SECTION 48 - ADULT FLOWERS

Convenors: Eleanor Cation 905-843-2759

                          Marlene McClure 905-838-5416

Associates: Marsha Christie, Connie D’Sousa, Helen Dunstan, Joan Ewan, Shirley Grice, Jeanette Langevin, Glenda Richardson, Donna Wanless & Renie Wilson

Notes:

  1. Flowers must be grown by exhibitor unless otherwise specified.
  2. Plants must be in possession of the exhibitor at least two months prior to show.
  3. Weighted containers must be used for top-heavy exhibits.
  4. Please write “New Exhibitor” on the back of entry tag if you are a new exhibitor to this section.
  5. This section is for non-professionals only.
  6. Ontario Judging and Exhibiting Standards for Horticulture and Floral Design will be the accepted guide for judging.  http://www.gardenontario.org/abo/judging.php
  7. Containers must be leak proof to be judged.
  8. Container for floral arrangement should be compatible in size to floral arrangement  (floral arrangement approx. 1.5 times the size of container).
  9. Plant pot diameter not to exceed 8” unless otherwise specified.
  10. Decorative arrangements do not contain soil.
  11. Plants infested with insects will be disqualified and removed from exhibit hall.

Hints:

  1. Cut flowers should be uniform size.
  2. Rose blooms should be 1/2” to 3/4” open at judging time.
  3. Multiple blooms from the same variety of flower or plant shown in one exhibit - the quality, variety of the blooms and the artistic effect of the exhibit will be judged.
  4. Decorative arrangements – the use of fresh flowers organized to create an attractive display.  Containers are considered and any live foliage or plant may be used as well.
  5. Chief points of design:  colour, harmony, distinction and condition
  6. Cut flowers – flower with foliage should be chosen.
  7. A stem may have one or more branches.

Prize Money:

Classes 1 to 20      1st - $4.00, 2nd - $3.00, 3rd - $2.00

Special A  as indicated

Classes 21 to 30   1st - $6.00, 2nd - $5.00, 3rd - $3.00

Specials B to G  as indicated

Class:

PLANTS

(Plant pot diameter not to exceed 10" unless otherwise specified)

  1. African violet – single crown, single or double bloom
  2. Aloe Vera
  3. Begonia - tuberous - flowering
  4. Cactus or succulent
  5. Fuchsia
  6. Geranium – red or white - any variety
  7. Ivy - any variety
  8. Spider plant
  9. Any other flowering plant not listed above
  10. Any  other foliage house plant not listed above

 

CUT FLOWERS

11. Dahlia - 1 stem - any variety

12. Daisy-like flower - 3 stems - any variety

13. Grass - ornamental - 3 stems - any variety

14. Hydrangea - 3 stems - same variety

15. Rose - red or white - floating in a bowl

16. Rose - hybrid tea - 1 stem

17. Sunflower - ornamental - 3 stems - any variety

18. Zinnia - 3 stems- same variety

19. Vase of mixed annuals - minimum of 5 varieties

20. Vase of mixed perennials - minimum of 5 varieties

A.  Special:  Best cut flowers in classes 11 to 20 - Sponsored by ACE - Peel Hardware and Supply .   1st - $20.00

ARRANGEMENT

Classes 21 – 30 ONLY – accents may be fresh, dried, silk. Candles permissible. 

21. "A Little Pick Me Up" - miniature arrangement - maximum 5 inches in any one direction

22. "Call of the Wild" - using wild flowers

23. "Canada's Bounty" - arrangement in a basket

24.  "Canadian Sunset" - exhibitor's interpretation

25. "Fun and Festive" - exhibitor's interpretation

26.  "Hockey Night in Canada" - exhibitor's interpretation

27. "Let's Celebrate" - using red and white flowers

28.  "Northern Lights" - suitable for a dining table

29.  "RCMP Musical Ride" - exhibitor's interpretation

30.  "Shades of Red" - suitable for a hall table

B. Special:  Best Arrangement classes 21 to 30 .  Sponsored by Salisbury Garden Supplies.  1st  - $50.00

 C. Special:  “Our Home and Native Land” – presented in a container, must include these four elements: stone, wood, metal & plant material.   Sponsored by Glen Echo Nurseries Inc., 15070 Airport Road, Caledon East, ON  Tel:  905-584-9973     1st  -  $50.00 voucher,  2nd - $25.00 voucher, 3rd - $20.00 voucher.

D. Special:  New exhibitor scoring the most points in section 44, classes 1 to 20 and 21 to 30.  Sponsored by ACE - Peel Hardware and Supply.   1st - $20.00 voucher

 E. Special:  “Maple Leaf Forever" – exhibitor’s interpretation (accents may be used)  – Sponsored by the Christie Family in memory of Florence Christie.      1st - $10.00

F. Special:  “Sesquicentennial” – exhibitor's interpretation – Sponsored by Donna Wanless, Re/Max Real Estate Services Ltd.   1st – $10.00, 2nd - $6.00, 3rd - $4.00

 G. Special:  Exhibitor scoring the most points in classes 1  to 30.  Sponsored by Stephanie’s Greenhouse.   1st - $50.00 voucher