Location: Main Exhibit Hall
Special Rosettes will be awarded for Best of Class and Best in Show, if deemed worthy by the judges. San Juan Island Garden Club will donate $25 to the Best Youth entry.
ENTRIES THAT DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING RULES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
1. Entries will be accepted between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on entry day. Exhibitors may enter flowers or decorative displays in appropriate categories as described in the premium book. One entry per color (see color list) in each lot will be accepted.
2. The flower show committee will exercise care in handling and displaying entries but CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSS OR BREAKAGE. Plants or containers having special sentimental or monetary value should not be entered.
3. Judging will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Flower Hall.
4. Garden Clubs are encouraged to enter an exhibit which will be judged separately from the flower show and will be included in the fair-wide competition in educational exhibits.
5. Exhibits must be claimed on Sunday between 9am and 12 noon. Exhibits remaining after 12 noon on Sunday will be donated to a worthy cause or discarded.
6. Entries must be grown in San Juan County by the exhibitor. WELL GROOMED ENTRIES AND CORRECT NAMING OF VARIETIES INCREASES THE VALUE OF THE EXHIBIT.
7. Entries must be made according to classification described in the following sections. Use correct number of blooms, stems, stalks or sprays as listed in the schedule; otherwise, entries will be disqualified. Stalks or sprays should not include flowers that are past full bloom and are deteriorating; they should include unopened buds or buds showing color.
8. Buds showing color are defined as blooms (i.e. 3 stems of aster, one of which has an added bud showing color would be defined as four blooms, thus disqualifying the entry).
9. DO NOT REMOVE ALL FOLIAGE UNLESS SPECIFIED. Foliage should be groomed.
10. Containers for cut flowers will be furnished except for flower arrangements.
11. House plants will be judged on the proportion of pot to plant size, placement of plant in pot, identification of plant, horticultural perfection, condition of plant and container and grooming of plant.
12. The following color list should be used when applicable in any of Section A and B categories.
b. Light Blends
c. Dark Blends
f. Dark Red
n. Dark Pink
q. Dark Red
13. An entry tag must be completed for each exhibit. Exhibitors with 20 or more entries MUST OBTAIN AND COMPLETE ENTRY TAGS PRIOR TO PRESENTING ENTRIES FOR CHECK-IN AT THE FAIR. Green Flower show tags will be available at local libraries and at the Fair office, usually in a box at the main entrance. This will alleviate the backlog of entries and crowding of exhibitors during check-in.
Class I: Annuals and Biennials
One entry per lot only. Use color list.
1. Ageratum, 3 stems
2. Amaranthus (Love Lies Bleeding), 1 stalk
3. Aster cactus type (needle-like), 3 blooms
4. Aster crego type (fluffy or ostrichlike), 3 blooms
5. Aster princess type (crested), 3 blooms
6. Bachelor Buttons (Corn Flowers), 10 stems
7. Calendula, crested, 5 stems
8. Calendula, double, 5 stems
9. Calendula, single, 5 stems
10. Celosia (Cockscomb) crested, 1 stalk
12. Clarkia, 3 stems
13. Cleome, 3 stems
14. Cosmos, 1 spray
15. Dianthus, 3 stems
16. Gazania, 3 stems
17. Godetia, 3 stems
18. Gypsophilia, 1 spray
19. Impatiens, (Balsam), 1 stem.
20. Larkspur, 3 spikes
21. Mallow (Lavatera, Malope), 3 sm. or 1 lg. stem
22. Marigold, African, 3 stems
23. Marigold, French or dwarf, 5 stems
24. Marigold, Mexican miniature, 5 stems
25. Moluccella (Bells of Ireland), 1 stalk
26. Nasturtium, double, (w/ three leaves) 10 stems
27. Nasturtium, single, (w/ three leaves) 10 stems
28. Nigella (Love In the Mist) 3 stems NEW
29. Osteospermum (African Daisy), 3 stems
30. Panola (Pansy/Viola cross), 5 stems
31. Pansies, with foliage, 5 stems
32. Pelargonium (annual/semi-hardy, zonal
33. Petunia, double, 3 stems
34. Petunia, ruffled, 3 stems
35. Petunia, single, 3 stems
36. Phlox, 1 spray
37. Rudbeckia, 3 stems
38. Salpiglossis, 5 stems
39. Salvia, 3 spikes
40. Scabiosa, 5 stems
41. Snapdragons, butterfly, 3 spikes
42. Snapdragons, regular, 3 spikes
43. Stocks, 3 stems
44. Sunflowers (ornamental, not mammoth heads), 3 stems
45. Sweet Peas, 10 stems
46. Verbena, 3 stems
47. Viola, with foliage, 10 stems
48. Zinnia, Cactus like, 3 blooms
49. Zinnia, Crested, pincushion center, 3 blooms
50. Zinnia, Dahlia type, 3 blooms
51. Zinnia, Gem or Lilliput, 5 blooms
52. Any other annual or biennial not listed, 3 small or 1 large stem, one entry per color, per variety.
Class II: Gladiolus
All entries must be single, unbranched spikes with good proportion and with all blooms left on. Cut spikes no more than 20 inches below flower head. Leave on any attached leaves to main stem.
Use color list.
Please provide appropriate proportioned container.
1. Gladiolus, all large types, 1 spike
2. Gladiolus, butterfly types, 1 spike
3. Gladiolus, miniature, 1 spike
4. Gladiolus, any one type, 3 spikes
Class III: Dahlias
A stem should have at least 1 or 2 leaves. The stem should be disbudded, except for pompons. The length should be in proportion to the flower size. Use color list.
1. Incurve Cactus (tips curve to center), 1 bloom
2. Straight Cactus (rays straight), 1 bloom
3. Semi-Cactus (rays broad and 1/2 or less the length), 1 bloom
4. Formal Decorative (rays in regular manner or arrangement), 1 bloom
5. Informal Decorative (rays in disarray), 1 bloom
6. Ball (4 inches or more in diameter), 1 bloom
7. Miniature Ball (same as ball dahlias but differing in size, 2 to 3.5) 3 blooms
8. Pompon (ball shaped, up to 2 inches in diameter), 3 blooms
9. Single (open centered with 1 row of ray florets), 3 blooms
10. Mignon single (same as single but less than 2 inches) 3 blooms
11. Collerette (open centered with 1 row of ray florets and with additional rows of petaloids forming a collar around disc) 3 blooms
12. Water Lily (close centered with multiple ray florets which are broad and flat or slightly incurved) single, triple or 5 blooms.
13. Peony (daisy-like petals surrounding center of disc florets) 3 blooms.
14. Anemone (1 or more rows of ray florets surrounding center of elongated disc florets) 3 blooms.
15. Laciniated (florets split on ends) 3 blooms
16. Orchid Dahlia (open centered with 1 row of 8 florets – ray florets involute for 2/3rds or more of length) 1 bloom
17. Novelty Dahlia (any dahlia with characteristics differing from the present classifications) 1 bloom
Class IV: Roses
At time of judging, most roses (hybrid tea, floribunda, climber, miniature) should be at least half open with many petals showing circular outline; not just one outer row of petals, and a well-formed center with no center stamens showing. Each entry must have a sturdy stem with two or more sets of leaves that are in balance with the blossom.
Some roses (old fashioned, shrub, others) may only have a single row of petals and stamens become part of the rose’s beauty. These differences in characteristics will be accommodated in the judging.
One entry for each named variety in each lot, or one entry per color for each unnamed variety.
Use color list.
1. Hybrid tea, 1 bloom
2. Hybrid tea, 3 blooms, mixed colors
3. Floribunda, 1 spray
4. Grandiflora, 1 spray
5. Climber, hybrid tea, 1 bloom; floribunda type, 1 spray
6. Polyantha, 1 spray
7. Miniature, 1 spray
8. Old-fashioned rose
9. New bush rose variety
Use color list.
1. Aconitum (Monkshood), 3 spikes
2. Agapanthus (Lily of the Nile), 1 stalk
3. Agastache, 3 stems
4. Alium, 3 stems
5. Alstroemeria, 3 stems
6. Aster x frikartii (Michaelmas Daisy), 1 spray
7. Astilbe, (False Spirea, Meadowsweet), 3 stems
8. Astrantia, 3 stems
9. Campanula, (Bellflower) 3 stems
10. Catananche, (Cupid’s Dart)5 stems
11. Chrysanthemum, Large disbud, 1 stem
12. Chrysanthemum, Spider disbud, 1 stem
13. Chrysanthemum, Spray, 1 spray
14. Coreopsis, 3 stems
15. Delphinium, 1 stalk
16. Dianthus, (Carnation) single, 3 stems
17. Dianthus, (Carnation) small, 3 stems
18. Dianthus, (Carnation) spray, 1 spray
19. Digitalis (Foxglove), 1 stalk
20. Echinacea, (Purple Coneflower) 3 stems
21. Fuchsia, hardy, 3 stems
22. Gaillardia, (Blanket Flower) 3 stems
23. Geranium, 3 stems
24. Gerbera Daisy (Transvaal Daisy) 3 stems
25. Geum, 3 stems
26. Gypsophila, (Baby’s Breath) 1 spray
27. Heliopsis, 3 blooms
28. Hemerocallis (Daylily) 1 stalk
29. Hollyhocks, double, 1 stalk
30. Hollyhocks, single, 1 stalk
31. Japanese Anemone, double, 3 stems
32. Japanese Anemone, single, 3 stems
33. Leucanthemum (Daisy) Esther Reed, 3 stems
34. Leucanthemum, Shasta double, 3 stems
35. Leucanthemum, Shasta single, 3 stems
36. Leucanthemum, (Daisy) other, 3 stems
37. Liatris, 3 stems
38. Lobelia, (Cardinal Flower) 3 stems
39. Lupine, 3 stems
40. Lythrum, 3 stems
41. Monarda, (Bee Balm) 3 stems
42. Montbretia (Crocosmia) 3 stems
43. Penstemon (Beard Tongue) 3 stems
44. Perovskia (Russian Sage) 3 stems
45. Phlox, Garden Phlox, tall 1 stalk
46. Poppy, 3 stems
47. Rudbeckia (Black-Eyed Susan, Gloriosa Daisy) 3 stems
48. Scabiosa, (Pincushion Flower) 5 stems
49. Verbascum, (Mullein) 3 small or 1 large
50.Veronica, (Speedwell) 3 stems
51. Any other Perennial not listed. One entry per color, per variety.
Class VI: Lilies (Lilium)
The best specimens have a healthy vigorous appearance, free from disease or insect damage. The foliage should be free of pollen stains. Each stalk should have the maximum number of blooms and buds. They should be of good color and well-spaced. Note: (Judges may take points off for removing stamens)
Lots follow North American Lily Society classification.
1. Asiatic Hybrids (not fragrant)
2. Martagon Hybrids (flocked or freckled sepals)
3. American Hybrids
4. Trumpet and Aurelian Hybrids
5. Oriental Hybrids (fragrant)
Class VII: Everlasting Flowers and Ornamental Grasses
May be in fresh or dry state, no more than 9 months old.
(ALL PLANTS MUST BE GROWN BY EXHIBITOR.)
1. Acacia, 3 stems
2. Achillea (Yarrow), 3 stems
3. Cortaderia (Pampas Grass), 3 stems
4. Goldenrod, 3 stems
5. Gomphrena (Globe Amaranth), 5 stems
6. Helichrysum (Straw Flower), 5 stems
7. Lavandula (Lavender), 10 spikes
8. Limonium (Statice), 3 stems
9. Lunaria (Money Plant, Honesty), 3 stems
10. Pearly Everlasting, 5 stems
11. Physalis alkekengi (Chinese Lantern), 3 stems
12. Rhodanthe (Immortelle), 3 stems
13. Xeranthemum (Acroclinium), 3 stems
14. Any other everlasting or ornamental grasses not listed, 3 stems. (1 entry per color, per variety.)
Class VIII: Flowering Shrubs and Vines
1. Buddleia, 3 stems
2. Clematis - single, 3 stems
3. Clematis - double, 3 stems
4. Heather, 3 spikes
5. Hydrangea, single, 1 bloom
6. Hydrangea, double, 1 bloom
7. Hydrangea, Lace Cap,1 bloom
8. Lonicera (Honeysuckle), 3 stems
9. Other flowering shrub or vine
INDOOR AND OUTDOOR POTTED PLANTS AND HANGING BASKETS
A plant may only be entered once (one year). Containers must be within specified size limits for each class. The total weight of an entry, including pot, soil and plant, shall not exceed 25 pounds.
Class I: Indoor Blooming Potted Plants
1. African Violet, Single bloom (single crown plants only)
2. African Violet, Double bloom (single crown plants only)
3. Begonia, fibrous
4. Begonia, any other variety except tuberous
5. Cyclamen florist type
6. Columnea (Lipstick Plant)
12. Shrimp Plant
14. Any other blooming plant
15. Combination, more than one plant in a container measuring up to 12” in diameter.
Class II: Indoor Foliage Potted Plants
2. Asparagus Fern
3. Bonsai - Indoor
12. Fern (True)*
14. Fittonia (Nerve Plant)
15. Grape Ivy
18. Norfolk Island Pine
24. Prayer Plant
25. Rex Begonia
28. Spider Plant
29. Swedish Ivy
30. Any other variety
31. Combination, more than one plant in a container measuring up to 12” in diameter.
* Larger pot acceptable.
Class III: Terrariums
1. Terrarium, large
2. Terrarium, small
3. Terrarium, displayed theme
Class IV: Cacti and Succulents
5. Cephalocereus (Old Man)
8. Crassula (Jade Plant)
9. Crassula (any other)
10. Echeveria (Rosettes)
12. Epiphyllum (Orchid Cactus), in bloom
14. Faucaria (Tiger Jaws)
16B Hatoria (Easter Cactus)
17. Kalanchoe, in bloom
18. Lithops (Living Stones)
19. Mammillaria (Pincushion)
22. Pleiospilos (Split Rocks)
26. Any other variety
27. Combination, more than one kind of plant in a container
Class V:Outdoor Potted Plants
Use color list when applicable.
1. Bonsai Deciduous
2. Bonsai Evergreen
2B Cyclamen hardy
3. Fuchsia - upright with double flower
4. Fuchsia - upright with single flower
5. Pelargonium (Zonal)
6. Pelargonium (Ivy type)
7. Pelargonium (Martha Washington)
8. Pelargonium -scented
9. Pelargonium – any other type
12. Any other variety
13. Mixed plants
14. Any variety in an usual container
Class VI: Tuberous Begonias
Use color list. Display with one leaf on shallow plate.
1. Camellia, double flower, petals flat edged
2. Carnation, double flower, petals tooth edged
3. Rose, double flower, compact, center like rose bud
4. Ruffled, double flower, petals ruffled edged
5. Bi-color, double flower, two tone color
6. Crispa, single flower, petals frill edged
7. Single, no ruffles
Class VII: Hanging Baskets - Outdoors
1. Fuchsia, single flower
2. Fuchsia, double flower
3. Geranium (Pelargonium)
5. Mixed Plants
6. Any other variety
Class VIII: Hanging Baskets Indoors
1. Asparagus Fern (Asparagus)
2. Boston Fern (Nephrolepis)
3. Grape ivy (Cissus)
4. Ivy (Hedera)
5. Piggy Back Plant (Tolmiea)
6. Pothos (Epipremnum)
7. Spider Plant (Chlorophytum)
8. Swedish Ivy (Plectranthus)
9. Wandering Jew(Tradescantia)
10. Any other variety
a. Plant material does not have to be grown by exhibitor.
b. All flower arrangement containers and/or accessories must be labeled inconspicuously to identify owner.
c. NO ARTIFICIAL PLANT MATERIAL.
d. Due to limited space, no design can exceed an open space of 12” deep x 18” wide x 36” high.
Class I: Design with No Title
1. Dining table centerpiece, round or oval; must be finished on all sides
2. Suitable for hall table or buffet
3. Monochromatic design, all one color
4. Old fashioned
5. Using a basket
6. Using candles with flowers
7. Using driftwood with fresh flowers
8. Dry material in container
9. Using native plant material
10. Vegetable and/or fruits
Class II: Interpretive Design (Must Be Titled)
1. Suggesting a song title
2. Suggesting a holiday
3. Suggesting country life
4. Suggesting a place or thing
5. Interpreting this year’s Fair Theme
Class III: Line Design
2. Hogarth, upright
Class IV: Small Designs
1. Miniature, 5 inches or less in any dimension
2. Using a toy
3. Using cup and saucer
4. Interpreting Fair Theme
Class V: Miscellaneous Creations
4. Living plant material
5. Others not listed