Pluckley Village Hall
Exhibitors Set Up 10.15 am - 11.45am
Viewing Doors Open 2.45pm
Prize giving 3.30pm
Purchased flowers and foliage can be used in these arrangements though the building-up of the exhibit must be of the exhibitor’s own arrangement and may incorporate accessories.
Maximum width allowed not more than 24” or 60cms except Class 4.
1. An arrangement including a water element.
2. A table pedestal (no taller than 18’’ or 45cms).
3. A petite arrangement in a shell.
4. A painted pebble - children aged 13 and under.
In these classes the flowers must be grown by the exhibitor.
See below for definition of daffodil divisions.
5. Vase of 3 Division 1 Daffodils - yellow trumpet, any one variety.
6. Vase of 3 Division 1 Daffodils – any other colour or colours, any one variety.
7. Vase of 3 Division 2 Daffodils - yellow trumpet, any one variety.
8. Vase of 3 Division 2 Daffodils – any other colour or colours, any one variety.
9. Vase of 3 Division 3 Daffodils – yellow trumpet, any one variety.
10. Vase of 3 Division 3 Daffodils – any other colour or colours, any one variety.
11. Vase of 3 Division 4 Daffodils – any colour or colours, any one variety.
12. Vase of 3 Division 6 Daffodils (cyclamineus) – any one variety.
13. Vase of 3 Division 5, 7 or 8 Daffodils -any colour or colours, any one variety.
14. Vase of 3 miniature Daffodils – any division, any one variety.
15. Vase of 3 Division 9 Daffodil (Poeticus) – any one variety.
16. Vase of 3 Daffodils - any one variety not already mentioned.
17. Vase of at least 10 Daffodils any varieties.
18. Vase of 3 red Tulips - any one variety.
19. Vase of 3 small Tulips - any one variety.
20. Vase of 3 Tulips (not red) - any one variety.
21. Vase of 3 multi-headed Tulips - any one variety.
22. Vase of 5 stems of Grape Hyacinth - any variety.
23. Vase of 3 stems of Perennials - any varieties.
24. Vase of 3 stems of Polyanthus - any varieties.
25. Vase of 3 stems of mixed flowering trees/shrubs - one stem of each variety.
26. Vase of 3 stems of Wallflowers - any varieties.
27. Vase of 3 stems of cut Hyacinths - any varieties.
28. Vase of 3 stems of any perfumed flower or plant - any varieties.
29. Vase of spring flowers not daffodils.
30. 1 Pot Plant – Foliage*.
31. 1 Pot Plant – Flowering*.
*Pots not to exceed 10”. Must have been in exhibitor’s possession for at least 6 months.
32. Special Spring Competition – Pot or bowl of bulbs as purchased by members at the Autumn Show or AGM at any stage of development.
In these classes the produce must be grown by the exhibitor.
33. A specimen Vegetable.
34. 4 stems of Parsley.
35. 3 sticks of Rhubarb.
36. 6 Stems of Sprouting Broccoli.
37. 2 Leeks.
38. A Spring Cabbage.
39. A picture of flowers, made using printed shapes.
Potatoes will be available for growing on ready for the Special Autumn Competition – Class 57, the crop of one seed potato as purchased at the Spring Show.
This will be a main crop seed potato, of a particular variety, purchased from a leading supplier.
Your potato (one per family member) should be grown in a container no larger than 5 gallons.
This, together with its undisturbed contents, should be brought along to the Autumn Show. During judging, the contents of each bucket will be tipped out, sieved and the potatoes weighed. The heaviest crop will be the winning entry.
The cup is as long or longer than the petals. There is one bloom per stem.
The cup length measures more than 1/3 of, but less than equal to, the length of the petals. There is one bloom per stem.
The cup length measures not more than 1/3 of the length of the petals. There is one bloom per stem.
Daffodils have a doubling of cup and petals.There can be one or more flowers per stem.
Daffodils have a wind-swept appearance with petals significantly reflexed. There is one bloom per stem.
Daffodils have clusters of florets (usually two or more) on a stem.
Daffodils have extremely white petals and are noted for this quality. The cup is a small, crinkled disc. Cups most often have a green centre, surrounded by yellow, with a red rim. There is usually one fragrant bloom per stem.
Daffodil cultivars which do not fit the definition of any other division.
Miniatures have the same descriptive divisions as standards, only with smaller blooms, usually less than 1½ inches in diameter.
* Rule numbers are different to the printed schedule by 2 as first rules were not relevant to shows.
A copy of the RHS Horticultural Show Handbook may be borrowed briefly from either the Chairman or the Show Co-ordinator.