Summer Divisions 2019

2020 divisions TO BE CONFIRMED —

printer friendly copy of 2019 Summer Show pamphlet
PLEASE READ ALL RULES & CLASS DESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY
Note: Class numbers are not consecutive.

(A) ROSE DIVISION
Unless otherwise stated, roses are to be displayed with a minimum of 1 set of attached composite leaves left on the stem.
1. David Austin – any colour, no buds, ½-3/4 open
2. Floribunda – any colour, no buds, ½-3/4 open
3. Grandiflora – any colour, no buds ½-3/4 open
4. Hybrid Tea – any colour, ½-3/4 open, no buds
5. Shrub roses – any colour, no buds, ½-3/4 open
6. Sprays – any cultivar, any colour, at least 2 blooms open
7. Miniature – 1 floating in stemmed glass with no foliage
8. Miniature – 1 growing in a suitable size pot
9. Miniature – 1 spray (at least 2 blooms open)
10. Miniature – 3 blooms in a club box with no foliage
11. Mini-flora or Patio Rose – 1 spray
12. Bowl of miniatures – minimum 9 blooms
13. Cycle of bloom (3 stems, 1 cultivar, own vase)
– – 1 Bud, coloured petals just beginning to unfurl, less than ¼ open
– – 1 Bloom, exhibition stage (1/2-3/4 open)
– – 1 Bloom, fully open (stamens may show)
14. Single bloom in a club frame with 1 or more of own leaflets
– -Entire entry must rest within frame
15. One floating rose – in own Brandy snifter (judged for fragrance) no foliage
16. Any type of bloom – 1 fully open with decorative stamens
17. Bud in own vase – ¼ open with attached foliage
18. Bowl of roses – any type or types (other than minis) own foliage, at least 9 stems, own bowl
19. Display Only (not judged)

(B) DECORATIVE DIVISION – Designer’s Choice
(see definitions in Guide for Entrants)
20. Miniature exhibit not over 5 inches in dimension
21. Petite exhibit between 5 and 9 inches in dimension
22. “Happy Fathers Day” (2020)
23. Collection of perennials (3 or more varieties) 1-2 cuts of each, own foliage, balanced and pleasing to the eye
24. Display Only  (not judged)

(C) POTTED PLANT DIVISION
The tabling of diseased or pest-infested plant material is not permitted and such plant material will be removed.
30. African Violet
31. Orchid
32. Fern
33. Cacti
34. Container of Succulents – one variety
35. Container of Succulents – 2 or more varieties
36. Any other indoor plant
– flowering, excluding those in 30-35
37. Any other outdoor plant
– foliage, excluding those in 30-35 (no buds nor blossoms showing colour permitted)
38. Decorative outdoor plant/s in a container
39. Display Only (not judged)

(D) PERENNIAL DIVISION
40. Pansy, 3 stems, 1 variety, less than 1.5″, in club container
41. Pansy, 3 stems, 1 variety, more than 1.5″, in club container
42. Iris
43. Rock plant – 3 cut stems
44. Rock plant/s grown in a container
45. Peony – single, any colour
46. Peony – double, any colour
47. Poppy
48. Grasses – 3 cut stems
49. Decorative foliage of non-woody plant, 1-5 cuts
50. Any other perennial
51. Display Only (not judged)

(E) ANNUALS
60. Sweet Peas – 6 stems, any colour
61. Any other annual – 3 stems
62. Display Only (not judged)

(F) FLOWERING SHRUB AND TREE DIVISION
70. Rhododendron – 1 truss
71. Clematis – less than 3” in diameter, any colour
72. Clematis – more than 3” in diameter, any colour
73. Any other flowering shrub
74. Any other flowering tree
75. Any other flowering vine
76. Decorative foliage of woody plant/s, 1-3 cuts
77. Display Only (not judged)

(G) VEGETABLE & FRUIT DIVISION
80. Peas – 5 pods
81. Asparagus – 3 stalks
82. Rhubarb – 3 stalks
83. Lettuce plant – in water, in own transparent container
84. Kale – 1 leaf in water
85. Swiss Chard – 1 leaf in water
86. Radish – 3 roots, turnip-rooted
87. Radish – 3 roots, long
88. Any fruit
(see Guide for Entrants for numbers required for each type of fruit or vegetable )
printer-friendly version of Vegetable & Fruit Numbers)
89. Any other vegetable
90. Display Only  (not judged)

(H) HERB DIVISION
Herbs should have no flowers and be named
(common names are acceptable)
100. 1 herb growing in a pot
101. Pot of mixed herbs – minimum of 4
102. Mixed herbs in water – minimum of 4, own container
103. Display Only (not judged)

(J) JUNIOR DIVISION
Open to children 13 years and under. Exhibitors to prepare entries without assistance.
Please state age on entry form.
J-1 One small tray or container of labelled, growing seedlings
J-2 Exhibit of flowers and foliage
J-3 Miniature garden on a pie plate
J-4 One clear container which shows the sprouting of one or more seeds, same variety, labelled.

Judging to be done by BC Council of Garden Judges Standards for Non-Specialized Shows, 2017, & by the VRGC Guide For Entrants To The Mini Show (updated 2019).

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