2015 FCOS Orchid Show Awards: "Orchid Jubilee"

Perpetual Trophy Winners


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

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
Five Cities Orchid Society, Arroyo Grande, CA - Rhyncolaelia digbyana

The Paul Delegram Award
Awarded to the most outstanding plant in the Pleurothallid Alliance
Chris Ehrler, Grover Beach, CA - Masdevallia Enchantment 'Jeffers' AM 80pts

Celebrity Judges' Award
A panel of celebrites award their favorite orchid exhibited at the show
Marcel’s Orchids, Long Beach, CA – Phalaeonopsis 'Queen Elena'

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 General Sherman x Frae for All

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 Dorothy Stickstill 'Forgotten Fruit Marcel's

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.
Danny Stocks, Nipomo, CA – Acineta superba


Premium Award Winners


Grand ChampionMarcel’s Orchids, Long Beach, CA – Lycaste Alan Salzman

Reserve Grand ChampionSunset Valley Orchids, Vista, CA – Dendrobium aggregatum

President’s AwardEric Holenda, Nipomo, CA – Cattleya skinneri

AOS Trophy for Most Outstanding ExhibitSmall Gems of the Orchid World

Orchid Digest Best Display AwardFive Cities Orchid Society, Arroyo Grande, CA

FCOS Best Theme Display AwardCabrillo Orchid Society, San Luis Obispo, CA




Best Division Winners



Cymbidium - Orchid Design, San Jose, CA – Cym. Genevieve Bujold

Cattleya Alliance - Sunset Valley Orchids, Vista, CA  Pot. Lebenkries

Epidendrums/Encyclias - Cabrillo Orchid Society, San Luis Obispo, CA – Enc. cordigera

Slipper - Santa Barbara Orchid Society, Santa Barbara, CA – Paph. Maccbre Prescence

Phalaenopsis - Orchid Design, San Jose, CA – Phal. Ox Firebird 'Ox 1495'

Oncidium Alliance - Beauti…Florist, Garden Grove, CA – Onc. Tiger Crow

Odontoglossum/Hybrids - Santa Maria Orchid Society, Santa Maria, CA – Wils. Catante

Miltonia/Miltoniopsis/Brassia - Five Cities Orchid Society, Arroyo Grande, CA – Brassia Eternal Wind

Dendrobiums - Sunset Valley Orchids, Vista, CA – Dend. aggregatum

Pleurothallid Alliance - Five Cities Orchid Society, Arroyo Grande, CA  Dracula cordobae ‘Bartholomew’ HCC-AOS

Other Genera - Five Cities Orchid Society, Arroyo Grande, CA – Scaphosepalum gibberosum

 

American Orchid Society Awards


Chris Ehrler, Grover Beach, CA – Masdevallia Memoria Gerardus Stall 'Dexter' HCC/AOS - 76 pts

 

 

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