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SOTY 2005

 



On this Page we announce the winner of the Seedling of the Year [S.O.T.Y.] for 2005 which was picked by 9 Judges from the 22 blooms from the 3 TPC competitions in 2005.

The winner is Miss Liberty X Tahitian Magenta Beauty and was bred and entered in the competition by Richard Johnson from Tahiti, with an average of 77.25 points. He wins the Black Pearl kindly donated by himself.

This bloom and together with the next top nine [9] winners will be entrants in the Hibiscus of the Year competition, and will be grown at the 3 trialling stations for the next 3 years. Congratulations to Richard Johnson on winning the Seedling of the Year for 2005.

 

These first Ten winners will now be in the Hibiscus of the Year [H.O.T.Y.] competition and will be grown by the 3 trialling stations for the next 3 years, when the winner of the Hibiscus of the Year will be announced



Miss_Liberty_x_Tahitian_Magenta_Beauty_1RJ_30-4-05 Miss_Liberty_x_Tahitian_Magenta_Beauty_2RJ_30-4-05 Miss_Liberty_x_Tahitian_Magenta_Beauty_3RJ_30-4-05
 

Seedling of the Year Winner [SOTY] with 77.25 points, for Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage


Miss Liberty x Tahitian Magenta Beauty


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


7 inch, 6.5 to 7.5 inches


C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


average


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


reliable

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


1 day


F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


lateral to upright

 

Rosalind_x_Radiation_Hazard_45__Tahitian_Baby_Bonfire_RJ_31-8-05 Rosalind_x_Radiation_Hazard__Tahitian_Baby_Bonfire2_RL_31-8-05 Rosalind_x_Radiation_Hazard__Tahitian_Baby_Bonfire3_RJ_31-8-05
 

Second Place with 76.63 entered by 
Richard Johnson

 

A] Parentage


Tahitian Baby Bonfire

Rosalind x Radiation Hazard


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


7 to 8 inches


C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


good


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


reliable

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


1 day


F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


lateral to upright



Tahitian_Cherry_Blossom_x_Tahitian_Rainbows3_RJ_30-4-05 Tahitian_Cherry_Blossom_x_Tahitian_Rainbows_1RJ_30-4-05 Tahitian_Cherry_Blossom_x_Tahitian_Rainbows_2RJ_30-4-05
 

Third Place with 75.62 entered

by Richard Johnson

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A] Parentage


Tahitian Cherry Blossom X Tahitian Rainbows


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


8 inch, 7.5 to 8.5 inches

C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average,

good, excellent]

 

average


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


reliable

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


1 day
F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


lateral to upright




TPC_2005-3_4-Seedlings_0172-8_Herm_Geller_x_Georgias_PearlRJ2_31-8-05 TPC_2005-3_4-Seedlings_0172-8_Herm_Geller_x_Georgias_Pearl_RJ_31-8-05 TPC_2005-3_4-Seedlings_0172-8_Herm_Geller_x_Georgias_Pearl__Tahitian_Sable_Star3_RJ_31-8-05
 

Fourth Place with 75.25 entered by Richard Johnson.

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A] Parentage
Tahitian Sable Star


Herm Geller X Georgia's Pearl.


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


7 to 8 inches 

C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


average to good 


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


reliable 

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


2 day 


F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


upright



Calif_Dreamin_x_The_PathRJ2_31-12-04 Calif_Dreamin_x_The_PathRJ3_31-12-04 Calif_Dreamin_x_The_PathRJ_31-12-04
 

 Fifth Place with 72.88 entered by
Richard Johnson

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A] Parentage


California Dreaming X The Path


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


7.5" = 6.5 to 8.0"

C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


Good


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


Reliable.

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


One Day


F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


Lateral to Upright.



soty_31 soty_32 Metallica3_Sonny.19-8-05
 

Sixth Place with 72.11 entered by 
Sonny Stollings

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A] Parentage


Metallica
Confederate Heart x Blue Thunder


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


7 to 8 inches 

C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


good 


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


reliable 

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


2 days 


F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


 lateral to down angle   





Tahitian_Orange_Garnet_Brandon_B_x_Georgias_Pearl1RJ_30-4-05 Tahitian_Orange_Garnet_Brandon_B_x_Georgias_Pearl2RJ_30-4-05 Tahitian_Orange_Garnet_Brandon_B_x_Georgias_Pearl3RJ_30-4-05
 

Seventh Place with 71.25 entered by
Richard Johnson

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A] Parentage


Tahitian Orange Garnet=
[Brandon B x Georgia's Pearl]


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


8 inch, 7.5 to 8.5 inches

C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


good


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


reliable

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


1 day


F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


lateral to upright



Fifth_Dimension_x_Lora2HGommer_31-8-05 Fifth_Dimension_x_Lora3_HGommer_31-8-05 Fifth_Dimension_x_Lora_HGommer_31-8-05
 

Eight Place with 71.13 entered by 
Heindrik Gommer

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A] Parentage


Fifth Dimension X Lora


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


8 inches.

C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


average


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


average to good

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


2 days


F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


lateral



TPC_2005-3_4-Seedlings_0143-2-2_Georgias_pearl_x_Tamibon__Tahitian_Blushing_Sta3_RJ_31-8-05 TPC_2005-3_4-Seedlings_0143-2-2_Georgias_pearl_x_Tamibon__Tahitian_Blushing_Star2RJ_31-8-05 TPC_2005-3_4-Seedlings_0143-2-2_Georgias_Pearl_x_Tamibon__Tahitian_Blushing_StarRJ_31-8-05
 

Ninth Place with 71.00 entered by Richard Johnson

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A] Parentage


Tahitian Blushing Star
Georgia's Pearl X Tamibon


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


8 to 9 inches 

C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


good 


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


reliable 

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


2 day 


F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


 upright



Tahitian_Solar_FireRJ2_31-12-04 Tahitian_Solar_FireRJ3_31-12-04 Tahitian_Solar_FireRJ_31-12-04
 

Tenth Place with 70.5 entered by
Richard Johnson

X

 

A] Parentage


Georgia's Pearl X Jayella


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


7.75 = 7 to 8.5". 

C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


Average


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


Reliable. 

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


One Day

 
F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


Lateral to Upright.


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NON WINNING ENTRANTS

Fifth_Dimension_x_My_Angel2_HGommer_31-8-05 Fifth_Dimension_x_My_Angel3HGommer_31-8-05 Fifth_Dimension_x_My_AngelHGommer_31-8-05
 

Eleventh Place with 69.63 entered by 
Heindrik Gommer

X

 

[A] Parentage


Fifth Dimension X My Angel


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


6 inches 

C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


average 


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


reliable 

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


2 day 


F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


lateral 



Tahitian_Pink_Beauty2RJ_31-12-04 Tahitian_Pink_Beauty3RJ_31-12-04 Tahitian_Pink_BeautyRJ_31-12-04
 

Twelth Place with 69.00
entered by Richard Johnson

X

 
     



Midnight_Blue_x_Silver_Memories3_RJ_31-8-05 Midnight_Blue_x_Silver_Memories_RJ_31-8-05 Midnight_Blue_x_Silver_Memories__Tahitian_Burning_Sands2_RJ_31-8-05
 

 Thirteenth Place with 68.00 entered by 
Richard Johnson

X

 

[A] Parentage


Tahitian Burning Sands
Midnight Blue X Silver Memories.


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


8 to 9 inches.

C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


good


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


reliable

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


2 days


F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


upright



Flameball1Sonny_26-8-05 Flameball2_Sonny_26-8-05 FlameballSonny_26-8-05
 

Fourteenth place with 67.45 entered by 

Sonny Stollings

X

 

A] Parentage


Flameball
Rosalind X Ruth Watson


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


5 to 6 inches

C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


good


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


reliable

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


2 day


F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


Lateral



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Fifteenth Place with 66.00 entered by Richard Johnson

X

 

A] Parentage


Eva Paoloni X Fourth of July


B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"]


8.5 inch, 8 to 9 inches

C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent]


average


D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal]


reliable

E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days]


2 day


F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


lateral to upright