Orlando Camellia Show - 2023

Orlando Camellia Show - 2023

American Camellia Society

Show Results
Orlando, FL
January 21, 2023

C. japonica 'Sweetie Pie'
Camellia Society of Central Florida
January 21, 2023
Mead Botanical Garden
Winter Park, Florida

Show Chairman - Margaret Locke
Reporter - Dianne Russ
Head Judge/Chairperson of Judges - Brian Dick/Ben George

Certified Judges - Brian Dick, Marge Hendon, Jerry Hogsette, Bart Maris, Gail Reese, Bob Reese, Sandra Wyche

Novice Judges - Natalie Brock, Martha Campbell-Thompson, Jill Verlander

492 Blooms Exhibited
300 Attendees
20 Exhibitors
0 ACS Memberships Sold


Gold Certificate: 61 blue ribbons, Bart Maris

Silver Certificate: 25 blue ribbons, Louis & Joanne Raska


Best Bloom in Show unprotected & untreated: 'Leila Gibson', Louis & Joanne Raska

Best Bloom in Show unprotected & treated: 'Valentine Day', Louis & Joanne Raska

C. japonica unprotected, untreated:
VLg: 'Lauren Tudor Pink Var.', Bill Rosenfelt
RU: 'Lillian Gordy', Bill Rosenfelt
Lg: 'Junior Prom', Louis & Joanne Raska
RU: 'Sweetie Pie', Charles Russ
Md: 'Cherie Shirah', Charles Russ
RU: 'Mary Alice Cox', Louis & Joanne Raska
Sm: 'Ruby Mathews', Ben George
RU: 'Grace Albritton', Bart Maris

C. japonica unprotected, treated:
VLg: 'Mathotiana Supreme Var.', Bill Rosenfelt
RU: No Entry
Lg: 'Leila Gibson', Louis & Joanne Raska
RU: 'Mathotiana', Justin Schneider
Md: 'Dick Hardison', Louis & Joanne Raska
RU: 'Lady Laura', Bart Maris
Sm: 'Kay Berridge', Bart Maris
RU: 'Black Tie', Bart Maris

C. reticulata (Inc. hybrids w/retic parent) unprotected:
Lg/VLg: 'Frank Houser Var.', Louis & Joanne Raska
RU: 'Valentine Day', Louis & Joanne Raska
Sm/Md: No Entry
RU: No Entry

C. hybrid (w/no retic parent) unprotected:
Lg/VLg: 'Cile Mitchell', Louis & Joanne Raska
RU: 'Super Star', Jerry Hogsette
Sm/Md: 'Dancing Blaze', Bart Maris
RU: 'Night Rider', Bart Maris

Miniature, unprotected:
BB: 'Men's Mini Var.', Bart Maris
RU: 'Miss Lakeland', Sandra Wyche

Best White Bloom untreated & treated: 'Yukibotan', Bart Maris

Sasanqua (and related species):
BB: 'Star above Star', Ben George
RU: C. nitidissima, Ben George


Best Seedling: 'Miss Paulette Seedling', Charles Russ

Sport (Mutant) Bloom:
BB: 'Kramer's Supreme Sport', Ginny Finfrock
RU: 'Mathotiana Sport', Denise McKinney

Tray of Three-same variety unprotected, untreated:
BB: 'Cherie Shirah', Sandra Wyche
RU: 'Frank Houser', Ben George

Tray of Three-same variety unprotected, treated:
BB: 'Sea Foam', Louis & Joanne Raska
RU: No Entry

Tray of Five-different varieties unprotected, untreated:
BB: 'Five Beautiful Blooms', Bart Maris
RU: 'Five Beautiful Blooms', Bart Maris

Tray of Five-different varieties unprotected, treated:
BB: 'Five Beautiful Blooms', Bart Maris
RU: 'Five Beautiful Blooms', Bart Maris


Novice Blooms:
BB: 'Nancy Lynn', Joanne Rector
RU: 'Allison Faith', Joanne Rector


Local Blooms:
BB: 'Mark Chason', Denise McKinney
RU: 'Debutante', Joanne Rector


Jerry Conrad Heritage Bloom Award - (Pre 1900):
BB: 'Mathotiana', Margaret Locke
RU: 'Pink Perfection', Margaret Locke