Class 20

Flower Show Division

Franklin County Extension Office, Lower level

 

"Fair Competitions"

     

Superintendent:   Sue Kirkman

 

 Sponsored by The Franklin County Council of Garden Clubs

 

Entries

All Flower Show exhibitors are to register at the lower level of the Franklin County Extension Office.

       Friday, July 19:        8:00-11:00 a.m.

Viewing

       Friday, July 19:        4:00-8:30 p.m.

       Saturday, July 20:    9:00-11:00 a.m.

Removal of Entries

       Saturday, July 20:   11:05 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

 

JUDGING will be done by panels of accredited Flower Show Judges, accredited Society Judges and/or experts in the field of horticulture. The signature of one judge must be written on every Blue Ribbon exhibit card. All decisions of the Judges shall be final.

 

General Rules and Regulations:

  1.

Avoid disqualification by reading the schedule carefully.

  2.

All Flower Show exhibitors must register at the lower level of the Franklin County Extension Office before presenting entries for placement..

  3.

Entries will be received from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2013. Entries will close promptly at 11:00 a.m. Late entries will not be judged but may be put on display.

  4.

Bring address labels for each item to be entered (1"x3" maximum size).

  5.

Judging will begin at 1:00 p.m. the day of the show.

  6.

All decisions of the Judges shall be final.

  7.

Entries may not be removed before 11:05 a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2013. All entries are to be removed by 12:00 Noon. Entries not removed by 12:00 Noon will be disposed of by the committee.

  8.

The committee may subdivide Horticulture Division classes by cultivar, type and/or color.

  9.

Horticulture entries shall not be allowed in "any other" classification if there is a class provided for them.

10.

It is unlawful to remove native plants from any public land in Kentucky. In addition, the following federally listed endangered plants for Kentucky will not be allowed, including, but not limited to:  Arabis perstella (Braun's Rock Cress), Mnuaria cumberlandensis (Cumberland Sandwort), Schealbea Americana (Chaffseed), Solidago shortii (Short's Goldenrod), and Trifolium stoloniferum (Running Buffalo Clover).

11.

Euonymous alatus (Burning Bush) and Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) are exotic invasive plants and will not be allowed in designs or as horticulture specimens.

12.

Exhibitors are allowed to exhibit in the Flower Show Youth Division if they have reached their 2nd birthday and have not reached their 18th birthday by July 1.

13.

General Rules and Regulations also apply to the Flower Show Youth Division.

 

Awards:

  1.

One (1) Blue first place, one (1) Red second place and one (1) White ribbon third place may be given in each class, if merited for Youth and Educational Exhibits. Stickers will be placed on the entry cards of all adult classes.

  2.

In the Design Division, a gift certificate from Tingle's may be awarded to the top design in Section B and one Designer's Choice Award for Section A, Classes 20001, 20002 and 20003.

  2.

In the Horticulture Division, there will be the following awards: 4 Awards of Merit Sections B, C, E, F;  2 Arboreal Awards Sections G & I;  2 Growers Choice Awards Sections J & K;  2 Collectors Showcase Sections M & N.

  3.

A rosette for the Best of Show will be given in both Floral Design Division and the Horticulture Division.

  4.

A Sweepstakes Award medallion, donated by Broadway Clay, may be offered and calculated on the basis of the greatest number of blue ribbons awarded to a single exhibitor. In the event of a tie, first red and, if needed, white ribbons will be counted.

  5.

Youth Achievement Award medallion, donated by Broadway Clay, may be given to the outstanding design exhibit in the Youth Flower Show Division.

 

 

DIVISION I Floral Design

Franklin County Extension Office Lower Level

 

     

Design Rules:

  • Exhibitor may enter only one (1) entry in each CLASS.

  • Landscapes or scenes are not permitted.

  • Fresh plant materials must be predominant in all entries. No artificial flowers, fruit or foliage are to be used. Plant material does not have to be grown by the exhibitor. 

  • Accessories are permitted with all designs.      

  • Designs in Section A, Classes 1, 2 & 3 and Section B, Classes 6 & 7 are not to exceed 24" in width.

 

 

Judging Scale of Points

Conformance (to schedule requirements):

 20 pts

Design (Elements, Principles):

 42 pts

Artistic Concept (selection and/or organization):

 12 pts

Expression (Interpretation by exhibitor):

 10 pts

Distinction (marked superiority in all respects):

 16 pts

     TOTAL

100 pts

 

 

Section A "Best in the County Quilts"

This section is open to all Franklin County garden club members.

     

20001.

"Cathedral Window"

20002.

"Dresden Plate"

20003.

"Yo Yo Quilt"

20004.

"Grandmother's Flower Garden"  A design not to exceed 8" in height, width or depth

20005.

"Postage Stamp" A design not to exceed 5" in height, width or depth.

 

Section A "Winning Recipes"

This section is for any resident of Franklin County who does not belong to a garden club.

20006.

"Food Preservation" An arrangement using vegetables and/or fruit. Cut vegetables or fruit must be sealed to discourage insects.

20007.

"Baked Goods" An arrangement to include one or more kitchen gadgets.

20008.

"Secret Ingredients" A small hanging kitchen wreath not to exceed 10" diameter (measuring outside of wreath) using dried and/or fresh herbs and vegetables. Wreath must be wired for hanging.

 

 

DIVISION II Horticulture

Franklin County Extension Office Lower Level

      

Horticulture Rules:

  • All entries in the Horticulture Division must be grown by the exhibitors.

  • Container-grown plants must have been in the care and possession of the exhibitor for no fewer than 90 days.

  • Exhibitor may place as many entries as desired in the Horticulture Division, and may enter up to three of a different variety or color in each class.

  • Entries in the Horticulture Division must be shown in appropriately sized transparent bottles provided by the exhibitor. Bubble wrap, clear plastic wrap or other unobtrusive material may be used as wedging.

  • Specimens should have no foliage below the water line (Gladiolus is an exception).

  • A plant must be identified by its binomial name or its currently accepted scientific identification to be eligible for a Top Exhibitor Award.

 

The Scale of Points which will be used to judge the exhibits may be viewed/downloaded at www.franklincountyfair.info.

 

Section A ROSES Stem length in proportion to bloom     

     

20009.

Floribunda 1 spray, any color

20010.

Grandiflora 1 spray, two or more fresh florets in bloom, buds in all stages of development with more open blooms than buds, any color.

20011.

Hybrid Tea 1 bloom, without side buds, any color

20012.

Knock Outs 1 spray, any color

20013.

Landscape Shrub Rose 1 spray, any color

20014. Miniature 1 bloom or spray, any color

 

Section B FLOWERING ANNUALS One stem, scape or spray

(Eligible for AWARD OF MERIT)  

     

20015.

Celosia Crested

20016.

Celosia Plumed

20017.

Cleome

20018.

Cosmos Yellow

20019.

Cosmos White, pink, purple or blue

20020.

Cosmos Any other color or multi-color

20021. Dill

20022.

Marigold (Tagetes) Large, single bloom exhibited with foliage (bloom more than 1" in diameter)

20023.

Marigold (Tagetes) Small, multi bloom exhibited with foliage (bloom 1" in diameter or less)

20024.

Petunia Hedgiflora (spreading)

20025.

Petunia Any other

20026..

Salvia

20027.

Sunflower Large (bloom more than 6" in diameter)

20028.

Sunflower Small (bloom 6" in diameter or less)

20029.

Zinnia Small blooms in sprays

20030.

Zinnia Large single bloom

20031.

Any other Flowering Annual

  

Section C Flowering Perennials One stem, scape or spray

(Eligible for AWARD OF MERIT)  

     

20032.

Bee Balm (Monarda)

20033.

Coneflower (Echinacea) Purple

20034.

Coneflower (Echinacea) Any other color

20035. Daylily (Hemerocallis) Single red
20036. Daylily (Hemerocallis) Single pink

20037.

Daylily (Hemerocallis) Single purple/lavender

20038.

Daylily (Hemerocallis) Single orange

20039.

Daylily (Hemerocallis) Single yellow

20040.

Daylily (Hemerocallis) Single white or cream

20041.

Daylily (Hemerocallis) Single (two or more colors including prominent eyes)

20042.

Daylily (Hemerocallis) Single any other

20043.

Daylily (Hemerocallis) Double red/pink/purple

20044.

Daylily (Hemerocallis) Double gold/orange/yellow/cream/white

20045.

Daylily (Hemerocallis) Double any other single color

20046.

Daylily (Hemerocallis) Double (two or more colors including prominent eyes)

20047.

Hardy Phlox

20048.

Hibiscus

20049.

Rudbeckia

20050.

Salvia

20051.

Any other Perennial

    

Section D FOLIAGE Perennials One stem, scape or spray

(Eligible for AWARD OF MERIT)  

20052.

Hosta Solid large leaf (6" and up measured across)

20053. Hosta Multi-color large leaf  (6" and up measured across)
20054. Hosta Solid medium leaf (from 3" to 6" across)
20055. Hosta Multi-color medium leaf  (from 3" to 6" across)
20056. Hosta Solid small/miniature leaf (up to 3" across)
20057. Hosta Multi-color miniature leaf   (up to 3" across)
20058. Any other Foliage Perennial

 

Section E FLOWERING Bulbs/Corms/Tubers/Rhizomes One stem, scape or spray    

(Eligible for AWARD OF MERIT)  

     

20059.

Chives Garlic

20060. Chives Onion
20061. Dahlia Anemone type bloom

20062..

Dahlia Cactus type bloom

20063. Dahlia Daisy single type bloom
20064. Dahlia Small pompom or Lilliput
20065. Dahlia Any other Dahlias
20066. Gladiolus Large

20067.

Gladiolus Small

20068.

Lily Asiatic

20069.

Lily Calla

20070.

Lily Trumpet/Oriental

20071.

Lily Any other Lily

20072.

Any other Flowering Bulb/Corm/Tuber/Rhizome

   

Section F FOLIAGE Bulbs/Corms/Tubers/Rhizomes One stem, scape or spray    

(Eligible for AWARD OF MERIT)  

     

20073.

Caladium Color Green Dominant

20074. Caladium Color Red Dominant
20075. Caladium Color White Dominant

20076..

Caladium Color Pink Dominant

20077. Caladium Any Other Dominant Color or No Dominance
20078. Coleus Color Green Dominant
20079. Coleus Color Red Dominant
20080. Coleus Color Pink Dominant

20081.

Coleus Any Other Dominant Color or No Dominance

20082.

Any other Foliage Bulb/Corm/Tuber/Rhizome

 

Section G FLOWERING DECIDUOUS Arboreal (Tree/Shrub) Branches

Branches may not exceed 30" in length (Eligible for ARBOREAL AWARD)

     

20083. Butterfly Bush (Buddleia)
20084. Hydrangea Lacecap

20085.

Hydrangea Mophead

20086.

Hydrangea Oakleaf

20087.

Hydrangea Panicle

20088.

Hydrangea Any Other Hydrangea

20089. Lavender
20090. Rosemary
20091. Any other Flowering Arboreal

 

Section H FOLIAGE DECIDUOUS Arboreal (Tree/Shrub) Branches

Branches may not exceed 30" in length

     

20092. Japanese Maple Color Green Dominant
20093. Japanese Maple Color Red Dominant

20094.

Japanese Maple Any Other Color or Bi-Color Japanese Maple

20095.

Any other Foliage Deciduous Trees/Shrubs

 

Section I Needled TREE/SHRUB Evergreen

Branches may not exceed 30" in length  (Eligible for ARBOREAL AWARD)

     

20096. False Cypress
20097. Fir

20098.

Juniper

20099.

Pine

20100. Spruce
20101. Any other Needled Evergreen

     

 

Section J Container Grown FLOWERING PLANT   Not to exceed 18" in diameter or longest side

(Must have been in the exhibitor's possession and care at least 90 days.)  (Eligible for GROWER'S CHOICE AWARD).

     

20102.

African Violet

20103.

Begonia

20104.

Orchids

20105.

Any other Container Grown Flowering Plant

 

Section K Container Grown FOLIAGE PLANT   Not to exceed 18" in diameter or longest side

(Must have been in the exhibitor's possession and care at least 90 days.)  (Eligible for GROWER'S CHOICE AWARD).

     

20106. Alocasia
20107. Begonia

20108.

Cactus

20109.

Ferns

20110. Philodendron
20111. Succulents
20112. Any other Container Grown Foliage Plant

 

Section L Combination PLANTINGS (Dish Gardens, Terrariums, Planters and Troughs)

(Combination plantings must have been in the exhibitor's possession and grown together at least six weeks and have similar cultural requirements for soil, water, fertilizer, light and humidity.)  (Eligible for GROWER'S CHOICE AWARD).

     

20113.

Dish Gardens miniature landscape in an open or closed container, not to exceed 18" in diameter or longest side. May include accessories.

20114.

Terrariums miniature landscape in a transparent container, may include accessories to complete landscape, not to exceed 18" in diameter or longest side.

20115.

Patio Planters No accessories allowed. Not to exceed 18" in diameter or 24" longest side.

20116.

Troughs miniature naturalistic landscape in container to withstand year-to-year outdoor conditions. Containers appear dominant and natural accessories (stone, wood, etc.) may be included. Not to exceed 18" in diameter or 24" longest side.

 

Section M CUT FOLIAGE Collections (Eligible for COLLECTOR'S SHOWCASE AWARD).

Must consist of a minimum of five (5) and a maximum of eight (8) different cultivars or specimens, 1 stem, spray or scape, each in an individual transparent container; each plant within the collection must be identified by botanical name and variety/cultivar. Collection will be placed by exhibitor. Note maximum allowed space.

     

20117.

Fern, 15" x 15" area size

20118.

Herbs, (may be differing genus or all one genus with differing varieties) 12" x 12"

20119.

Hosta, 15" x 15"

20120. Heucheras (Coral Bells) foliage only 12" x 12"

20121.

Any other Foliage Cut Collection 15" x 15"

 

Section N CONTAINER GROWN FOLIAGE Collections (Eligible for COLLECTOR'S SHOWCASE AWARD).

Must consist of a minimum of five (5) and a maximum of eight (8) different cultivars or specimens each in an individual pot; Each plant within the collection must be identified by botanical genus and variety/cultivar. Collection will be placed by exhibitor. Note maximum allowed space.

     

20122.

Cactus (may be differing genus or all one genus with differing varieties) 24" x 24"

20123.

Miniature Hosta, 15" x 15"

20124.

Non-Cactus Succulents (may be differing genus or all one genus with differing varieties) 24" x 24"

20125. Any other Foliage Container Grown Collection 24" x 24"

 

 

DIVISION III Special Exhibits

     

Educational Exhibits

 

Section A "Main Stage Entertainment" Educational Exhibits

20126.

Exhibit 1        Master Gardener's Program

20127.

Exhibit 2        Container Gardening with Succulents

20128.

Exhibit 3        Is That Really a Gourd?

20129. Exhibit 4        Woods & Water Land Trust

 

 

 

Class 21

Youth Flower Show

Franklin County Extension Office, Lower Level

 

"Fun and Games at the Fair"

 

AGE GROUPS:

    A.     Young Junior ages 2-6

             Open to anyone who has attained their 2nd birthday and has not reached their 6th birthday as of July 1, 2013.

    B.     Junior ages 6-13

             Open to anyone who has attained their 6th birthday and has not reached their 13th birthday as of July 1, 2013.

    C.     Advanced ages 13-18

             Open to anyone who has attained their 13th birthday and has not reached their 18th birthday as of July 1, 2013.

 

     

Follow entry rules for adults. Be prepared to label your entry.

 

Prizes awarded in each age group if merited: 

         First Place - Blue Ribbon & $1.50

         Second Place - Red Ribbon & $1.00

         Third Place - White Ribbon & $.50

 

Design

     

21001.

"Sack Race" an arrangement using a small paper lunch bag as a container  [Age Group A]

21002.

"Sack Race" an arrangement using a small paper lunch bag as a container  [Age Group B]

21003.

"Toy Assembly Contest" an arrangement to include Lego pieces  [Age Group A]

21004.

"Toy Assembly Contest" an arrangement to include Lego pieces  [Age Group B]

21005.

"Ring Toss" an arrangement to include one or more colorful rings  [Age Group A]

21006.

"Ring Toss" an arrangement to include one or more colorful rings  [Age Group B]

21007.

"Bean Bag Toss" a collage using seeds and/or dried plant material. Collage not to exceed 8" in any direction may use chipboard, cardstock, or poster board. [Age Group C]

   

 

Horticulture

Age Group A

     

21008.

Marigold - small spray

21009.

Marigold - single large bloom

21010.

Zinnia - small spray

21011.

Zinnia - single large bloom

21012.

Hollyhock

21013.

Sunflower - large (more than 6" in diameter)

21014.

Sunflower - small (6" in diameter or less)

21015.

Any other Annual or Biannual

21016.

Daylily

21017.

Container Grown Flowering Plant - container not to exceed 15" in diameter or longest side

 

Age Group B

     

21018.

Marigold - small spray

21019.

Marigold - single large bloom

21020.

Zinnia - small spray

21021.

Zinnia - single large bloom

21022.

Hollyhock

21023.

Sunflower - large (more than 6" in diameter)

21024.

Sunflower - small (6" in diameter or less)

21025.

Any other Annual or Biannual

21026.

Daylily

21027.

Container Grown Flowering Plant - container not to exceed 15" in diameter or longest side

 

Age Group C

     

21028.

Marigold - small spray

21029.

Marigold - single large bloom

21030.

Zinnia - small spray

21031.

Zinnia - single large bloom

21032.

Hollyhock

21033.

Sunflower - large (more than 6" in diameter)

21034.

Sunflower - small (6" in diameter or less)

21035.

Any other Annual or Biannual

21036.

Daylily

21037.

Combination Planting - May be dish garden, terrarium or trough container not to exceed 18" in diameter or 24" longest side

Return to Exhibit Hall

 

 

 

 

 

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