Dept 17 - Floral Exhibits

Superintendent:  Cindy Varner 570-658-3313
Committee:  Trish Brill, Melody Folk
(updated 07/5/2017)

  1. See General Rules.
  2. The management will not undertake to return exhibits or be responsible for the return of exhibits.
  3. Baskets or containers must be supplied by exhibitor and will be given every possible care, but the management assumes no responsibility for their safety.
  4. All entries must be grown by the exhibitor except in arrangement classes.
  5. The judges may recommend a special award for any meritorious exhibit not provided for in schedule.
  6. Exhibits must conform to the number of blooms, spikes, or stems specified in each class.
  7. No plants too heavy or too tall to handle will be accepted.

 

Class 1 - Flowering Plants

This class includes all plants that would qualify as a house plant. Only one (1) species per pot is permitted. Pots may not exceed 14" in width. Plants must be growing in said container two (2) months prior to the fair.

Premiums:  $3  $2  $2  $1  $1

Lot # Description
5501 Blue African Violets, single
5502 Pink African Violets, single
5503 White African Violets, single
5504 Any color/bicolor African violets, single
5505 Blue African Violets, double
5506 Pink African Violets, double
5507 White African Violets, double
5508 Any color/bi African violets, double
5509 Fibrous root wax begonia, single
5510 Fibrous root wax begonia, double
5511 Fibrous root wax begonia, other
5512 Tuber root begonia, single any color
5513 Tuber root begonia, double any color
5514 Tuber root begonia, hanging basket variety any color
5515 Geranium, pelargonium
5516 Any Flowering hanging basket
5517 Flowering Ivy geranium
5518 Combination pot - annuals
5519 Other meritorious flowering plants not above

Class 2 - Foliage Plants

Only one (1) species per pot, except in collection classes. Pots may not exceed 14" in width. Plants must be growing in said container for two (2) months prior to the fair.

Premiums:  $3  $2  $2  $1  $1

Lot # Description
5520 Fibrous rooted begonia, large leaf
5521 Fibrous rooted begonia, small leaf
5522 Single specimen cactus

Premiums:  $5  $4  $3  $2  $1

Lot # Description
5523 Five (5) or more cactus and/or succulents

Premiums:  $3  $2  $2  $1  $1

Lot # Description
5524 Cactus &/or succulents garden
5525 Any leaf color coleus
5526 Any variety of ferns
5527 Most unusual plant
5528 Potted ivy

Premiums:  $5  $4  $3  $2  $1

Lot # Description
5529 Dish Garden of 3 or more foliage plants in a low container

Premiums:  $3  $2  $2  $1  $1

Lot # Description
5530 Jade
5531 Sanservia - Snake Plant
5532 Sanservia - Bird's Nest
5533 Calico Plant
5534 Philodendron
5535 Terrariums
5536 Any other meritorious house plant, not above
5537 Hanging foliage plants
5538 Prayer Plant
5539 Peperomia
5540 Purple Passion
5541 Babies Tears
5542 Dieffenbachia (Dumbcane)
5543 Other succulent Plants, not above

Class 3 - Specimen Flowers Annual

  1. Exhibits in this section must be cut flowers grown by the exhibitor and must conform to the number of blooms, spikes or stems specified in each class.
  2. Uniformity of height, color or size is an important factor in evaluating entries.
  3. Flowers in each entry must be of one color and variety unless otherwise stated.
  4. Cut flowers cannot be exhibited in paper, plastic, or Styrofoam containers.

Premiums:  $3  $2  $2  $1  $1

Lot # Description
5601 Ageratum, (3) stems
5602 Asters, (3) blooms
5603 Belts of Ireland, (3) stems
5604 Calendula, (3) blooms
5605 Celosia, Crested, (1) stem
5606 Celosia, Plumed, (3) stems
5607 Cosmos, (3) blooms
5608 Dahlias, Cactus, (1) bloom
5609 Dahlia, Bicolor Cactus
5610 Dahlia, Decorative, Large,>4",(1) bloom
5611 Dahlia, Decorative, small,< 4",(1) bloom
5612 Dahlia, Decorative, bicolor, (1) bloom
5613 Dahlia, Pom Pom (3) blooms
5614 Dahlia, Single (3) blooms
5615 Gladiolus, (1) spike large flowering
5616 Gladiolus, (1) spike small flowering
5617 Marigolds, (3) blooms, African, Lemon, large
5618 Marigolds, (3) blooms, African, Orange, large
5619 Marigolds, (3) blooms, French, Single
5620 Marigolds, (3) blooms, French, Dbl Sml, bicolor
5621 Marigolds, (3) blooms, French, Dbl Sml, orange
5622 Marigolds, (3) blooms, French Dbl Sml, yellow
5623 Nasturtiums, (3) blooms
5624 Pansies, (3) blooms
5625 Petunias, (3) blooms, single
5626 Petunias, (3) blooms, double
5627 Rudbeckia (Gloriosa Daisy), (3) blooms
5628 Snapdragons, (3) spikes
5629 Strawflowers, (3) blooms
5630 Zinnia, giant > 3", (3) blooms
5631 Zinnia, under 3", (3) blooms
5632 Zinnia, pom poms, (3) blooms
5633 Zinnia, twisted or curled, (3) blooms
5634 Zinnia, novelty, (3) blooms
5635 Salvia, any color, (3) stems
5636 Any variety not listed above, (3) blooms
5637 Best of my garden, (5) blooms, of a different Variety, all in one container
5638 Gomphrena, (3) stems
5639 Mini Sunflower

Class 4 - Specimen Flowers - Perennials

Premiums:  $3  $2  $2  $1  $1

Lot # Description
5650 Best of Garden-perennials, (5) blooms
5651 Chrysanthemum, large, (3) blooms
5652 Chrysanthemum, small, (3) blooms
5653 Delphinium, (1) spike
5654 Roses, hybrid tea, bi-color, (1) flower
5655 Roses, hybrid tea, cream or white
5656 Roses, hybrid tea, yellow
5657 Roses, hybrid tea, pink
5658 Roses, hybrid tea, red
5659 Roses, hybrid tea, salmon, (1) flower
5660 Roses, floribunda, red, (1) stem
5661 Roses, floribunda, white, (1) stem
5662 Roses, floribunda, pink, (1) stem
5663 Roses, floribunda, yellow, (1) stem
5664 Roses, miniature, (1) stem, any color
5665 Sedum, (3) stems, any color

Class 5 - Artistic Arrangements

All arrangements must be made using real flowers, except lot# 5683. Plants forbidden by conservation rules may not be used.

Premiums:  $5  $4  $3  $2  $1

Lot # Description
5670 Wildflower arrangement
5671 Arrangement using dried materials
5672 Wreaths, swags, etc. using dried materials
5673 Arrangement in pedestal container
5674 Fruit &/or veg arrangement w/ or w/o flowers or foliage
5675 Miniature arrangement, < 5 inches
5676 Arrangement with candle
5677 Arrangement w/1 flower only, foliage or accs permitted
5678 Living room or hall table arrangement
5679 All white arrangement
5680 All foliage arrangement
5681 Holiday/special occasion arrangement
5682 Color Harmony arrangement using tints & shades of (1) color
5683 Silk flower arrangement