Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
Thanks all! When we were judging the plants and we got to her phal, she was shocked to here from one of the judges that had she had this plant at the AOS show a few days ago, it would have achieved an AOS award. She was floored and said "Really? Will it bloom like this again?" and my friend Tom (AOS judge) said "As long as you don't kill it before then." LOL! We all hooted - since we have all 'loved' a plant to death. Thanks for looking.

Most judges will also tell you that getting a plant awarded is the "Kiss of Death" !!!