Judging at the San Diego County Orchid Society Show (SDCOS) March, 2018.
Three orchids were awarded:
Cym insigne ssp. insigne
Exhibited by Andy’s Orchids
Awarded Silver Medal, 82.47 pts.
Cym. Devon Jack x (Valley Legend x Boop D Doop) S/CSA
Exhibited by Vince Gonowski
Awarded Silver Medal, 80.11 pts.
Paph. villosum 'Mardi Gras' S/CSA
Exhibited by Debby Haliday
Awarded Silver Medal, 79.89 pts.
Two displays received the Gold Medal:
Casa de las Orquideas
Text and photos by Phyllis Prestia
Have you ever wanted to enter your orchid plants for judging? The Cymbidium Society of America has announced the official opening of the Southern California CSA Judging Center at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. Judging is limited to cymbidiums, paphiopedilums, phragmipediums, and cypripediums, and will take place on the second Saturday of the month:
The Judging Schedule for 2018 is: Jan. 6, Feb. 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14,
Aug. 11, Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8
Plant registration is at 12:30 p.m., and judging begins at 1:00 p.m. The Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens is located at 1151 Oxford Rd. in San Marino, CA. Judging takes place in the Mishler Resource Building. Results will be published in the CSA Journal.
If you wish to enter plants but are unable to attend the judging yourself, please contact Phyllis Prestia, Judging Center Chairman. You can arrange to have Phyllis take your plants to judging. Please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.