OPEN FLOWER

2017 OPEN CLASS FLOWER SHOW

Saturday, July 15 East Auditorium
Superintendents: Kathy Geisler & Shirley Wolf
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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. Saturday, July 15, 2017.
  3. No entry fee.
  4. Judging will begin at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, July 15, 2017.
  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.
  8. Cash prizes will be awarded as follows:
    Division winners will receive a $3 premium
    Reserve Best of Show Adult Division and Reserve Best of Show Junior Division will each receive a $5 premium.
    Best of Show Adult Division and Best of Show Junior Division will receive a $10 premium.
  9. All exhibits will be released at 4:00 P.M., Saturday, July 15, 2017.

FAIR OFFICIALS WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR EXHIBITS REMAINING AFTER 4:00 p.m.
Since the building will be used for other events, it is very important that you pick up your exhibits or make
arrangements.

DIVISION AND CLASSES
DIVISION A. ARTISTIC ARRANGEMENTS (accessories permitted)
Class 1. All fresh materials
Class 2. All dry materials
Class 3. Fresh and/or dry materials
Class 4. Miniatures - no more than 5 inches in any direction

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 (Echinaceo) 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 ½ inches b. large-over 4 ½ 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

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.