Flower Show

FLOWER SHOW
Thursday, August 10thth
Chairman: Beverly Burcham 859-380-5599
THE FLOWER SHOW IS HELD IN THE LUTES FLORAL HALL

The Flower Division is under the supervision of the Boone County Garden Club.
1. Entries open to anyone interested in gardening and arranging. Each exhibitor is permitted
one entry in each class or subdivision of a class. Only one exhibit allowed in each class.
Only one exhibit allowed in each class, for one household.
2. The specimen in the horticulture division must be grown by exhibitor and be correctly
labeled as to variety. In the design division, plant material need not be grown by exhibitor,
but must be arranged by exhibitor. An award will be given only if entry merits an award.
Artificial flowers or foliage not acceptable. No painting of fresh plant material. Painted or
treated dried plant material is accepted.
3. Entries will be received between 8:00 - 11:30 AM on Thursday, August 10th. Entries must be
claimed between 2:00 - 4:00 PM on Sunday, August 13th.
4. The decision of the judges is final. To be judged according to the handbook of the National
Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc.
5. Only required personnel will be allowed in the hall during judging.
6. Read your schedule carefully. Be certain your exhibit conforms to the specified
requirements.
7. Container grown plants must have been in possession of exhibitor at least three months.
8. The flower show committee will exercise all care, but cannot be responsible for loss or
breakage of containers or accessories.

AWARDS:
The standard system of awarding will be used with one blue, one red and one yellow ribbon
awarded in each class. The following awards will be presented if merited:
* Best of Show...will be presented to the finest exhibit in the design division and the finest
exhibit in the horticulture division.
* Sweepstakes Awards...To the single exhibitor with the greatest number of blue ribbons in
the design division and to the single exhibitor with the greatest number of blue ribbons in
the horticulture division.
* Junior Achievement...Award to the outstanding design exhibitor in the junior division.

SECTION 700 - HORTICULTURE DIVISION - OPEN CLASS
• Exhibitor should bring clear bottles to show specimens.
• Bottles and Flowers should be uniform in size.
• Specimen must have foliage attached.

700 A  -  ANNUALS: CELOSIA
  Class 1 - Crested Type, 1 Bloom
  Class 2 - Tall plumed or feathered 1 stalk
  MARIGOLD
  Class 3  - Marigold, Small
  Class 4 - Marigold, Large
  ZINNAS
  Class 5 - Zinnias, Small
  Class 6 - Zinnias, Large
  Class 7 - Zinnias, 5 medium flowered
  SNAPDRAGONS
  Class 8 - 3 Spikes, any one color
  Class 9 - 3 Spikes, mixed colors
  PETUNIAS
  Class 10 - Single
  Class 11 - Double
  Class 12 - Ruffled
  SALVIA
  Class 13 - One Spike
  Class 14 - Any Other Annual
700 B - BULBOUS PLANTS: DAHLIAS
  Class 15 - Dahlia, Large, over 8"
  Class 16 - Dahlia, Medium 4" to 8"
  Class 17 - Dahlia, Miniature, must be under 4"
  GLADIOLUS
  Class 18 - Gladiolus, Small
  Class 19 - Gladiolus, Large
700 C - PERENNIALS: ROSES
  Class 20 - Knockout, Small
  Class 21 - Knockout, Large
  Class 22 - Grandiflora, Grown Naturally
  Class 23 - Miniature Rose, Grown Naturally
  Class 24 - Hibiscus
  Class 25 - Any Other Perennial
  Class 26 - Hydrangea
700 D - CONTAINER GROWN PLANTS, POT NOT TO EXCEED 9":  
  Class 27 - African Violet (Single Bloom)
  Class 28 - African Violet (Double Bloom)
  Class 29 - Flowering Plant, must be in bloom
  Class 30 - Foliage Plant

SECTION 701 - "BEST PICTURE" DESIGN DIVISION - OPEN CLASS
CLASS:

1. New Year's Day "Should old Acquaintance be Forgotten" - All white arrangement, foliage permitted.
2. President's Day "We Honor Our Famous Leaders" - Design to please a man.
3. St. Patrick's Day "Wearing of the Green"  - Tints, tones and shades of green.
4. Mother's Day "Lttle Things Mean a Lot" - Miniature arrangement not to exceet 5" overall.
5. Memorial Day "We Remember" - An arrangement of roses using suitable container, other suitable foilage permitted.
6. Independence Day "Bombs Bursting in Air" - An arrangement vertical in feeling using red, white and blue, Not to exceed 30".
7. Labor Day :America's Strength"- Red and yellow flowers in a basket not to exceed 15".
8. Columbus Day "He Sailed The Ocean Blue" - Design depicting rhythm.
9. Veteran's Day "Giving Freedom to Others" - An arrangement using driftwood and fresh material.
10. Thanksgiving Day "Over the River & Through the Woods"  - Arrangement using fruit and/or vegetables. Foliage and/or flowers permitted.
11. Christmas Day "Peace on Earth, Good will to Men" - An arrangement with one color predominating.
12. Election Day "The Governor's Race" - An arrangement using a variety of flowers. Novice Class (one) who has not won a blue ribbon in a previous flower show.

SECTION 702 - JUNIOR DESIGN DIVISION - OPEN CLASS
1.Ground Hog Day "Will He See His Shadow?" - A terrarium not to exceet 10".
         A. 8 years and under                                          B. 9 years to 15 years
2. St. Valentine's Day "Be Mine" - Arrangement with appropriate accessory permitted.
         A. 8 years and under                                          B. 9 years to 15 years
3. Easter "Here Comes Peter Cottontail" - An arrangement in a basket not to exceet 10" accessory permitted.
         A. 8 years and under                                          B. 9 years to 15 years
4. Halloween "The Goblins Will Get You" -  Arrangement with appropriate accessory permitted.
         A. 8 years and under                                          B. 9 years to 15 years

Open Horticulture Class:

Specimen must have foliage attached.

5. Marigold
    
A. 1-15 years and under
6. Sunflower
    
A. 1 - 15 years and under
7. Zinnia
     A. 1 - 15 years and under
8. Any other Annual
    
A. 1 - 15 years and under
9. Any other Perennial
    A.  1 - 15 years and under