Den. alexandrae ‘Hihimanu’ Wins Best in Show

Den. alexandrae ‘Hihimanu’. Photograph by David Bealer.

Den. alexandrae ‘Hihimanu’ exhibited by H&R Nurseries won the Best in Show Trophy at the 2011 Honolulu Orchid Society Show held October 7-9, 2011 at the Washington Middle School Cafeteria.  The plant which received a Certificate of Cultural Merit by the Honolulu Orchid Society Judges had 464 flowers on 58 inflorescences.  The flowers were light chartruese overall with lavender spotting on the back of the flowers.