Horticulture – Class 31

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HORTICULTURE

CLASS 31: SECTION 1 – 54

 

Chair: Barb Niemeyer…………………….905-939-2216

Committee: Sheila Kelly, Barb Prince, Norma Jean Frans

  • All rules at the beginning of the Homecraft section apply
  • All entries are judged by the Ontario Judging Standards Book
  • The use of the chemical ‘Plant Shine’ is discouraged and infested plants will be isolated in plastic bags & not be judged
  • The Exhibitor with HIGHEST POINTS will receive a special prize, to be determined before the Fair

 

 

SPECIMENS

PRIZES: 1st – $3.00, 2nd – $2.50, 3rd – $2.00

  1. Tulip, red
  2. Tulip, white or cream
  3. Tulip, yellow
  4. Tulip, variegated (blended colours)
  5. Tulip, purple or mauve
  6. Tulip, double
  7. Tulip, pink or rose
  8. Tulip, multi-floral (more than one flower per stem)
  9. Tulip, fringed
  10. Tulip, parrot
  11. Tulip, bi-colour
  12. Tulip, apricot or orange
  13. Tulip, lily type
  14. Narcissus or daffodil
  15. Lily of the Valley, 3 stems only leaves, if attached
  16. Lilac, common, 1 truss
  17. Lilac, double, 1 truss
  18. Bleeding heart – 1 stem
  19. Pansies, 3 stems with own foliage
  20. Violas, 3 stems with own foliage
  21. Crown imperial (skunk flower)
  22. Iris – white or cream, 1 stem
  23. Iris – pink, 1 stem
  24. Iris – yellow, 1 stem
  25. Iris – peach, 1 stem
  26. Iris – mauve, 1 stem
  27. Iris – blue, 1 stem
  28. Iris – bronze, 1 stem
  29. Iris – purple, 1 stem
  30. Iris – black, 1 stem
  31. Iris – plicata Any colour with fancy markings on edge – 1 stem
  32. Iris – beige, 1 stem
  33. Iris- two tone, 1 stem
  34. Iris – 3 distinct colours, 1 stem
  35. Iris – Siberian, 1 stem
  36. Iris – any other colour not listed, 1 stem
  37. Oriental poppy, any colour, 1 bloom
  38. Solomon’s seal, 1 stem
  39. Columbine, 1 stem
  40. Flowering branch
  41. Lupin, 1 stem
  42. Peony, 1 stem, no buds
  43. Leopards Bane, 1 stem
  44. Allium, 1 stem
  45. Any other flower not listed

 

ARRANGEMENTS

PRIZES: 1st – $5.00, 2nd – $4.00: 3rd – $3.00

Commercial flowers may be used, but no artificial or dried flowers unless stated. Accessories only when listed.

 

CHIEF POINTS OF DESIGN:

Colour harmony, distinction and originality, suitability to occasion, texture harmony, and condition of blooms & relation to container

  1. “Relaxing on the Porch” – a basket of flowering branches. Best design will win a gift certificate from “Seasons Floral Studio”, Schomberg
  2. “Fairy Garden” – a miniature garden that appeals to the whimsical side of a gardener – not to exceed 12” in diameter
  3. “A Drive Down Country Lane” – an all-green arrangement in a boot
  4. “This Boot Is Mande For Flowers” – and arrangement in a boot
  5. “Tussie Mussie” – a small handheld Victorian bouquet – commercial flowers may be used
  6. “Welcome Back Little Bird” – a flower design in/or to include a birdhouse and bird(s)
  7. “Little Faces” – Pansies, Johnny Jump Ups, and/or Violas in a cup and saucer
  8. “Cool By The Pond” – a water viewing design in a shallow container with ½ of container surface showing
  9. “Eggs-actly” – a miniature design not to exceed 5” in any direction including the container
  10. SPECIAL PRIZE: “Country Roots & Cowboy Boots” accessories permitted. Winner will receive a special prize of $15.00 donated by Barb Niemeyer.

 

There will be 2 Best of Show Ribbons awarded to the best entry in the following two categories.

The Specimen Section

The Arrangement Section

 

SPECIAL PRIZE: A plaque in memory of Doris Hughes. The winner will be selected from the Arrangements Section and their name entered on the perpetual plaque donated by Linda Baker.