.9                 7.4