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22770 Old Hwy 169
Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501
Email: webstercountyfair@gmail.com

OPEN FLOWER

2021 OPEN CLASS FLOWER SHOW

Friday, July 16 East Auditorium

 

Superintendent: Shirley Wolf

 

SPECIAL RULES:

1. Entries are open to anyone, adult or junior, wishing to exhibit, except professional arrangers

and florists. Junior Division is open to those 17 and under.

2. No pre-fair entries are needed-ENTRIES WILL BE TAKEN 8:00 - 10:00 A.M. Friday, July

16, 2021. Reservations for spaces in Division A, Artistic Arrangements, Classes 1-4, should be

made by 5:00 P.M. Thursday, July 15, with Shirley Wolf, 515-351-2300.

3. No entry fee.

4. Judging will begin at 10:30 A.M., Friday, July 16, 2021.

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5. Horticulture exhibits should be displayed in clear glass containers, such as catsup bottles,

suitable to the size of the specimen. Classes will be divided as needed.

6. All horticulture exhibits MUST be grown by the exhibitor.

7. All exhibits will receive a ribbon placing of blue, red or white. Rosettes of Best of Show and

Reserve Best of Show will be awarded in Adult and Junior Division.

8. All exhibits will be released at 4:00 P.M., Friday, July 16, 2021.

FAIR OFFICIALS WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR EXHIBITS REMAINING AFTER

4:20 p.m. Since the building will be used for other events, it is very important that you pick up

your exhibits or make arrangements.

DIVISIONS AND CLASSES

DIVISION A. ARTISTIC ARRANGEMENTS

(accessories and staging panels permitted)

Class 1. All fresh materials. Space allowed: 30” wide x 24” deep

Class 2. Fresh and/or dry materials. Space allowed: 30” wide x 24” deep

Class 3. Exhibition table: “Sunday Dinner” Not meant to be functional, an exhibition table

uses linens, dishes, (NOT silverware) and a decorative unit of plant materials to

represent components of a Sunday dinner. Arrange components artistically on/in front

of a 36” tall niche/staging panel (like what 4H-ers use for displays.) Space allowed:

30” wide x 24” deep

Class 4. Miniatures - no more than 5 inches in width, height, or depth.

DIVISION B. ROSES

Class 5. Tea roses - 1 bloom, disbudded

a. red b. pink c. yellow d. white e. mixed

Class 6. Floribunda

Class 7. Grandiflora

Class 8. Polyantha

Class 9. Climber

Class 10. Miniature

Class 11. Shrub

Class 12 English Rose

DIVISION C. ANNUALS

Class 13. Ageratum, 1 spray

Class 14. Alyssum, 5 stems

Class 15. Baby’s Breath, 1 spray

Class 16. Bell’s of Ireland, 1 stalk

Class 17. Bachelor Buttons, 3 blooms

Class 18. Calendula, 3 stems

Class 19. Celosia, 1 spray

a. tall b. dwarf c. plumed

Class 20. Cleome, 1 stem

a. pink b. lavender c. white

Class 21. Coleus

a. red b. green c. mixed

Class 22. Cosmos, 3 blooms

Class 23. Impatiens – 1 spray a)single b)double c)any other

Class 24. Larkspur, 1 spike

Class 25. Marigolds , Large 2 inches and over – 1 bloom

Small, 1 spray with blossoms under 2 inches

Class 26. Pansies, 3 blooms

Class 27. Petunias, 1 spray a)single b)double c)any other

Class 28. Poppies, 1 bloom

a. single b. double

Class 29. Salvia, 3 stems

Class 30. Snapdragon, 1 spike

a. large b. medium c. miniature d. butterfly

Class 31. Statice, 1 spray

Class 32. Sunflower,

a. large-over 6 inches b. medium-3-6 inches c. small-3 inches and under

Class 33. Verbena, 1 stem

Class 34. Viola, 3 blooms

Class 35. Zinnia a. 2 inches and over, 1 bloom b. under 2 inches, 3 blooms

Class 36. Any other annual - 1 spray or stem as grown

a. Large, 3 inches and over – 1 specimen

b. Small, under 3 inches - 3 specimens

DIVISION D. PERENNIALS AND BIENNIALS

Class 37. Achillea (Yarrow), 1 stem

Class 38. Butterfly plant (Asclepias) 1 stem

Class 39. Clematis, 3 blooms - with leaves, if possible

Class 40. Columbine, 1 spray

Class 41. Cone flower (Echinacea) 1 stem

Class 42. Coral Bells, a)3 stems b)3 leaves

Class 43. Coreopsis, 3 stems

Class 44. Delphinium, 1 spike

Class 45. Chrysanthemum

a. Pompon, 1 spray

b. Spoon, spider, quill, 1 spray

c. Shasta daisy, 1 stem

d. Feverfew, 1 spray

e. Pyrethrum, 3 stems

1. Painted daisy

2. Oxeye daisy

Class 46. Dianthus, 3 sprays

a. pink b. carnation c. sweet william

Class 47. Gaillardia, 3 blooms

Class 48. Gypsophila, 1 spray, (Baby’s Breath)

a. double b. single

Class 49. Hemerocallis, Day Lily, 1 scape

a. small-up to 4 ó inches b. large-over 4 ó inches c. spider

d. eyed 1) small 2) large e. any other

Class 50. Hesperis, 1 spike (Sweet Rocket)

Class 51. Hosta, 1 leaf, same cultivar (measured by width of leaf)

a. large- 6 inches and over b. medium-3-6 inches c. small-under 3 inches

Class 52. Monarda, (Bee Balm) 3 stems

Class 53. Phlox, 1 stem

Class 54. Platycodon (Balloon Flower) 1 stem

Class 55. Rudbeckia, 1 stem

a. Blackeyed Susan b. Gloriosa daisy

Class 56. Verbena, 3 stems

Class 57. Any other

DIVISION E. BULBS AND TUBERS

Class 58. Caladium, 1 leaf

Class 59. Canna, 1 spike

Class 60. Gladiolus,

a. small b. medium c. large

Class 61. Lilies, 1 scape named

a. Asiatic b. Oriental c. Tiger d. Trumpet e. any other

Class 62. Calla Lilly

Class 63. Gloriosae

Class 64. Tuberous Begonia, 1 flower and a leaf in a bowl.

Class 65. Any Other

DIVISION F. CACTUS AND SUCCULENTS, named if possible

Class 66. Cactus

a. large pots b. medium pots 5" to 8" c. small

Class 67. Succulents,

a. 8” or over b. under 8” c. Crown of Thorns

Class 68. Dish gardens of either cactus or succulents

DIVISION G. CONTAINER GROWN PLANTS - FLOWERING

Class 69. African Violet

a. single b. double c. semi double

Class 70. Begonia

Class 71. Geranium

Class 72. Orchid

Class 73. Streptocarpus

Class 74. Any Other

DIVISION H. CONTAINER GROWN PLANTS - FOLIAGE

Class 75. Coleus

Class 76. Caladium

Class 77. Fern

Class 78. Hoya

Class 79. Ivy

Class 80. Pothos

Class 81. Philodendron

Class 82. Rubber Plant

Class 83. Any other

Class 84. Hanging Baskets

a. Ivy b. Pothos c. Philodendron d. Hoya

e. Airplane Plant f. any others

DIVISION I. PATIO PLANTER

a. Single Variety of Plants

b. Multi Variety of Plants

DIVISION J. SHRUBS AND TREES Branches not less than 12“ & not more than 24”

a. Cardinal Bush b. Crape Myrtle c. Hydrangea d. Potentilla

e. Red Twig Dogwood f. Any other

DIVISION K. COMBINATION PLANTING

a. Terrariums

b. Fairy Garden

JUNIOR DIVISION 17 and Under, SAME CATEGORIES AS ABOVE.

Junior (age 7 and below) Intermediate (ages 8-12) Advanced (ages 13-17)

The bulletin “Preparing Cut Flowers and Houseplants for Exhibit”

(4H-464) is available at the Extension Office.