Catasetum Memoria Dorothy Wells

Catasetum Memoria Dorothy Wells

Catasetum Memoria Dorothy Wells (Ctsm. Chuck Taylor 'Way Good' x Ctsm. Dentigrianum 'Best').

It was originated and registered by Fred Clarke in 2020.

Previous Awards:

There are 5 AOS flower awards for this cross (2020 - 2022)


The candidate plant has 17 flowers and seven buds on 3 arched inflorescences. Plant has 4 growths with inflorescences emerging basally from the newest and only growth with leaves. Plant is 41 cm wide by 23 cm in height growing in bark in a 14-cm diameter pot.

Flower Measurements:

NS H - 4.0 cm;                    NS V - 4.2 cm;

Dorsal Sep. W - 1.0 cm;    Dorsal Sep. L - 3.4 cm;

Petal W - 1.5 cm;               Petals L - 2.9 cm;

Lat/Sepal W - 1.5 cm;       Lat/Sepal L - 3.1 cm;

Lip/Pouch W - 1.7 cm;     Lip/Pouch L - 2.7 cm.

Exhibitor - Anthony Lombardino, NJ

Plant has been nominated for flower award and scored 80 pts (Award of Merit)

Virtual Award Description

Seventeen flowers slightly crowded on two inflorescences up to 10-cm in length plus seven buds on third inflorescence; sepal and petals cream, heavily overlaid and spotted deep maroon, solid centrally; lateral sepals reflexed; lip cream, pale yellow apically, cupped, dentate at edge; column lime green, triggers touch; substance heavy; texture mate.

Catasetum Memoria Dorothy Wells 'Intense' received an AOS award AM/AOS (81 points) at the Mid-Atlantic Center Monthly Judging (Wynnewood, PA) in July 8, 2023.