Department N: Flowers

Jill Hill, Superintendent – (860) 423-6732
Chris, Other questions – (860) 489-5415

Entry Fee $8.00 must accompany entry blank. Passes will be mailed. Payment of the fee in this department will permit purchasers to exhibit in all other departments except Poultry. Entries close September 23rd. No professional designer may enter any category.

Entries may be brought in Thursday evening 6-8 pm or Friday from 4-5:30 pm. No Professionals may enter. Judging Friday at 7 pm.

A trophy will be given for the Best in Show, premiums will be paid on the following articles only. Each exhibitor may not enter more than one container in each class. All container grown plants must have been in exhibitors possession for 3 months.

The “stem” or “flowers” must be one variety. A stem is a stalk which may have 1 or more blossoms and leaves. Milk Bottle Containers will be furnished by the Fair Society. Please do not use any protected plants on the endangered species list in your designs.

Children 17 years and younger not allowed to enter in this Dept. Note desig- nation of number of “stems” or “flowers” for various varieties, anything else with flowers and the exhibit will be disqualified

Department 1st 2nd 3rd
1. Best fresh flower design using flowers from your garden (arrangement) $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
2. Best collection of cultivated flowers $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
3. Best fresh flower design – other (arrangement) $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
4. Hydrangea, fresh, 3 stems $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
5. Wild Flowers – Best Collection Provide list of flowers with entry $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
6. Indoor – Outdoor Potted Plant (please identify) $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
7. Best house plant for Bloom (please identify) $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
8. Best house plant for Foliage (please identify) (one variety) $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
9. Impatiens – potted $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
10. Begonia $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
11. African Violets (single crown) $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
12. Best hanging House Plant (please identify) (one variety) $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
13. Best Summer Hanging Plant (please identify) $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
14. Corsage $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
15. Petunias, single, 3 flowers $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
16. Miniature Roses -Two $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
17. Roses – two (the same color) $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
18. Strawflowers, 6 flowers – heads only-no stem $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
19. Snapdragons, 3 stems $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
20. Nasturtiums, 3 flowers $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
21. Calendulas, 3 stems $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
22. Pansies, 3 flowers $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
23. Sedum, 3 stems $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
24. Salvia, 6 stems $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
25. Cornflower, 3 flowers $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
26. Ornamental Grass, 1 variety, 3 stalks $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
27. Tropical Plants $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
28. Cactus $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
29. Dried Flower Collection – single variety $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
30. Dried Flower Arrangement $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
31. Terrarium or Dish Garden $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
32. Edible Plants – Best Collection not planted $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
33. Bonsai Tree or Garden $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
34. Zinnias, large, 6 flowers $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
35. Zinnias, small, 6 flowers $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
36. Chrysanthemums, 6 stems (1 variety, 1 color) $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
37. Marigolds, bi-color, 3 stems $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
38. Small Marigolds, single-color, 3 stems $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
39. Large Marigolds, 3 stems $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
40. Cosmos, 3 flowers $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
41. Cockscomb, 3 stems $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
42. Best collection of Dahlias $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
43. Dahlias – 1 Blossom – small, not more than 3” across $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
44. Dahlias – 1 Blossom – large $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
45. Dahlias – 3 Blossoms – different varieties $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
46. Misc., one variety of any other flower 1 stem or flower (Please identify) $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
47. Most unusual Flower 1 variety – 1 stem $4.00 $3.00 $2.00
48. Miniature fresh flower arrangement from your garden – under 4” including container . $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
49. Miniature Fresh Flower Arrangement from your garden – under 2” including container . $5.00 $4.00 $3.00
50. Miniature Dried Flower Arrangement 4” or less $5.00 $4.00 $3.00

Special Contest

Predominately fresh flowers, may include some dried materials and appropriate items. Arrangement must be in a shoe or boot.

Department 1st 2nd 3rd
51. Put Your Best Feet Forward $7.00 $5.00 $4.00

Contest winner will receive trophy. Second Prize – Rosette Ribbon.