Event Date
11th May to 14th May 2023

Section A

Avon Hall
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: A1 A display of cut flowers, vegetables, pot plants, foliage, arranged for effect.

Description:

A display of cut flowers and/or vegetables and/or pot plants, foliage etc, (excluding dried materials) arranged for effect. The niche provided will be 900mm wide at the front and 760mm at the back. Front to back measurement will be 590mm, height unlimited. Tabling, backboard and sideboards will be supplied by the RHS Malvern Spring Festival. Exhibitors may use alternative coverings if they wish. Displays may overhang the front, but pots must be within area provided. A list of plants included in the display is required for public information.

Prizes: 1st - £30, 2nd - £24, 3rd - £18 and 4th - £1

Price: £1.00
Class: A2 An established container planted with flowering plants suitable for the patio.

Description:

The container is to be provided by the exhibitor and will be placed on a 610mm x 610mm paving slab. To be judged for all round effect. Container must be brought to the Show already planted, if not it will not be accepted into the Show.

Prizes: 1st - £10, 2nd - £8, 3rd - £6 and 4th - £4

Price: £1.00
Class: A3 An established container planted with foliage plants suitable for the patio.

Description:

The container is to be provided by the exhibitor and will be placed on a 610mm x 610mm paving slab. To be judged for all round effect. Container must be brought to the Show already planted, if not it will not be accepted into the Show.

Prizes: 1st - £10, 2nd - £8, 3rd - £6 and 4th - £4

Price: £1.00
Class: A4 A hanging container with flowering plants.

Description:

A hanging container not to exceed 360mm diameter planted with flowering plants. Facility for hanging container will be provided.

Prizes: 1st - £10, 2nd - £8, 3rd - £6 and 4th - £4

Price: £1.00
Class: A5 A hanging container with foliage plants.

Description:

A hanging container not to exceed 360mm diameter planted with foliage plants. Facility for hanging container will be provided.

Prizes: 1st - £10, 2nd - £8, 3rd - £6 and 4th - £4

Price: £1.00

Section B - BULBS

Avon Hall
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: B1 Daffodils/Narcissi.

Description:

One container of 5 stems, any cultivar/cultivars. Excluding those eligible for class B2.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: B2 Daffodils/Narcissi - Diameter 50mm or less.

Description:

Daffodils/Narcissi, diameter 50mm or less, one container of 5 stems, any cultivar/cultivars.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: B3 Three different cultivars of Daffodils/Narcissi in a container.

Description:

1 stem of each variety.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: B4 One specimen stem of daffodil/narcissus.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: B5 One specimen tulip stem.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: B6 Tulips.

Description:

One container of 5 stems, any cultivar/cultivars. Excluding those eligible for class B7, B8 and B9

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: B7 Tulips - miniature.

Description:

One container of 5 stems, any cultivar/cultivars.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: B8 Parrot Tulips.

Description:

One container of 5 stems, one cultivar.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: B9 Double flowered tulips.

Description:

one container of 5 stems, one cultivar.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: B10 One container growing any single species of bulbs, corms, rhizomes or tubers.

Description:

Must be in flower. Container not to exceed 356mm diameter. Excludes Orchids.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60

Section C - CUT FLOWERS

Avon Hall
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: C1 Polyanthus.

Description:

One container of 5 stems.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C2 Wallflowers.

Description:

One container of 5 stems.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C3 Lily of the Valley.

Description:

One container of 5 stems.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C4 One vase of cut flowers of one genus.

Description:

Genus not mentioned elsewhere in the schedule, excluding flowers grown from bulb, corm, tuber or rhizome. 

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C5 One container of cut flowers of one genus.

Description:

Genus not mentioned elsewhere in the schedule, grown from bulb, corm, tuber or rhizome.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C6 One container of cut flowering shrub.

Description:

Excludes lilac.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C7 One container of cut flowering tree.

Description:

Excludes lilac.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C8 One container of cut lilac.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C9 One container of mixed spring flower.

Description:

Consideration will be given to quality of blooms, number of cultivars and artistic presentation. Extra foliage not allowed. Width of exhibit not to exceed 1m.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C10 Pelargonium flowers.

Description:

One container of 5 stems.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C11 A petite arrangement of mixed flowers.

Description:

Size not to exceed 250mm in width, depth and height. Consideration will be given to quality of blooms, number of cultivars and artistic presentation. Extra foliage not allowed.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C12 Pansies or Violas.

Description:

One board of six blooms. Boards provided.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C13 One container of cut peony flowers.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C14 One container of cut aquilegia flowers.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C15 One container of cut euphorbia flowers.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: C16 One bowl of floating flower heads.

Description:

Bowl not to exceed 300mm diameter.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60

Section D - AURICULA

Judged to National Auricula and Primula Society rules, please see www.auriculaandprimula.org.uk for more information.
Avon Hall
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: D1 One plant White, Green or Grey Edge Show Auricula.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: D2 One plant Self Show Auricula.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: D3 One plant Fancy Auricula.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: D4 One plant Light Centred Alpine Auricula.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: D5 One plant Double Auricula.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: D6 One plant Striped Auricula.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: D7 One plant Border Auricula.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: D8 One plant Gold Centred Alpine Auricula.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60

Section E - POT PLANTS

Avon Hall
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: E1 One pot plant, flowering.

Description:

Pot or pan not exceeding 260mm diameter, excluding pelargoniums, bulbs, corms, tubers, orchids, rhizomes, cacti and succulents.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E2 One Regal Pelargonium, flowering.

Description:

Pot or pan not exceeding 260mm.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E3 One other variety Pelargonium, flowering.

Description:

Excluding Regal, pot or pan not exceeding 260mm.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E4 One pot plant grown for Ornamental foliage effect.

Description:

Pot or pan not exceeding 260mm diameter, excluding cacti, succulent and hosta.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E5 One Miniature Hosta, variegated leaf.

Description:

Container not to exceed 200mm.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E6 One Miniature Hosta, non-variegated leaf.

Description:

Container not to exceed 200mm.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E7 One Hosta, variegated leaf, grown for foliage effect.

Description:

Pot or pan not exceeding 260mm diameter.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E8 One Hosta, non-variegated leaf, grown for foliage effect.

Description:

Pot or pan not exceeding 260mm diameter.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E9 A collection of three Hostas.

Description:

In separate pots or pans. Not to exceed 260mm diameter.

Prizes: 1st - £8, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Price: £0.60
Class: E10 One climbing plant.

Description:

Pot or pan not exceeding 260mm.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E11 Any Broadleaf 'BONSAI' exhibit.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E12 Any Coniferous 'BONSAI' exhibit.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E13 One pot of Orchid in flower.

Description:

Container not to exceed 360mm diameter.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E14 A container of Ornamental Grass, Sedge or Rush.

Description:

Container not to exceed 260mm.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E15 One Fern.

Description:

Pot or pan not to exceed 260mm.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E16 One pot or pan, any carnivorous plant.

Description:

Container not to exceed 260mm diameter and 200mm depth.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E17 One pot, Violas or Pansies.

Description:

Maximum pot size 150mm.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: E18 One pot or pan, Violas or Pansies.

Description:

Maximum pot size 260mm.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60

Section F - CACTI AND SUCCULENTS

Avon Hall
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: F1 One cactus.

Description:

The pot or pan not to exceed 260mm diameter or equivalent in square pot or pan.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: F2 A collection of three cacti.

Description:

In separate pots or pans not to exceed 155mm diameter or equivalent in square pot or pan.

Prizes: 1st - £8, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Price: £0.60
Class: F3 A collection of four cacti.

Description:

In separate pots or pans not to exceed 90mm diameter or equivalent in square pot or pan.

Prizes: 1st - £8, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Price: £0.60
Class: F4 One cactus - any cultivar.

Description:

Unrestricted pot size. 

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: F5 One succulent.

Description:

Excluding cacti, pot or pan not to exceed 260mm diameter or equivalent in square pot or pan.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: F6 A collection of three succulents.

Description:

In separate pots or pans not to exceed 155mm diameter or equivalent in square pot or pan. Excluding cacti.

Prizes: 1st - £8, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Price: £0.60
Class: F7 A collection of four succulents.

Description:

In separate pots or pans not to exceed 90mm diameter or equivalent in square pot or pan. Excluding cacti.

Prizes: 1st - £8, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Price: £0.60
Class: F8 Echeveria Group, one plant.

Description:

Unlimited pot size. 

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: F9 Cacti and/or other succulents.

Description:

Container not to exceed 385mm x 230mm, with a minimum of nine plants, each in individual pots or pans.

Prizes: 1st - £8, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Price: £0.60
Class: F10 A miniature container garden.

Description:

Cacti and/or succulents, ornaments optional. Container not to exceed 305mm diameter.

Prizes: 1st - £8, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Price: £0.60

Section G - ALPINES

All exhibits in the Alpine section must be named.
Pan sizes are external measurements at the top rim.
Avon Hall
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: G1 One pan rock plant in flower.

Description:

To exclude Orchidaceae.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G2 One pan dwarf Shrub.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G3 One pan dwarf Conifer.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G4 One pan hardy Orchid.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G5 One pan rock plant in flower.

Description:

To exclude Orchidaceae and Lewisia.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G6 Three pans rock plants, different cultivars or species.

Prizes: 1st - £8, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Price: £0.60
Class: G7 One pan Primulaceae.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G8 One pan dwarf bulbous plants of one cultivar.

Description:

To include bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes but exclude Orchidaceae.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G9 One pan dwarf Shrub.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G10 One pan rock plant with silver or grey foliage.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G11 One pan hardy Orchid.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G12 One pan Lewisia.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G13 One pan Cushion plant.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G14 One pan Sempervivum or Jovibarba.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G15 One pan Saxifragaceae.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G16 One pan rock plant in flower.

Description:

To exclude Orchidaceae and Lewisia.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G17 Three pans rock plants, different cultivars or species.

Prizes: 1st - £8, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Price: £0.60
Class: G18 One pan Lewisia.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G19 One pan Primulaceae.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G20 One pan dwarf Shrub.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G21 One pan rock plant to be judged for foliage effect.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: G22 One pan dwarf bulbous plants of one cultivar.

Description:

To include bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes but exclude Orchidaceae.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60

Section H - IRIS

Avon Hall
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: H1 Iris - Bearded hybrids

Description:

Over 410mm in height, three cut stems displayed in three containers. Any cultivar/cultivars.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: H2 Iris - Dwarf bearded hybrids

Description:

380mm or less in height, three cut stems in one container. Any cultivar/cultivars.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: H3 Iris - Beardless hybrids

Description:

Three cut stems in one container. Any cultivar/cultivars.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: H4 Iris species.

Description:

Three cut stems in one container.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60

Section J - PHOTOGRAPHY

Prints may be mounted, maximum overall size A4 size.
No photograph to have been exhibited in this Show before.
Avon Hall
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: J1 A Summer scene in the garden.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: J2 A picture of a pot plant.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: J3 A picture of a floral close up.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: J4 A picture taken at one of Malvern's Shows

Description:

CountryTastic, RHS Malvern Spring Festival, Royal Three Counties Show or Malvern Autumn Show

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60

Section K - VEGETABLES

Avon Hall
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: K1 Rhubarb - natural.

Description:

One dish of three, with leaf blades trimmed back to approximately 75mm.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: K2 Asparagus.

Description:

One dish of six spiers.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: K3 Herbs.

Description:

Three bunches of cut herbs.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: K4 Potatoes.

Description:

One dish of five – must be named.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60
Class: K5 Any Other Vegetable not classified elsewhere.

Description:

Must be named. If not named, the exhibit will not be judged.

Prizes: 1st - £5, 2nd - £3 and 3rd - £2

Price: £0.60

Section L - DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Avon Hall
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: L1 A trio of ornamental plants.

Description:

Must naturally grow well together planted in a container/s of designer’s choice. Maximum space allowed 1m wide by 590mm.

Prizes: 1st - £10, 2nd - £8, 3rd - £6 and 4th - £4

Entries: £0.60 (£1.00 for non members)
Class: L2 A collection of five culinary plants growing.

Description:

Presented in an imaginative and creative way. Maximum space allowed 1m wide by 590mm deep.

Prizes: 1st - £10, 2nd - £8, 3rd - £6 and 4th - £4

Entries: £0.60 (£1.00 for non members)