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Class 29 – Plants and Flowers

Director: Sharon Beer 519-848-2503, & Donna Clark



1. Potted Plants in bloom should be potted at least 3 months previous to fair.

2. Bloom: An individual flower, one to a stem.  Do not leave buds showing.

3. Stem: May carry one or more flowers

4. Spray: A portion of the plant with a number of flowers on one stem.

5. All Gladioli must be in suitable containers

6. Exhibitors to supply their own containers.

7. Only one entry, per person per section

8. $5.00 Membership must be paid to exhibit

9. Exhibits must be at the Arthur Arena for judging by 11:30 am on Friday September 8th, 2023


Prizes for Sections 1-48: 1st: $4.00; 2nd:$3.00; 3rd:$2.00


Potted Plants in Bloom (one plant per pot)

1. African violet, single crown, single bloom

2. Geranium, single or double

3. Petunia

4. Begonia, tuberous

5. Begonia, fibrous

6. Impatiens, single or double

7. Kolanche

8. Any other plant in bloom, named

Foliage Plants (one type in a pot)

9. Coleus

10. Shamrock

11. Spider Plant

12. Succulent

13. Any other foliage, named

Hanging Plants (Ready to hang)

14. Any outdoor blooming plant(s)

15. Foliage plants

16. Mixed, foliage and flowers

Walker Industries Special

Exhibitor with the most points in Sections 1-16 receives a prize from Walker Industries

Cut Flowers (remove leaves below water line)

17. Aster, 3 blooms, any colour

18. Aster, 2 varieties, 3 blooms each

19. Black-eyed Susan,3 stems

20. Calendula, 3 blooms, any colour

21. Coneflower, 3 blooms

22. Cosmos, 3 long sprays

23. Dahlia, 1 large bloom, over 5" diameter

24. Dahlia, 3 blooms, under 5" diameter

25. Dahlia, 3 varieties, 1 bloom each

26. Geranium, single, 3 stems

27. Gladioli, 3 stems, all a different colour

28. Gladioli, 1 stem, white

29. Gladioli, 1 stem, pink

30. Gladioli, 1 stem, red

31. Hydrangea,1 bloom, white

32. Hydrangea, 1 bloom, pink

33. Lily, canna, 2 stems, same colour

34. Marigold, 3 blooms, under 2 1/2 " diameter

35. Marigold, 3 blooms, over 2 1/2 " diameter

36. Petunia, single, 3 sprays, same colour

37. Rose, 1 spray, Floribunda

38. Rose,1 long stem- Hybrid Tea

39. Rose, 1 bloom, floating in a bowl, with foliage

40. Salvia, 3 stems, same colour

41. Snapdragons, 3 stems

42. Sunflower, 1 bloom, over 6" diameter

43. Turtlehead, 3 stems

44. Zinnias, 3 blooms, under 4 " diameter

45. Zinnias, 3 blooms, over 4 " diameter

46. Any other annual not listed, 3 stems, named (not a shrub or vine)

47. Any other perennial not listed, 3 stems, named

48. Any bloom (not a rose) floating in a dish, bloom not to touch sides or bottom of dish


Walker Industries Special

Exhibitor with the most points in the Cut flower Section 17-48 receives a prize from Walker Industries


Walker Industries Special

Best Entry in the Cut flower Section 17-48 receives a prize from Walker Industries


 Tullamore Lavender Co. Special - Sponsored by Stephanie Craig and Steven Larmer

A bouquet of 25 stems of homegrown lavender. Any variety, dried and tied with a string.

1st prize - $25.00; 2nd prize - $15.00; 3rd prize $10.00


Design & Arrangements

Prizes for Sections 49-58: 1st $7.00, 2nd $5.00, 3rd $3.00

49. Wildflower arrangement in a suitable container

50.' It's Valentine's Day' arrangement in a Red container using red and white flowers

51. "Birthday Party" design in a novelty container for a child's birthday party

52. "Blazing Blooms" all around bouquet in a clear container using the colours Orange and Red

53. Bouquet of your best garden bloomers, included at least 4 different varieties

54.  "Get Well Soon" Arrangement

55. "Good Morning" Bright colours in a coffee mug

56. One sided triangular arrangement

57. Bouquet of Zinnias in antique container

58. Arrangement in a tea pot



In Memory of Nell Powell Special - Sponsored by Janice Walsh and Teunie Laros

“Proud to be Canadian” An Arrangement using red and white and a Canadian Flag

1st prize - $10.00; 2nd prize - $6.00; 3rd prize $4.00


Walker Industries Special

1st Prize winner in Section 56 receives a prize from Walker Industries


Walker Industries Special

1st prize winner in Section 61 receives a prize from Walker Industries


Ontario Seed Company Special

Judges’ Choice:  Best entry in the Show receives a prize from OSC.


Donna’s Designs for You Special

Most points in Design and Arrangement Section (49-58).

Winner receives a $50.00 Gift Certificate to Donna’s Designs for You

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