Monday, 20 February 2017
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SOTY 2003 Champions



Here are the results from the SOTY judges voting for the Seedling of the Year, Tahitian Dragon, won by Richard Johnson, congratulations Richard, and the 4 further winners to be entered and grown in the Hibiscus of the Year competition for 3 years. Tint N Tone X Herm Geller did come fourth but the hybridiser John Richardson has withdrawn it from the HOTY competition as he does not think it is good enough, so the bloom which came sixth Patricia Ellen is now an entrant in the HOTY. The points allocated by the judges is shown in the list at the bottom of the page.

To see the rules for the S.O.T.Y. and the H.O.T.Y. in the IHS web site, click on the link below to read the rules for both competitions.

 


 

TahitianDragon_28-8-03 GranHyattXSilverMemories_28-8-03 TahitianPassion_28-8-03

The winner of the Seedling of the Year is Tahitian Dragon hybridised by Richard Johnson with 76.80 points

Second place went to Tahitian Princess also bred by Richard Johnson with 73.20 points.

Third place went to Tahitian Passion, another one bred by Richard Johnson, with 69.00 points

 

These 3 blooms will now be in the Hibiscus of the Year competition, to be grown for the next 3 years, by the evaluators. There were supposed to be 5 entries in the HOTY, but Tropical Sunrise and Patricia Ellen were withdrawn by the hybridizers.

 



TropicalSunrise_BCarran_19-903 Patricia_Ellen_27-7-03 RedSatin_28-8-03

Tropical Sunrise bred by Bob Carran, with 68.30.

Patricia Ellen bred by Richard Mansbridge, with 68.00 points.

Red Satin bred by Beryl Ewing was next with 64.00 points.

Missy_JP_25-6-03 AngelLady_BCarran_19-9-03 VictorWeis_28-8-03

Missy was next bred by Tim Purdie with 63.00 points.

Angel Lady bred by Bob Carran with 62.17 points.

Victor Weis bred by Mervyn Weis with 55.33 points.



SOTY 2003 Results

Judges:

 

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2

3

4

5

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Totals

# OF

Average

Place

Slng #

 

6 thru 10

6 thru 10

6 thru 10

6 thru 10

6 thru 10

6 thru 10

1 thru 5

 

Judges

 

 

#   1 -

Tahitian Princess

00

00

67

85

68

69

77

366.00

5

73.20

2

#   2 -

Victor Weiss

56

00

48

52

56

63

57

332.00

6

55.33

10

#   3 -

Tint N Tone

72

00

76

64

00

67

64

343.00

5

68.60

4

#   4 -

Tropical Sunrise

69

00

51

84

71

65

70

410.00

6

68.30

5

#   5 -

Red Satin

60

00

75

62

00

62

61

320.00

5

64.00

7

#   6 -

Missy

59

00

73

59

00

62

66

319.00

5

63.80

8

#   7 -

Angle Lady

65

00

49

81

56

57

65

373.00

6

62.17

9

#   8 -

Tahitian Dragon

00

00

85

82

72

67

78

384.00

5

76.80

1

#   9 -

Tahitian Passion

00

00

74

79

64

63

65

345.00

5

69.00

3

# 10 -

Patricia Ellen

67

00

75

63

68

00

67

340.00

5

68.00

6