Horticulture Committee

May 2021 Horticulture Show

Class 1 LILAC (SYRINGA): Single flowering branch
Class 2 PEONIES (PAEONIA): Single flowering stem
Class 3 AZALEA: Single branch
Class 4 RHODODENDRON - Single truss(stem)
Truss should be shown half in bloom and half in bud with one set of leaves entirely surrounding the bottom of the bloom.

Class 5 NJ NATIVE: Single branch
Class 6 NJ NATIVE CULTIVAR: single branch
Class 7 OTHER: Single branch
Should be no longer than 24” from the lip of the container to the tip of the branch

Class 8 TREE PEONY (PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA) –Single flowering branch
Class 9 NJ NATIVE: Single flowering branch
Class 10 NJ NATIVE CULTIVAR: Single flowering branch
Class 11 OTHER: Single flowering branch

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

Class 12 Single stem grown primarily for foliage
Class 13 Single stem grown primarily for flowers
Class 14 Single stem NJ native
Class 15 Single stem NJ native cultivar

Class 16 Single flowering stem
Class 17 Collection of 3 to 5 stems from different varieties or cultivars, all flowering.
Must have accompanying key card or diagram which indicates name of each entry.
Judged 70% horticultural merit, 20% artistic, 10% nomenclature

ROSES (single stem or spray)

Class 18 Species Roses
Class 19 Old Garden Roses
Class 20 Modern Roses
A. Hybrid Tea & Grandiflora
B. Floribunda & Polyantha
C. Miniature & Miniflora
D. Shrub ( Classic & Modern)
E. Large Flowered Climber, Hybrid Gigantea, Hybrid Wichurana
Class 21 Miscellaneous

Rules: Single stem Modern Roses should be exhibited without sidebars.
Roses should be displayed with two sets of leaves.
Entry cards should include correct America Rose Society names (except Class 21)
Guidelines: The longer the stem, the better. e.g. Hybrid tea about 17” and miniatures about 6”
Blooms should be about 1/2 - 3/4 open

Useful Resources: American Rose Society - Rose Classifications
American Rose Society - Rose Shows

Class 22 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.