Floral Exhibits Class 33

Floral Exhibits – Class 33
All plants and flowers competing for prizes must have been grown by the exhibitor. No article to which a premium has been awarded in one section will be allowed to compete in another, and no articles forming part of a collection entered for a premium in collection shall receive a premium as a single article. All cut flowers must be displayed in suitable vases or dishes. No premium will be awarded to any exhibit containing more than one plant in a pot ( unless specified by the Section) All potted plants must be in the exhibitors possession for the at least three months.
Bloom: Individual flower , one stem, do not leave buds showing
Stem: May carry one or more flowers, with foliage
Spike: A thick upright stem carrying several flowers
Spray: A portion of the plant with a number of flowers on one stem
Collection: Minimum of three different varieties
Display: May be one or more varieties
Floating: May NOT touch sides of a clear container

2016 Winner Flowers:

New Exhibitor Award

Winner: Waterside Retirement Lodge,

Wasaga Beach
Prizes Section 1-41

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

1.Marigold, 5 blooms, over 3″

2.Marigold, 9 blooms, under 3″

3.Pansies , 5 stems arranged on own foliage

4.Petunias, 5 sprays, single

5.Petunias, 5 sprays, double

6.Cosmos, 5 stems

7.Ornamental grasses 3 stems, 1 variety- not over 90 cm or 3 ft tall, including the container

8.Snapdragons, 5 stems

9.Salva, 5 spikes

10.Asters, 7 stems, assorted arranged in a suitable container

11.Heleanthus (Sunflowers) 3 stems, blooms over 15.2 cm or 6″ any colour

12.Any other annuals not mentioned, 3 stems, sprays or spikes

13.Phlox, perennial, 1 spray

14.Chrysanthemums, Collection

15.Chrysanthemums, 3 stems (medium)

16.Coneflower, 3 sprays

17.Perennial flowers, 5 sprays, 5 different varieties, named

18.Dahlias, decorative, single bloom 3″ and over

19.Dahlias, decorative, single bloom under 3″

20.Dahlias, arrange in a vase, no specific number of blooms


22.Last perfect rose of summer

23.1 Stem of flowering vine in bloom foliage attached

24.Rose, collection , variety of blooms

25.Sedum, 3 stems

26.Hosta Bloom, 1 stem

27.Zinnias, 5 blooms, assorted varieties

28.Assortment of hand dried flowers, including some grasses

29.African Violet, single, one crown

30.Potted Begonia-grown for foliage

31.Potted Begonia- grown for flowers, blooming

32.Geranium, in bloom, in 6 inch pot

33.Outdoor mixed planter, in bloom, max pot 12″

34.Ivy in a pot

35.Non flowering house plant, grown in its foliage, named

36.Coleus-3stems same colour not more then 46 cm or 18″ high

37.Potted herb collection, minimum of 3 properly named using a non traditional container

38.Flowering house plant in a 6″ pot excluding GERANIUM

39.Succulent garden

40.Potted shamrock, any colour

41.Succulent in container 5″(13cm) or smaller

Prizes Section 42-48

1st-$6.00, 2nd $4.00, 3rd-$3.00

All prize winners will receive a Complimentary Membership to the Elmvale Horticultural Society

  1. All arrangements NOT exceed 45 cm (18″) in any direction, unless otherwise specified

42.Fall Abundance: a door swag ribbon is permitted

43.Fairy Garden– up tp 8 ” in any direction

44. Canada’s 150th– A design in red and white

45. Garden Harvest– using a garden tool up to 12 ” in any direction (Flowers, vegetables and fruit permitted)

46. Budding Beginners– Simple arrangements for Novice Exhibitor who has never entered a class in the Special Class. Give it a try

47. Prince Phillip Retirement – Shaped like a top hat no higher than 10″ accessories permitted

48. Canada’s Food Guide for Bees – using sunflowers, coneflowers and/or brown eyed Susans

New Exhibitor Award

To the new exhibitor with the most points in Section 1 thru 48 inclusive $10.00 – first time exhibitors must mark all their entry tags with red dot, supplied at the fair office.