2014 FCOS Orchid Show Awards: "Orchids on the Silver Screen"

Perpetual Trophy Winners


The Barb Walsh Award
Awarded to the most outstanding orchid grown as a houseplant
Doug Jenzen, Santa Maria, CA - Paphiopedilum philppinense

The Mayor's Award
Mayors from the Five Cities area award their choice for the most outstanding orchid flower or plant exhibited at the show
Beauti…Florist, Garden Grove, CA - Miltoniopsis hybrid

The Paul Delegram Award
Awarded to the most outstanding plant in the Pleurothallid Alliance
Barb Walsh, Grover Beach, CA - Masdevallia caesia

Celebrity Judges' Award
A panel of celebrites award their favorite orchid exhibited at the show
Santa Maria Orchid Society, Santa Maria, CA - Lc. Stonehouse

The Paul Jenzen Family Award
Awarded to the best first bloomed seedling of any genera exhibited at the show. No clones or divisions are considered.
Asbell Orchids, Arroyo Grande, CA - Cymbidium Lucky Shamrock x Greve de Lecq

The Robert L. Asbell Award
Bob is a commercial cymbidium grower and hybridizer in Arroyo Grande, California. As a former Cymbidium Society of America (CSA) judge, Bob knows the secrets to growing  award winning cymbidiums, and is looking forward to promoting some healthy competition for this award.
Marcel’s Orchids, Long Beach, CA - Cymbidium Fifi x PharLap

The Rebecca T. Northen Award
Our society was most honored during the 1998 show when Rebecca T. Northen was on hand to present the first perpetual award in her honor for the most unusual species exhibited at the show. This is also the first award named in Rebecca's honor for her major contributions to the world of orchids through frequent lectures and her many books and articles she has authored over the years before retiring to Washington state.
Chris Ehrler, Grover Beach, CA - Oberonia setigera


Premium Award Winners


Grand Champion – Sunset Valley Orchids, Vista, CA - Laelia jongheana

Reserve Grand Champion – Orchid Design, San Jose, CA - Cymbidium Sunblast ‘Angelique’

President’s Award – Larry Vierheilig, Nipomo, CA - Lc. cauhamiana x Lc. CG Roebling

AOS Trophy for Most Outstanding Exhibit – Coastal Valley Orchid Society, Lompoc, CA

Orchid Digest Best Display Award – Coastal Valley Orchid Society, Lompoc, CA

FCOS Best Theme Display AwardCoastal Valley Orchid Society, Lompoc, CA




Best Division Winners



Cymbidium - Asbell Orchids, Arroyo Grande, CA - Cym. Lucky Shamrock x Greve de lecq

Cattleya Alliance - Sunset Valley Orchids, Vista, CA - Laelia jongheana

Epidendrums/Encyclias - Orchid Society of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA - Epi. Beppy Gouda

Phragmipedium - Five Cities Orchid Society, Arroyo Grande, CA - Phrag. lingifolium x warsewiezianum

Paphiopedilum - Orchid Design, San Jose, CA - Paph. lowii

Phalaenopsis - Marcel’s Orchids, Long Beach, CA - Phal. tetrapis x micholitzii

Vanda Alliance - Five Cities Orchid Society, Arroyo Grande, CA - Vandopsis gigantea

Oncidium Alliance - SLO Orchids, Arroyo Grande, CA - Odont. hastilabium x Onc. hastatum

Odontoglossum/Hybrids - SLO Orchids, Arroyo Grande, CA - Oda. (Scarlet Lace x Petite Lace)

Miltonia/Miltoniopsis/Brassia - Five Cities Orchid Society, Arroyo Grande, CA - Brassia Rex ‘Sakata’

Dendrobiums - Five Cities Orchid Society, Arroyo Grande, CA - Dend. Samungi

Pleurothallid Alliance - Five Cities Orchid Society, Arroyo Grande, CA - Masdevallia caesia

Other Genera - Cabrillo Orchid Society, San Luis Obispo, CA - Ansellia africana

 

American Orchid Society Awards

Sunset Valley Orchids, Vista, CA - Nakamotoara Nancy Ward 'Diamond Orchids' CCM/AOS - 88 points

 

 

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