Plants & flowers

page updated June 2016

PLANTS & FLOWERS      

Prize Money        $3.00     $2.50     $2.00

(unless stated otherwise)

Exhibitors may have two entries in each class. 

All plants and flowers must be grown by the Exhibitor or in their possession for at least two months.

Buds showing colour will be counted as blooms.  When the list indicates number of blooms, the buds should be removed. 

Own foliage is allowed in cut flowers.

TERMS:

Bloom - an individual flower, one to a stem, specimen blooms should be de-budded for quality exhibit

Foliage - leaves of trees, shrubs and other plants

Spike - an upright stem carrying several flowers

Spray - a portion of a plant carrying a number of flowers

Stem or Stalk - a plant structure carrying one or more flowers and/or buds


  1. Aster, double over 3", 1 bloom
  2. Aster’s double under 3", 3 blooms
  3. Calendulas, 3 blooms
  4. Cosmos, 3 stems
  5. Dahlia, over 3", 1 bloom
  6. Dahlia, under 3", 3 blooms
  7. Gladiolus - dark, 1 spike (red, burgundy, etc.)
  8. Gladiolus - light, 1 spike (white, yellow, pastels)
  9. Gladiolus - blotch, any colour, 1 spike
  10. Nasturtiums, 3 blooms
  11. 1 Rose Bloom with own foliage, any colour
  12. Annual Phlox, any colour, 3 stems
  13. Petunia, single, 3 blooms
  14. Petunia, double, 3 blooms
  15. A Rose, floating with own foliage, in a bowl
  16. A Begonia, floating with own foliage, in a bowl
  17. Snapdragon, 3 spikes
  18. Sweet Peas, 3 stems
  19. Zinnia, 1 bloom
  20. Bachelor’s Buttons, any colour, 3 blooms
  21. Pansy, any colour, 3 blooms, with own foliage
  22. Marigold, over 3", 1 specimen
  23. Marigold, medium, 2" - 3", 3 blooms
  24. Marigold, dwarf, under 2", 3 blooms
  25. Any Other Annual, not listed, 1 stem, spike,
  26. Any Perennial, 1 stem, spike, bloom or spray
  27. Geranium, potted, any colour
  28. African Violet, any colour, 1 plant
  29. Begonia, 1 pot, any colour
  30. Foliage, 1 pot, must not flower
  31. Houseplant, 1 pot
  32. Hanging Basket, 1 pot
  33. Cactus, any size
  34. Cacti Garden, one container
  35. Patio Pot
  36. Flowering Shrub, any kind, 1 bloom or spray
  37. Perennial Phlox, 1 stem
  38. Echinacea, 1 bloom
  39. Rudbeckia, 1 bloom

Flower Exhibits

 

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