Summer Flower Show Schedule

GLADIOLI

ROSETTE & TROPHY

Gladioli, Champion spike

PREMIER AWARDS

Gladioli, large flowered, formal

Gladioli, large flowered, informal

Gladioli, 300 size, 1 vase or spike

Gladioli, 200 size, 1 vase or spike

Gladioli, seedling from seedling section

Gladioli, 1 vase or spike from Amateur Section

Gladioli, 1 vase or spike from Children’s Section

Rose

Cut flowers, 1 vase

* SIZE CLASSIFICATIONS *

Miniature Gladiolus - Florets under 64mm

Small Gladiolus - 64mm up to 90mm

Medium Gladiolus - 90mm up to 115mm

Large Gladiolus - 115mm up to 140mm

Giant Gladiolus - 140mm and over

    GLADIOLI - Open Section

    Formal, Large Flowered, Named

    • Most Points Trophy

  1. 3 spikes, 3 vases

  2. 1 spike, white or cream

  3. 1 spike, green

  4. 1 spike, yellow or buff

  5. 1 spike, orange or salmon

  6. 1 spike, pink

  7. 1 spike, red or scarlet

  8. 1 spike, rose

  9. 1 spike, lavender, purple or violet (blue)

  10. 1 spike, tan or smoky

  11. Informal, Large Flowered, Named

    • Most Points Trophy

  12. 3 spikes, 3 vases

  13. 1 spike, white or cream

  14. 1 spike, green

  15. 1 spike, yellow or buff

  16. 1 spike, orange or salmon

  17. 1 spike, pink

  18. 1 spike, red or scarlet

  19. 1 spike, rose

  20. 1 spike, lavender, purple or violet (blue)

  21. 1 spike, tan or smoky

    Medium and Small Flowered, Named

    • Most Points Trophy

  22. 3 spikes, 3 varieties, medium, 1 vase

  23. 3 spikes, 1 or 2 varieties, medium, 1 vase

  24. 1 spike, 300 size, informal

  25. 1 spike, 300 size, formal

  26. 3 spikes, 3 varieties, small, 1 vase

  27. 3 spikes, 1 or 2 varieties, small, 1 vase

  28. 1 spike, 200 size

  29. 1 spike, 100 size

    Seedling Classes. Raised by exhibitor

  30. 1 spike, formal, 400 or 500

  31. 1 spike, informal, 400

  32. 1 spike, 300

  33. 1 spike, 100 or 200

  34. GLADIOLI - Amateur Section

    • TROPHY for most points

    • PREMIER AWARD for best entry

    Formal Large flowered Named if possible

  35. 1 spike, red

  36. 1 spike, white or cream

  37. 1 spike, pink

  38. 1 spike, yellow

  39. 1 spike, lavender, purple or violet (blue)

  40. 1 spike, any other colour

    Informal Large flowered Named if possible

  41. 1 spike, white or cream

  42. 1 spike, red

  43. 1 spike, pink

  44. 1 spike, yellow

  45. 1 spike, lavender, purple or violet (blue)

  46. 1 spike, any other colour

    Medium and Small Flowered Named if possible

  47. 3 spikes, 1 vase, medium and/or small

  48. 1 spike, 300 size, informal

  49. 1 spike, 300 size, formal

  50. 1 spike, 200 size, small

  51. GLADIOLI - School Children

    • PREMIER AWARD for best entry

  52. 1 spike, formal, large flowered

  53. 1 spike, medium, small or miniature

    DAHLIAS

    ROSETTE AND TROPHY

    for Champion Dahlia Bloom or Vase

    PREMIER AWARD

    awarded to premier vase in each of the following Dahlias:

    Decorative

    Giant

    Large

    Medium

    Small

    Miniature

    Cactus

    Large

    Medium

    Semi-Cactus

    Giant

    Large

    Medium

    Cactus/Semi-Cactus

    Small

    Miniature

    Ball

    Small

    Miniature

    Waterlily

    Fimbriated

    Pompone

    Seedling

    Any other type at the discretion of the judge Best vase of 3 or 5 blooms Best vase in the amateur section

    SIZE CLASSIFICATIONS

    Giant Dahlia - Diameter of bloom over 250mm

    Large Dahlia - Diameter between 200-250mm

    Medium Dahlia - 155mm to 200mm

    Small Dahlia - 115mm to 155mm

    Miniature Dahlia - Below 115mm

    Pompone - Below 50mm

  54. BRIGHTWATER DAHLIA FOR 2019 Ryecroft Laura 1 Bloom 1 vase

    DAHLIAS - Open Section

    Blooms to be named

    Decorative

  55. 1 bloom, giant

  56. 1 bloom, large

  57. 3 medium, 1 or more cultivars, 3 vases

  58. 1 medium

  59. 3 small, 2 or 3 cultivars, 1 vase

  60. 3 small, 1 cultivar, 1 vase

  61. 1 bloom, small

  62. 3 miniature, 2 or 3 cultivars, 1 vase

  63. 3 miniature, 1 cultivar, 1 vase

  64. 1 bloom, miniature

    Ball

  65. 3 small, 1 cultivar, 1 vase

  66. 3 small, 2 or 3 cultivars, 1 vase

  67. 1 bloom, small

  68. 3 miniature, 1 cultivar, 1 vase

  69. 3 miniature, 2 or 3 cultivars, 1 vase

  70. 1 bloom miniature

  71. Large Cactus or Semi-Cactus

  72. 3 blooms, 1 or more varieties, 3 vases

  73. 1 bloom

    Giant Semi-Cactus (1 bloom to a vase)

  74. 3 blooms, 3 varieties, 3 vases

  75. 3 blooms, 1 or more varieties, 3 vases

    71A. 3 large or giant blooms - 3 vases

  76. 1 bloom

  77. Medium Cactus or Semi-Cactus

  78. 3 blooms,3 varieties, 3 vases

  79. 3 blooms, 1 or more varieties, 3 vases

  80. 1 bloom

  81. Small & Miniature-Flowered Cactus and/or Semi-Cactus

  82. 3 blooms, small, 2 or3 varieties, 1 vase

  83. 3 blooms, small, 1 or more varieties, 1 vase

  84. 1 bloom, small

  85. 3 blooms, miniature, 2 or 3 varieties, 1 vase

  86. 3 blooms, miniature, 1or more varieties, 1 vase

  87. 1 bloom, miniature

  88. Waterlily

  89. 3 blooms, 1 cultivar, 1 vase

  90. 3 blooms, 2 or 3 cultivars, 1 vase

  91. 1 bloom

  92. Fimbriated

  93. 1 bloom, giant or large

  94. 1 bloom, medium

  95. 3 blooms, small, 1 vase

  96. 1 bloom, small

  97. Pompone

  98. 5 blooms, 1 or more cultivars, 1 vase

  99. 3 blooms, 1 cultivar, 1 vase

  100. 3 blooms, 2 or 3 cultivars, 1 vase

  101. Collarette

  102. 3 blooms, 1 cultivar, 1 vase

  103. 3 blooms, 2 or 3 cultivars, 1 vase

  104. 1 bloom

  105. Other Types

  106. 1 bloom

  107. 1 bloom, bi-coloured, giant, large or medium

  108. 3 blooms, bi-coloured, small or miniature, 1 or more cultivars, 1 vase

  109. 3 blooms, baby dahlias, under 2” (50mm) , 1 vase

  110. DAHLIAS - Seedling Classes

    • PREMIER AWARD for Premier Vase

  111. 1 bloom, giant, large or medium, any type

  112. 3 blooms, miniature or small, any type, 1 vase

  113. DAHLIAS - Amateur Section

    • PREMIER AWARD for Premier Vase

    • TROPHY for most points

  114. 1 bloom, giant or large decorative

  115. 1 bloom, medium decorative

  116. 3 blooms, small, decorative and/or ball, 1 vase

  117. 1 bloom, small, decorative and/or ball

  118. 3 blooms, miniature decorative and/or ball, 1 vase

  119. 1 bloom, miniature, decorative and/or ball

  120. 1 bloom, giant or large semi-cactus

  121. 1 bloom, large cactus/semi-cactus

  122. 1 bloom, medium cactus/semi-cactus

  123. 3 blooms, small semi-cactus and/or cactus, 1 vase

  124. 1 bloom, small semi-cactus or cactus

  125. 3 blooms, miniature semi-cactus and/or cactus, 1 vase

  126. 1 bloom, miniature, semi-cactus or cactus

  127. 1 bloom, fimbriated, giant, large or medium

  128. 3 blooms, fimbriated, small, 1 vase

  129. 3 blooms, waterlily, 1 vase

  130. 1 bloom, waterlily

  131. 3 blooms, pompone, 1 vase

  132. 1 bloom, collarette

  133. 3 blooms, collarette, 1 vase

  134. 3 blooms, bi-colour, any type or size, 1 vase

  135. 1 bloom, bi-colour, any type or size

  136. 3 blooms, distinct types, 1 vase

  137. 1 blooms, other than specified

  138. 3 blooms, miniature, under 2” (50mm), 1 vase

  139. ROSES

    EXHIBITORS PLEASE NOTE

    Exhibition roses

    should be one half to three quarters open

    Decorative roses

    should be one quarter to one half open

    Buds

    All sepals well separated and not more than 2 petals unfurling

    Full Blooms

    Three quarters and more open. It is not necessary to have stamens showing.

    All roses to be named where possible

    • PREMIER AWARD for best entry.

    • TROPHY for most points.

  140. 1 exhibition

  141. 1 decorative

  142. 1 bloom, fully open, any colour

  143. 1 stem floribunda, not more than 3 florets open

  144. 1 stem floribunda, 4 or more florets open

  145. Rose in 3 Stages (1 bud,1 exhibition, 1 fully open), 1 vase

  146. 1 Vase of Fairy or Carpet Rose

  147. 1 vase of roses

  148. 1 vase of old fashioned type roses (to be named)

  149. 1 bloom for perfume

  150. 1 Rose floating in a bowl - bowl supplied

  151. MINIATURE ROSES (Named if possible)

  152. 3 exhibition, one or more varieties, 1 vase

  153. 3 decorative, one or more varieties, 1 vase

  154. 3 fully open - 1 vase

  155. 3 small stem, not more than 3 florets open

  156. 1 large stem, 4 or more florets open

  157. 1 vase Roses

  158. Miniature Rose floating in a wine glass – glass supplied

  159. DISPLAY CLASSES

    ROSETTE for best entry

    • TROPHY for most points

  160. Miniature Beauty Floral arrangement 15cm high

    144A. Shoulder Spray

    144B. Buttonhole

  161. Design in a terracotta pot on a brick base - Not to exceed 60cm of show bench

  162. Basket of Dahlias, any foliage

  163. Arrangement of white and green flowers, foliage, own container - Not to exceed 60cm of show bench.

  164. Special Award Arrangement of flowers one shade flowering Shrubs and Trees are allowed own container

  165. Box of 6 roses

  166. Box of 6 Gladiolis florets

  167. CUT FLOWERS

    Where not specified the number of stems per vase is left to the discretion of the exhibitor, but must not be less than 3. Leaves optional, but must be of plant specified. Buds acceptable.

    Names of exhibits, where possible, are appreciated.

    • PREMIER AWARD AND CUP for the best vase of cut flowers.

  168. ROSETTE CLASS Collection of cut flowers, 6 varieties, 6 vases, 1 kind to a vase. Roses allowed. Shrubs excluded

    • CASH PRIZE for most points in the following classes

  169. Asters Michaelmas, annual

  170. 1 vase alstroemerias one colour

  171. 1 vase alstroemerias mixed colour

  172. 1 vase Calla Lilies

  173. Cosmos, large

  174. Cosmos, small

  175. Dahlias, 1 vase decorative and/or ball

  176. Dahlias, 1 vase cactus and/or semi-cactus

  177. Dahlias, 1 vase other than specified.

    160A. Dahlia Flower in a bowl – bowl supplied

  178. 1 vase large Daisies

  179. 1 vase small Daisies

  180. 1 Delphinium

  181. Dianthus

  182. Fuchsias, single, 1 variety, 1 stem or branch

  183. Fuchsias, single, 3 varieties, 3 stems, 1 vase

  184. Fuchsias, double or semi-double, 1 variety, 1 stem or branch

  185. Fuchsias, double or semi-double, 3 varieties, 3 stems, 1 vase

  186. Gerberas

  187. Gladioli

  188. Hydrangeas, mophead, 1 stem

  189. Hydrangeas, lacecap, 1 stem

  190. 1 stem Hydrangea - any other type

  191. 1 stem Hydrangea - hybrid type

  192. Lilium, 1 stem

  193. Lilium, 1 floret

  194. Marigolds, African types

  195. Marigolds, French types

  196. Penstemons

  197. Petunias, single, plain edged

  198. Petunias, single, ruffled

  199. Petunias, double

  200. Vase of Sweet peas

  201. 1 vase Statice or straw flowers

  202. Zinnias, large flowered

  203. Zinnias, medium flowered

  204. Zinnias, small flowered

  205. Zinnias, small flowered hybrid

  206. Rock garden plant, low growing, 1 variety

  207. Rock garden plant, 3 or more varieties, 1 vase

  208. Annuals, other than specified, 1 variety

  209. Perennials, other than specified, 1 variety

  210. Native shrubs and/or trees (flowers and/or berries and/or foliage), garden raised hybrids acceptable, 3 vases, 1 variety per vase

  211. Flowering climber, 1 variety

  212. Shrub and/or tree other than specified with berries

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

  214. CONTAINER GROWN PLANTS

    Each container may have 1 or more plant of the specified variety. To be named where possible.

    • SPECIAL AWARD for the best exhibit in section.

    • CASH PRIZE for most points.

  215. African violet

  216. Miniature Rose growing in a pot

  217. Begonia, foliage

  218. Begonia multi flora

  219. Begonia tuberous picotee

    201A. Begonia rose form

  220. Begonia, tuberous, double

  221. Fern, maidenhair (Adiantum)

  222. Fern, native

  223. Fern, any other variety

  224. Plant with variegated or mottled leaf

  225. Impatiens (water fuchsia)

  226. Plant/s in flower, other than specified

  227. Foliage plant/s, other than specified

  228. Potted tree or shrub, not over 1 metre high (including container), topiary allowed

  229. 1 hanging basket, Fuchsia, single

  230. 1 hanging basket, Fuchsia, double

  231. 1 hanging basket, flowering 3 or more varieties - not exceeding 65cm diameter

  232. 1 hanging basket, Begonias

  233. Potted Fuchsia

    Class 215A. Bonsai

  234. Plant other than specified

  235. 216A. Succulent in container up to 15cm

    216B. Succulent in container over 15cm

    216C. Cactus in container up to 15cm

    216D. Cactus in container over 15cm

    VEGETABLES AND FRUIT

    PRIZE FOR BEST ENTRY

    ROSETTE CLASS

  236. A collection of not less than 6 varieties fruit and/or vegetables, to be arranged on a suitable tray.

  237. • CASH PRIZE for the most points in the following classes.

  238. Beans, dwarf, 6 pods

  239. Beans, runner, 6 pods

  240. Beetroot, 3 globe

  241. Beetroot, 3 cylindrical

  242. Cabbage

  243. Carrots, 3

  244. Courgettes or zucchini, 3 (not more than 20cm long)

  245. Sweet corn, 3

  246. Cucumbers, 3 apple

  247. Cucumber, 1 telegraph

  248. Cucumber, 1 other than specified

  249. Marrow

  250. Garlic, 3

  251. Lettuce, firm hearted

  252. Lettuce, loose leaf type

  253. Onions, 3 white

  254. Onions, 3 brown

  255. Onions, 3 red

  256. Shallots, 3

  257. Parsnips, 3

  258. Peas, 6 pods

  259. Radishes, 3

  260. Silverbeet, 3 stalks

  261. Potatoes, 3 white

  262. Potatoes, 3 coloured

  263. Pumpkin, butternut

  264. Pumpkin, any other variety

  265. Rhubarb, 3 stalks

  266. Tomatoes, 3

  267. Tomatoes, 3 Cherry

  268. Any vegetable other than specified

  269. 3 varieties of vegetables, 3 of each, on a suitable tray

  270. Herbs, 3 named bunches, 1 variety per bunch, 3 vases

  271. 3 stonefruit, 1 variety

  272. 3 pipfruit, 1 variety

  273. 3 fruit, 3 varieties

  274. 6 Berry fruit on saucer

  275. Grapefruit, 3 of one variety

  276. Lemons, 3 of one variety

  277. Mandarins, 3 of one variety

  278. Oranges, 3 of one variety

  279. INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL CLASSES

    • CASH PRIZE for most points in section

    • SPECIAL AWARD at judge’s discretion

  280. Flower in an upside down jar underwater

  281. Paint a terracotta pot and plant it

  282. Posy for grandma

  283. Plant in a pot - to be grown by you

  284. Cactus/Succulent garden in a suitable container

  285. YEAR 4, 5 AND 6

    • CASH PRIZE for most points in section

    • SPECIAL AWARD at judge’s discretion

  286. Flowers in a vase

  287. Sand saucer

  288. Grow a bean in a jar

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

  290. Decorated pot with a plant in it

  291. Plant grown from a vegetable or a fruit. eg. pineapple, carrot, kumara etc

  292. YEAR 1, 2 AND 3

    • CASH PRIZE - for most points in section

    • SPECIAL AWARD - at judge’s discretion

  293. Flowers in an unusual container

  294. A sand saucer

  295. Vegetable of fruit animal - named

  296. Grow a plant in a pot

  297. Junk construction

  298. PRE-SCHOOL

    CASH PRIZE - for most points

    • SPECIAL AWARD - at judge’s discretion

  299. Vase of flowers

  300. Flowers in a teapot

  301. Leaf prints

  302. Finger Painting

  303. Coloured picture of you

  304. *****1 Dahlia bloom in vase – OPEN TO ALL CHILDREN*****

Orange and pink dahlias

Summer Flower Show

DATE COMING SOON

January 2020

ENTRY DEADLINE:
Thursday – 7.30pm.
Last minute entries also accepted on staging day (Friday) up until 6.45pm

STAGING:
Friday from 11am-6.45pm

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

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

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

Enter Exhibits

(03) 528 7653

Phone or email Fiona Guyan (Secretary) for general enquiries, flower show entries and memberships

f.guyan@inspire.net.nz

Spring Show

  • Narcissi – Special Classes
  • Narcissi Open Section
  • Narcissi Amateur Section
  • Narcissi School Children’s Section
  • Display Classes
  • Cut Flowers
  • Camellias
  • Rhododendrons
  • Container Grown Plants
  • Homecraft and Handcraft
  • 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 must 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: Bev Hodgkinson
  • President: Rob Fraser – Ph 544 9831
  • Vice President: Arch Crerar
  • Secretary: Fiona Guyan
  • Treasurer: Marie Hunter
  • Publicity: Christine Squier

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
  • Arch Crerar

Contact us

(03) 528 7653

Fiona Guyan (Secretary) for general enquiries, flower show entries and memberships

Mail to:

The Secretary
Brightwater Horticultural Society Inc.
9 Courtney Street
Motueka 7120
New Zealand

Email to:

For all enquiries and to submit entries please email the Secretary Fiona Guyan
on f.guyan@inspire.net.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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