Susquehanna Orchid Society Show
2018
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Oncidium Serendipity 'Cardrona', AM/AOS 84pts CCM/AOS 85pts

Oncidium cirrhosum X Oncidium praestanoides

Fishing Creek Orchids

Measurements in cetimeters        Width                Length
Natural Spread:                                5.0                     5.4
Dorsal Sepal:                                    0.9                     3.0
Petal:                                                1.2                     2.5
Lateral Sepal:                                    0.8                     3.0
Lip:                                                    1.8                     2.2

Description:
Ninety-five flowers and twenty-three buds on four upright heavily branched
inflorescences attractively arranged on a 48-cm diameter x 60-cm high plant
grown in a 12.5-cm clay pot in a sphagnum mix; sepals and petals relatively flat
slightly recurved terminally, white basally edged raspberry; lip bright yellow
spotted raspberry on side lobes, blotched raspberry at base of mid lobe, crest
yellow; substance firm; texture crystalline.  Noted for the highest flower and bud
count recorded in the continental United States.  An approximately equivalent
flower count has been achieved in Hawaii.  Plant also received an 85 point CCM
Bardendrum Nanboh Pixy 'Cherry Moon' AM/AOS 82 pts CCM/AOS 82pts

Bardendrum Terusan X Barkeria scandens

Little Brook Orchids

Measurements in cetimeters        Width                Length
Natural Spread:                                3.5                     3.6
Dorsal Sepal:                                    0.7                     2.0
Petal:                                                1.2                     1.8
Lateral Sepal:                                    0.7                    2.0
Lip:                                                    1.9                    2.1

Description:
An architectural presentation of approximately two hundred seventy flowers
clustered around the upper sections of nine strong, upright 65-cm
inflorescences on a 40-cm diameter x 103-cm tall plant in a 26-cm plastic pot;
sepals, petals and lip lavender; lateral sepals swept back as in the Barkeria
parent; lip crest yellow; substance medium firm, lip firm; texture crystalline.
Dinema polybulbon CCE/AOS 95pts

Species

Exibitor: Shawn Wood

Measurements in cetimeters        Width                Length
Natural Spread:                                0.2                     1.3
Dorsal Sepal:                                    0.2                     1.2
Petal:                                                0.2                      1.5
Lateral Sepal:                                   0.2                      1.5
Lip:                                                   0.9                       1.3

Description:
A dramatic presentation of approximately 700 star-shaped flowers densely
covering a 67-cm x 47-cm cylindrical plant with immaculate leaves; sepals and
petals tan, overlaid dark brown basally; lip white; substance medium firm; texture
matte.
Paphiopedilum Mary's Little Leopard 'Honey Bear', AM/AOS 80pts

Paph. Mary Zdilla X Little By LIttle

Exibitor: Joel Graham

Measurements in cetimeters        Width                Length
Natural Spread:                                8.8                      7.0
Dorsal Sepal:                                    4.5                      4.0
Petal:                                                4.5                       2.2
Synsepal:                                          3.0                       3.6
Lip:                                                   2.5                        2.5

Description:
One flat flower on one 16-cm inflorescence; dorsal sepal white, apple-green
basally, vertically spotted pale raspberry; synsepal chartreuse; petals
brown-gold reticulated pale ox-blood red; pouch cream suffused rose pink;
substance firm; texture waxy
Rhynchostylis Chordhalood 'Kensington', HCC/AOS 79pts

Rhynchostylis gigantea X retusa

Exibitor: Dan Gillespie

Measurements in cetimeters        Width                Length
Natural Spread:                                3.5                     2.2
Dorsal Sepal:                                   1.2                      1.6
Petal:                                                0.7                      1.8
Lateral Sepal:                                   1.2                      1.6
Lip:                                                    1.3                      1.5

Description:
Eighty-six flowers and 48 fully formed buds plus multiple emerging buds
arranged around circumference of three pendant inflorescences; sepals and
slightly recurved petals cream spotted bright purple; spade-shaped lip cream
lightly striped purple basally, bright purple apically; substance good; texture waxy