Georgetown Horticultural Society

Georgetown Horticultural Society - Summer Flower Show

Saturday June 17th, 2017
Georgetown Marketplace Mall

Convenors: TBA

Rules & Judging

Entries accepted from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Entries must be tagged and ON the show tables BY 10:30 a.m. No Exceptions to this rule.

Judging begins at 10:40 a.m. and all exhibitors must be out of the judging area.

Entries are to be removed from the area promptly at 4:00 p.m. Any entries removed prior to that time will be disqualified.

Containers are supplied by the Society unless otherwise stated.

Division 1 – Horticultural
Section A - Roses

Class 1 - Roses, (one in bud, one half open and one in full bloom) - 1 or more stems, 1 variety

Class 2 - Roses, climber - 1 cluster or bloom

Class 3 - Roses, English (Austin) or old - 1 cluster

Class 4 - Roses, English (Austin) or old - 1 bloom

Class 5 - Roses, cluster (e.g. The Fairy, Lili Marlene) - 1 cluster

Class 6 - Roses, miniature - 1 cluster

Class 7 - Roses, miniature - 1 bloom

Class 8 - Roses, hybrid tea - 1 bloom

Class 9 - Roses, hybrid tea - 3 blooms, each different

Class 10 - Roses for fragrance (judged 60% fragrance, 40% condition) - 1 cluster or bloom

Class 11 - Roses, shrub - 1 cluster or bloom

Division 1 – Horticultural
Section B - Biennials, Perennials & Flowering Bulbs

Class 12 - Alliums, large head, 7.6 cm (3") and over - 1 stem

Class 13 - Alliums, small - 3 stems

Class 14 - Aquilegia (Columbine) - 1 stem

Class 15 - Campanula, (Bellflower) - small (e.g. Blue Clips) - 3 stems

Class 16 - Campanula, (Bellflower) - large (e.g. Canterbury Bells, Peach Leaf etc.) - 1 stem

Class 17 - Clematis – large flowered (max 76.2 cm (30") section) - 2 blooms with foliage

Class 18 - Clematis – small (including species and non-climbing) - 3 blooms with foliage

Class 19 - Delphinium, tall - 1 stem

Class 20 - Dianthus - pinks - 3 stems

Class 21 - Fern – Japanese - 1 frond

Class 22 - Fern – any other - 1 frond

Class 23 - Geranium (Cranesbill) - 1 stem

Class 24 - Heuchera Flowers(Coral Bells) - 3 stems, single colour, same variety

Class 25 - Heuchera (Coral Bells) - 3 leaves, same variety

Class 26 - Heuchera (Coral Bells) - 3 leaves, different variety

Hosta Measurement: length (cm or inches)(at time of cutting)
You measure from where the stem joins the leaf to the tip for the length

Class 29 - Hosta Leaf, small - under (10.2 cm) (4”) - 1 leaf, single colour

Class 30 - Hosta Leaf, small - under (10.2 cm) (4”) - 1 leaf, variegated

Class 31 - Hosta Leaf, medium - (10.2 cm - 15.2 (4”-6”) - 1 leaf, single colour

Class 32 - Hosta Leaf, medium - (10.2 cm - 15.2 (4”-6”) - 1 leaf, variegated

Class 33 - Hosta Leaf, large - over (15.2 cm) (6”) - 1 leaf, single colour

Class 34 - Hosta Leaf, large - over (15.2 cm) (6”) - 1 leaf, variegated

Class 35 - Iris, bearded - 1 stem

Class 36 - Iris, any other type - 1 stem

Class 37 - Lupin - 1 stem, with foliage

Class 38 - Paeonia (Peony), Itoh/tree - 1 bloom

Class 39 - Paeonia (Peony), double – major colour white - 1 bloom

Class 40 - Paeonia (Peony), double – red or purple - 1 bloom

Class 41 - Paeonia (Peony), double – major colour pink 1 bloom

Class 42 - Paeonia (Peony), semi-double, single, Japanese, other - 1 bloom

Class 43 - Paeonia (Peony), own vase - 3 blooms, same variety

Class 44 - Paeonia (Peony), own vase - 3 blooms, each different

Class 45 - Papaver, (Poppy) - 1 bloom

Class 46 - Penstemon (Beardstongue) - 1 stem

Class 47 - Veronica - 3 stem

Class 48 - Viola, (Pansies) - large - 3 blooms, with foliage

Class 49 - A collection of flowering perennials (named) your choice, own vase - 5 stems, each different

Class 50 - A collection of foliage perennials (named) your choice, own vase - 5 stems, each different

Class 51 - Any flowering bulb, or rhizome not listed (Lily, Foxtail lily, etc.) - 1 stem

For any other categories where plant size is listed, it means the size of the plant at maturity, not the size you cut it.

Class 52 - Any other perennial flower not listed, overall plant size under 25.4 cm (10") - 1 stem, bloom or spray

Class 53 - Any other perennial flower not listed, overall plant size over 25.4 cm (10") - 1 stem, bloom or spray

Class 54 - Any other biennial/annual (e.g. annual poppy, snapdragon) - 1 stem, bloom or spray

Class 55 - Flowering vine, not over 76.2 cm (30") in length, including container - 1 specimen

Class 56 - Flowering shrub/tree branch not over 76.2 cm (30") in length including container - 1 specimen

Class 57 - Flowering house plant - 1 specimen

Division 1 – Horticultural
Section C - Oddities

Class 58 - Largest Leaf - 1 specimen

Class 59 - Most unusual looking flower, seed pod, etc. - 1 specimen

Division 2 – Design

A General entrant is any member who has not taken 3 or more advanced floral design classes outside of the G.H.S.

An Experienced entrant is any member having taken 4 or more advanced floral design classes outside of the G.H.S.

Design Rules

Exhibits, unless otherwise stated, should fit into a 60.96 cm (2 foot) square.

Theme: O Canada

Class 60E - 'Wheat Fields' - A design incorporating grasses and seed pods. May be dried or fresh (Experienced)

Class 61E - 'Crashing Atlantic' - A design (Experienced)

Class 62G - 'Soaring Mountains' - A design (General)

Class 63G - 'Great Lakes' - A design (General)

Class 64G - 'Waving the Flag' - A design incorporating red and white flowers (General)

Summer Flower Show Awards
Trophy Awarded For
T. Eaton Rose Award Most points in roses
Horticultural Excellence Most points - Horticultural Division
Red Rose Tea Award Best Red Rose (may be awarded in the fall)
1965 Directors Award Best Rose in Division 1 of Show
Madge Whitfield Award Best Iris
G/S Television Award Best Lily
Ionson Award Best Peony
President's Award Best Cut Specimen (from 1st place winners) - Horticultural Division
Duffield Award Judge’s Choice - Horticultural Division
Halton Hills.Com Award Most Odd and Curious Entry - Horticultural Division
Friends of The Old Seed House Best in Show - Horticultural Division
G.H.S. Memorial Award Judge's Choice - (from all design entries)
Mrs. F. G. Bennett Award Best Floral Design - (from 1st place winners) - General
Pinkerton Award Best Floral Design- (from 1st place winners) - Experienced