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SOTY 2013 Winners

 

 The top ten placements in the Seedling of the Year (SOTY) competion are listed below in the order of their final placement. The winning cultivar Lillian's Cosmopolitan hybridized by Chris Chang is declared the 2013 Seedling of the Year and along with the rest of the cultivars shown below will now enter the 3 year trialing period to select the 2013 Hibiscus of the Year (HOTY). 

 

13-30A 13-30B 13-30C
 

 

Lillian's Cosmopolitan


Winner SOTY 2013

 

with an average score of 9.09

 

Hybridized by Chris Chang

 

 

A) Parentage - Moorea Vatina x Moorea Imperial Blossom

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 5" - 6.5"

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 day) - 2 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 

 


 

 
13-13A 13-13B 13-13C
 

 

Tahitian Purple Passion


2nd Place

 

with an average score of 8.82

 

Hybridized by Dick Johnson

 

 

A) Parentage -Tahitian Green Gold x Jolanda Gommer

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7" - 8.5"

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 day) - 2 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 

 
13-03A 13-03B 13-03C
 

 

PM Miss Rio De Janeiro


3rd Place

 

with an average score of 8.60

 

Hybridized by Peter Moll

 

 

A) Parentage - (Moorea Tanzanie x Tahitian Imp. Blossom) X Persian Rug

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 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 day) - 1 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 

 
13-10A 13-10B 13-10C
 

 

Midnight Snow


4th Place

 

with an average score of 8.16

 

Hybridized by Sonny Stollings

 

 

A) Parentage - Persian Rug x Great Gatsby

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7" - 8"

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 day) - 2 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 

 
13-20A 13-20B 13-20C
 

 

PM Miss Sergipe


5th Place

 

with an average score of 7.95

 

Hybridized by Peter Moll

 

 

A) Parentage - Persian Rug x Copacabana Summer

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 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) - good

E) Duration of the bloom (1 day, two day, more than two day) - 1 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 

 
13-29A 13-29B 13-29C
 

 

Shah Jehan's Jewel

 

6th Place

 

 with an average score of 7.85

 

 Hybridized by Allan Little

 

Grown by Wendy Williams

 

 

A) Parentage - Mountain Mist x Ipswich Centenary

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7.5" - 8.5"

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 day) - 2 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 

 
13-22A 13-22B 13-22C
 

 

Mattiacis Gerome 


7th Place

 

with an average score of 7.80

 

Hybridized by Steffan Frankenbach

 

 

A) Parentage - White Diamonds x Gabriel

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 5" - 6"

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 day) - 2 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 

 
13-26A 13-26B 13-26C
 

 

Tahitian Star Queen Nebula


8th Place

 

with an average score of 7.78

 

Hybridized by Dick Johnson

Grown by Darren Eminian

 

 

A) Parentage - Tahitian Magenta Star x Tahitian Pink Beauty

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 6" - 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 day) - 1-2 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 

 
13-21A 13-21B 13-21C
 

 

Mattiacis Solar Eclipse


9th Place

 

with an average score of 7.70

 

Hybridized by Steffan Frankenbach

 

 

A) Parentage - Silver Memories x Fifth Dimension

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7" - 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 day) - 3 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 

 
13-23A 13-23B 13-23C
 

 

Tahitian Slow Burn

 

 

10th Place

 

with an average score of 7.64

 

Hybridized by Dick Johnson

Grown by Darren Eminian

 

 

A) Parentage - Tahitian Aztec Orange x Tahitian Sunset Odyssey

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7" - 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 day) - 2 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

SOTY 2013 Non Winners

 

If for any reason one of the top ten winners above is withdrawn from the HOTY competition, the candidates below will be advanced in the standings and will then be entered in the HOTY trialing.

 

 

 
13-19A 13-19B 13-19C
 

 

PM Miss Amazonia

 

 

11th Place (tie)

 

with an average score of 7.62

 

Hybridized by Peter Moll

 

 

 

A) Parentage - Persian Rug x Copacabana Summer

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 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) - good

E) Duration of the bloom (1 day, two day, more than two day) - 1 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 
13-38A 13-38B 13-38C
 

 

Caribbean Beauty Sofia

 

 

11th Place (tie)

 

with an average score of 7.62

 

Hybridized by Regulo Pacheco

 

 

 

A) Parentage - Mandarin Wind x Goin' Steady

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7" - 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 day) - 2 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 
13-36A 13-36B 13-36C
 

 

Caribbean Beauty Mireya

 

 

13th Place

 

with an average score of 7.61

 

Hybridized by Regulo Pacheco

 

 

 

A) Parentage - Leading Lady x Sleeping Beauty

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 8" - 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 day) - 3 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 
13-18A 13-18B 13-18C
 

 

PM Miss Carneval

 

 

14th Place

 

with an average score of 7.59

 

Hybridized by Peter Moll

 

 

 

A) Parentage - (Moorea Tanzanie x Tahitian Imperial Blossom) x Persian Rug

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 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) - good

E) Duration of the bloom (1 day, two day, more than two day) - 1 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 
13-27A 13-27B 13-27C
 

 

Tahitian Raspberry Rainbow

 

 

15th Place

 

with an average score of 7.56

 

Hybridized by Dick Johnson

Grown by Darren Eminian

 

 

A) Parentage - Tahitian Raspberry Star x Tahitian Imperial Mountain

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7" - 8"

C) Texture of the bloom (thin, average, good, excellent) - average

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 day) - 1-2 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright

 


 

 

 
13-04A 13-04B 13-04C
 

 

PM Miss Ceara

 

 

16th Place

 

with an average score of 7.55

 

Hybridized by Peter Moll

 

 

A) Parentage - Chantal Johnson x Georgia's Pearl

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 6.5" - 7"

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 day) - 1-2 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - upright

 


 

 

 
13-25A 13-25B 13-25C
 

 

Tahitian Xenosphere

 

 

17th Place

 

with an average score of 7.53

 

Hybridized by Dick Johnson

Grown by Darren Eminian

 

 

A) Parentage - Tahitian Raspberry Star x Tahitian Imperial Mountain

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7" - 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 day) - 2 day

F) Angle of bloom presentation on the bush (upright, lateral to upright,lateral, lateral to down angle and pendulous) - lateral to upright