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Horticulture Division 2012

Division I

Horticulture Division

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'A Horticultural Gem'


'The Kittridge Graveside'

Section A --- DAFFODILS - American Daffodil Society

All classes in Section A are eligible for an Award of Merit and the Award of Horticultural Excellence. All classes will be subdivided by Perianth-Corona colors and further, by cultivar names.  Each Subclass constitutes a class and is eligible for blue-ribbon consideration.  Section A is also eligible for the Best Large-Flowering Daffodil Award and the Best Miniature Daffodil Award. Need help with class identification ?  (link) 

Class 1.   Narcissus trumpet- One flower to a stem, corona (trumpet or cup) as long or longer than the perianth segments (petals). 

Class 2.  Narcissus large cup - One flower to a stem, corona (cup) more than one third but less than equal to the length of the perianth segments (petals). 

Class 3.  Narcissus small cup - One flower to a stem, corona (cup) not more than one third the height of the perianth segments (petals).
Class 4.   Narcissus double- Daffodils have a clustered cup, petals or both.  There can be one or more flowers per stem.
Class 5. Narcissus triandrus -Usually more than one flower to a stem, head drooping, perianth segments often reflexed and of silky texture. 
Class 6. Narcissus cyclamineus - One flower to a stem, perianth significantly reflexed and corona straight and narrow. Some exceptions exist. 
Class 7. Narcissus jonquilla - Usually several flower heads to a stem, flowers usually fragrant, stem is round in cross-section and foliage is often rush like
Class 8. Narcissus tazetta - Usually three to twenty flowers to a stout stem, sweet scented and very short cupped. Perianth segments rounded and often crinkled.
Class 9. Narcissus poeticus - Usually one flower to a stem. White petals sometimes stained with the corona color at the base, small flat cup edged with red. Fragrant. 
Class 10. Narcissus bulbocodium - Small flowers resemble a "hoop petticoat" form.
Class 11. Narcissus split corona - Corona split - usually more than half its length.
Class 12. Narcissus miscellaneous
Class 13. Narcissus species, wild variants and wild hybrids
Class 14. Narcissus miniature - 
Class 15. Narcissus - group of three of a kind
Class 16. Narcissus - group of five different in English boxes
Photos of  Divisions and Cultivars (link)

'Garden of Memories'
Section B --- CAMELLIAS American Camellia Society

All classes in Section B will be eligible for an Award of Merit and the Award of Horticultural Excellence.  Section B is also eligible for the Best Camellia Japonica Award; the Best Hybrid Camellia Award and the Best Species Camellia Award.  All classes will be subdivided by cultivar names and each subclass will constitute a class and be eligible for blue-ribbon consideration.   Japonica blooms are exhibited on one- to two- inch stems with at least one, but preferably two leaves, in flat pan or cup.

Class 17.  Camellia japonica, grown in the open

     a. Large/very large

                 b. Medium
                 c. Small
Class 18.  Camellia japonica, Protected (greenhouse grown)
        a. Large/very large
        b. Medium
        c. Small
Class 19.  Other Camellias
        a. Species
        b. Hybrids
Class 20.  Camellia seedlings and unknown


'Camellia Garden'
Section C. --- TRAYS OF CAMELLIAS
All classes in Section C will be eligible for the Award of Horticultural Excellence.  All classes will be subdivided by genus/species/cultivar and each subclass will constitute a class and be eligible for blue ribbon consideration.

Class 21.  Camellia, grown in the open
a. Large/very large
   a.1) tray of 3 - same cultivar

   a.2 ) tray of 3 - different cultivars

b. Medium

   b.1) tray of 3 - same cultivar

   b.2) tray of 3 - different cultivars

c. Small

    c.1) tray of 3 - same cultivar

    c.2) tray of 3 - different cultivars


Class 22.  Camellia, Protected (greenhouse grown)
a. Large/very large
   a.1) tray of 3 - same cultivar

   a.2) tray of 3 - different cultivars

b. Medium

   b.1) tray of 3 - same cultivar

   b.2) tray of 3 - different cultivars

c. Small

  c.1) tray of 3 - same cultivar

     c.2) tray of 3 - different cultivar



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'Woodland Garden'
Section D --- OTHER SPRING BLOOMING PLANTS

All classes in Section D will be eligible for the Award of Horticultural Excellence. Section D is also eligible for a 'Sunshine Award'.   All classes will be subdivided by genus/species/cultivar and each subclass will constitute a class and be eligible for blue-ribbon consideration.

Class 23.  Cut spring blooming bulbs (and corms, tubers, etc.)
a. Anemone (photo link)
b. Crocus
c. Cyclamen
d. Galanthus (snowdrop)
e. Hyacinthus (hyacinth)
f.  Hippeastrum (Amaryllis)
g. Leucojum (snowflakes)
h. Muscari (grape hyacinth)
i.  Scilla (squill)
        j.  Ranunculus
k. Tulipa (tulip) (must include two leaves)
l.  Any other spring bloom to be subdivided)

Class 24.  Cut spring blooming annuals

     a. Viola tricolor (Johnny Jump-ups)

                 b. Viola x wittrockiana (pansies)
c. Any other spring blooming annuals (to be sub-divided)

Class 25.  Cut spring blooming perennials
  a. Antirrhinum majus (snapdragon)
b. Dianthus
c. Dicentra (bleeding heart)
d. Helleborus (hellebores)
e. Iberis (candytuft)
f. Viola odorata (sweet viola)
g. Any other spring blooming perennials (to be sub-divided)



'Azalea Garden'
Section E - SPRING FLOWERING SHRUBS AND TREES
All classes in Section E will be eligible for the Arboreal Award and the Award of Horticultural Excellence.  All classes will be subdivided by species and cultivar names and each subclass will constitute a class and be eligible for blue-ribbon consideration.  All specimens must be cut blooming branches no longer than 30" from tip of specimen to cut end.  See page 44 of the Handbook.

Class 26.  Blooming dwarf shrubs (dwarf shrub should not exceed 5' height at maturity)

Class 27.  Blooming shrubs
a. Azalea
b. Camellia Sasanqua
c. Chaenomeles (flowering quince)
d. Forsythia
e.
Loropetalum
                 f. Rosa
g.  Spiraea
h. Viburnum
i. Any other blooming shrub (to be sub-divided)

Class 28.  Blooming trees
a. Cercis (redbud)
b. Malus (apple)
c. Prunus (cherry)
d. Osmanthus (tea olive)
e. Any other blooming tree (to be sub-divided)



'Nature Trail'
Section F - CLIMBERS
This Section is eligible for an Award of Merit and Award of Horticulture Excellence.  Maximum length of all specimens is 24" from cut end to terminal bud.   Each class may be sub-divided.

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Class 29.  Blooming vines










Class 30.  Berried vines

Class 31.  Foliage vines


Wedding Garden'
Section G. - BLOOMING CONTAINER PLANTS
All classes in Section G will be eligible for a Grower's Choice Award and the Award of Horticultural Excellence. Container can not exceed 14" diameter or 44" perimeter.  

Class 32.  Container of one blooming plant only

Class 33.  Container of many of the same blooming plant

Class 34.  Container of combination of blooming plants

'A River Road'
Section H. - CONTAINER PLANTS
All classes in Section H will be eligible for a Grower's Choice Award and the Award of Horticultural Excellence.   Containers may contain one plant or a combination of plants.  Due to display area containers are limited to a maximum size limitation of 14" diameter or 44" perimeter. Containers will require advance reservations by calling Kathy Woolsey at 843-670-6061

Class 35.   Container of decorative foliage plant(s)

Class 36.   Plant(s) planted in an unusual container (a container not normally used for
plants)

Class 37.    Plant(s) planted in your grandmother's container or in a container from years
 gone by


'Nature Preserve'
Section I. - HISTORICAL PLANTS - (cultivated more than 50 years ago)
All classes Section I will be eligible for the Plantation Award.  To be an award winner, the entry must be identified by its species name.

Class 38. Historical daffodils

Class 39. Historical camellias

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