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Charlottesville Orchid Society, Silver Certificate/85

Jeff Morris et al

Description:          
Island exhibit centered by a very tall Vanda Manuel Torres,
surrounded by a collection of beautifully grown plants including two
which received CCEs and one an AM; colors flow around the exhibit,
drawing the viewer to see each plant and flower; variety of genera
adds interest.
Phrag. Cardinale CCE/94

Clone:  ‘schlimii ‘Wilcox’’

Parentage: Sedenii x schlimii

Exhibited by: Jeff Morris
          
Description:          
Stunning presentation of thirty-four flowers and 23 buds on 15 multi-
branched inflorescences on an exceptionally well-grown plant, 100-
cm tall x 95-cm in diameter in a 26-cm pot, with almost pristine
foliage; flowers white, faintly suffused pink, petals tipped pink; lip
overlaid dusty rose; substance firm; texture satiny.

Dimensions in centimeters:                  Horz.             Vert.
Natural Spread:                                    8.8                 6.3
Dorsal Sepal:                                        1.9                3.2
Petal:                                                    2.0                4.2
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                             2.6                2.6
Lip (Pouch):                                         2.5                3.5  

Clone: Morright

Parentage: aberrans x johnsoniae

Exhibited by: Jeff Morris
          
Description:          
An explosion of approximately eight hundred sixty-five ivory flowers
and approximately 40 buds on 72 inflorescences on a plant with very
clean leaves measuring 60-cm in diameter x 30-cm tall in an 18-cm
pot; column contrasting very light green; substance firm; texture
matte.

Dimensions in centimeters:                    Horz.               Vert.
Natural Spread:                                       4.0                  2.8          
Dorsal Sepal:                                           0.8                 1.2
Petal:                                                       0.8                  1.8
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                 0.8                 1.6
Lip (Pouch):                                             2.5                 1.8
Rhyncholaeliocattleya Pablo HCC/79

Clone: Orchid Alley

Parentage: Norman’s Bay x Quadroon

Exhibited by: Plato Mathews
          
Description:          
Two large, full, well-presented flowers on one inflorescence held
upright without staking; sepals and petals deep magenta with slightly
ruffled margins and prominent mid-rib; heavily ruffled lip dark red-
purple, veined yellow centrally, column white, flushed light lavender
on superior surface; substance firm; petal texture matte, lip texture
crystalline.

Dimensions in centimeters:                  Horz.                Vert.
Natural Spread:                                    14 .0                 17.0          
Dorsal Sepal:                                          3.0                   9.5
Petal:                                                      7.5                   8.5
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                3.1                   9.4
Lip (Pouch):                                            7.0                   8.0
Cattleya Adrienne de Wavrin HCC/78

Clone: Mischief

Parentage:  maxima x warscewiczii

Exhibited by: Plato Mathews
          
Description:          
Three relatively flat, open form, sparkling white flowers on one upright
inflorescence; substance firm; texture sparkling; noted for substantial
improvement over C. maxima parent.

Dimensions in centimeters:                     Horz.                Vert.
Natural Spread:                                       18.0                 17.0          
Dorsal Sepal:                                            2.6                 10.1
Petal:                                                        4.8                   9.9
Lateral Sepal (Syn):                                 2.8                   8.0
Lip (Pouch):                                             4.9                   8.0