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Volume 8, Number 2
April 1954

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SCHEDULE OF FLOWER SHOW CLASSES

CLASS 1 (Species)
GROUP A. alpines: Best group of blooms or potted plants.
GROUP B. triflorum series: augustinii or chasmanthum. One spray not over 18".
GROUP C. triflorum series: Other than augustinii or chasmanthum. 1 spray not over 18".
GROUP D. fortunei series: Single truss.
GROUP E. neriiflorum series: Single truss.
GROUP F. taliense subseries: Single truss.
GROUP H. thomsonii series: Other than campylocarpum subseries. One spray not to exceed 18".
GROUP I. maddenii or edgeworthii series
: One spray not to exceed 18".
GROUP J. cinnabarinum: One spray not to exceed 18".
GROUP K. falconeri series: Single truss.
GROUP L. parishii subseries: Single truss.
GROUP M. scabrifolium series: One spray not to exceed 18".
GROUP N. virgatum series: One spray not to exceed 18".
GROUP O. griffithianum subseries: Single truss.
GROUP P. ponticum series: Single truss.

CLASS 2 (Red Hybrids)
GROUP A. Single truss any Scarlet Hybrid (Orange Reds).
GROUP B. Single truss any Crimson Hybrid (Blue Reds).
GROUP C. Single truss any Vermillion to Blood Red Hybrid.
GROUP D. Single truss any Red with Prominent Blotch.

CLASS 3 (Pink Hybrids)
GROUP A. Single truss any Blush Pink Hybrid.
GROUP B. Single truss any Deep Pink Hybrid.
GROUP C. Single truss any Pink with Prominent Blotch.

CLASS 4 (White Hybrid) GROUP A. Single truss any white to Light Cream Hybrids.
GROUP B. Single truss White Tinged with Pink.
GROUP C. Single truss any White with Prominent Blotch.

CLASS 5 (Blue Hybrids)
GROUP A. Single spray, small leaf Hybrid.
GROUP B. Single truss any blue Hybrid.

CLASS 6 (Purple Hybrid)
GROUP A. Single truss any Lavender or Lilac Hybrid.
GROUP B. Single truss any Deep Purple Hybrid.

CLASS 7 (Yellow Hybrid)
GROUP A. Single truss, Lemon Yellow.
GROUP B. Single truss Cream Hybrid.

CLASS 8 (Apricot Hybrid)
GROUP A. Single truss any Apricot Hybrid.>

CLASS 9 (Orange-Salmon Hybrid)
GROUP A. Single truss of 'Fabia', any shade.
GROUP B. Single truss, Salmon Pink.
GROUP C. Single truss, Orange.

CLASS 10 (Azaleodendron)
GROUP A. Single spray not to exceed 12".
GROUP B. Single truss.

CLASS 11 (Azaleas)
GROUP A. 3 Sprays evergreen not to exceed 18".
GROUP B. 3 Sprays deciduous not to exceed 18".
GROUP C. 3 Sprays any Occidentale Hybrid not to exceed 18".
GROUP D. 3 Sprays Kurume not to exceed 12".
GROUP E. 3 Sprays Indica not to exceed 12".
GROUP F. 3 Sprays Mollis not to exceed 18".
GROUP G. 3 Sprays Hose-in-hose not to exceed 12".
GROUP H. 3' Sprays Mucronatum Ledifolia not to exceed 18".
GROUP I. 3 Sprays Species not to exceed 18".
GROUP J. 3 Sprays any Glenn Dale varieties not to exceed 12".
GROUP K. 1 Spray Exbury or Knap Hill not to exceed 12".

CLASS 12 Single truss of any arboreum Hybrid.

CLASS 13 Single truss of any augustinii Hybrid.

CLASS 14 Single truss of any campylocarpum Hybrid.

CLASS 15 Single truss of any Naomi varieties.

CLASS 16 Single truss of any cinnabarinum hybrid.

CLASS 17 Single truss of any dichroanthum hybrid.

CLASS 18 Single truss of any discolor hybrid.

CLASS 19 Single truss of any didymum hybrid.

CLASS 20 Single truss of any eriogynum hybrid.

CLASS 21 Single class of any Fabia hybrid.

CLASS 22 Single truss of any fortunei hybrid other than Loderi or Naomi varieties.

CLASS 23 Single truss of griersonianum hybrid.

CLASS 24 Single truss of griffithianum hybrid other than Loderi Varieties.

CLASS 25 Single truss of Loderi varieties.

CLASS 26 Single truss of neriiflorum series Hybrid.

CLASS 27 Single truss of thomsonii series hybrid other than campylocarpum or williamsianum.

CLASS 28 Single truss of williamsianum hybrid.

CLASS 29 Single truss of repens hybrid.

CLASS 30 DR. GEO. GOODMAN CUP AWARD A plant, or single truss with foliage, of any American seedling never before shown at an A.R.S. Show is eligible for this award. Parentage must be shown. Quality must meet with the approval of the Awards Committee or cup may be withheld. Plants entered in this class may be rated by the Awards Committee for a "P.A." award if requested by the exhibitor.

CLASS 31 Any named or unnamed American Hybrid not eligible (first time shown) in Class 30. All entries will be judged on their own merits. Parentage should be shown. Entries in this class may be rated by the Awards Committee for a "P. A." award if requested by the exhibitor.

CLASS 32 Single truss of any new imported Hybrid never shown at an A.R.S. Show.

CLASS 33 A group of 5 Hybrids entered as a single exhibit.

CLASS 34 A group of 3 species in any one series.

CLASS 35 A group of 4 American hybrids or seedlings entered as a single exhibit.

CLASS 36 A group of 5 Hybrids recommended as a beginners collection. This group should contain 5 different colors and varieties obtainable in most nurseries.

CLASS 37 PATTY CORBIN CUP AWARD To be awarded for the best group of four Repens Hybrid blooms. Parentage to be shown for all entries as these hybrids must be at least one half Repens to be eligible for this award.

CLASS 38 Single truss of any Fragrant rhododendron.

CLASS 39 A group of 5 dwarf or semi-dwarf rhododendron plants, not necessarily in bloom. Judging should be done on plant interest rather than on blooms.


Volume 8, Number 2
April 1954

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