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Department 17 - Senior Floral

Superintendent: Susan Trimeloni (310-2076)
Committee: Carol Fritz, Linda Clapper and Jeff Trimeloni

RULES:
1. See Department 11-24 Rules.
2. The use of or displaying of artificial flowers is prohibited and no premiums will be paid.
3. The management will not undertake to return exhibits or be responsible for the return of exhibits. Baskets or containers must be supplied by exhibitor.
4. Flowers or plants entered for competition must be more than ordinary standard and quality to be entitled to an award.
5. HOUSE PLANTS - This class includes all plants that would qualify as a house plant. They may be foliage house plants or in bloom. Plants positively will not be accepted for exhibition unless they have been growing in containers for two months. Pots not to exceed 12".
6. SPECIMEN FLOWERS - Exhibits must be grown by exhibitor and must conform to the number of blooms, spikes, or stems as specified in each class. Exhibitors should note that uniformity of height, color, or size is an important factor in evaluating entries. Flowers in each entry must be of one color and variety unless otherwise stated. Clear glass containers are best. Include leaves with specimen when possible. Leaves should not be submerged in water.
7. ARTISTIC ARRANGEMENTS - No dried arrangement entered in previous fairs are allowed. Any container used should be no larger than 2 feet by 2 feet.

Section 1

Classes - Flowering House Plants

CLASS... $1.50 $1.25 $1
AFRICAN VIOLETS
1 Single, Purple or Pink
2 Single, any other color
3 Double, Purple or Pink
4 Double, any other color
WAX BEGONIAS, Fibrous-rooted, in bloom
5 Single, any color
6 Double, any color
7 Any other variety
BEGONIAS, Tuberous, rooted, in bloom
8 Single or Semi-Double, any color
9 Double, any color
GERANIUM, Pelargonium
10 Scented
11 Variegated
12 Any Other MERITORIOUS FLOWERING HOUSE PLANT not mentioned above
13 HANGING BASKETS, Flowering

Section 2

Classes - Foliage Houseplants

CLASS... $1.50 $1.25 $1
BEGONIAS, Foliage type with or without flowers
1 Large leaf, any variety
2 Small leaf, any variety
3 COLEUS, any leaf color
4 FERNS, any variety
5 COLLECTION OF CACTI
6 POTTED IVY
7 DISH GARDEN, three (3) or more specimens in a low container
8 ANY OTHER MERITORIOUS HOUSE PLANT, not before mentioned
9 HANGING BASKETS, foliage
10 TERRARIUMS, maximum container/tank size -10 gallons; maximum length - 24 inches, maximum width- 12 inches

Winners in sections 1 & 2 compete for Best of Show Houseplant - rosette and $10.00

Section 3

Exhibits should have reasonable slim length, displayed in clear glass container with no foliage underwater.

Classes - Specimen Flowers - Annuals

CLASS... $1.50 $1.25 $1.00
1 BEGONIAS, (3 blooms)
2 CALENDULA (3 blooms)
CELOSIA
3 Crested or cockscomb, 1 stem, any color
4 Plume or feathery variety, 3 stems, any one color
5 CLEOME (spider flower), 3 stems, any one color
6 COSMOS, 3 sprays, any one color, any variety
DAHLIAS
7 Cactus, 1 bloom
8 Decorative, 1 bloom
9 Other, 1 bloom
GLADIOLUS (one spike)
12 Large Flowering
13 Small Flowering
MARIGOLDS (3 blooms)
15 Large, lemon colored
16 Large, orange
17 Dwarf, orange
18 Dwarf, lemon colored
19 Bicolor

21 SNAPDRAGONS, 3 stems, any one color
22 LARKSPUR, 3 spikes, any variety, one color
ZINNIAS
25 Giant, 3 blooms
26 Cactus, 3 blooms
27 Miniature Zinnias, 3 blooms
30 SCARLET SAGE, 3 stems
SUNFLOWERS
31 Large bloom, 1 stem
32 Miniature, 3 blooms
35 PANSIES, 3 blooms
36 SALVIA, 3 blooms
37 Any other SMALL MERITORIOUS FLOWER, 3 blooms, 3 inches or less
38 Any other LARGE MERITORIOUS FLOWER, 1 bloom

Section 4

Classes - Specimen Flowers - Perennials

CLASS... $1.50 $1.25 $1.00
HYBRID TEA ROSES - 1 flower
1 Pink
2 Red
3 White
4 Yellow
5 Bi-color
6 Orange
7 Open blooms, stamens showing
8 Any other color
10 FLORIBUNDAS ROSES, 1 stem
11 GRANDIFLORA ROSES, 1 stem
12 MINIATURE ROSES - 1 stem
13 SHRUB ROSE, 1 stem
14 SCABIOSA, 3, blooms
15 LAVENDER, any kind, 3 stems
16 YARROW, 1 stem
LILY, 1 stem
17 True Lily (Lilum)
18 Daylily (Hemerocallus)
19 Calla Lily (Araceae)
20 Canna Lily (Cannaceae)
22 HIBISCUS, 1 stem
ROSE OF SHARON
23 White
24 Any other color
26 DIFFERENT VARIETIES (at least 12 varieties) OF CUT FLOWERS either Annuals or Perennials
28 Any other SMALL MERITORIOUS FLOWER - 3 blooms, 3 inches or less
30 Any other LARGE MERITORIOUS FLOWER - 1 stem

Winners in Sections 3 & 4 compete for BEST OF SHOW Specimen - rosette and $10.00

Section 5

Arrangements and beauty or novelty of container, furnished by exhibitor will be considered in judging. All fresh material unless otherwise specified. No artificial leaves or flowers.

Classes - Artistic Arrangements

CLASS... $3 $2.50 $2
1 MASS VASE (all fresh material)
2 ANTIQUE CONTAINER
3 FEATURING A CANDLE
4 FEATURED ATTRACTION AT BEDFORD FAIR
5 MIXED WILD FLOWERS, No plants forbidden by conservation rules should be used
6 ALL WHITE - Foliage permitted

Section 6

Classes - Dried Arrangements

CLASS... $3 $2.50 $2
DRIED ARRANGEMENTS
1 Mass - flowers and foliage
2 Foliage plants only

Section 7

Classes - Miniature Arrangements

CLASS... $1.50 $1.25 $1
MINIATURE
1 All Fresh Materials (none higher than 5 inches)
2 All Dried Materials (none higher than 5 inches)
Winners in Sections 5, 6 and 7 compete for BEST OF SHOW Arrangement - rosette and $10.00
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