Horticulture Committee

April 2020 Horticulture Show

NARCISSUS

CLASS 1 - single stem
CLASS 2 - 3 stems of one cultivar
CLASS 3 - miniature single stem
CLASS 4 - 3 stems of one miniature cultivar
CLASS 5 - single stem of unnamed cultivar. One entry per member, use the word ‘species’ for the cultivar.

All NARCISSUS entry cards must show RHS classification which can be found on the SBGC website


OTHER BULBS, CORMS, RHIZOMES OR TUBERS IN BLOOM

CLASS 6 - TULIPA - single stem
CLASS 7 - OTHER BULB - single stem
CLASS 8 - CORM, RHIZOME OR TUBER - single stem.


TREES & SHRUBS

CLASS 9 - single branch flowering shrub
CLASS 10 - single branch flowering tree
CLASS 11 - single branch, NJ native
CLASS 12 - single branch, NJ native cultivar
CLASS 13 - single branch, evergreen shrub or tree, may have berries or pine cones but no flowers

Should be no longer than 24” from the lip of the container to the tip of the branch.

PERENNIALS

CLASS 14 - single stem grown primarily for flowers
CLASS 15 - single stem grown primarily for foliage
CLASS 16 - single stem NJ native
CLASS 17 - single stem NJ native cultivar


PROPAGATED PLANTS

CLASS 18 - single plant (may be houseplant, perennial, shrub or tree, only single plants)
CLASS 19 – single plant, native

Please complete a GCA propagation card found on SBGC website for each entry.
Pots should be no larger than 10” in diameter, preferably terra cotta, without a saucer. Discreet staking and top dressing permitted.
Judged with par judging- See definition below under par class
Limited to plants which have not received a blue ribbon in any hort show
Minimum ownership 6 months

PAR

CLASS 20 - An exhibit of outstanding horticultural merit which does not qualify for entry elsewhere in the horticulture division. Each exhibit is judged against perfection. Minimum ownership of 6 months is required.