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Floriculture

Friday, August 18 @ 11:30 am - Sunday, August 20 @ 4:00 pm

Flowers

Floriculture

Chairpersons: Francine Duncan, Martine Payne

Rules and Regulations

1. All exhibits must be grown by the exhibitor.
2. Use fresh flowers in arrangements unless specified otherwise.
3. One entry per exhibitor in each section.
4. Exhibitors must supply all vessels for their exhibits.
5. No flexible containers to be used. Be sure containers are heavy enough to
hold top heavy flowers such as gladiolus.
6. Containers should be as specified as they are considered in the judging.
7. Entries will be received between 9:00 AM and 11:30 AM, Friday, August 18 th .
8. Exhibits must be left until 4:00 pm, Sunday, August 20th. No early removals
please.
9. See complete Rules and Regulations in the front of this book.
Hints for Exhibitors in Floriculture Classes
● All exhibits should be attractively arranged.
● A spray is a portion of plant with a number of flowers.
● A stem is a plant structure carrying one or more flowers and/or buds.
● A bloom is an individual flower, one to a stem.
● If a bud is not opened and not showing colour, it does not count as a bloom
and it is a good idea to remove it.
● Exhibit must be exactly as specified for the class.
● Do not leave seed head on cut flower exhibits.
● Watch for wilted petals. judges award fewer points if flowers are wilted.
● Flowers should be uniform in size, colour and development.
● Ideal gladiolus spike should be 40% bloom, 30% bud showing colour and 30%
green tip.
● Hybrid Tea Roses are shown disbudded
● African Violets should contain only single crown in a pot.
● Flowers arrangements are to be viewed from all sides unless stated
otherwise.
CLASS 1: CUT FLOWERS
1. Asters, 3 blooms, one or mixed colour.
2. Cleome, 3 stems, one or mixed colour.
3. Collection of annuals, 3 different kinds – 2 spikes, sprays or stems of each
kind, in one container – labelled.
4. Collection of perennials 3 different kinds, 2 stems of each, in one container.
5. Coneflowers, 3 blooms, any colour.
6. Cosmos, 5 blooms, mixed colours.
7. Dahlias, over 6”, 1 bloom.
8. Dahlias, 2 blooms, one colour, under 6” in diameter.
9. Dahlias, 2 different varieties, one bloom of each.
10. Gladiolus, 1 spike of one colour, in a suitable container.
11. Gladiolus, 1 spike, one variety, bi-colour or tri-colour, in a suitable
container.
12. Gladiolus, a collection of 3 varieties, 1 spike of each, in a suitable
container.
13. Geranium, 1 bloom with own green foliage.
14. Hosta leaves, collection of 3 different kinds – 2 stems of each.
15. Hosta leaves, giant, minimum dimension 8″ in width – 1 stem.
16. Hydrangea, coloured, 3 stems, with foliage.
17. Hydrangea, white, 3 stems, with foliage.
18. Hydrangea, largest bloom.
19. Lily, Oriental, 1 bloom floated in a bowl.
20. Lily, any other, including tiger lilies, 1 stem, (no daylilies)
21. Marigolds, 1”-2” in diameter, 3 blooms.
22. Marigolds, 2”-4” in diameter, 3 blooms.
23. Ornamental Grass (cultivated) 5 stems of 1 variety, displayed dry, bundled
for hanging, 12″ to 24″ tall (no vase)
24. Pansies, with own foliage, 3 blooms (no violas)
25. Petunias, double, 3 blooms
26. Petunias, single, under 3” in diameter, 3 blooms.
27. Petunias, single, over 3” in diameter, 3 blooms.
28. Phlox, 3 sprays, perennials, any solid colour.
29. Phlox, 3 sprays, perennials, multi-coloured blooms.
30. Rose, floated in a rose bowl, with foliage.
31. Rudbeckia, 3 blooms.
32. Snapdragons, 3 spikes, mixed colours.
33. Sunflowers, 1 stem.
34. Sweet peas, 3 stems, assorted colours.
35. Zinnias, 1”- 3”, 3 blooms with own foliage.
36. Zinnias, over 3”, 3 blooms with own foliage.
Prize money for Class 1
1 st -$4.00 2 nd -$3.00 3 rd -$2.00
CLASS 2: POTTED PLANTS
37. African violet, single, in bloom.
38. Begonia, Tuberous, in bloom.
39. Foliage, coleus (1 per pot).
40. Hanging plant, one variety, to be home grown, blooming.
41. Succulent, any kind, no cacti.
42. House plant, other than those listed in CLASS 2
Prize money for Class 2
1 st -$4.00 2 nd -$3.00 3 rd -$2.00
CLASS 3: COLLECTION
46. Herbs, a collection in a window box, labelled (maximum 24” in length).
Prize money for Class 3
1 st -$7.00 2 nd -$5.00
CLASS 4: BEST PLANTER
Garden planter using assorted flowers in bloom, and vines (vines optional).
Prize money for Class 4
1 st -$10.00 2 nd -$7.00 3 rd -$5.00
CLASS 5: ARRANGEMENTS
1. “Happy 150th Canada” Red & White flowers center piece. Accessories could
be used.
2. “Happy 125th South Mountain Fair” Colourful arrangement. Accessories could
be used.
3. “100th year Stanley Cup”. An arrangement not to exceed 24” in any direction
with accessory/ies of your favorite team.
4. “Wedding Centerpiece” An arrangement suitable for a centrepiece at a
wedding, not to exceed 16” in any direction.
5. “ Sunny Days” An arrangement using sunflower/s in a wicker basket
6. “Pot of Gold” An arrangement using shades of yellow and orange, in a cooking
pot.
Prize money for Class 5
1 st -$10.00 2 nd -$6.00 3 nd -$4.00

KIDS FLORICULTURE

Kid’s Rules and Regulations
1. All classes are fresh flowers only
2. Flowers must be home-grown, by child or parent.
3. All containers are to be supplied by the exhibitor.
Prize money for each category in Kids Flower Division are:
1 st -$4.00 2 nd -$3.00 3 rd -$2.00
7 YEARS AND UNDER
1. “Leaves of Plenty”. An arrangement of assorted types of leaves and a single
flower.
2. “Summer fun”. A colorful arrangement in a small beach pail.
8 to 11 YEARS
3. “Back to School”. Fall colour floral arrangement displayed in a can.
Accessories may be use.
4. “I love Candyfloss”. An arrangement using only pink flowers.
12 to 16 YEARS
5. “Juno Award in Ottawa”. A arrangement to congratulate your favorite
Canadian Music Band or Artist.
6.“happy birthday Canada” A arrangement for Canada 150th.

Details

Start:
Friday, August 18 @ 11:30 am
End:
Sunday, August 20 @ 4:00 pm
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Organizer

Francine Duncan
Phone:
613-720-6133

Venue

Lila Fawcett Exhibit Hall
2967 Lough Rd
South Mountain, ON K0E 1W0 Canada
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