By Sarah Lane

A brand new year, and a beautiful set of winners to go with it! A lot of lovely orchids were sent for judging at the AOS Western Canada Judging Center earlier this month. Three really stood out.

Close up of Cattleya (Jungle Jewel x Beau’s Apricot Gem) HCC/AOS. Photo courtesy of Judith Higham.
Another view of Cattleya (Jungle Jewel x Beau’s Apricot Gem) HCC/AOS. Photo courtesy of Judith Higham.
Cattleya (Jungle Jewel x Beau’s Apricot Gem) HCC/AOS, exhibited by Daniel Kwok. Photo courtesy of Judith Higham.

The beautiful Cattleya (Jungle Jewel x Beau’s Apricot Gem), exhibited by Daniel Kwok, is shown above. It received a highly commended certificate (HCC/AOS), which is provisional pending hybrid registration.

 

Liparis parviflora ‘Tropical Gardens Orchids’, exhibited by Calvin Wong of Tropical Gardens Orchids is pictured on the right. It received a certificate of botanical recognition (CBR/AOS), which is provisional pending species identification. 

Close ups of Liparis parviflora ‘Tropical Gardens Orchids’ CBR/AOS. Photo courtesy of Judith Higham.
Liparis parviflora ‘Tropical Gardens Orchids’ CBR/AOS, exhibited by Calvin Wong of Tropical Gardens Orchids. Photo courtesy of Judith Higham.
Close up of Cymbidium Wong Tak Fai ‘Billy’ (Cymbidium parishii x Cymbidium mastersii) AM/AOS. Courtesy of Judith Higham.
Cymbidium Wong Tak Fai ‘Billy’ (Cymbidium parishii x Cymbidium mastersii) AM/AOS, exhibited by Calvin Wong of Tropical Garden Orchids.. Courtesy of Judith Higham.

Finally,  Cymbidium Wong Tak Fai ‘Billy’ (Cymbidium parishii x Cymbidium mastersii) is pictured on the left. It was also exhibited by Calvin Wong of Tropical Gardens Orchids, and received an award of merit (AM/AOS).

 

Congratulations to all of these wonderful plants and their exhibitors!