Spring Flower Show Schedule

PRESIDENTS CHALLENGE

CONTAINER OF SPRING FLOWERS IN BLOOM (Class 185)
Not Daffodils – Not to exceed 60cm
1st = $20  •  2nd = $10  •  3rd = $5

Seeding daffodils should have the division noted on entry card.

Premier Blooms only to be chosen if they are outstanding examples of their division or sub-division

CHAMPION ROSETTE & TROPHY

Awarded to the champion daffodil.

PREMIER

Awarded to the best bloom in each of the following:

Division 1 - Trumpet:

1Y-Y, 1Y-W, 1Y-P, 1Y-O/R

1W-W, 1W-Y, 1W-P, 1W-O/R

Division 2 - Large Cup:

2Y-Y, 2Y-W, 2Y-P, 2Y-O/R

2W-W, 2W-Y, 2W-P, 2W-O/R

Division 3 - Small Cup:

3 Yellow Perianth

3 White Perianth

Division 4 - Double:

4 Yellow Perianth

4 White Perianth

Intermediate Daffodils

Division 5 - Triandrus daffodils

Division 6 - Cyclamineus daffodils

Division 7 - Jonquilla daffodils

Division 8 - Tazetta daffodils

Division 9 - Poeticus daffodils

Division 10 - Bulbocodium daffodils

Division 11 - Split corona daffodils

Seedling

Amateur

School Children

Camellia

Rhododendron

Cut Flower Vase

 

NARCISSI - Special Classes

All Narcissi to be named. Seedlings to be numbered.

  1. NATIONAL DAFFODIL SOCIETY RIBBON CLASS
  2. 6 Varieties, 1 bloom of each from not less than 3 divisions, staged in 6 vases. Open only to members of the National Daffodil Society.

    The following classes open to all exhibitors

  3. THE DAVID ADAMS MEDAL CLASS
  4. 12 Varieties, one bloom of each from not less than 6 R.H.S. Horticultural Divisions to be represented in the entry, staged in 12 vases.

  5. TRUMPET DAFFODILS Division 1 (Trophy)
  6. 6 blooms, 2 vases, not more than 3 of any one variety.

  7. LARGE OR SMALL CUP DAFFODILS Divisions 2 or 3 (Trophy)
  8. 6 blooms, 2 vases, not more than 3 of any one variety.

  9. DOUBLE DAFFODILS Division 4 (Trophy)
  10. 6 blooms, 2 vases, not more than 3 of any one variety.

  11. OTHER DIVISIONS (Trophy)
  12. 6 blooms from Divisions 5 - 13, 2 vases, not more than 3 of any one variety

    SEEDLING DAFFODIL CLASSES (Raised by exhibitor)

  13. 6 varieties, one of each, 2 vases (Special award ribbon)

  14. 1 Trumpet

  15. 1 Large Cup

  16. 1 Small Cup

  17. 1 Narcissus, other than specified.

  18. BRIGHTWATER DAFFODIL FOR 2015, 2016 & 2017 Gold Lake (Trophy)
  19. Entries restricted to Brightwater Horticultural Society members. 1 Bloom, 1 vase, Entries restricted as above.

    OPEN SECTION

    SINGLE BLOOM DAFFODIL CLASSES

  20. 1 Trumpet, all yellow, sulphur or deep cream

  21. 1 Trumpet, yellow perianth white corona

  22. 1 Trumpet, yellow perianth red, orange in corona

  23. 1 Trumpet, yellow perianth pink in corona

  24. 1 Trumpet, all white

  25. 1 Trumpet, white perianth yellow corona

  26. 1 Trumpet, white perianth red, orange in corona

  27. 1 Trumpet, white perianth pink in corona

  28. 1 Large Cup, all yellow, sulphur or deep cream

  29. 1 Large Cup, yellow perianth white corona

  30. 1 Large Cup, yellow perianth pink corona

  31. 1 Large Cup, yellow perianth red or orange in corona

  32. 1 Large Cup, all white

  33. 1 Large Cup, white perianth yellow corona

  34. 1 Large Cup, white perianth red or orange in corona

  35. 1 Large Cup, white perianth pink in corona

  36. 1 Bloom division 1-4 orange flushed perianth

  37. 1 Small Cup, all yellow

  38. 1 Small Cup, yellow perianth red or orange in corona

  39. 1 Small Cup, Yellow perianth pink or white in corona

  40. 1 Small Cup, all white

  41. 1 Small Cup, white perianth red or orange in corona

  42. 1 Small Cup, white perianth yellow in corona

  43. 1 Small Cup, white perianth pink in corona

  44. 1 Double, all yellow

  45. 1 Double, yellow perianth red or orange centre

  46. 1 Double, yellow perianth pink or white in corona

  47. 1 Double, all white

  48. 1 Double, white perianth red or orange centre

  49. 1 Double, white perianth yellow corona

  50. 1 Double, white perianth pink centre

  51. 1 Triandrus

  52. 1 Cyclamineus

  53. 1 Jonquilla

  54. 1 Tazetta

  55. 1 Poeticus

  56. 1 Bulbocodium

  57. 1 Split Corona Daffodil, yellow perianth

  58. 1 Split Corona Daffodil, white perianth

  59. INTERMEDIATE DAFFODILS

  60. 1 Trumpet Intermediate

  61. 1 Large/small cup Intermediate

  62. 1 Double (Division 4) Intermediate

    Division 1 - TRUMPET DAFFODILS

    Entries Staged 3 blooms in 1 vase

    Distinguishing characters: One flower to a stem, corona (trumpet) as long as or longer than the perianth segments (petals)

  63. 3 Blooms, all yellow, one or more varieties

  64. 3 Blooms, yellow perianth white, pink, red or orange in corona, one or more varieties.

  65. 3 Blooms, all white, one or more varieties

  66. 3 Blooms, white perianth yellow, pink, red or orange in corona, one or more varieties.

  67. 3 Blooms, 3 varieties

    Division 2 - LARGE CUP DAFFODILS

    Entries Staged 3 blooms in 1 vase

    Distinguishing characters: One flower to a stem, corona (cup) more than one-third but less than equal to the length of the perianth segments (petals)

  68. 3 Blooms, yellow perianth, one or more varieties

  69. 3 Blooms, all white, one or more varieties

  70. 3 Blooms, white perianth coloured corona, one or more varieties

  71. 3 Blooms, 3 varieties

  72. 6 Blooms, 6 varieties, red or orange in corona in 2 vases

  73. 6 Blooms, 6 varieties, white, yellow or pink in corona in 2 vases

  74. Division 3 - SMALL CUP DAFFODILS

    Entries Staged 3 blooms in 1 vase

    Distinguishing characters: One flower to a stem, corona (cup) not more than one-third the length of the perianth segments (petals).

  75. 3 Blooms, yellow perianth, one or more varieties

  76. 3 Blooms, white perianth, one or more varieties

  77. 3 Blooms, 3 varieties

  78. Division 4 - DOUBLE DAFFODILS

    Entries Staged 3 blooms in 1 vase

    Distinguishing characters: One or more flowers to a stem, with doubling of the perianth segments or the corona or both.

  79. 3 Blooms, yellow perianth, one or more varieties

  80. 3 Blooms, white perianth, one or more varieties

  81. Division 5 - TRIANDRUS DAFFODILS

    Distinguishing characters: Characteristics of N. triandrus clearly evident: usually two or more pendent flowers to a stem; perianth segments reflexed.

  82. 3 Blooms, 1 or more varieties, staged in 1 vase

  83. Division 6 - CYCLAMINEUS DAFFODILS

    Distinguishing characters: Characteristics of N. cyclamineus clearly evident: usually one flower to a stem; perianth segments reflexed; Flower at an acute angle to the stem, with a very short pedicel (neck).

  84. 3 Blooms, 1 or more varieties, staged in 1 vase

  85. Division 7 - JONQUILLA AND APODANTHUS DAFFODILS

    Characteristics of sections Jonquilla or Apodanthi clearly evident: one to five (rarely eight) flowers to a rounded or somewhat compressed stem; leaves narrow, semi-cylindrical or channelled, green or glaucous; flowers yellow or white (exceptionally green), but other colours are accepted in cultivars in this division; perianth segments spreading or reflexed; corona cup-shaped, funnel-shaped, or flared, usually wider than long; flowers strongly or faintly fragrant.

  86. 3 Blooms,1 or more varieties, staged in 1 vase

  87. Division 8 - TAZETTA DAFFODILS

    Characteristics of sections N.tazetta clearly evident: usually three to twenty flowers to a stout stem; leaves broad; perianth segments spreading not reflexed; flowers fragrant.

  88. 3 Blooms, 1 or more varieties, staged in 1 vase

  89. Division 9 - POETICUS DAFFODILS

    Characteristics of N.poeticus group: usually one flower to a stem; perianth segments purewhite; corona very short or disc-shaped, usually with a green or yellow centre and a red rim, but sometimes of a single colour; flowers fragrant.

  90. 3 Blooms, one or more varieties, staged in 1 vase

  91. Division 10 - BULBOCODIUM DAFFODILS

    Characteristics of section Bulbocodium clearly evident: one flower to a stem; perianth segments insignificant compared with the dominant corona; leaves narrow; anthers dorsifixed (ie attached more or less centrally to the filament); filament and style usually curved.

  92. 3 Blooms, one or more varieties, staged in 1 vase

  93. Division 11 - SPLIT-CORONA DAFFODILS

    Distinguishing characters: Corona split - usually for more than half its length

  94. 3 Blooms, one or more varieties, staged in 1 vase

  95. INTERMEDIATE DAFFODILS

    An Intermediate daffodil must clearly show characteristics that rend it too large to be classed as a miniature and too small to compete as a standard daffodil. As a guideline, flowers are expected to measure between 50 and 80mm in diameter with the perianth spread out. Entries must be identified by either their registered name or by the raisers seedling number. Exhibitors are advised that if uncertain, advice and confirmation can be obtained from any National Daffodil Society of New Zealand member.

  96. 3 Blooms intermediate, one or more varieties, staged in 1 vase

  97. MINIATURE DAFFODILS

    No daffodils may be shown in this class unless they clearly show the characteristics of miniature daffodils

  98. 3 Blooms, one or more varieties, staged in 1 vase

  99. AMATURE SECTION

    Exhibitors in this section are also eligible to enter special classes 2 - 5. Blooms to be named where possible.

    • Premier award for the best entry.

    • Trophy for most points.

    • Denny Marshal Cup for Champion Bloom.

    Division 1 - TRUMPET DAFFODILS

  100. 1 Bloom, all yellow

  101. 1 Bloom, yellow perianth white, pink, red or orange in corona

  102. 1 Bloom, all white

  103. 1 Bloom, white perianth yellow, pink, red or orange in corona

  104. 3 Blooms, yellow perianth, one or more varieties 1 vase

  105. 3 Blooms, white perianth, one or more varieties 1 vase

  106. Division 2 & 3 - LARGE & SMALL CUP DAFFODILS

  107. 1 Bloom, yellow perianth yellow, pink or white in corona

  108. 1 Bloom, yellow perianth red or orange in corona

  109. 1 Bloom, all white

  110. 1 Bloom, white perianth yellow or pink in corona

  111. 1 Bloom, white perianth red or orange in corona

  112. 3 Blooms, yellow perianth, one or more varieties 1 vase

  113. 3 Blooms, white perianth, one or more varieties 1 vase

    Division 4 - DOUBLE DAFFODILS

  114. 1 Bloom, yellow perianth

  115. 1 Bloom, white perianth

  116. 3 Blooms one or more varieties 1 vase

  117. INTERMEDIATE DAFFODILS

  118. 1 Bloom, Division 1 – 4

  119. 3 Blooms, Division 1 – 4, one or more varieties / vase

  120. OTHER DIVISIONS

  121. 1 Triandrus

  122. 1 Cyclamineus

  123. 3 Blooms, Cyclamineus 1 or more varieties, 1vase

  124. 1 Jonquilla

  125. 3 Blooms Jonquilla, one or more varieties, 1 vase

  126. 1 Tazetta

  127. 3 Blooms Tazetta, one or more varieties, 1 vase

  128. 1 Split Corona

  129. 3 Blooms Split Corona, one or more varieties, 1 vase

  130. 3 stems miniature, one or more varieties, 1 vase

  131. 1 other than specified

  132. SCHOOL CHILDREN’S SECTION

    • Premier Award for best entry

    • Cash Prize for most points

  133. 1 Trumpet daffodil

  134. 3 Trumpet daffodils, 1 vase

  135. 1 Large or Small Cup daffodil, yellow perianth

  136. 1 Large or Small Cup daffodil, white perianth

  137. 3 Large or Small Cup daffodils, 1 vase

  138. 1 Double daffodil

  139. 3 Double daffodils, 1 vase

  140. 1 Multi-headed daffodil

  141. Pot grown daffodil

  142. 1 Other than specified

  143. DISPLAY CLASSES (Open to all)

    • Rosette for best entry in this section

    • Trophy for most points

  144. Arrangement of flowers 1 shade in own container flowering shurbs or trees.

  145. Arrangement in a unusual container flower & shurbs Not to exceed 60cm of show bench.

  146. “From the Beach” Design using shells stones grasses driftwood.

  147. Basket Class

  148. Vase of white or whitish daffodils not more than 9 Blooms own foliage, viewed from the front Society’s own vase.

  149. Vase of daffodils with coloured corona, not more than 9 Blooms. Society’s own vase.

  150. Vase of yellow daffodils not more than 9 Blooms. Society’s own vase.

  151. CUT FLOWERS

    Where not specified, the number of stems per vase is left to the discretion of the exhibitor, but not less than three. Leaves optional, but must be of the plant specified. Buds acceptable. Names of exhibits, where possible, are appreciated.

    • Premier for the best vase of cut flowers.

  152. COLLECTION OF CUT FLOWERS - Rosette class

  153. 6 kinds, 6 vases, 1 kind per vase. Flowering shrubs excluded.

    • Trophies for the most points in the following classes:

  154. Anemones

  155. Calendulas

  156. 1 vase Sparaxias

  157. 1 vase Ixias

  158. Tritonias

  159. Cyclamen

  160. Dianthus

  161. Freesias, cream

  162. Freesias, white or coloured

  163. Grape hyacinths

  164. 1 Hyacinth

  165. Iceland poppies

  166. Iris, bulbous (Dutch)

  167. Iris, dwarf bearded, under 38cm

  168. Iris, other than specified

  169. Daisies, small flowers, under 50mm

  170. Daisies, large flowers, 50mm and over

  171. Narcissi

  172. Narcissi, miniature

  173. 1 Stem orchid

  174. Pleione

  175. 3 Pansies, in 3 small vases

  176. Polyanthus

  177. Primroses, single

  178. Primroses, double

  179. Ranunculi

  180. Sweet Williams

  181. Tulips

  182. 3 Violas, in 3 vases

  183. Violets

  184. Wallflowers

  185. Rock garden plant, low growing, 1 variety

  186. Rock garden plant, low growing, 3 or more varieties, 1 vase.

  187. Annuals, other than specified, 1 variety

  188. Perennials, other than specified, 1 variety

  189. Azaleas

  190. Rhododendron, 1 stem, small flowered

  191. Rhododendron, 1 stem, large flowered

  192. Flowering shrub or tree, other than specified

  193. Flowering shrubs or trees, 3 varieties other than specified, 3 vases

  194. 1 flowering climber

  195. Native trees and/or native shrubs, flowering or foliage

  196. 1 vase ferns

  197. CAMELLIAS

    Camellias should be named if possible and be from the varieties named in Camellia Nomenclature published by the Camellia Society of New Zealand.

    • Premier bloom

  198. 1 Bloom Very large over 12.5cm

  199. 3 Blooms Very large over 12.5cm variegated or striped.

  200. 1 Bloom Large over 10.5 under 12.5cm

  201. 3 Blooms Large over 10.5 under 12.5cm two or more varieties.

  202. 1 Bloom Medium over 8.5 under 10.5cm

  203. 3 Blooms Medium over 8.5 under 10.5cm two or more varieties.

  204. 1 Bloom Small over 7 under 8.5cm

  205. 3 Blooms Small over 7 under 8.5cm two or more varieties.

  206. 1 Bloom Miniature

  207. 3 Blooms Miniature two or more varieties

  208. 1 Branch of Camellia Miniature

  209. RHODODENDRONS

    Named if possible

    • Premier Bloom.

  210. 1 large, any colour

  211. 1 medium stem, any colour

  212. 1 Miniature stem, any colour

  213. 1 bloom, judged on fragrance

  214. CONTAINER GROWN PLANTS

    Containers may have more than one plant of the specified variety. Remember to remove dead flowers and leaves - presentation counts.

    • Special Award Ribbon for best in section

    • Cash for most points

  215. PRESIDENTS CHALLENGE

    Container of Spring Flowers in Bloom – not Daffodils. Not to exceed 60cm

    PRIZES: 1st-$20, 2nd-$10, 3rd-$5

  216. 1 Cymbidium orchid, small flowered

  217. 1 Dendrobium orchid

  218. 1 Orchid of any other type

  219. African violet

  220. Succulent, 1 or more varieties, 1 container

  221. Cactus, 1 or more varieties, 1 container

  222. Plant with variegated or mottled leaf

  223. Foliage plant/s, other than specified

  224. Plant/s in bloom, other than specified

  225. Container of Spring Bulbs - Daffodils

  226. Any other spring bulbs

  227. Miniature Daffodils

  228. Container of Cyclamen

  229. HOMECRAFT AND HANDCRAFT

    Items that have previously won 1st prize twice are not to be entered in this show.

    • Rosette for best entry

  230. Neckwear - Scarf, Cowl, Shawl, any medium

  231. Rug, Blanket – any medium

  232. Baby’s Matinee or Cardigan

  233. Childs garment - hand knitted

  234. Bootees knitted or crochet

  235. Gloves Mittens or socks knitted

  236. Any other article of knitting

  237. Article - hand spun

  238. Article - cross stitch

  239. Item of embroidery

  240. Item of crochet

  241. Item of patchwork

    Class 210A. Item of tapestry framed

    Class 210B. Shopping bag

  242. Soft toy

  243. Any article hand woven or hand felted

  244. Greeting, Birthday card - made at home

  245. INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL CLASSES

    • Special Award Ribbon for best entry in section

    • Cash Prize for most points in section

  246. Machine sewn article

  247. Hand sewn article

  248. Something made from wool

  249. A toy, any medium

  250. Hand made card

  251. Woodwork

  252. Metalwork

  253. Posy bowl for table centre

  254. Bulb growing in a glass

  255. Flowers in a vase

  256. Cacti and/or succulent garden in a dish

  257. YEAR 4, 5 AND 6

    • Special Award Ribbon at judge’s discretion

    • Cash Prize for most points in section

  258. A toy made by you

  259. Article from junk

    Class 226A. Decorated hard boiled egg

  260. Paint a picture or computer art

  261. Basket of spring flowers

  262. Sand saucer

  263. Flowers floating in a bowl or dish of water

  264. Bean grown in a jar

  265. Vase of flowers

  266. Potted plant

  267. Bulb growing in a glass

  268. Hand made Card

  269. YEAR 1, 2 AND 3

    • Special Award at judge’s discretion

    • Cash Prize for most points in section

  270. Model using vegetables and/or fruit - to be named

  271. Spring flowers in a teapot

  272. Flowers in a decorated tin

  273. A sand saucer

    Class 239A. Dinosaurs not to exceed 45cm

  274. A miniature Garden not to exceed 45cm

  275. A miniature farmyard not to exceed 45cm

  276. A model, Duplo, Lego etc

    Class 242A. Decorated hard boiled egg

  277. Bulb growing in a glass

  278. Spring bulb grown by you in a pot

  279. PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN

    • Special Award Ribbon at Judges discretion

    • Cash Prize for most points in section

  280. Spring flowers in a boot or shoe

  281. Junk construction

  282. A model, Duplo, Lego, Torro etc

  283. Sand saucer

  284. Spring Bulb growing in a glass

  285. A miniature farmyard not to exceed 45cm

  286. A miniature Garden not to exceed 45cm

Spring garden with daffodils

Spring Flower Show

September 2019

ENTRY DEADLINE:
Thursday 19th – 7.30pm

STAGING:
Friday 20th – from 11am-6.45pm

JUDGING:
Friday 20th – 7pm
Judge may finish judging for the Daffodils at 8.30am Saturday if needed for the natural light. That will be the Judges Decision.

DOORS OPEN TO PUBLIC:
Saturday 21st – 9am-3.15pm

* No entries to be removed before 3.15pm on Saturday 21st September.

Enter Exhibits

(03) 545 1102

Phone or email Christine Squier (Secretary) for general enquiries, flower show entries and memberships

cbsquier@xtra.co.nz

Summer Show

  • Gladioli – Open Section
  • Gladioli – Amateur Section
  • Gladioli – School Children
  • Dahlias
  • Dahlias – Open Section
  • Dahlias – Seedling Classes
  • Dahlias – Amateur Section
  • Roses
  • Display Classes
  • Cut Flowers
  • Container Grown Plants
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • School Children’s Classes

Society Rules

1 All exhibits for competitions must be bona fide property of the competitor, and must have been in his (or her) possession for at least two calendar months previous to the exhibition except (a) in the case of an exhibitor who has just recently imported any new or rare plants; (b) flowers for decorative exhibits. All pot plants must have been in pots for a like period.

2In the main flower sections for all shows, the following will apply: 
Open sections may be contested by ALL (includes commercial growers, professionals, home gardeners, instructors, etc).
Amateur sections Persons who grow flowers for enjoyment only, NOT for profit on a commercial scale. This does not exclude persons who sell surplus stock occasionally.

3NO exhibits may be removed without permission before closing time on the final day of the show (3:15pm). Prize giving is at 3.00pm.

4All protests against the awards of Judges must be made in writing and delivered to the secretary on the first day of the Show. Such protests shall be considered by the Committee or a duly appointed Sub-committee as soon as possible after the receipt and the decision of the Committee or Sub-committee shall be final.

5TROPHIES, ROSETTES, AWARDS, and CERTIFICATES will be awarded according to the schedule. In the event of there being no entries in a trophy class, the trophy will be awarded for the most points in the corresponding section.

6Entries must be received by 7.30pm on the Thursday before the show. Entries for the 2019 Spring Show have to be staged on Friday 20th September between the hours of 11am and 6.45pm.

Results Archive

Flower show results after 2017 can be found on the News | Results page, simply search using the ‘Show Results’ Category to locate the Show.

Become a Member

Memberships are offered at an annual cost of $5.
 
Membership entitles you to free entry (normally $4*) to both the Spring and Summer Flower Shows.

Please contact the Society Secretary for further information or to obtain your membership.

*Adult admission for single visit

Officers of the Society

Brightwater Horticultural Society Inc.
Officers of the Society

  • Patron: Lorna Kerr
  • President: Bob Neill – Ph 547 2083
  • Vice President: Arch Crerar
  • Secretary: Christine Squier
  • Treasurer: Christine Squier
  • Publicity: Fiona Guyon

Committee Members

  • Beverley Hodgkinson
  • Rachel Stringer
  • Marie Hunter
  • Annetta Hodges
  • Lynn Burnett
  • All Financial Members

Life Members 

  • Lorna Kerr
  • Annetta Hodges
  • Beverley Hodgkinson
  • Lester Ricketts
  • John & Marie Hunter
  • Shirley O’Brien
  • Kevin Kerr
  • Arch Crerar

Contact us

(03) 545 1102

Christine Squier (Secretary) for general enquiries, flower show entries and memberships

Mail to:

The Secretary
Brightwater Horticultural Society Inc.
940 Atawhai Drive
Nelson
New Zealand

Email to:

For all enquiries and to submit entries please email the Secretary Christine Squier
on cbsquier@xtra.co.nz

Brightwater Hall

Brightwater Public Hall is located in Centennial Park off Lord Rutherford Road in Brightwater.

Useful Links

More Information

For more Information about the Brightwater Horticultural Society – minute books, scrapbooks, member lists, awards, prize lists and annual show information is available at the Nelson Provincial Museum Pupuri Taonga o Te Tai Ao. Download details or click the link to visit the museums website www.nelsonmuseum.co.nz

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