SECTION “B” - FLOWERS - OPEN

Prize for best exhibit in Section “B” - £7.50 (see Award 17)
(See Vegetables and Fruit section A, re Award No 2)
(Award No 5 - highest points for Classes 53-57)
(Award No 7 - highest points for Classes 50-79)

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NOTE: In all classes except Class 55 and 57 blooms may be either mixed colours or one distinct colour.

Notes for Dahlias

*
Decorative Dahlias have fully double blooms showing no disc. The ray florets are broad,
generally flat or slightly twisted and usually bluntly pointed.
** Cactus /Semi Cactus Dahlias have petals which are revolute (recurving) for more than
half their length.

*** Pompon Dahlias have blooms similar to that of the ball Dahlia but more globular and not
exceeding 52 mm(2in) dia. with florets involute for the whole of their length.
****
Water lily Dahlias have fully double blooms characterised by broad and generally sparse
ray florets, which are straight or slightly involute or revolute along their length giving the flower a
shallow appearance.

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Ball Dahlias have fully double blooms, ball-shaped or slightly flattened, the ray florets blunt or
rounded at the tip, and margins spirally arranged and involute for more than half the length of the
floret.
## Collerette Dahlias have blooms with a single outer ring with generally flat ray florets

Small – blooms must not exceed 170mm in dia. Miniature – blooms must not exceed 115mm in dia. Pompons – blooms must not exceed 52mm in dia.


Class
50. 5 stems of Cosmos
51. 5 stems of Zinnia
52. Vase of Asters, 5 blooms
53. Roses, 3 blooms with foliage attached, 3 distinct varieties
54. Floribunda Roses, 3 stems
55. Roses, 3 blooms with foliage attached, 1 variety only
56. Rose, one single bloom to be judged on fragrance only
57. Roses - one vase of one variety, one bloom at each of 3 stages, bud, exhibition, and blown. Bud to be in colour.
58. Three different sprays of shrubs in a suitable container
59. Dahlia, 3 collerette
60. Dahlia, 5 small cactus or semi cactus – any variety or varieties
61. Dahlia, 5 small decorative – any variety or varieties
62. Dahlia, 5 miniature decorative
63. Dahlia, 5 miniature – any variety or varieties
64. Dahlia, 3 ball – any variety or varieties
65. Dahlia, 5 pompon – any variety or varieties
66. Dahlia, 3 water lily – any variety or varieties
67. Chrysanthemums, 3 sprays
68. Gladioli, 3 spikes
69. Gladioli, 1 spike
70. Bowl or vase of garden flowers - maximum space 24” x 24" (610mm x 610mm).
Prize money: £5, £2.50, £1 (See Award 16)
71. A succulent, other than cacti (6”/150mm max pot size)
72. A cactus (6”/150mm max pot size)
73. One pot plant in flower (NOT orchid or fuchsia, 6”/150mm max pot size)
74. One pot plant for foliage – pot size up to 8”/200mm
75. One pot fuchsia (internal diameter of pot not to exceed 8”/200mm)
76. One specimen Orchid (internal diameter of pot not to exceed 8”/200mm)
77. Vase of hydrangea heads, 3 stems
78. Fern frond
79. Hosta leaves – any variety – 5 in one container

Novice Classes (a novice has never won 1st prize for flowers in any show)
80. Rose – one single bloom
81. Dahlia – 1 bloom of any kind
82. One pot plant, any variety (6”/150mm max pot size)
83. Gladioli – one spike

NOTE: Pot plants – These must have been in ownership for at least two months.


Points awarded in the next two classes do not count towards awards for Sections “A” and “B”


SPECIAL CLASS – XVF-1
TO BE DISPLAYED IN SPACE 18”/460mm SQUARE
One dish of vegetables, two of each of any two kinds
One vase of flowers, five stems, mixed
One pot plant, max. pot size 6”/150mm diameter

SPECIAL CLASS – XVF-2
“5-A-Day” – five items of fruit and/or vegetables, displayed on a plate no larger than 300mm/12” diameter.



If you have any spare BOOKS for the book stall or UNWANTED NEW ITEMS for the Tombola, please let us have them for our fund-raising stalls. Please contact any committee member – we will collect.