1996 & 1997

 



Award 1074
Oncidium Obelix "Grand Champion" AM/SAOC 81%

(Goldrausch x crispum)

Judged by Transvaal/Freestate Region on 1 May 1996.

Ns 51mm; Ds 10x19mm; Ps 18x34mm; Ls 7x19mm; lip 51x42mm.

Eleven large flowers on a single inflorescence; sepals rust colour with fine yellow stripes; petals wide with excellent russet colour; finely edged with yellow; lip yellow with red-brown blotches; lip not completely flat.

Owners:  Dr. & Mrs. R. van Rooyen (White River)

Photographer:  Mr. P. Hendriks.




Award 1030 

Vuylstekeara Violet Wood "White River"AM/SAOC 81%

(Odontioda Aviewood x Miltonia Anne Warne)

National Award judged on 2 September 1997.

Ns 93mm; Ds 32x50mm; Ps 32x48mm; Ls 30x50mm; Lip 44x47mm.

Flowers well arranged on inflorescence, sepals and petals rose violet with lighter lip; deep rose blotches on lip; crest bright yellow; substance firm; texture glistening.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids

Photographer:  R. Ducker



Award 1014
Paphiopedilum Alusak "Leonidas" AM/SAOC 80%

(Aladin x sukhakulii)

Judged by Transvaal/Free State Region 25 June 1997.

Ns 141mm; Ds 41x55mm; Ps 27x75mm; Ls 22x54mm; pouch 33x60mm.

One very large flower (strongly influenced by the P. sukhakulii parent) on a 258mm stem, dorsal sepal white with green stripes; petals green overlaid with abundant spots; lip soft brown; substance good.

Owners: Van Rooyen Orchids

Photographer: Dr. R. van Rooyen



Award 1013
Paphiopedilum Memoria Marisol Hone "Misty Green" AM/SAOC 81%

(Goultenianum x Oriental Frieze)

Judged by Transvaal Region on 25 June 1997.

Ns 113mm; Ds 57x48mm; Ps 17x69mm; Ls 18x40mm; pouch 34x55mm.

One charming flower with a slivery sheen; dorsal sepal white with lime green stripes fading towards the edge; petals white overlaid with green and pouch pale lime green.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen



Award 1012
Paphiopedilum Makward "Voyager"

AM/SAOC 81%

(Makuli x wardii)

Judged by Transvaal/Free State Region on 25 June 1997.

Ns. 109mm; Ds 46x49mm; Ps 21x63mm; Ls 25x41mm; pouch 25x52mm.

One large flower on a 220mm stem; dorsal sepal very large with green stripes and rose pink edges; petals white with pale green stripes and rose pink tips and covered with dark spots; pouch burgundy with green base; good striking combination of both parents.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen



Award 1011
Paphiopedilum Via Ojai "Whispy Pink"

AM/SAOC 80%

(Freckles x Hellas)

Judged by Transvaal/Free State Region on 25 June 1997.

Ns. 105mm; Ds 79x54mm; Ps 44x59mm; Ls 54x46mm; pouch 26x47mm.

One well shaped flower on 195mm stem, dorsal sepal white pale green spots at base; petals pink with fine spots; pouch pale pink fading to cream; substance and texture good.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen



Award 1007 
Paphiopedilum Masupi "Burgundy Brocade"AM/SAOC 80%

(Supersuk x Maudiae)

Judged by Transvaal/Freestate Region on 1 May 1997.

Ns 108mm; Ds 49x54mm; Ps 16x63mm; Ls 16x45mm; pouch 27x64mm.

One dark flower on a 370mm stem; dorsal sepal flat and dark burgundy, spots coalescing at the tips; making a pleasing combination; pouch dark burgundy.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen



Award 1006
Paphiopedilum Makward "Hale Bopp"HCC/SAOC 78%

(Makuli x wardii)

Judged by Transvaal/Freestate Region on 1 May 1997.

Ns 114mm; Ds 41x40mm; Ps 19x60mm; Ls 26x42mm; pouch 25x53mm.

One flower on 215mm spike; dorsal sepal white with green stripes; petals dull burgundy covered with warts and edged with hairs; pouch green at the bottom with burgundy top; staminode a contrasting green; substance and texture average.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen


 

Award 989
Paphiopedilum Supersuk 'Witness' AM/SAOC 80%

(William Mathews x sukhakulii)

Judged by Transvaal/Freestate Region on 30 August 1996.

Ns 124mm; Ds 48x51mm; Ps 21x65mm; Ls 27x43mm; pouch 30x54mm.

One very well balanced flower. Dorsal sepal broad and striped; petals green with maroon spots; pouch magnificent solid maroon; overall small size precluded a higher score.

Owner:  Dr. and Mrs. R. van Rooyen.

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.



Award 988

Paphiopedilum Doll Star 'Gold River'HCC/SAOC 79%

(sukhakulii 'Frank' x armeniacum)

Judged by Transvaal/Freestate Region on 30 August 1996.

Ns 119mm; Ds 42x50mm; Ps 34x67mm; Ls 35x41mm; pouch 32x60mm.

One large, well balanced flower on a 216mm stem; petals and sepals yellow with fine maroon spots; pouch yellow with a soft maroon overlay towards the base; substance a little thin.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids. (White River)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.



Award  987

Laeliocattleya Can Can 'Rainbow Nation' AM/SAOC 80%

(Cattleya Nitsi x Laeliocattleya Chicanary)

Judged by Transvaal/Freestate Region on 30 August 1996.

Ns 71mm; Ds 16.5x50mm; Ps 26x45mm; Ls 18x46.5mm; lip 25.5x38.4mm.

A cluster of eleven fragrant flowers on a 255mm inflorescence; sepals and petals yellow at the base shading into a darker apricot with a lilac overlay; texture and substance good; unfortunately slight forward clasping petals precluded a higher score.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids. (White River)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.



Award 986
Wilsonara Gold River 'Red Sox' HCC/SAOC 79%

(Wilsonara Sussex x Odontioda Petit Port)

Judged by Transvaal/Freestate Region on 30 August 1996.

Ns 62.5mm; Ds 17x29.5mm; Ps 17.5x30mm; Ls 15x31.5mm; lip 23x25mm.

Nineteen flowers and two buds of good flat shape on a branched inflorescence; sepals plum with lilac tips; petals and lip solid rich plum; callus on lip yellow; column and anther cap cream.

Owner:  Van Rooyen Orchids. (White River).

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen.


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