Phalaenopsis Phoenix Firebird

Phalaenopsis Phoenix Firebird

(Phalaenopsis Venimp


Phalaenopsis Dotty Woodson)

Phalaenopsis Phoenix Firebird (Phal. Venimp x Phal. Dotty Woodson). This cross was originated and registered by Eric Goo (Phoenix Orchids) in 2012. This Phalaenopsis have several Phal. species in the background: Phal. violacea; Phal. venosa; Phal. amboinensis and Phal. lueddemanniana.

Previous Awards:

There is 1 AOS award for Phal. Phoenix Firebird, May 21, 2014.


The candidate plant has 3 flowers, 1 opening flower and 2 buds on one 31-cm branched arched inflorescence, 1 flower and 1 bud on second inflorescence and one immature inflorescence.

Flower Measurements:

NS H - 4.5 cm;                    NS V - 4.8 cm;

Dorsal Sep. W - 1.5 cm;    Dorsal Sep. L - 2.3 cm;

Petal W - 1.4 cm;               Petals L - 1.9 cm;

Lat/Sepal W - 1.4 cm;       Lat/Sepal L - 2.3 cm;

Lip/Pouch W - 0.8 cm;     Lip/Pouch L - 1.8 cm.

Exhibitor - Bill and Deb Bodei, NJ (Associate Judge, Northeast Judging Center)

Plant has been screened.

Although judges likes nice colored flowers of this Phalaenopsis they noted that flowers of awarded clone 'Trinity' are more full and round (flowers of the candidate have more like star shape), also presentation of the flowers wasn't very pleasant. This Phalaenopsis has a potential and judges hopes to see it at the next bloom.