- STEWARDS: Office 9754 2241
- Prize Money: First $10; Second $5 Entry Fee: $1
- Children’s Flowers in Section W
- Nominations: Please make sure nominations forms are received at the show office, Churchill Park, by 12 noon Wednesday November 1.
- Delivering Exhibits: Exhibits must be staged by 9.30am on Friday November 3.
- Sorry, no late nominations can be accepted.
- Collection: Please collect exhibitions Saturday November 4 between 4.15 & 5pm. Exhibits can only be collected by showing ‘Receipt of Entry’
- PRIZE MONEY CAN BE COLLECTED SATURDAY AFTER 9AM.
- Bleach – one teaspoon in bucket of water to keep down bacteria. Does not damage flowers.
- Carry cut flowers to show in water.
- Carnations and roses appreciate hot water after being cut.
- To prevent air bubbles in stems, cut under water.
- Special attention should be paid to conditioning flowers and foliage. They must stand in water for AT LEAST 2 hours. Material that is not conditioned in this way will not last for duration of show.
- Ribbons are awarded to Best Pot Plant, Best Rose, Best Gladiolus, Best Exhibit in Specimens, Best Carnation, Best Bowl, Best Vase, Champion Floral Art and Best Arrangement of Garden Flowers.
- A voucher donated for the Mr Brian Walsh Memorial Trophy for the best exhibit in classes 1 - 10.
- A voucher donated by Capecare for the best exhibit in classes 11-22
- A cash prize has been donated be Mr Ross Reading for the best exhibit in classes 23 - 36.
- A trophy donated by Sandra Otway will be given for Best Exhibit Hippeastrum, Class 16.
- SPECIAL REQUEST
All, where possible, to be named. Please place name on a label affixed to the jar for the information of the public.
- 1 Four roses, distinct. H TS
- 2 Three roses, distinct. H TS
- 3 One rose. H TS
- 4 Rose, one variety in three stages of bloom. H TS
- 5 Two cuts floribunda/cluster rose, distinct.
- 6 One cut miniature rose, 3 or more blooms minimum stem 16cm.
- 7 One cut rose, David Austin.
- 8 One cut rose, Heritage.
- 9 Alstroemeria, one stem.
- 10 One carnation.
- 11 Three cuts of garden flowers, distinct, flower not included in schedule.
- 12 Single stem, any variety, flower not included in schedule.
- 13 Shrub in flower, 3 varieties, one cut each.
- 14 One cut of flowering or foliage Tree Shrub or creeper.
- 15 One cut bulb, corm or rhizome, not included in schedule.
- 16 One cut hippeastrum.
- 17 One cut orchid.
- 18 One cut gerbera.
- 19 Three gladioli, distinct.
- 20 One gladioli.
- 21 One cut bearded iris.
- 22 Four cuts iris, 3 distinct.
- 23 One single geranium, one leaf.
- 24 One double geranium, one leaf.
- 25 Four single geraniums, distinct, one leaf.
- 26 Four double geraniums, single stem, distinct, one leaf.
- 27 One pelargonium, single stem , one leaf.
- 28 Four pelargoniums, single stem, distinct, one leaf.
- 29 One ivy geranium, one leaf.
- 30 Four ivy geraniums, distinct, one leaf.
- 31 Four pansies, distinct, with collars.
- 32 Sweet peas, 4 distinct, 2 cuts each.
- 33 Fuchsias, one cut, double, distinct, minimum stem 12cm.
- 34 Fuchsias, one cut, single, minimum stem 12cm.
- 35 One cut, South African Proteacae (Protea Leucospernum Leucadendron).
- 36 One cut, Australian Proteacae (Banksia Dryandra Waratah).
A trophy donated by Dots Pots will be awarded to the best exhibit in section.
- Exhibits in pot plant section must be in recognised pots, not necessarily terracotta.
- Pots not to exceed 35cm unless elsewhere indicated.
- 37 Cymbidium orchid, in bloom.
- 38 Orchid in bloom, excluding a cymbidium.
- 39 Pot plant in bloom, excluding orchid.
- 40 Pot plant foliage, flowers not allowed.
- 41 Pot of maidenhair fern.
- 42 Pot of fern, excluding maidenhair fern.
- 43 Pot of cactus or succulent.
- 44 Pot of hippeastrum in bloom.
- 45 Miniature garden, not to exceed 32cm diameter, growing.
- 46 Hanging container of fern, container not to exceed 40cm.
- 47 Hanging container of foliage, container not to exceed 40cm.
- 48 Hanging container, any variety, in bloom, container not to exceed 40cm.
- 49 Pot of ivy.
- 50 Bonsai Single.
- 51 Bonsai Multi Trunks
- A trophy donated by SDAS will be awarded for the best arrangement of Garden Flowers.
- 52 Vase of mixed flowers (at least 3 varieties).
- 53 Vase of berry shrub, tree or creeper.
- 54 Vase of daisies and marguerites, one colour.
- 55 Vase of sweet peas.
- 56 Vase of roses (any foliage, grass seeds allowed).
- 57 Vase of gladioli.
- 58 Vase of flowers not otherwise specified in schedule.
- 59 Bowl of roses.
- 60 Bowl of roses - cluster.
- 61 Bowl of pelargonium.
- 62 Bowl of Daises or marguerites
- 63 Bowl of pansies.
- 64 Bowl of mixed foliage – no ferns allowed.
- 65 Bowl of mixed flowers (at least 3 varieties).
- 66 Bowl of flowers – not otherwise specified in schedule.
FLORAL ART – no restrictions
- The Dot Reading Memorial cash prize will be awarded to the champion floral arrangement.
- 67 Arrangement using five stems of flower.
- 68 BUsselton Show.
- 69 Arrangement using Local Native Flowers and wood.
- 70 Arranger’s Choice
- Nomination of Entries: Entry form at back of schedule, duly completed and lodged with Show office.
- Exhibits: The “work” the exhibitor lodges with the Exhibition Hall Stewards for judging.
- Ownership of exhibits: All exhibits must be the bona fide property of, and grown by, the exhibitor, except in Floral Art and the Children’s Section.
- Exhibitors must supply their own flower containers.
- Each specimen and cut to be in an individual bottle - NOT a jar.
- Specimen roses to be no shorter than 40cm and no taller than 55cm from bench-top.
- Distinct means different colour and/or names.
- Exhibits left in the hall after 5pm on Saturday November 4 will become the property of the SDAS Busselton. After that time the Society can accept no responsibility for the exhibits or the containers at any time.
- Heavy flowers must be weighted down - sand or rocks in the bottle.