Flower Shows 2019

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Monday, April 8, 2019 – Flower Show
All houseplants must have belonged to the exhibitor for at least three (3) months and only exhibited once per year. Design material may come from any source. Endangered and protected species must not be used. Artificial plant material and dyed fresh material is not permitted. Check your copy of ‘Ontario Judging and Exhibiting Standards’ book – from now on referred to as OJES (available from the Flower Show Committee) for exhibiting information. Bring in entries from 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. Judging starts promptly at 7:10 p.m.

Class I – Houseplants 
1.   Cactus species and cultivars, clumping, columnar or solitary growth –
      only one in pot. See page 62 in OJES for definition
2.   Succulent houseplant, other than cactus – only one in pot
3.   Any other houseplant – one pot – maximum of three entries allowed

Class II – Floral Design A (Advanced)
4.   ‘High and Mighty’, a modern vertical design, see OJES page 101 and Yearbook page 13
5.   ‘Less is More’, a design

Class III- Floral Design B (Beginner)
6.  ‘High and Mighty’, a vertical design, see Yearbook page 13
7.  ‘Less is More’, a design

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Saturday, May 11, 2019 – Spring Flower Show and Social Tea 

All specimens must be exhibitor grown and all houseplants must have belonged to the exhibitor for at least three (3) months and only exhibited once per year. Design material may come from any source. Endangered and protected species must not be used. Artificial plant material and dyed fresh material is not permitted.

Bring in entries from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Judging starts promptly at 11:00 a.m.
Entries may not be removed before 1:30 p.m.
Open to the public from 12 noon when tea and a light lunch will be served at a cost of $7.00 per person

The Award for the Best Tulip in Show may be won today.

Class I – Spring Bulbs (Tulip Award)
1.   Narcissus, large cupped, any colour – one scape
2.   Narcissus, small cupped, any colour – one scape
3.   Narcissus, double bloom, any colour – one scape
4.   Narcissus, miniature, single bloom, any colour – one scape
5.   Narcissus, miniature, double bloom, any colour – one scape
6.  
Narcissus, multiflowering, (more than one bloom on scape) any colour –
      one scape
7.   Narcissus, any other cultivar not named above – one scape
8.   Tulip, Single, maximum five entries in different colours allowed
9.   Tulip, double bloom – one bloom
10. Tulip, Lily-flowered – one bloom
11. Tulip, Fringed – one bloom
12. Tulip, Parrot – one bloom
13. Tulip, Viridiflora – one bloom
14. Tulip, any other cultivar not named above
15. Muscari (Grape Hyacinth), any colour – three stems
16. Any other spring flower, not listed above – maximum of three different specimens

Class II – Houseplants
17. Succulent collection (no cactus), named if possible, minimum of three in a pot or separately
(same size) on a tray
18. Houseplant, any colour, any type – one pot

Class III – Vegetable
19. Rhubarb, top trimmed to a 2″ fan shape, pulled, not cut – three stalks
20. Asparagus – three stalks

Class IV – Flowering Branch
21. Flowering branch, named if possible, forced if necessary, maximum 35″ – one branch

Class V – Special Collection
22. Collection of mixed, cut spring flowers and/or flowering branches, minimum 3 varieties in one container

Class VI – Floral Design A (Advanced)
23. ‘Small and Sweet ‘, a small design, must not exceed 10″ in any direction, see OJES pages 86 and 104 and Yearbook page 13
24. ‘What’s the Point?’, a triangular design, see Yearbook page 13
25. ‘Rhapsody in Bloom’, a design

Class VII – Floral Design B (Beginner)
26. ‘Small and Sweet’, a small design, must not exceed 10″ in any direction, see OJES pages 86 and 104 and Yearbook page 13
27. ‘Remember’, a Mother’s Day design

 

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Monday, June 10, 2019 – Flower Show 

Two Awards are available to be won tonight. The Best Iris and the Best Peony in Show. Bring in entries from 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. Judging starts promptly at 7:10 p.m. All specimens must be exhibitor grown and all houseplants must have belonged to the exhibitor for at least three (3) months and only exhibited once per year. Design material may come from any source. Endangered and protected species must not be used. Artificial plant material and dyed fresh material is not permitted.

Class I – Iris  (Award) See OJES page 44
1.   Iris, tall bearded, any colour – one stalk, maximum four different entries allowed
2.   Iris, any other specimen – one stalk
3.   Siberian Iris, beardless, any colour, – one stalk

Class II – Perennials   (Peony Award)  See OJES page 56
4.   Peony, Single, Japanese or Anemone, disbudded – one bloom
5.   Peony, semi-double or double, disbudded – max. three different specimens allowed –  one bloom
6.   Peony, Tree, disbudded – one bloom
7.   Peony, any other, disbudded, one entry – one bloom
8.   Allium, any colour – one stem
9.   Poppy, any colour – one specimen – one bloom
10.  Any other perennial, not listed above – max. of three different specimens allowed

Class III – Houseplants
11. Cacti collection (no succulent), named if possible, minimum of three varieties in a pot or separately (same size) on a tray

Class IV – Flowering Shrub
12. Flowering shrub, one branch – named if possible

Class V – Floral Design A (Advanced)
13. ‘What is That?’, a abstract design, see OJES page 89
14. ‘Sensuous’, a Hogarth design, see OJES page 99

Class VI – Floral Design B (Beginner)
15. ‘Something Found’, a design in a recycled container
16. ‘Father’s Day’, a design

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Monday, July 8, 2019 – Flower Show 

The Best Lily Award, the Most Fragrant Rose and the Best Rose Award may be won this evening. See OJES page 58.  Bring in entries from 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. Judging starts promptly at 7:10 p.m. All specimens must be exhibitor grown. Design material may come from any source. Endangered and protected species must not be used. Artificial plant material and dyed fresh material is not permitted.

Class I – Lilies  (Award)
1.  Lily, any colour – one stem – maximum four different specimens allowed
2.  Daylily, – one stem – maximum three different specimens allowed

Class II – Perennials
3.   Astilbe, any colour – one stem
4.   Black Eyed Susan – one stem
5.   Clematis, any colour – one floating NOT touching bloom in water
6.   Clematis, any colour – one NOT floating bloom in a vase
7.   Echinacea (Cone Flower) – one stem
8.   Hosta, blue, one cultivar – 3 leaves
9.   Hosta, green, one cultivar – 3 leaves
10. Hosta, variegated, one cultivar – 3 leaves
11.
Hosta, any other, one cultivar – 3 leaves
12. Heuchera (Coral Bells), one cultivar – 3 leaves
13. Shasta Daisy – one stem
14. Any other perennial, not listed above –  maximum of three different specimens allowed

Class III – Flowering Shrubs
15. Hydrangea – one branch
16. Any other – one branch

Class IV – Special Collection 
17. Collection of cut garden foliage, may include evergreen and broadleaf evergreen, minimum 7 types in one container
18. Hosta Collection, an artistic collection of Hosta leaves of different cultivars in one container

Class V – Roses (Fragrant and Best Rose Awards)
19. Most Fragrant Rose – one specimen bloom
20. Rose, any colour – one specimen bloom/spray
21. Miniature Rose, any colour – one specimen bloom/spray
22. Rose, fully open floating (NOT touching) in water, see OJES page 61

Class VI – Floral Design A (Advanced)
23. ‘Innocence’, a Nosegay design, see OJES page 101
24. ‘What’s Your Angle?’, a diagonal design, see Yearbook page 13

Class VII – Floral Design B (Beginner)
25. ‘Innocence’, a Nosegay design, see OJES page 101
26. ‘Sweet and Simple’, a design

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Saturday, September 14, 2019 – Fall Flower and Vegetable Show – at the Churchill Community Centre

Bring in entries from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Judging starts promptly at 11:00 a.m.
Entries may not be removed before 1:30 p.m.
Open to the public from 12 noon when Tea and a light lunch will be served at a cost of $7.00 per person

The Award for the Largest Spanish Onion, the Chrysanthemum Award and the Award for the Best Gladiolus may be won to-day. All specimens must be exhibitor grown. Design material may come from any source. Endangered and protected species must not be used. Artificial plant material and dyed fresh material is not permitted.

Class I – Annuals
1.   Zinnia, any type – one stem
2.   Snapdragon, any type and colour – three stems
3.   Cosmos, any colour – one spray
4.   Marigold, double, any colour, over 2″ – three stems
5.   Marigold, any colour, under 2″ – three stems
6.   Any other annual, not listed above, 3 different specimens allowed

Class II – Perennials – (Chrysanthemum Award)
7.   Chrysanthemum, any colour under 2″ – one spray
8.   Chrysanthemum, any colour over 2″ – one spray
9.   Gaillardia – one stem
10. Sedum – one stem
11. Any other perennial, not listed above, 3 different specimens allowed

Class III – Bulbs, Corms & Tubers – (Gladiolus Award)
12. Gladiolus, any colour – one stem – maximum three different specimens allowed
13. Dahlia, under 4″, one cultivar – one stem
14. Dahlia, 4″ and over – one cultivar – one stem
15. Dahlia, novelty forms i.e. single, orchid, anemone – one stem – maximum three different specimens allowed

Class IV – Flowering Branches of Shrubs and Trees
16. Flowering branch, named if possible, maximum 35″ – one branch

Class V – Vegetables & Fruit (Spanish Onion Award)
(All entries must be shown on plates, these will be supplied)

17. Beets, top trimmed to 1/2″ – three roots
18. Beans, any colour, with calyx – five pods, 3 different specimens allowed
19. Carrots, top trimmed to 1/2″ – three roots
20. Cucumber, showing stem – one specimen
21. Onions, any colour, 3 specimens
22. Peppers, sweet, any type, showing stem – one specimen
23. Peppers, hot, any type, showing stem – one specimen
24. Potatoes, any colour – three tubers
25. Squash, Summer, stem attached and trimmed – one specimen
26. Squash, Winter, stem attached and trimmed – one specimen
27. Swiss Chard, in water – three specimens
28. Tomatoes, red with calyx – three specimens
29. Tomatoes, cherry with calyx – 5 specimens
30. Tomatoes, any other with calyx – three specimens
31. Tomatoes, any other with calyx – one truss
32. Zucchini, largest in show – one specimen
33. Oddball vegetable – one specimen
34. Display of vegetables on a tray – minimum of 5 different specimens
35. Any other vegetable, not listed above, three different specimens allowed
36. Onion, Largest Spanish – one specimen
37. Rhubarb, top trimmed to a 2″ fan shape, pulled, not cut – three stalks
38. Any fruit in season, not listed above – one specimen or minimum of three berries, three different specimens allowed

Class VI- Herbs (not in bloom)
39.  Basil, stems in water – five stems
40.  Parsley, stems in water – five stems
41.  Oregano, stems in water – five stems
42.  Rosemary, stems in water, five stems
43.  Sage, stems in water – five stems
44.  Thyme, stems in water – five stems
45.  Any other herb, not listed above – five stems

Class VII – Special Collections
46. Collection of wildflowers – one of each, five or more in a clear glass container
47. Collection of perennials – one of each, five or more in a clear glass container

Class VIII – Grasses – See OJES page 41
48. Grass, ornamental medium, 60-180cm (2-6′) – one cultivar – 3 stems – three different entries allowed
49. Grass, ornamental small, under 60 cm (2′) – one cultivar – 5 stems – three different entries allowed

Class IX – Floral Design A (Advanced)
50. ‘Petite Delight’, a mini design, must not exceed 5″ in any direction, see OJES page 86 and 101 and Yearbook page 13
51. ‘Nature’s Bounty’, a design incorporating fruit, flowers and vegetables
52. ‘Flowers are Overrated’, a design using foliage, see OJES page 97

Class X – Floral Design B (Beginner)
53. ‘Nature’s Bounty’, a design incorporating fruit, flowers and vegetables
54. ‘Flowers are Overrated”, a design using foliage, see OJES page 97

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Monday, October 7, 2019 – Flower Show 

The Chrysanthemum Award may be won this evening.
Bring in entries from 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. Judging starts promptly at 7:10 p.m.
All specimens must be exhibitor grown and all houseplants must have belonged to the exhibitor for at least three (3) months and only exhibited once per year. Design material may come from any source. Endangered and protected species must not be used. Artificial plant material and dyed fresh material is not permitted.

Class I – Perennials (Chrysanthemum Award – if not awarded last month)
1.   Chrysanthemum, any colour under 2″ – one spray
2.   Chrysanthemum, any colour over 2″ – one spray
3.   Any other blooming perennial – one specimen bloom
4.   Any other blooming perennial – spike or spray

Class II – Annuals
5.   Any other blooming annual – one specimen bloom
6.   Any other blooming annual – spike or spray

Class III – Bulbs, Corms & Tubers
7.   Anything blooming, one specimen

Class IV- Houseplants
8.   Houseplant in bloom, one pot
9.   Houseplant grown for foliage, one pot

Class V – Floral Design A (Advanced)
10.  ‘Woodn’t It Be Nice’, a design incorporating wood
11.  ‘Canadian Sunset’, a design

Class VI – Floral Design B (Beginner)
12. ‘Woodn’t It Be Nice’, a design incorporating wood
13.  ‘Pumpkin Pie’, a design in a pumpkin

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