NO.29  Mr. Hadley Cash  ( NC., U.S.A.)                   000426

Marriott Orchids  (336) 393-0016
Address: 7709 Kenmont Rd.,Greensboro, N.C. 27409
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Marriott Orchids is a fine breeder of complex Paphiopedilums, with an emphasis on whites and pinks...also, select species and primaries. Below, one of the finest first bloom seedlings from our select breeding line.

The cross is ( Inca x Porcelain Treasure ). The natural spread is 13cm, the petals were 5.1 wide and 6.8cm long, and the dorsal was 8.3cm wide. I consider it one of the finest white complex types that I have ever seen... even at the Orchid Zone.
I'll introduce the niveum I just got awarded last week. The niveum is from a third generation of my own breeding also. It started 18 years ago with two very round bloomed jungle niveums bred together by Bob Jones at Mt. Madonna Orchids. I got 13 seedlings and bred the best and fullest to a jungle plant with great natural spread and very flat. I then took the best and biggest of that cross, niveum "Marriott" and crossed it to a very round and full jungle niveum that I got from Dick Topper some years ago. Start to finish the process took a long time but this newly awarded niveum 'Marriott Quintessence' AM/AOS was worth the effort.You may post it on your site and the dimensions are listed below.

Paph niveum 'Marriott Quintessence' AM/AOS

Natural Spread: 9.3 x 6.8 cm , Dorsal Sepal 5.3 x 3.8 cm, Petal 3.8 x 4.9 cm, Lateral Sepal 2.9 x 3.0 cm, Pouch 2.4 x 3.9 cm.

 And now, I'll introduce a concolor that got an 84pt AM/AOS on the same day as the niveum as above. It was 7.8cm natural spread and very flat. I want to find a very full and round concolor with deep yellow color to cross it with.

Paph. concolor ' Massive ' AM/AOS 84 pts


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