1998 & 1999

 



Award 1125
Paphiopedilum Ma Belle "Witrivier"AM/SAOC 82%


(malipoense x bellatulum)

 Judged by Transvaal/Free State Region on 30 July 1998.Ns 105mm; Ds 45x52mm; Ps 48x69mm; Ls 36x46mm; Lip 34x75mm.

 A large, well-balanced and nearly symmetrical flower; sepals and petals an excellent and clear colour, background cream strongly overlaid with bright spring green with maroon-purple spots and veins; lip an even ivory; staminode outstanding and completely raspberry.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids (White River)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen



Award 1127
Encyclia Beacon Fire "Twin Gold"

HCC/SAOC 79%
(vitellina x baculus)

Judged by Transvaal/Free State Region on 28 August 1998.
 

Ns 53mm; Ds 9x32mm; Ps 12x31mm; Is 11x32mm; Lip 12x16mm.
 

Two flowers with excellent clarity of colour; sepals and petals pumpkin orange; lip a little small for size of petals and sepals and lacks contrasting stripes. The flowers slightly crowded on the stem.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids (White River)  

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen



Award 1128
Paphiopedilum Julia Bell "Little Gem"

HCC/SAOC 79%

- (fairrieanum x wardii)
 

Judged by Transvaal Region on 28 August 1998.

Ns 91mm; Ds 38x41mm; Ps 17x51mm; Is 38x41mm; Lip 13x42mm.
 

One flower on a 173mm stem; dorsal sepal suffused mulberry pink with dark chocolate veins and dots, small green eye at its base; sepals grade from light pink to creamy then pink with very even spots and stripes; lip pale green and cream with very fine dots of maroon-brown; a perky novelty with charming impact.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orchids (White River)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen



Award 1106

paris nutans "Witrivier" AM/SAOC 81%

 A species from the philippines
 

Judged by Transvaal/Freestate Region on 25 February 1999.

Ns 10mm; Ds 2x10mm; Ps 1x9mm; Ls 2x10mm; lip 10x9mm.
 

Sixty-eight flowers and twenty-five buds well displayed on one inflorescence; sepals and petals peach; lip brick red with a white column and pale green rostellum; good substance and shiny texture.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orgidee (Witrivier)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen



Award 1115
Paphiopedilum Dollstar "Borealis" AM/SAOC 75%

(armeniacum x sukhakulii)
 

Judged by Transvaal/Freestate Region on 16 August 1999.

Ns 135mm; Ds 42x51mm; Ps 34x72mm; Ls 45x60mm; pouch 28x73mm.
 

One well presented flower on a tall inflorescence; form intermediate between the two parents; dorsal and central sepals flat and wide; colour is yellow-lime enhanced by fine maroon dots following the veins of the sepals; petals yellow-lime with dark maroon spots and slight reflexing towards the centre. Lip yellow-lime becoming red towards the rim; the inside is covered with fine maroon spots which shine through; lacks some substance.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orgidee  (Witrivier)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen

        

         


Award  648
Paphiopedilum Mulberry Splendide 'White River' 
AM/SAOC 84%

(Paph Queen Anna x Colonist)
 

Judged by N.O.S. on 24 August 1989.

Ns 120 mm; Ds 104 x 74 mm; Ps 65 x 73 mm; Ls66 x 55 mm; pouch 36 x 60 mm.
 

One flower of exceptional form and size on a single 90 mm long peduncle; dorsal sepal white, heavily spotted with dark burgundy which coalesce towards centre; petals plum edged with burgundy; pouch burgundy overlay with fading towards tip of pouch.

Owners:  Van Rooyen Orgidee  (Witrivier)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen

 

          


Award 647
Paphiopedilum Mulberry Splendide 'White River' 
AM/SAOC 83%

(Paph Queen Anna x Colonist)
 

Judged by N.O.S. on 2 August 1988.

Ns 105 mm; Ds 90 x 75  mm; Ps 50 x 69  mm; Ss 70 x 55 mm; pouch 30 x 42 mm.
 

One flower on a single 210 mm long peduncle;dorsal sepal white, with entire centre spotted and flushed with deep wine red. Petals mahogany red with a greeen edge; pouch solid mahogany red with no fading.

Owners: Van Rooyen Orgidee  (Witrivier)

Photographer:  Dr. R. van Rooyen


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