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SOTY 2011 Champions

Below are the 15 cultivars that were chosen by the HOTY Panel of Judges (HPOJ) as the finalists to be rated by the membership. The winner of the 2011 SOTY was Black Rainbow with an average point score of 7.12. Our congratulations go out to Nola & Carlos Reynolds who were the hybridizers. The SOTY champion, along with the remaining top choices will now be entered in the HOTY 2011 competion where they will be grown at our trialing stations for 3 years and a HOTY winner will then be announced. As there was a tie for 10th place, there will be 11 cultivars advancing to the trailing phase of the HOTY competition.

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Black Rainbow


Winner SOTY 2011

with an average score of 7.12

Hybridized by Nola & Carlos Reynolds

 

 

A] Parentage - White Diamonds x Stormy Rainbow

B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7 1/2 - 8 inches

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


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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Tot's My Love


2nd place with an average of 6.70 points

Hyridized by Beth Jordan

 

 

A] Parentage - Mr. Ace x Pro Legato

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

 

 

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Classical Dancer


3rd place with an average of 6.41 points

Hybridized by Shyamala Madappa

 

 

A] Parentage - Dark Continent x unknown Indian cv

B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 6-7 Inches 150-180 mm

 


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] - 1 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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Catwalk


4th place with an average of 6.08 points

Hybridized by Pushpa Suresh, Grown by Shyamala Madappa

 

 

A] Parentage - Cinnamon Girl x unknown Indian cv

B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7-8 Inches 180 -200 mm

 


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] - 1 day


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 Orange Glow


5th place with an average 6.04 points

Hybridized by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Tahitian Desert Mirage x Tahitian Sophistication

B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7" - 6.5-7.5"

 

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 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 Desert Gold


6th place with an average of 5.96 points

Hybridized by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Milre Park x Moorea Aimeo Nui

B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8" - 7.5-9"


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

 

 

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Persian Rug x Black Jack


7th place with an average of 5.89 points

 

Hybridized by Sonny Stollings

Grown by John Varnava

 

 

A] Parentage - Persian Rug x Black Jack

B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 14cm - 14-15cm


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

 

 

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Tahitian Sunset x Gerald Derr


8th place with an average of 5.76 points

Hybridized by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Tahitian Sunset x Gerald Derr

B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8" - 7.5-9"


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 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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Silver Chalice


9th place with an average of 5.65 points

entered by Pushpa Suresh

 

 

A] Parentage - Bob Carran x Unknown

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


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] - laterally upward

 

 

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Grandson Bruno


10th place (tie) with an average of 5.38 points

Hybridized by Beth Jordan

 

 

A] Parentage - Blondy x Gerald Derr

B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7-8 inches- 180mm-200mm

 

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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My Guy


10th place (tie) with an average of 5.38 points

Hybridized by Nola & Carlos Reynolds

 

 

A] Parentage - Volcano Rain x Headmaster

B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 7-8"


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] - upright

 

 



 

RUNNERS UP

 

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Derby Day


12th place with an average of 5.04

Hybridized by Nola & Carlos Reynolds

 

 

A] Parentage - Clairvoyant Lady x Angel's Wings

B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8"


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] - upright

 

 

Tahitian Lilac Queen x Moorea Imperial Blossom_DickJA Tahitian Lilac Queen x Moorea Imperial Blossom_DickJB Tahitian Lilac Queen x Moorea Imperial Blossom_DickJC
 

Tahitian Sunset Odyssey


13th place with an average of 4.81 points

Hybridized by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Tahitian Lilac Queen x Moorea Imperial Blossom

B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - 8" - 7.5-9"


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 to upright

 

 

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Midnight Blue x Tahitian Rainbow Queen


14th place with an average of 4.67 points

Hybridized by Richard Johnson

 

 

A] Parentage - Midnight Blue x Tahitian Rainbow Queen

B] Size of bloom [average and range from minimum to maximum eg. 7" - 6.5" to 9"] - *' - 7.5-9"


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


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 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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Jason's Triumph


15th place with an average of 4.16 points

Hybridized by Nola & Carlos Reynolds

 

 

A] Parentage - Volcano Rain x Jason B

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


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