Flower Show Schedule

FLOWER SHOW RULES AND INFORMATION
Ontario Judging and Exhibition Standards: The new OJES revised edition is out and can be ordered through our society.
OJES 2019 is a reference publication that covers a variety of topics related to the organization and running of a
flower show. It includes schedule writing, information on classes of plants to include, and the standards regarding
judging of horticultural specimens and floral designs. It addresses everything you need to know about staging a
flower show and preparing your entries. The rules and guidelines in this book will be used by the judge to assess
the quality of exhibits and the awarding of prizes. This publication is a joint effort of the OHA and GCO. OJES 2019
is used by Judges as a reference when they judge

Flower Show entries must be submitted between 6:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and no entries may be placed after the time allotted as judging begins at 7:00 p.m sharp


 

April 20, 2020 Flower Show

DIVISION 1: HOUSE PLANTS

Plants must have been in the exhibitor’s possession for a minimum of 3 months


CLASS 1 African violets (Saintpaulia) single, single crown only
CLASS 2 African violet (Saintpaulia) double, single crown only
CLASS 3 African violet miniature, single crown only
CLASS 4 Cacti or other succulent 1 cultivar
CLASS 5 Orchid any cultivar
CLASS 6 A specimen herb (named if possible) 1 cultivar
CLASS 7 Any other house plant


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May 18, 2020 Flower Show

DIVISION 1 - HORTICULTURAL

SECTION A: Specimen Blooms NIP*


CLASS 1 Daffodil (Narcissus) yellow, 1 bloom
CLASS 2 Daffodil (Narcissus) any other colour 1 bloom
CLASS 3 Daffodil (Narcissus) 3 blooms, one cultivar
CLASS 4 Tulip, single, 1 stem with foliage
CLASS 5 Tulip double, 1 stem with foliage
CLASS 6 Tulip 3 blooms same cultivar
CLASS 7 Any other spring bulb, corm, or tuber 1 stem
CLASS 8 Any flowering perennial 1 stem
CLASS 9 Flowering shrubs in bloom 1 branch max 30 Inches

DIVISION 11 – DESIGN
Theme: Spring has sprung


CLASS 10 A floral arrangement using spring flowers
CLASS 11 Beautiful without bloom – arrangement using foliage only
CLASS 9 New beginnings*
*NOVICE: A person entering for the first time or who has never won a 1st. place ribbon


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CLASS 10 Design using daffodils

June 15, 2020 Flower Show

DIVISION 1 - HORTICULTURAL
SECTION A: Specimen Blooms NIP*


CLASS 1 Clematis, 1 stem with foliage
CLASS 2 Columbine (Aquilegia) any colour 3 stems
CLASS 3 Iris, any variety, 1 stalk
CLASS 4 Poppy (Papaver) 1 bloom
CLASS 5 Peony (Paeonia) single 1 bloom
CLASS 6 Peony (Paeonia) double 1 bloom
CLASS 7 Hosta, small leaf (2 to 5 inches across) 3 stems, same cultivar
CLASS 8 Hosta, large leaf (over 5 inches across) 1 stem
CLASS 9 Any other perennial, 1 stem
CLASS 10 Any other perennial, 3 stems, same cultivar
CLASS 11 Any bulb or tuber 1 bloom
CLASS 12 Any houseplant, correctly labelled if possible
CLASS 13 Any flowering or fruiting branch or vine max 30 inches
CLASS 14 A Collection of garden-grown flowers in a clear vase, minimum 3 cultivars -must be named


DIVISION 11 – DESIGN
THEME: Sunny Days


CLASS 15 Under the sun, Design using mini umbrella
CLASS 16 Design including a Houseplant
CLASS 17 Bright & Sunny design *
*NOVICE: A person entering for the first time or who has never won a 1st. place ribbon

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CLASS 18 Stay in the shade, design incorporating sunglasses

July 20, 2020 Flower Show

DIVISION 1 - HORTICULTURAL
SECTION A: Specimen Blooms NIP


CLASS 1 Shasta Daisy 3 stems, same colour
CLASS 2 Coral Bells (Heuchera) 3 stems same colour
CLASS 3 Delphinium 1 stem
CLASS 4 Lily (Lilium) 1 stalk
CLASS 5 Hollyhock (Malva) 1 stem
CLASS 6 Any succulent 1 stem
CLASS 7 Any annual, 3 stems same cultivar
CLASS 8 Any other perennial 1 stem
CLASS 9 Any rose 1 stem
CLASS 10 A Collection of garden-grown flowers in a clear vase, minimum 3 cultivars -must be named


SECTION B Fruit/Vegetables


CLASS 11 Any vegetable or fruit 3 on a paper plate

DIVISION 11 – DESIGN
THEME: Feel'n Hot, Hot, Hot


CLASS 12 Hot summer night: Design using Hot colours
CLASS 13 Design incorporating foraged material (stones, sand, twigs, driftwood, etc)
CLASS 14 Hot sand: Using sand in the design*
*NOVICE: A person entering for the first time or who has never won a 1st. place ribbon


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CLASS 15 Hot Rocks design incorporating stones or small rocks

September 21, 2020 Flower Show

DIVISION 1 - HORTICULTURAL
SECTION A: Specimen Blooms NIP*


CLASS 1 Aster, Perennial 1 spray
CLASS 2 Aster, Annual 1 cultivar 3 blooms
CLASS 3 Begonia – tuberous, with own detached foliage, floating in water,
CLASS 4 Chrysanthemum 1 spray
CLASS 5 Coleus 1 stem
CLASS 6 Dahlia 1 bloom
CLASS 7 Grasses, Ornamental, one cultivar (NIP) 3 stems
CLASS 8 Marigold, any size 1 cultivar 3 blooms
CLASS 9 Rose Hybird Tea (NIP) 1 bloom
CLASS 10 Rose, shrub 1 bloom/spray
CLASS 11 Rudbeckia 3 stems
CLASS 12 Sedum any variety 1 stem
CLASS 13 Sunflower 1 bloom
CLASS 14 Zinnia (NIP) 1 stem
CLASS 15 Any other annual 1 bloom/stem
CLASS 16 Any other perennial/biennial 1 bloom/stem
CLASS 17 Hydrangea 1 branch
CLASS 18 Branch showing fruit 1 branch max 20 inches
CLASS 19 Branch showing seed head/pods 1 branch max 20 inches


SECTION B: FRUIT AND VEGETABLE


CLASS 22 Apples 1 cultivar (wipe do not polish, leave stem on) 3 fruit
CLASS 23 Beans 1 cultivar (with calyx & portion of stem attached) 5 pods
CLASS 24 Beets 1 cultivar (tops trimmed to 2.5 cm/1” 3 roots)
CLASS 25 Broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage 1 head
CLASS 26 Brussel Sprouts,5 sprouts
CLASS 27 Carrots 1 cultivar (topped to 2.5 cm/1” 3 roots)
CLASS 28 Cucumbers 1 cultivar 3 fruits, (short stem should remain)
CLASS 29 Onions 1 cultivar 3 bulbs


DIVISION 11- DESIGN
THEME: Back to school blues


CLASS 30 Design with a weeping effect
CLASS 31 School Bus, Horizontal design
CLASS 32 Design including Fall Colours*
*NOVICE: A person entering for the first time or who has never won a 1st. place ribbon


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CLASS 33 Teachers Pet Design incorporating an uncut apple