DEPARTMENT 17

FLORAL EXHIBITS

Exhibits accepted on Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00

1. The use of or displaying of artificial flowers is prohibited and no premiums will be paid.

2. Plants positively will not be accepted for exhibition unless they have been growing in containers for two months.

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 and will be given every possible care but the management assumes no responsibility for their safety.

4. Flowers or plants entered for competition must be more than ordinary standard and quality to be entitled to an award.

5. All entries must be grown by exhibitor except in arrangement classes.

6. Exhibits cannot be removed until 10:00 p.m. Saturday evening or they can be picked up Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

SECTION 1          Flowering House Plants

   CLASS                                                                                        PREMIUMS

African Violets – Any color or bicolor    $1.50   $1.40   $1.30  $1.20  $1.00

01   Single

02   Double

Wax Begonias, fibrous – rooted, in bloom

03   Single, any color

04   Double, any color

05   Any other variety                                                                                  

Begonias, tuberous – rooted, in bloom

06   Single or semi-double, any color

07   Double, any color

08   Hanging basket variety, any color

09   Geranium, Pelargonium Bedding or Common, any color

10   Any other meritorious flowering house plant not mentioned above

 

SECTION 2          Floral Exhibits

1. Only one species per pot except in collection class. Pots are not to exceed 10” in diameter or square.

   CLASS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PREMIUMS

Begonias, foliage type, with or without flowers                                         

                                                      $1.50    $1.40    $1.30   $1.20   $1.00

01   Large leaf, any variety

02   Small leaf, any variety

Cacti       

03   One pot

04   Several pots

05   Christmas Cactus (cultivaris)

06   Cactus garden

Coleus

07   Common

08   Fancyleaf

09   Small Leaf creeping

10   Fringed type

11   Episcia, any leaf color

Ferns

12   Best Planted Fernery

13   Asparagus

14   Boston

15   Other

Geranium, Pelargonium

16   Ivy, any variety

17   Scented, any variety

18   Variegated foliage

Potted Ivy

19   English

20   Kenilworth

21   Variegated

22   German

23   Grape

24   Dish Garden or Foliage plants consisting of three or more specimens in a container

25  Terrariums or Arrangement in closed container

26   Any other meritorious house plant not mentioned above

Philodendrons

27   Variegated

28   Heart Leaf

29   Arrowhead

30   Split Leaf

Miscellaneous Plants

31   Palm, any variety

32   Oxalis - Green

33   Oxalis - Red

34   Rhoeo

35   Rubber Plant

36   Rosary Vine

37   Prayer Plant

38   Jade

39   Joseph’s Coat

40   Shamrock

41   Succulent

42   Any other not listed above

SECTION 3          Specimen Flowers - Annual

1. Exhibits in this division must be cut flowers grown by exhibitor and must conform to the number of blooms, spikes or stems specified in each class.

2. The uniformity of height, color or size is an important factor in evaluating entries.

3. Flowers in each entry must be of one color and variety unless otherwise stated.

   CLASS                                                                                 PREMIUMS

01    Ageratum, 5 stem    $1.50        $1.40        $1.30       $1.20     $1.00

02    Aster, 5 blooms

03    Bachelor’s Buttons

04    Calendula, 5 blooms

05    Dusty Miller

Celosia

06    Crested, 1 stem

07    Plume, 5 stems

08    Cleoma (Spider Flower), 5 stems

09    Cosmos, 5 blooms

Dahlias

10    Cactus, 3 blooms

11    Decorative, 3 blooms

12    Pompom, 3 blooms

13    Single, 3 blooms

Gladiolus, 1 spike

14    Large flowering

15    Small flowering

Marigolds, 5 blooms0

16    African, lemon color

17    African, orange

18    French, single

19    French, double

20    Pansy, 5 blooms

Petunias, 5 blooms

21    Single

22    Double
23    Rudbeckia

24    Snapdragons (all types), 5 spikes of one color

25    Sunflower – miniature – 3 blooms

26    Any other Sunflower

27    Strawflowers, 5 blooms, mixed colors

Sunflowers

28    Colored

29    Miniature

30    Multi-bloom

31    Other

Zinnias

32    Giant, 3 blooms

33    Cactus, 3 blooms

34    Pompon, 6 blooms

35    Novelty, 6 blooms

36    Any other annual not listed above

SECTION 4          Specimen Flowers - Perennials

1. Exhibits in this division must be cut flowers grown by the exhibitor and must conform to the number of blooms, spikes or stems specified in each class.

2. The uniformity of height, color or size is an important factor in evaluating entries.

3. Flowers in each entry must be of one color and variety unless otherwise stated.

   CLASS                                                                                           PREMIUMS
                                                   $1.50     $1.40     $1.30    $1.20    $1.00
01    Chrysanthemum -Single or Daisy type,  3 stems                        

02    Chrysanthemum – Spider, 3 stems

03    Chrysanthemum – Spoon, 3 stems

04    Chrysanthemum – Pompom, 3 stems

05    Anemone Type

06    Delphinium, 1 spike

07    Dianthus (Hardy pink), 5 blooms

08    Hydrangea – 1 bloom

09    Lilies, 1 stalk

10    Sweet Pea, 3 stems

11    Purple Coneflower, 3 blooms

12    Chinese Lanterns – 3 stems

13    Butterfly Bush

14    Yarrow

15    Scabiosa, 1 stem

16    Other

Roses

17    Hybrid tea, 1 flower any color

18    Floribunda, 1 stem

19    Grandiflora, 1 stem

20    Miniature, 1 stem

21    Any other perennial not listed above

SECTION 5          Artistic Arrangements

1. Maximum care will be taken of the containers and accessories until they can be reclaimed by exhibitors but the fair cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss.

2. Must have flowers and/or foliage. No artificial flowers or foliage allowed.

   CLASS                                                                                PREMIUMS

                                                  $5.00        $4.00        $3.00       $2.00     $1.00

01    Arrangement of wildflowers. No plants forbidden by conservation rules should be used.

02    Arrangement using dried materials – wreaths and line arrangements

03    Arrangement in pedestal container

04    Arrangement depicting Pennsylvania history or natural history

05    Arrangement featuring a candle

06    Arrangement using one flower only; foliage and/or accessories permitted

07    Arrangement depicting a holiday or special occasion

08    All white arrangement – foliage permitted

09    Arrangement of foliage – no flowers

10    Arrangement of garden roses

11    Miniature arrangement not to exceed 6” overall

12    Corsage – no artificial flowers allowed.

SECTION 6          Hanging Basket

1. Maximum care will be taken of the containers and accessories until they can be reclaimed by exhibitors, but the fair cannot be responsible for any damage or loss.

2. Exhibits in this division must be grown by the exhibitor.

3. Only one species per pot.

4. Pots are not to exceed 10” in diameter or square.

   CLASS                                                                                 PREMIUMS

01      Spider Plants                  $1.50        $1.40        $1.30       $1.20     $1.00

02     Begonia                                                                                                                                           
03      Petunia

04      Ivy

05      Geranium

06      Other