Thursday, 30 March 2017
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SOTY 2009 Champions

 



The photos below are of the winner in the Judges votes for Seedling of the Year [SOTY] for 2009 and  together with the next 9 winners they will be entered in the 2009 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.

 

TahRaspberryStar1RJ20K 31-8-09 TahRaspStar2RJ20K 31-8-09 TahRaspStar3RJ20K 31-8-09
 

Tahitian Raspberry Star


1st Place
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 to 7.5 ins.
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 in Sub Tropics
F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous] - mostly upright

 

TahClassyLady1RJ20K 31-8-09 TahClassyLady2RJ20K 31-8-09 TahClassyLady3RJ20K 31-8-09
 

Tahitian Classy Lady


2nd Place
entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Georgia's Pearl X Heartbreak Hotel
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7 to 7.5 ins.
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 in sub tropics
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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Gray Goddess


3rd Place
 entered by Bob Carran

 

 

A] Parentage - Mauvelous x Gator Pride
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 6 to 7 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

 

TahAndreeNo120KRJ 21-3-09 TahAndreeNo220KRJ 21-3-09 TahAndreeNo320KRJ 21-3-09
 

Tahitian Andree


 4th Place
entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Tahitian Lilac Queen x Black Dragon
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8" - 7.5 to 8.5"
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] - diagonally upward

 

TahPurpleLadyN0120KRJ 21-3-09 TahPurpleLadyNo220KRJ 21-3-09 TahPurpleLadyNo320KRJ 21-3-09
 

Tahitian Purple Lady


5th Place
entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Tahitian Lilac Queen x Black Dragon
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8" - 7.5 to 8.5"
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] - diagonally upward

 

TahCarnival1RJ20K 31-8-09 TahCarnival2RJ20K 31-8-09 TahCarnival3RJ20K 31-8-09
 

Tahitian Carnival


6th Place
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 to 7.5 ins.
C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent] - good
D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal] - very reliable
E] Duration of the bloom [1 day, two day, more than two days] - 2 days in sub tropics
F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous] - mostly upward

 

TahBrownStarNNo120KRJ 21-3-09 TahBrownStarN0220KRJ 21-3-09 TahBrownStarNo320K 21-3-09
 

Tahitian Brown Star


7th Place
entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Georgia's Pearl x Gabriel
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8" - 7.5 to 8.5"
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] - diagonally upward

 

TahBlackRainbow120kRJ 31-12-08 TahBlackRainbow2RJ20k 31-12-08 TahBlackRainbow3RJ20k 31-12-08
 

Tahitian Black Rainbow


8th Place
enter
ed by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Tahitian Rainbow Queen x Black Dragon
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8 inches [7.5 to 8.5]
C] Texture of the bloom [thin, average, good, excellent] - good
D] Symmetrical form [reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal] - reliable, slight recurve.
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] - diagonally upwards.

 

TahLavDragon20k No1RJ 21-3-09 TahLavDragon20KNo2RJ 21-3-09 TahLavDragonNo320KRJ 21-3-09
 

Tahitian Lavender Dragon


9th Place

 entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Tahitian Lilac Queen x Black Dragon
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8" - 7.5 to 8.5"
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] - diagonally upward

 

TahYellowRadiance1RJ20K 31-8-09 TahYellowRadiance2RJ20K 31-8-09 TahYellowRadiance3RJ20k 31-8-09
 

Tahitian Yellow Radiance


10th Place

entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

 A] parentage - Georgia's Pearl X Tahitian Arcturus Queen
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7.5 to 8 ins.
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 in sub tropics
F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous] - mostly upright





SOTY 2009 Non Winners

 

TahAntiquePurple1RJ20k 31-12-08 TahAntiquePurple2RJ20k 31-12-08 TahAntiquePurple3RJ20k 31-12-08
 

Tahitian Antique Purple


entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Midnight Blue X Moorea Imperial Blossom
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7.5" [7 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

 

TahDearestVirginie1RJ20k 31-12-08 TahDearestVirginie2RJ20k 31-12-08 TahDearestVirginie3RJ20k 31-12-08
 

 

Tahitian Dearest Virginie


entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Jack Mantell X Moorea Imperial Blossom
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8" - 7.5 to 8.5"
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

 

1 Tahitian Arcturus King Georgia's Pearl x TNo120k RJ 21-3-09 TahArcturus2RJ20k 21-3-09 TahArcturusNo3RJ 21-3-09
 

 

Tahitian Arcturus King


entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Georgia's Pearl X T.Arcturus Queen
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8" - 7.5 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] - 1 day
F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous] - upright

 

TahImperialMidnight1RJ20k 31-12-08 TahImperialMidnight2RJ20k 31-12-08 TahImperialMidnight3RJ20k 31-12-08
 

 

Tahitian Imperial Midnight


entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Midnight Blue x Moorea Imperial Blossom
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7" [6.5 to 7.5]
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] - diagonally upright



TahRoyalCourt2RJ20K 31-8-09 TahRoyalCourt2RJ20K 31-8-09 TahRoyalCourt3RJ20K 31-8-09
 

Tahitian Royal Court


entered by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Georgia's Pearl X Orange Mist
B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 10" - 9 to 11 ins.
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 in sub tropics
F] Angle of bloom presentation on the bush [upright, lateral to upright, lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous] - lateral to upright