Event Date
4th Aug to 5th Aug 2023

Pot Plants

Competitions Marquee
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: 201 Flowering plants, 3 pots not separately classified

Description:

Flowering plants, 3 pots not otherwise separately classified in the schedule.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 202 Begonia Rex, 1 pot.

Description:

Begonia Rex, 1 pot.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 203 Begonia, Tuberous, double large-flowered, 3 pots

Description:

Begonia, Tuberous, double large-flowered, 3 pots, 1 tuber per pot.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 204 Begonia, Tuberous, double large-flowered, 1 pot

Description:

Begonia, Tuberous, double large-flowered, 1 pot, 1 tuber.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 205 Pelargoniums, Zonal, 3 pots.

Description:

Pelargoniums, Zonal, 3 pots.
THE FRED PAULL MEMORIAL CUP will be awarded for the best exhibit in this class. 2022 winner: Mark Wilding

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 206 Pelargonium, Zonal, 1 pot.

Description:

Pelargonium, Zonal, 1 pot.
Must be shown in tapered clay or plastic brown pots.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 207 Pelargonium, Regal, 1 pot.

Description:

Pelargonium, Regal, 1 pot.
Must be shown in tapered clay or plastic brown pots.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 208 Pelargonium, Stellar, 1 pot.

Description:

Pelargonium, Stellar, 1 pot.
Must be shown in tapered clay or plastic brown pots.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 209 Fuchsias, 3 pots, pots not to exceed 30cm.

Description:

Fuchsias, 3 pots, each pot not to exceed 30cm internal diameter.
Must be shown in tapered clay or plastic brown pots.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 210 Fuchsia, 1 pot, pot not to exceed 30cm.

Description:

Fuchsia, 1 pot not to exceed 30cm internal diameter.
Must be shown in tapered clay or plastic brown pots.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 211 Fuchsia. Not less than 45cm of clear stem.

Description:

Fuchsia. Not less than 45cm of clear stem, in a suitably sized pot.
Must be shown in tapered clay or plastic brown pots.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 212 Fuchsia. Not less than 75cm of clear stem.

Description:

Fuchsia. Not less than 75cm of clear stem, in a suitably sized pot.
Must be shown in tapered clay or plastic brown pots.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 213 Gloxinia, 1 pot.

Description:

Gloxinia, 1 pot.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 214 Coleus, 1 pot.

Description:

Coleus, 1 pot.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 215 Fern, 1 pot, hardy specimen.

Description:

Fern, 1 pot, hardy specimen.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 216 Fern, 1 pot, greenhouse specimen.

Description:

Fern, 1 pot, greenhouse specimen.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 217 Foliage pot plant not separately classified, 1 pot.

Description:

Foliage pot plant not separately classified, 1 pot.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 218 Miniature or patio rose, 1 pot.

Description:

Miniature or patio rose, 1 pot.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 219 Bonsai, 1 container, British grown.

Description:

Bonsai, 1 container, British grown.
THE W. R. MAYNARD MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 201 to 219 excluding class 205. 2022 winner: Pat Carter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)

Cacti & Succulents

Competitions Marquee
Mr Phil Bedford (Judge)
Class: 220 Specimen cacti and/or succulents, bowl garden

Description:

Specimen cacti and/or succulents, bowl garden up to 30cm internal diameter or square.
The MARKS AND SPENCER CUP will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 220 to 225. 2022 winner: Michael Salter

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 221 3 specimen cacti, in containers not to exceed 15cm

Description:

3 specimen cacti, in containers not to exceed 15cm internal diameter or square.
The MARKS AND SPENCER CUP will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 220 to 225. 2022 winner: Michael Salter

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 222 3 specimen succulents, excluding cacti, in containers.

Description:

3 specimen succulents, excluding cacti, in containers not to exceed 15cm internal diameter or square.
The MARKS AND SPENCER CUP will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 220 to 225. 2022 winner: Michael Salter

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 223 Specimen cacti and/or succulents, a collection

Description:

Specimen cacti and/or succulents, a collection to fill a space 90cm wide x 65cm deep.
The MARKS AND SPENCER CUP will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 220 to 225. 2021 winner: Richard Davies

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 224 One specimen cactus in a container not to exceed 30cm

Description:

One specimen cactus in a container not to exceed 30cm internal diameter or square.
The MARKS AND SPENCER CUP will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 220 to 225. 2021 winner: Richard Davies

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 225 One specimen succulent (other than cactus) in a container <30cm

Description:

One specimen succulent (other than cactus) in a container not to exceed 30cm internal diameter or square.
The MARKS AND SPENCER CUP will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 220 to 225. 2021 winner: Richard Davies

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)

Gladioli

Competitions Marquee
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: 226 Gladioli, 400 or 500 sizes (florets bigger than 4½”)

Description:

Gladioli, 400 or 500 sizes (florets bigger than 4½”), 3 vases, 1 spike per vase, any cultivars.
THE EDNA WEBBER PERPETUAL CHALLENGE BOWL will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 226 to 228, (gladioli). 2022 winner: William C Bennett
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 227 Gladioli, 100, 200 or 300 sizes (florets under 4½”)

Description:

Gladioli, 100, 200 or 300 sizes (florets under 4½”), 3 spikes in 1 vase, any cultivars.
THE EDNA WEBBER PERPETUAL CHALLENGE BOWL will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 226 to 228, (gladioli). 2022 winner: William C Bennett
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 228 Gladioli, primulinus, 2 vases, 2 spikes in each

Description:

Gladioli, primulinus, 2 vases, 2 spikes in each, any cultivars.
THE EDNA WEBBER PERPETUAL CHALLENGE BOWL will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 226 to 228, (gladioli). 2022 winner: William C Bennett
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)

General Cut Flowers

THE S. J. FARLEY MEMORIAL CUP will be awarded for the exhibitor gaining the most points in classes 226 to 290 (cut flowers). 2022 winner: Neil Duncan.
THE F. W. PENNY MEMORIAL TROPHY will be awarded for the best exhibit in classes 226 to 290 (cut flowers). 2022 winner: Ivor Mace
Competitions Marquee
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: 229 Asters, 1 vase, 5 blooms.

Description:

Asters, 1 vase, 5 blooms.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 230 Phlox herbaceous, 3 vases, at least 3 stems in each.

Description:

Phlox herbaceous, 3 vases, at least 3 stems in each.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 231 Penstemon, 1 vase of 5 stems.

Description:

Penstemon, 1 vase of 5 stems.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 232 Zinnias, 1 vase, 5 blooms.

Description:

Zinnias, 1 vase, 5 blooms.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 233 African Marigolds, 1 vase, 7 blooms.

Description:

African Marigolds, 1 vase, 7 blooms.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 234 Hydrangea, 1 vase, 3 heads. Single cultivar

Description:

Hydrangea, 1 vase, 3 heads. Single cultivar.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 235 Hydrangea, 1 vase, 3 heads. Mixed cultivars.

Description:

Hydrangea, 1 vase, 3 heads. Mixed cultivars.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 236 Delphiniums, 3 spikes in separate vases, any single or mixed cultivars.

Description:

Delphiniums, 3 spikes in separate vases, any single or mixed cultivars.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 237 Delphiniums, 6 individual florets displayed attractively.

Description:

Delphiniums, 6 individual florets displayed attractively.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 238 Hardy herbaceous perennial flowers, 3 kinds, 1 vase of each.

Description:

Hardy herbaceous perennial flowers, 3 kinds, 1 vase of each.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 239 Hardy perennial flowers, 1 vase not exceeding 12cm wide.

Description:

Hardy perennial flowers, 1 vase not exceeding 12cm wide.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 240 Hardy perennial flowers, 1 vase more than 12cm wide.

Description:

Hardy perennial flowers, 1 vase more than 12cm wide.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 241 Flowers raised from seed in the 12 months preceding the show, 3 kinds, 1 vase of each.

Description:

Flowers raised from seed in the 12 months preceding the show, 3 kinds, 1 vase of each.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 242 A selection of grasses, 1 vase arranged for effect.

Description:

A selection of grasses, 1 vase arranged for effect.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 243 “Coronation Glory”. A vase of cut flowers, at least 3 cultivars

Description:

“Coronation Glory”. A vase of cut flowers, at least 3 cultivars in mixed, bright colours. Arranged for best visual effect to interpret the title. Accessories may be used to enhance the display.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 244 “Out of this World”. A vase of cut flowers to include at least 3 cultivars

Description:

“Out of this World”. A vase of cut flowers to include at least 3 cultivars in blues and whites. Arranged for best visual effect to interpret the title. Accessories may be used to enhance the display.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)

Flowers Heads Displayed on Boards

The flower heads are usually displayed on a flat board with the stems poking through holes in the board into a container of water or damp material beneath.
Competitions Marquee
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: 245 Fuchsias, 9 blooms to be shown on a board not exceeding 30cm sq

Description:

Fuchsias, 9 blooms to be shown on a board not exceeding 30cm x 30cm, at least 3 varieties, each variety to be named.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 246 Pansies, 6 to be displayed on a board not exceeding 30cm sq

Description:

Pansies, 6 to be displayed on a board not exceeding 30cm x 30cm.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 247 Violas, 6 to be displayed on a board not exceeding 30cm sq

Description:

Violas, 6 to be displayed on a board not exceeding 30cm x 30cm.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 248 French Marigolds, 9 blooms to be displayed on a board not exceeding 30cm sq

Description:

French Marigolds, 9 blooms to be displayed on a board not exceeding 30cm x 30cm. Single or mixed cultivars.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)

Dahlias

Dahlia blooms sizes:
Giant - over 260mm
Large - between 220mm & 260mm
Mediums - between 170mm & 220mm
Small - between 115mm & 170mm
Miniature not exceeding 115mm
Pompon - over 55mm and not exceeding 83mm
All cultivars and varieties should be named where possible.
THE NATIONAL DAHLIA SOCIETY’S SILVER MEDAL will be awarded for the best exhibit in the Dahlia classes. 2022 winner: Neil Hatch.
THE NATIONAL DAHLIA SOCIETY’S BRONZE MEDAL will be awarded for the second best exhibit in the Dahlia classes. 2022 winner: Neil Hatch.
Competitions Marquee
Mr Terry Bratcher (Judge)
Class: 249 Dahlia, decorative, cactus or semi-cactus, giant or large

Description:

Dahlia, decorative, cactus or semi-cactus, giant or large, 1 bloom.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 250 Dahlias decorative and/or Semi and/or Cactus, medium. 2 vases

Description:

Dahlias, decorative and/or semi and/or cactus, medium. 2 vases, 3 blooms in each not less than 2 cultivars.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 251 Dahlias decorative, miniature and/or small, 1 vase, 3 blooms

Description:

Dahlias, decorative, miniature and/or small, 1 vase, 3 blooms.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 252 Dahlias, ball, miniature and/or small, 1 vase, 3 blooms.

Description:

Dahlias, ball, miniature and/or small, 1 vase, 3 blooms.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 253 Dahlias, pompon, 2 vases, 5 blooms in each

Description:

Dahlias, pompon, 2 vases, 5 blooms in each, not less than 2 cultivars.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 254 Dahlias, pompon, 1 vase, 9 blooms.

Description:

Dahlias, pompon, 1 vase, 9 blooms.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 255 Dahlias, cactus and/or semi cactus, miniature or small.

Description:

Dahlias, cactus and/or semi cactus, miniature or small. 2 vases, 3 blooms in each, not less than 2 cultivars.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 256 Dahlias, cactus and/or semi cactus, small and/or miniature

Description:

Dahlias, cactus and/or semi cactus, small and/or miniature, 1 vase, 3 blooms.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 257 Dahlias, 1 vase, 3 blooms of any type not mentioned above.

Description:

Dahlias, 1 vase, 3 blooms of any type not mentioned above.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 258 DAHLIA CHAMPIONSHIP CLASS. 3 vases of Dahlias

Description:

DAHLIA CHAMPIONSHIP CLASS.
3 vases of Dahlias, choose any 3 from those following:
1 vase, 3 blooms, large decorative/large semi cactus;
1 vase, 3 blooms, medium decorative;
1 vase, 3 blooms, medium cactus/semi cactus;
1 vase, 5 blooms, small decorative;
1 vase, 5 blooms, small cactus/semi cactus;
1 vase, 5 blooms, small ball;
1 vase, 5 miniatures, cactus/semi cactus and or ball or decorative;
1 vase, 6 Pompon.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £25, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)

Roses

These classes are hosted in conjunction with the Rose Society UK. These classes are open to all, You do not need to be a Rose Society member to take part.
These exhibits must be exhibited in the specified vases. These will be supplied when you bring your exhibits to the marquee.
THE ALEXANDER CUP will be awarded for the best exhibit in the rose classes, 259 to 274. 2022 winner: Ivor Mace.
THE ROSE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDAL will be awarded to the best HT rose in the show. 2022 winner: David Bryant
Competitions Marquee
Ms Caddy Sitwell (Judge)
Class: 259 1 specimen HT bloom. Exhibited in an 8” vase.

Description:

1 specimen HT bloom. Exhibited in an 8” vase.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 260 3 stems of HT blooms, one or more varieties.

Description:

3 stems of HT blooms, one or more varieties. Exhibited in a 12” vase.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 261 6 stems of HT blooms, 1 or more varieties.

Description:

6 stems of HT blooms, 1 or more varieties. Exhibited in a 12” vase.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 262 1 specimen cluster flowered stem. Exhibited in a 12” vase.

Description:

1 specimen cluster flowered stem. Exhibited in a 12” vase.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 263 3 stems of cluster flowered roses one or more varieties. Exhibited in a 12” vase.

Description:

3 stems of cluster flowered roses one or more varieties. Exhibited in a 12” vase.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 264 5 stems cluster flowered roses, 1 or more varieties.

Description:

5 stems cluster flowered roses, 1 or more varieties. Exhibited in a 12” vase.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 265 6 stems, miniature roses, one HT form bloom per stem, 1 or more varieties.

Description:

6 stems, miniature roses, one HT form bloom per stem, 1 or more varieties. Exhibited in a 7” vase.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 266 5 stems miniature roses. 1 or more varieties.

Description:

5 stems miniature roses. 1 or more varieties. Exhibited in a 7” vase.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 267 6 stems miniflora roses.

Description:

6 stems miniflora roses. Exhibited in an 8” vase.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 268 HT roses, 9 stems. one bloom per stem.

Description:

HT roses, 9 stems. one bloom per stem. Exhibited in a 12” bowl.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 269 A bowl of mixed roses for quality and arrangement.

Description:

A bowl of mixed roses for quality and arrangement. Exhibited in a 12” bowl.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 270 Bowl (small black) of miniature or miniflora roses, 12 stems.

Description:

Bowl (small black) of miniature or miniflora roses, 12 stems. One bloom per stem.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 271 Bowl (small black) of miniature cluster flowered roses, any number of stems.

Description:

Bowl (small black) of miniature cluster flowered roses, any number of stems.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 272 One floating rose bloom for fragrance - judged purely for scent.

Description:

One floating rose bloom for fragrance - judged purely for scent.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 273 One floating rose bloom fully open in dish provided.

Description:

One floating rose bloom fully open in dish provided.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 274 One floating rose bloom at perfect stage in dish provided.

Description:

One floating rose bloom at perfect stage in dish provided.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)

Sweet Peas

Competitions Marquee
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: 275 Sweet Peas, 1 vase, 7 stems with sweet pea foliage.

Description:

Sweet Peas, one vase, 7 stems in one distinct cultivar. With sweet pea foliage.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 276 Sweet Peas, 1 vase, 7 stems with sweet pea foliage.

Description:

Sweet Peas, one vase, 7 stems in two distinct cultivars. With sweet pea foliage.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 277 Sweet Peas, 1 vase, any number of stems with sweet pea foliage.

Description:

Sweet Peas, one vase, any number of stems, sweet pea foliage. Mixed cultivars.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 278 Sweet Peas, 3 cultivars, 1 vase of each, 7 stems in each. Mixed colours.

Description:

Sweet Peas, 3 cultivars, one vase of each, 7 stems in each with sweet pea foliage. Mixed Colours.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)

Perpetual Flowering Carnations & Pinks

Competitions Marquee
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: 279 Perpetual Carnations, Championship Class, a vase of 12 blooms

Description:

Perpetual Carnations, Championship Class, a vase of 12 blooms, any cultivar(s).
THE H. S. HARE CUP and a gold medal card will be awarded for the best exhibit in this class. 2022 winner: Ivor Mace.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 280 Perpetual Carnations, one vase of 5 blooms, fancy

Description:

Perpetual Carnations, one vase of 5 blooms, fancy, any cultivar(s).
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 281 Perpetual Carnations, one vase of 5 blooms, self

Description:

Perpetual Carnations, one vase of 5 blooms, self, any cultivar(s).
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 282 Perpetual Carnations, vase of 3 blooms, fancy, any cultivar(s).

Description:

Perpetual Carnations, vase of 3 blooms, fancy, any cultivar(s).
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 283 Perpetual Carnations, vase of 3 blooms, self, any cultivar(s).

Description:

Perpetual Carnations, vase of 3 blooms, self, any cultivar(s).
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 284 Pinks Championship class, a vase of 12 stems any cultivar

Description:

Pinks Championship Class, a vase of 12 stems, any cultivar(s).
A Gold Medal card will be awarded to the winner of this class. 2022 winner: Not Awarded
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 285 Pinks. Vase of five stems, mixed doubles.

Description:

Pinks. Vase of five stems, mixed doubles.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 286 Pinks. Vase of five stems, mixed with an eye.

Description:

Pinks. Vase of five stems, mixed with an eye.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 287 Pinks. Vase of three stems, fancy, any cultivar(s).

Description:

Pinks. Vase of three stems, fancy, any cultivar(s).
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 288 Pinks. Vase of three stems, self, any cultivar(s).

Description:

Pinks. Vase of three stems, self, any cultivar(s).
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 289 Pinks. One single stem, fancy.

Description:

Pinks. One single stem, fancy.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 290 Pinks. One single stem, self.

Description:

Pinks. One single stem, self.
It is strongly recommended that this class is exhibited in horticultural show vases (known as “bikini vases”). These vases and containers are NOT supplied and should be supplied by the exhibitor. The society does have a small number that can be borrowed. These are available on a first come, first served basis when staging your exhibits in the marquee.

Prizes: 1st - £7, 2nd - £5 and 3rd - £3

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)

Hanging Baskets & Patio Tubs

Competitions Marquee
To Be Confirmed (Judge)
Class: 291 Hanging basket to be viewed from all sides, basket less than 36cm.

Description:

Hanging basket to be viewed from all sides, basket not to exceed 36cm across the top.
Hanging baskets must be ready to hang from hooks that will be provided.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 292 Hanging basket to be viewed from all sides, basket more than 36cm.

Description:

Hanging basket to be viewed from all sides, basket more than 36cm across the top.
Hanging baskets must be ready to hang from hooks that will be provided.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)
Class: 293 Patio tub or container to be viewed from all sides.

Description:

Patio tub or container to be viewed from all sides, overall space allowed 100cm diameter.

Prizes: 1st - £15, 2nd - £10 and 3rd - £5

Entries: £0.00 (£0.50 for non members)