Monday, 25 September 2017
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SOTY 2008 Champions

 



The photos below are of the winners in the Judges votes for Seedling of the Year [SOTY] for 2008 and the winner is Tahitian Imperial Topaz entered by Richard Johnson, and together with the next 9 winners they will be entered in the 2008 Hibiscus of the Year [HOTY] to be grown by the Trialing Stations for 3 years, and then the Judges will choose the HOTY winner from the information the Trialing Stations will send .



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Tahitian Imperial Topaz


SOTY winner with 79.28 average votes,

entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Fifth Dimension X T. Sophistication
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8" - 7.5-8.5
C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent] - Average
D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal] - Reliable, slightly re-curved, slight edge curl.
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 upright

 

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Tahitian Sable Twin


Second Place with 78.14 average votes
Entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Unknown X Unknown
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 6.5 to 7.5 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] - 2 days
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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Tahitian Double Splashes


3rd Place with 76.5 average votes
Entered by Richard Johnson 

 

 

A] Parentage - Rosalind X Saxon T
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7.5" [6 to 8 "]
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

 

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Tahitian Pretty Boy


4th Place with 75 average votes.
Entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Unknown X Unknown
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7,5" - 7.5 to 8"
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] - 3 days. 
F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous] - Mostly Upright

 

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Tahitian Dragon Queen


5th Place with 74.85 average votes.
Entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Crimson Ray X Dragon's Breath
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8 inches [7.5 to 8.5inches]
C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent] - average
D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal] - average - sometimes variable
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 upright

 

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Tahitian Gabonaise


6th Place with 74.28 average votes.
Entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - [Tropical FantasyX Oliver] X Kevin Johnson
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] - average 
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 upright

 

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Tahitian Gray Ghost


7th Place with 72 average votes
Entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Unknown & Tahitian Purple Splendor
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] - 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

 

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Tahitian Pink Parade


8th Place with 71.92 average votes
entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Erika Nicole X Softly Spoken
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] - Lateral to upright

 

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Tahitian Ring of Fire


9th Place with 71.42 average votes,
entered by Richard Johnson 

 

 

A] Parentage - Georgia's Pearl X Tigerama
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7" - 7.25 to 8".
C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent] - Average
D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal] - Reliable, Best in cooler Tropical Season.
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] - Mostly Upright

 

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Cherry Blossom X Anita R


10th Place with 70.18 average votes 
entered by Peter Moll

 

 

A] Parantage - Cherry Blossom X Anita R
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8 inches [20 to 21cm]
C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent] - Excellent
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 upright

 





Non SOTY Winners

 

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Tahitian Lavender Storm


11th Place with 70 average votes 
entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Lilac Queen X Tahitian Magenta
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7.5 inches [6.5 to 8 inches]
C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent] - average
D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal] - average [sometimes variable]
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 upright

 

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Cindy's Heart


12th Place with 69 average votes
entered by Cindy Black 

 

 

A] Parentage - High Voltage X High Voltage
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7 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] - 4 to 6 days, does not fade
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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Rainbow Mountain


13th Place with 66.87 average votes
entered by Sonny Stollings

 

 

A] Parentage - Rainbow Christie X Smokey Mountain
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] - Complete petal overlap, can be single, Crested, double or cup & saucer.
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

 

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Lucky Lady


14th Place with 65 average votes
entered by Bob Carran

 

 

A] Parentage - Georgia's Pearl X Rosalind
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 6 to 7 inches [ocassional petaloid]
C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent] - Good
D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal] - average 
E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days] - 1 to 2 days
F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous] - Lateral

 

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15th Place with 63.25 average votes
entered by Mark Lazzaro

 

 

A] Parentage - Unknown X Unknown
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 6.5 to 8.5 inches [average 7.5 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] - 2 days. 
F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous]


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