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Flowers

This year's theme is: TBD

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Please note Rules Governing the Perth Fair. They pertain to all classes. Please read them carefully.

Information: Rhonda Bulloch 613-267-8096

Do not use containers of value. The Perth & District Agricultural Society cannot be responsible for valuable containers.

  • All exhibits should be arranged attractively

  • Cut flowers are to be shown in long stem and where possible with foliage

  • For taller stems and larger containers, use of cedar is recommended to hold the stems in place - Note: Cedar used as a filler not to show above container level

  • Flowers should be as uniform as possible

  • Make sure to measure the diameter of the blooms and enter the proper size by section

  • A spray is a portion of plant with a number of flowers

  • A stem is a plant structure carrying one or more flowers and/or buds

  • A bloom is an individual flower, one to a stem

  • If a bud is not opened and not showing any colour, it does not count as a bloom and it is a good idea to remove it

  • Exhibit(s) must contain the exact number of flowers specified in the section

  • Do not leave seed heads on the exhibit

  • Watch for wilted petals

  • Remove debris from pot

  • Flowers and plants must be insect and disease-free to be eligible for judging

  • In dahlia classes, green centers should not be showing and the blooms should be approximately 45 degree angle from stem

  • Ideal gladiolus should be 1/3 open, 1/3 bud and 1/3 green. Please use tall, sturdy container

  • A snapdragon may have more than one spike, note what is specified for the section

  • African violets should contain only a single crown, in a pot

  • In a floral arrangement, the large flowers and strong colours should be at the base

  • New Exhibitor: The first time exhibitor in homecraft sections with the most points will receive a $20.00 gift certificate donated by Decorating by Design in Perth. Please check New Exhibitor on the entry form

MOST POINTS FLOWERS

1st - $30.00 Gift Certificate - Perth Farmers Market 

2nd - $20.00 Gift Certificate - Perth Soft Cloth Car Wash


 

FLOWERS

PRIZE MONEY - 1st $6.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $4.00

CLASS 701

  1. Nicotiana - 3 stems

  2. Hosta - one variety - 3 leaves in water

  3. Cosmos - any variety - 3 stems

  4. Dahlias - 3 blooms

  5. Amaranthus - any variety - 3 stems

  6. Phlox - Any variety - 3 stems not over 18” high

  7. Gladioli - any colour - 3 spikes

  8. Rudbeckia - 5 stems

  9. Pansies - 5 blooms

  10. “Wine & Roses” - a single rose floating in a wine glass

  11. Rose - any kind, 1 stem

  12. Snapdragon - any variety or mix - 5 stems

  13. Sweet Peas - any variety - 5 stems

  14. Bachelor's Buttons - any colour/variety – 5 blooms

  15. Zinnias - collection - any variety/colour - 5 stems

  16. Hydrangea - 3 stems in water, leaves and stems showing - not over 20” high

  17. Petunias - single frilled - 3 sprays

  18. Petunias - double frilled - 3 sprays

  19. A container of mixed perennials - 10 stems

  20. A container of mixed annuals - 10 stems

  21. Salvia - any variety - 3 stems

  22. Bouquet of garden “Mums” - 5 stems

  23. Sunflowers - collection - any size/colour 3 stems

  24. Marigold - any variety - 5 blooms

  25. “Tiny Treasures” a miniature arrangement of cut flowers not over 5" in any direction

 

PLANTS

Note: Pots not to exceed 10”

  1. Foliage plant potted - as grown in pot

  2. Begonias - as grown in pot, in bloom

  3. Hen & Chicken plant - as grown in pot

  4. Impatiens Plant - as grown in pot

  5. African Violet - Single - 1 crown in pot

  6. 1 potted Geranium - in bud/bloom, as grown in pot

  7. Potted Herb, identified - as grown in pot

  8. Ivy type plant potted - as grown in pot

  9. A collection of Cacti or Succulent - two or more as grown in pot


 

FLOWER SPECIALS

PRIZE MONEY - 1st $10.00, 2nd $9.00, 3rd $8.00

CLASS 701

  1. Cows in the Meadow - An arrangement of colourful materials found along the roadside. Accessories may be used

  2. Dairy Fairy - A flower garden for a Fairy.  Container(s) not to exceed 18". Accessories may be used

  3. Udderly Stunning - A centerpiece of fresh flowers for a dining room table using tints & tones of any ONE COLOUR. Accessories may be used.

  4. Til the Cows Come Home - An interpretation of the Homecraft theme. Accessories may be used

  5. Got Milk? - An arrangement in a milk container (glass milk bottle, paper milk carton, etc.). Accessories may be used

  6. Bovine Beauty - An arrangement of fresh flowers. Accessories may be used

  7. A-moo-zing - A cheerful arrangement of bright & brilliant annuals and perennials.  Accessories may be used


 

JUNIOR SECTION (AGED 15 YEARS AND YOUNGER)

PRIZE MONEY - 1st $10.00, 2nd $8.00, 3rd $6.00 - Sponsored by Rhonda Bulloch

CLASS 701

  1. Got Milk? - An arrangement in a milk container (glass milk bottle, paper milk carton, etc.). Accessories may be used  

We sincerely appreciate your work and look forward to displaying your entries in our Homecraft building.

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