Wednesday, 22 November 2017
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SOTY 2014 Winners

 

The top five placements in the Seedling of the Year (SOTY) competion are listed below in the order of their final placement. The winning cultivar PM Amritapuri hybridized by Peter Moll is declared the 2014 Seedling of the Year and along with the next four highest ranked cultivars will now enter the 3 year trialing period to select the 2014 Hibiscus of the Year (HOTY). 

 

14-15A 14-15B 14-15C
 

 

PM Amritapuri 

 

Winner SOTY 2014

 

with an average score of 8.627

 

Hybridized by Peter Moll

 

 

A) Parentage - Rum Runner x Lady Love

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7" (17,78cm)

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) - 2 - 3 day

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

 

 


 

 
14-03A 14-03B 14-03C
 

 

Tturt First Love 

 

2nd place

 

with an average score of 8.336

 

Hybridized by Dick Johnson

 

Grown by Taner Turt

 

 

A) Parentage -Unknown x Unknown

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 6 - 7" (15 - 17,78cm)

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

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) - 3 day

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

 


 

 

 

 
14-25A 14-25B 14-25C
 

 

Mattiacis Prince Charming


3rd Place

 

with an average score of 8.245

 

Hybridized by Steffen Frankenbach

 

 

A) Parentage - Silver Memories x Me Oh My Oh 

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 8 - 9" (20 - 23cm)

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) - more than 2 days

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

 


 

 

 

 
14-16A 14-16B 14-16C
 

 

Electric Plum


4th Place

 

with an average score of 8.172

 

Hybridized by Sonny Stollings

 

 

A) Parentage - Hitchcock x Neon Plum

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 5 - 6" (12,7 - 15,2cm)

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) - upright

 


 

 

 

 
14-02A 14-02B 14-02C
 

 

PM In the Memory of Bob Carran


5th Place

 

with an average score of 8.018

 

Hybridized by Peter Moll

 

 

A) Parentage - (Scarlet Angel x Zauberfloete) x Great Gatsby

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7" (17,78cm)

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) - 2 day

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

 

 


 

SOTY 2014 Non Winners

 

If for any reason one of the top five 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.

 

 
14-14A 14-14B 14-14C
 

 

Mattiacus Guardian Angel

 

6th Place

 

 with an average score of 7.972

 

 Hybridized by Steffen Frankenbach

 

 

A) Parentage - Gator Pride x Cherry Appaloosa

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 5" (15,2 - 16,5cm)

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) - 2 day

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

 


 

 
14-28A 14-28B 14-28C
 

 

Kendall's Watercolors


7th Place

 

with an average score of 7.781

 

Hybridized by Todd Alvis

 

 

A) Parentage - Swamp Cloud x Rose Colored Glasses

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7" - 8" (17,78 - 20,3cm)

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) -  day

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

 


 

 

 

 
14-12A 14-12B 14-12C
 

 

Mattiacis Brown Candy


8th Place

 

with an average score of 7.772

 

Hybridized by Steffan Frankenbach

 

 

A) Parentage - Silver Memories x Me Oh My Oh

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 8 to 9" (20 - 23 cm)

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) - more than 2 day

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

 


 

 

 

 
14-22A 14-22B 14-22C
 

 

Tahitian Sun Rouser

 

 9th Place

 

with an average score of 7.727

 

Hybridized by Dick Johnson

Grown by Darren Eminian

 

 

A) Parentage - Tahitian Sundial x Rebel Rouser

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 6 - 7" (15,2 - 17,78cm)

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

D) Symmetrical form (reliable, average, variable - meaning sometimes less than ideal) - excellent

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

 


 

 

 
14-30A 14-30B 14-30C
 

 

Tahitian Sunset Superstar

 

 

10th Place

 

with an average score of 7.690

 

Hybridized by Dick Johnson

 

 

 

A) Parentage - Unknown x Unknown

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7.5 - 9" (19 - 22,86cm)

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 plus depemding on temperature

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

 


 

 

 
14-06A 14-06B 14-06C
 

 

JB's Charles

 

 

11th Place

 

with an average score of 7.609

 

Hybridized by Charles Atiu

Grown by Joseph Bautista 

 

 

A) Parentage - Moorea Senior Charles x Unknown

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 5 - 6" (12,7 - 15,2cm)

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) - 1 day

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

 


 

 

 
14-27A 14-27B 14-27C
 

 

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12th Place

 

with an average score of 7.50

 

Hybridized by Peter Moll

 

 

 

A) Parentage - Tahitian Taui x Dark Continent

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7.5" (19cm)

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) - 2 - 3 day

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

 


 

 

 
14-09A 14-09B 14-09C
 

 

Cyberstorm

 

 

13th Place

 

with an average score of 7.427

 

Hybridized by Barry Schlueter

Grown by Wendy Williams

 

 

 

A) Parentage - Cyberspace x Barry Schlueter

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 7" (17,78cm)

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

 


 

 

 
14-01A 14-01B 14-01C
 

 

PM Brazilian Joy

 

 

14th Place

 

with an average score of 7.418

 

Hybridized by Peter Moll

 

 

A) Parentage - Herm Geller x Naomi Campbell

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 8" (20,3cm)

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) - upright

 


 

 

 
14-07A 14-07B 14-07C
 

 

Canadian Solar Radiation

 

 

15th Place

 

with an average score of 7.263

 

Hybridized by Dick Johnson

Grown by Bob Arquette

 

 

A) Parentage - Radiation Hazard x Kevin Johnson

B) Size of bloom (average and range from min to max, e.g., 7" - 6.5 to 9") - 8 - 9" (20,3 - 22,9cm)

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) - 3 day

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