Contest Rules and Regulations: In the event of a discrepancy between the website and the printed book, the printed book shall be used.
Section Members: Suzanne Boos (250) 769-6714
All entries must be submitted in a single vase or container. No potted flowers unless specificed. Flowers should be fresh and uniform. Try to use appropriate greenery where possible.
1.Asters, 5 blooms
2.Asters, pom-pom, under 2”, 5 blooms
3.Begonias, tuberous, own foliage, 3 blooms
4.Calendula, any color, 5 stems of flowers
5.Chrysanthemums, any small variety, 9 or more blooms
6.Collection of annuals, 4 or more varieties
7.Collection of perennials or biennials, 4 or more varieties
8.Cosmos, 12 blooms
9.Dahlias, large, over 8”, one bloom
10.Dahlias, medium, 6” to 8”, one bloom
11.Dahlias, small, 2” to 5½”, 5 blooms
12.Dahlias, pom-pom, under 2”, 5 blooms
13.Geraniums, blooms with own foliage, 5 stems
14.Gladioli, 3 stems
15.Marigolds, over 3” diameter, 3 blooms
16.Marigolds, 1½” to 3” diameter, uniform, 3 blooms
17.Marigolds, dwarf, under 1½” diameter, 5 blooms
18.Pansies, minimum of 5 blooms
19.Petunias, double, minimum of 5 blooms
20.Petunias, single, minimum of 5 blooms
21.Rose, hybrid tea, one named stem
22.Rose, one perfect unnamed stem
23.Bowl of roses, own foliage only
24.Roses, 5 different varieties
25.Rose, named variety, no hybrid tea, one stem
26.Rose, one perfect bud
27.Snapdragons, 5 spikes
28.Zinnias, over 3” diameter, 3 blooms
29.Zinnias, under 3” diameter, 5 blooms
30.Any other annuals not listed: Specify name
31.Any other perennials not listed: Specify name
32.African violet, one potted plant
33.Tuberous Begonia, one potted plant in bloom
34.Collection of cacti or succulents, potted
35.Cactus or succulent, one potted plant: Specify name
36.Collection of herbs in a vase or container
37.Collection of ornamental
38.Nasturtiums or Datura (potted)
39.Floral hanging basket (potted): Specify name
40.Foliage only houseplant (potted): Specify name
41.Fuchsia (potted), In bloom
42.Potted houseplant, In bloom: Specify name
43.Sunflowers, 5 blooms under 6” diameter
44.Sunflowers, 3 blooms over 6”
45.Any other plants not listed: Specify name
46.Bouquet of Fresh Flowers - Themed, prize awarded
47.Age 6-11--Collection of 5 different Flowers in a vase, Themed, Prize Awarded
48.Age 12-17--Collection of 5 different Flowers in a vase, Themed, Prize Awarded
- Soak garden ground well the day before cutting.
- Cut flowers after sunset or before sunrise.
- Cut on a long angle with a razor blad or a very sharp knife.
- Submit entries in a single creative container, as required.
- Remove a ragged or bug-nibbled petal.
- Pay attention to the underside of flowers and foilage.
- De-bud if only one bloosim is the requirement for a category.