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Plants & Flowers

Plants and Flowers

Here is a complete list of all the areas available for Plants and Flowers classes.
Click the link below for a complete copy of only the Plants and Flowers section of the Fair Book. 

Plants and Flowers- Class P

Sponsored by Wagg Funeral Home

Cut flowers should be shown with their own foliage.

Prizes-  1st-$3   2nd-$2.50  3rd-$2   

1.       Amaranthus, 1 stem, any variety
2.       Asters, 3 blooms, any colours
3.       Begonia, tuberous, 1 blooms with foliage, floating in dish 9” or less
4.       Calendula, 3 stems, any variety
5.       Celosia, 3 stems, any variety
6.       Cosmos, 1 spray
7.       Dahlia, under 4”, 3 blooms, any variety
8.       Dahlia, 4” and over, 1 bloom
9.       Dahlia, 3 blooms, different varieties
**Gladiolus stems below bottom floret should be as close to, but not exceed, 18”
10.   Gladiolus, 1 spike red
11.   Gladiolus- 1 spike yellow/cream/white
12.   Gladiolus- 1 spike pink/salmon/orange
13.   Gladiolus- 1 spike bi-colour or bi-tone
14.   Gladiolus- 1 spike any colour of variety
15.   3 Hosta leaves, 4”-8” (measure from leaf tip to intersection with stem)
16.   Hydrangeas, 1 stem
17.   Marigold, 1”-2”, 3 blooms
18.   Marigold, over 2”, 3 blooms
19.   Petunias, single, 3 sprays
20.   Petunias, double, 3 sprays
21.   Phlox, 1 stem
22.   Rose, Hybrid Tea, 1 bloom
23.   Rose, Miniature, 1 bloom or spray
24.   Rose, any other variety,
25.   Salvia, 3 stems, any variety
26.   Everlasting, any variety, 3 stems, not dried e.g. Strawflower, Statis,
27.   Zinnias, 3 blooms, under 2”, any variety
28.   Zinnias, 3 blooms, 2” and over, any variety
29.   Any other Annual, 3 blooms/stems if small, 1 bloom/stem if large
30.   Any other Perennial, 3 blooms/stems if small, 1 bloom/stem if large
31.   African Violet, single, one crown
32.   African Violet, any other, ex. Miniature, trailing, etc.
33.   Geranium, in bloom
34.   Any other Flowering House Plant
35.   Fern in a pot, house plant  
36.   Any other Foliage House Plant

Decorative Classes

Classes 37-44 Sponsored by Homestead Furniture and Appliances

 Prizes-  1st-$5   2nd-$4  3rd-$3   4th-$2

37.   “Wind Swept”- a design showing motion
38.   “Afternoon Tea”- a design in a teapot
39.   “Tiny Perfection” a miniature design not to exceed 5” in any direction
40.    “Days Gone By” a design using dried material ex. Flowers, grasses, leaves, etc., dyed material not permitted
41.   “Under Water Beauty”- an underwater design; part(s) of the design to be underwater to create interest but not the entire design
42.   “Country Garden”- a miniature garden, no larger than 18”x18”. Plant material may be cut or rooted, fresh or dried. Soil is permitted
43.   “Walk in the Woods” a design using wild material, flowers, leaves, mosses, etc.
44.   “Welcome”- a door swag or wreath, any season. Fresh or dried material, some accessories allowed. Ready to hang

SPECIAL: Best in Design Classes 37-44.  Prize- $25, Rosette awarded
Sponsored by Pine Ridge Garden Club

Prizes-  1st-$10   2nd-$8  3rd-$5   4th-$2

45.   Outdoor Hanging Basket, 1 or more plants of the same variety or plant family
46.   Outdoor Hanging Basket, 3 or more different plant varieties

Sponsored by A. Oppers Windows and Doors, Port Perry

Most Points- P 37-46 will receive a $25 gift certificate
Sponsored by Otter’s Greenhouse

47.   SPECIAL: “Bee Appealing”- an outdoor planter, containing a minimum of 3 different plant varieties. Please include varieties that would be especially appealing to bees. Cut flowers may be included. Accessories allowed. 
Prizes: 1st- approx. $30 value
             2nd- approx. $25 value
             3rd- approx. $20 value
Sponsored by Canadian Tire Store, Port Perry

Junior Flowers- Class JF

Open to children age pre-school to Grade 8.

Prizes-  1st-$2.50   2nd-$2   3rd-$1.50    4th-$1   5th- 0.75   6th-0.50

1.       Marigolds, 3 blooms, over 2” (5cm)
2.       Hosta, 3 leaves, variegated, same variety
3.       Hosta, 3 leaves, non-variegated, same variety
4.       Hydrangea, 1 stem
5.       Rose, 1 bloom
6.       Rudbeckia (Black eyed Susan), 3 blooms
7.       Sunflower Head, max 12”
8.       Zinnia, 3 blooms
9.       Any other Annual, 1 spray or bloom
10.   Any other Perennial, 1 spray or bloom
11.   Any Potted Plant

Junior Flower Arrangements

JF 12-15 Sponsored by Grace Bajema
Prizes-  1st-$4   2nd-$3.50   3rd-$3    4th-$2.50   5th- $2  

12.   “Summer Sunshine”- an arrangement using mainly yellow flowers
13.   “Pick & Plunk” a collection of seasonal material picked and artfully plunked into a container of your choice. 
14.   “Make it Simple”- an arrangement using different types of foliage, no flowers
15. "Ditch Treasures”- an arrangement of wild flowers, bulrushes, leaves and/or grasses in a container of your choice
Most Points: JF 1-15      1st-$12   2nd-$8   3rd-$5
Sponsored by Pine Ridge Garden Club