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Fredclarkeara Enter Light 'SVO Dark Beauty' FCC/AOS (2014)

 

Fredclarkeara Enter Light is an orchid hybrid originated by Fred Clarke in 2014. It is a cross of Fredclarkeara After Dark x Catasetum pileatum.

 

Photo Right:  Fredclarkeara Enter Light 'SVO Dark Beauty' FCC

Photo courtesy of Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids

 

Parentage:

 

Fredclarkeara After Dark ×  Catasetum pileatum

 

Ancestry (species):  
   
Catasetum expansum  6.25%
Catasetum pileatum  56.25%
Catasetum tenebrosum  12.5%
Clowesia rosea  9.38%
Clowesia warczewitzii  3.13%
Mormodes sinuata  12.5%
   
Ancestry (hybrids):  
   
Clowesia Grace Dunn  6.25%
Clowesia Rebecca  12.5%
Catasetum Orchidglade  12.5%
Catasetum Donna Wise  25%
Mormodia Painted Desert  25%
Fredclarkeara After Dark  50%

 

Gallery:

 

 

Above: Fredclarkeara Enter Light

Right:  Fredclarkeara Enter Light 'Grass_Hopper' AM/AOS

 
 

Fredclarkeara Enter Light

 

Above:  Fredclarkeara Enter Light 'SVO Red Burgundy' AM/AOS

Left:  Fredclarkeara Enter Light 'SVO Dark Beauty' FCC/AOS

All photos above courtesy of Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids

 

 

Culture:

 

Follow the guidelines set forth here. As always inspect your Fredclarkeara often and look for the typical signs, the medium drying out, the leaves burning and adjust as required.

 

 

Awarded Exhibits:

 

Fredclarkeara Enter Light 'SVO Grasshopper' 

2016-02 AM AOS 86 points
Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids

 

Fredclarkeara Enter Light 'Holly'

2015-07 AM OCNZ 80.75 points
L & J Sharp

 

Fredclarkeara Enter Light 'SVO Dark Beauty' 

2015-12 FCC AOS 92 points
Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids

 

Fredclarkeara Enter Light 'SVO Red Burgundy'

2014-12 AM AOS 83 points
Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids

 

Fredclarkeara Enter Light 'Sunset Valley Orchids' 

2013-12 AM AOS 80 points
Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids

 

https://orchids.org/grexes/fredclarkeara-enter-light

https://catasetinaecanada.weebly.com/awarded-fredclarkeara.html

 

 

© Arnold Gum 2016
Plant Name: Fredclarkeara Enter Light ‘SVO Grasshopper’ AM/AOS 85 pts.
(Fdk. After Dark x Ctsm. pileatum)
Natural Spread Horizontal: 6.2 cm Vertical: 5.2 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.0 cm Length: 3.9 cm
Petal Width: 2.3 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.0 cm Length: 4.2 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.2 cm Length: 3.5 cm

Description: Twenty-seven flowers on two arching pendulous, 38.0-cm and 50.0-cm long inflorescences; sepals and petals green, lip saccate green, yellow centrally margin fimbriate; substance firm; texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke

http://www.aospacificsouth.org/Awards/2016-02-02%20San%20Diego/Judging%20Results%202016-02-02%20San%20Diego.html

 

© Arthur Pinkers 2013
Plant Name: Fredclarkeara Enter Light 'Sunset Valley Orchids' AM/AOS 80 pts.
(Fdk. After Dark x Ctsm. pileatum)
Natural Spread Horizontal: 5.5 cm Vertical: 4.9 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.3 cm Length: 3.9 cm
Petal Width: 2.1 cm Length: 3.7 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.5 cm Length: 3.8 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 4.0 cm Length: 3.3 cm

Description: Fifteen flowers on two arched inflorescences; sepals and petals green, pale yellow basally, finely spotted maroon, distally overlaid maroon; lip yellow-green finely spotted maroon basally, margin fimbriate; column cream, spotted burgundy dorsally; substance very firm; texture satin, lip waxy.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke

http://www.aospacificsouth.org/Awards/2013-12-16%20Long%20Beach/Judging%20Results%202013-12-16%20Long%20Beach.html

 

 

© Arnold Gum 2014
Plant Name: Fredclarkeara Enter Light ‘SVO Red Burgundy’ AM/AOS 83 pts.
(Fdk. After Dark x Ctsm. pileatum)
Natural Spread Horizontal: 7.5 cm Vertical: 5.3 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 1.6 cm Length: 3.8 cm
Petal Width: 1.8 cm Length: 3.9 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 1.8 cm Length: 4.1 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 2.2 cm Length: 3.0 cm

Description: Twenty-seven flowers and one bud on two pendulous inflorescences; sepals and petals burgundy-red; lip saccate black-burgundy; column white overlaid burgundy; anther cap cream-white fine burgundy spotting; substance very firm; texture glossy.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke

 http://www.aospacificsouth.org/Awards/2014-12-02%20San%20Diego/Judging%20Results%202014-12-02%20San%20Diego.html

 

Fredclarkeara Enter Light SVO Dark Beauty FCC/AOS 92 pts.
© Arthur Pnkers 2015
Plant Name: Fredclarkeara Enter Light ‘SVO Dark Beauty’ FCC/AOS 92 pts.
(Fdk. After Dark x Ctsm. pileatum)
Natural Spread Horizontal: 7.9 cm Vertical: 5.7 cm
Dorsal Sepal
Width: 2.3 cm Length: 4.2 cm
Petal Width: 2.8 cm Length: 3.6 cm
Lateral Sepal (Synsepal): Width: 2.5 cm Length: 4.0 cm
Lip (Pouch): Width: 3.7 cm Length: 2.9 cm (including spur)

Description: Seventeen spectacular, dark, well spaced, flat flowers perfectly arranged on one pendulous inflorescence; sepals dark burgundy with contrasting white picotee margin; petals very flat, solid dark burgundy; lip, saccate, solid dark burgundy, distal crest dentifrom, margin fimbriate on proximal three fourths; column contrasting white, dorsal surface overlaid dark burgundy; substance firm; texture waxy.
Exhibitor: Fred Clarke

 http://www.aospacificsouth.org/Awards/2015-12-14%20Long%20Beach/Judging%20Results%202015-12-14%20Long%20Beach.html

 

 

 

Additional Information:

 

 http://bluenanta.com/orchid/100973467/hybrid_detail/?tab=sum

 http://rockhamptonorchidsociety.com.au/assets/files/Catasetum%20Article_2.pdf

 

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