Flowers Section F 2018

FLOWERS 2021

SECTION F

DIRECTOR Bev Latva (905) 862-0966
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Carol Bacon (905) 852-6420
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Jennifer Dauphinee (905) 852-1338


2021 FAIR THEME – “FAIR ABOUT TOWN"

RULES FOR THE FLOWER SECTION:

  • All specimens must be grown by the exhibitor.
  • House plants must have been in the exhibitor’s possession for at least 3 months.
  • Flowers for the DESIGN classes must be from exhibitor’s own garden.
  • EXHIBITOR INFORMATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL.


TIPS FOR EXHIBITORS
• Flowers must have good colour, be fresh, erect - not wilted, uniform in size with strong, straight stems, be free of disease & insect damage. All exhibits should have a good stem length.
• When a bud is showing colour, it is considered a bloom. The blooms should be uniform in size and shape.

TERMS:

A.O.V. – Any other variety.
ANNUAL: An herbaceous plant which normally completes its cycle of seed in one year. Includes tender perennials such as Pansies, Snapdragons, etc. that are plants called “Annuals” grown as such in this region.
BIENNIAL: An herbaceous plant which requires two growing seasons to complete its normal growth (from seed to seed)
PERENNIAL: An herbaceous plant that lives more than two years. The stem dies to the ground each fall, such as, Phlox, Delphiniums, Peonies, etc.
SPIKE: An upright stem carrying several flowers, such as Gladiolus and Snapdragon.
STEM OR STOCK: A plant structure carrying one or more flowers and buds, which may be branched, e.g. Sweet peas, Primulas and Irises.
SPRAY: A branch of plant with a number of flowers, such as, Chrysanthemum, Climbing & Floribunda Roses & Petunias.

All prize winnings are as follows, unless otherwise indicated:

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

Classes:

1.

ASTER - ANNUAL - 3 STEMS

2.

CALENDULA - 4 BLOOMS

3.

CHRYSANTHEMUM - 3 SPRAYS

4.

DAHLIA - UNDER 3 " (7 1/2 CM) - 3 BLOOMS

5.

GERANIUM - 1 STEM - FOLIAGE ATTACHED

6.

HYDRANGEA - 1 STEM - ANY COLOUR OR VARIETY

7.

PHLOX - 3 STEMS

8.

HOSTA - 3 FLOWER STEMS

9.

RUDBECKIA OR GLORIOSA DAISY - 4 BLOOMS

10.

SEDUM - AUTUMN JOY, 3 STEMS

11.

ZINNIA - 3 BLOOMS UNDER 3"

12.

A.O.V. PERENNIAL (NAMED) - 1 SPECIMEN OR SPRAY

13.

A.O.V. FLOWERING BULB, CORM, OR TUBER (NAMED) - 1 SPECIMEN OR SPRAY

14.

BRIGHT & BEAUTIFUL

A display of 3 varieties of YELLOW Flowers, 3 of each (named)

15.

COSMOS - UXBRIDGE'S OFFICIAL FLOWER, 3 STEMS OF ONE VARIETY (NAMED)

16.

THREE HOSTA LEAVES - 1 LARGE, 1 MEDIUM & 1 SMALL

CONTAINER PLANTS:

17.

ANY CACTI & SUCCULENT PLANTER

In a small mason jar approx. 2 1/4" x 2 1/8" (named)

18.

FAIRY GARDEN - SMALL, UNDER 12"

19.

HENS AND CHICKS - GROWN IN FARM TOY

20.

FIBROUS BEGONIA - IN A CONTAINER APPROX. 6"

FLORAL DESIGN, Open to amateurs only, no materials may be purchased:

Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10

21.

"FAIR ABOUT TOWN" - (THEMED, ALL ABOUT THE FAIR)

Accessories allowed, vegetable leaves and edible flowers

Sponsored by Uxbridge Horticultural Society

22.

COZY FALL DESIGN IN A SQUARE CONTAINER

In a square container, your interpretation

23.

UP, UP AND AWAY - A VERTICAL DESIGN MADE WITH SUNFLOWERS, ETC.

24.

HYDRANGEA MADNESS - YOUR INTERPRETATION