• 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 28 October.  
  • Delivering Exhibits: Exhibits must be staged by 9.30am on Friday 28 October.
  • Sorry, no late nominations can be accepted.
  • Collection: Please collect exhibitions Saturday 29 October between 4.15 & 5pm. Exhibits can only be collected by showing ‘Receipt of Entry’
  • 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.
    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 The Beach
  • 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.
  • 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 29 October 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.