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45th Annual Rose Show  THE MAGIC OF ROSES 

April 27th and 28th

Saturday, April 27th 2019 noon to 5 pm and Sunday April 28th, 2019  9 am to 3 pm

 Clayton Hutchenson Exhibit Hall

 Mounts Botanical Garden

531 Military Trail, West Palm Beach Florida

The American Rose Society will be judging locally grown roses, as well as the Greater Palm Beach Rose Society will be holding educational seminars on how to grow roses in South Florida. There will be fun activities for the whole family, including a chance to win prizes. Stop by and vote on the rose that you think is the most fragrant! 

Local Rosarian - William Langford, Master Rosarian Mike Becker, and Geoff Coolidge of Cool Roses will be holding education seminars on how to care and grow roses in South Florida on both days. Times TBD

The Rose Show and Education Seminars are free. The Mounts will also be holding their annual spring plant sale which will cost $10.00

If you currently grow roses and would like to enter your roses, call co-chair Kathy Rose at 561-665-0535. Below is list of classes available

 

SCHEDULE OF EXHIBITS

 DIVISION I

 HORTICULTURE CHALLENGE CLASSES

 Class 1. Cycle of Bloom

Three (3) specimens, Hybrid Teas or Grandifloras of the same variety in three stages of opening: One bud with sepals down, one bloom at exhibition stage and one bloom fully open, in separate vases. Entry may be placed on show table by the exhibitor with the assistance of the placement committee.

 Class 2. Reflections / Hi-Low

One (1) specimen, Hybrid Tea, Grandiflora, or Floribunda and one matching Miniature or Miniflora, each at exhibition stage, in separate vases. Entry may be placed on show table by the exhibitor with the assistance of the placement committee. ARS Certificate.

 CLASS 3. Floating Hybrid Tea/Grandiflora Rose*

One (1) specimen, Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora at exhibition stage, without stem or foliage, floating in an open bowl, no petals below waterline. Entry may be placed on show table by the exhibitor with the assistance of the placement committee. Only one entry per exhibitor allowed. ARS Certificate.

 Class 4. Floating Floribunda Rose*

One (1) specimen, Floribunda at exhibition stage, without stem or foliage, floating in an open bowl, no petals below waterline. Entry may be placed on show table by the exhibitor with the assistance of the placement committee. Only one entry per exhibitor allowed.

 Class 5. Floating HT or Floribunda or Shrub or OGR Collection*

Collection of four (4) or more specimens, Hybrid Teas or Floribundas or Shrubs or Old Garden Roses at exhibition stage, without stem or foliage, floating in an open bowl, no petals below waterline. All one variety or all different varieties. All roses MUST be from the same class. Entry may be placed on show table by the exhibitor with the assistance of the placement committee. Only one entry per exhibitor allowed.

 *Rose bowls are limited in quantity, consequently, they are furnished on a first come, first served basis

 CLASS 6. Most Fragrant Modern Rose

Most fragrant rose, any variety classified as a Modern Rose. ARS Certificate.

 CLASS 7. Most Fragrant Old Garden Rose

Most fragrant rose, any variety classified as an Old Garden Rose.           ARS Certificate.

 CLASS 8. Floribunda Bouquet

Five (5) or more Floribunda roses at exhibition stage, one or more varieties, in a single vase provided by the exhibitor, with one entry tag. Oasis may be used. List varieties on the reverse of the entry tag.

 CLASS 9. Old Garden Rose Bouquet

Five (5) or more Old Garden Roses, with or without side buds, one or more varieties, in a single vase provided by the exhibitor, with one entry tag. Oasis may be used. List varieties on the reverse of the entry tag.

 CLASS 10. Shrub Bouquet

Five (5) or more Shrub Roses, without side buds, one or more varieties, in a single vase provided by the exhibitor, with one entry tag. Oasis may be used. List varieties on the reverse of the entry tag.

 CLASS 11. Tin Can Mixed Bouquet

Five (5), but not more than ten (10) varieties displayed in a tin can provided by the exhibitor, with one entry tag. List varieties on the reverse of the entry tag.

 PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE CLASSES

ARS Photography Certificates: Gold, Silver and Bronze

 CLASS 12. One Rose Closeup

One rose, any variety, with an official ARS exhibition name.

 CLASS 13. One Rose Spray

One spray, any variety, with an official ARS exhibition name.

 CLASS 14. One Rose Macro

Close up of any combination of rose flower, stem and foliage.

 CLASS 15. Rose Creative Interpretation

One rose, any variety, with exhibitor’s own creative interpretation, can use Photoshop.

   CLASS 16. Rose Arrangement

One arrangement of roses, any varieties, including vase.

 CLASS 17. Rose Garden

One rose garden; if public garden, exhibitor must include name of garden.

DIVISION II

HORTICULTURE CLASSES

HYBRID TEAS & GRANDIFLORAS

 CLASS 18. One-Bloom-Per-Stem Hybrid Teas and Grandifloras

One (1) stem, exhibition stage, no side buds. Entries in this class will be staged alphabetically by variety name. Eligible for Queen, King, Princess and Court of Honor. Exhibitors may submit as many entries as desired, but no duplicates.  ARS Certificates: Gold, Silver and Bronze

 CLASS 19. Fully-open Bloom, Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora

One (1) specimen, one-bloom-per-stem Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora, with stamens visible. Single types are excluded. ARS Certificate.

 FLORIBUNDAS & POLYANTHAS

 CLASS 20. One-Bloom-Per-Stem Floribunda

One (1) stem, one bloom, no side buds, shown at its perfect phase of beauty.

 CLASS 21. Floribunda Spray

One (1) spray of two or more blooms as naturally grown. Eligible for Prince of Show. ARS Certificate.

 CLASS 22. Polyantha Spray

One (1) spray or cluster. Removal of spent blooms permitted. ARS Certificate.

 CLIMBERS & HYBRID WICHURANAS

(Climbing Sports of Hybrid Teas or Grandifloras are not permitted in this section)

 CLASS 23.  One (1) specimen, may be exhibited either disbudded or as a spray of two or more blooms. ARS Certificate.

 SHRUBS

Show as naturally grown or disbudded; stem-on-stem allowed. If naturally grown, they may be shown one bloom and immature side buds.

 CLASS 24. Classic Shrub

One (1) specimen of spray or bloom listed in “ARS Handbook for Selecting Roses” or “Modern Roses XI or XII” (classified HK, HMoy, HMsk or HRg). ARS Certificate.

 CLASS 25. Modern Shrub

One (1) specimen of spray or bloom listed in the “ARS Handbook for Selecting Roses” or “Modern Roses XI or XII” (classified S). ARS Certificate.

 OLD GARDEN ROSES (OGR)

Show as naturally grown; stem-on-stem allowed. They may be shown one bloom and immature side buds.  Indicate class number on entry tags.

 CLASS 26. The ARS Dowager Queen

One (1) specimen of an Old Garden Rose introduced prior to 1867. Indicate year introduced on upper left corner of entry tag. ARS Certificate.

 CLASS 27. The ARS Victorian

One (1) specimen of an Old Garden Rose introduced in 1867 or later. Indicate year introduced on upper left corner of entry tag. ARS Certificate.

 MINIATURES

 CLASS 28. One-bloom-per-stem Miniature

One (1) specimen, exhibition stage, no side buds. Entries in this class will be staged alphabetically by variety name. Exhibitors may submit as many entries as desired but no duplicates.  Eligible for Miniature Queen, King, and Princess. ARS Miniature Gold, Silver or Bronze Certificate.

 CLASS 29. Fully Open Miniature

One (1) stem, stamens showing, no side buds. No single types. ARS Cert.

 CLASS 30. Single Miniature

One (1) stem, Single type Miniature, no side buds. ARS Certificate.

 MINIFLORAS

 CLASS 31. One-bloom-per-stem Miniflora ARS Certificate.

One (1) specimen, exhibition stage, no side buds. Entries in this class will be staged alphabetically by variety name. Exhibitors may submit as many entries as desired but no duplicates. Eligible for Miniflora Queen, King, and Princess. ARS Miniflora Gold, Silver or Bronze Certificate.

 CLASS 32. Fully Open Miniflora

One (1) stem, stamens showing, no side buds. No single types. ARS Certificate.

 CLASS 33. Single Miniflora

One (1) stem, single type Miniflora, no side buds. ARS Certificate.

 NOVICE

This section is open only to those exhibitors who have never won a blue ribbon in a rose show. (Novices may also compete in other sections of the schedule).

 CLASS 34. One-Bloom-Per-Stem Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora

One (1) stem, disbudded, at exhibition stage. ARS Certificate.           Eligible for Queen, King, Princess and Court of Honor.

 CLASS 35. Floribunda Spray

One (l) Floribunda spray of two or more blooms as naturally grown or disbudded.

 JUNIOR

This class is limited to exhibitors 17 years of age or under.

 CLASS 36. One-Bloom-Per-Stem Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora             One (1) stem, disbudded, at exhibition stage. ARS Certificate.

 CLASS 37. Floribunda Spray

One (l) spray of two or more blooms as naturally grown or disbudded.

 JUDGES

(OPEN ONLY TO JUDGES WORKING AT THIS SHOW)

 CLASS 38. One-Bloom-Per-Stem Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora             One (1) stem, disbudded, at exhibition stage.

 CLASS 39. Floribunda Spray

One (l) spray of two or more blooms as naturally grown or disbudded.

 CLASS 40. One-bloom-per-stem Miniature or Miniflora

One (1) specimen, exhibition stage, no side buds. 

Arrangement Classes

TRADITIONAL DESIGN

 Class 41 – “Vintage Magic”

Traditional Line or Line-Mass design. Exhibitor must list design type on entry tag. Eligible for ARS Royalty Award.

 Class 42 – “I Believe in Magic”

Arranger’s choice of traditional design. Exhibitor must list design type on entry tag. Eligible for ARS Royalty Award.

 MODERN DESIGN

 Class 43 – “Magical Illusions”

Abstract design. Eligible for ARS Artist’s Award.

 ORIENTAL DESIGN

 Class 44 – “The Color of Magic”

Tall or low container. If using low container water must be visible. Exhibitor must list design type on entry tag. Eligible for ARS Oriental Award.

 

 

MINIATURE DESIGN

(Using Miniature and/or Miniflora roses)

 

Class 45 – “Little Magicians”

Arranger’s choice of design. Exhibitor must list design type on entry tag. Eligible for ARS Mini-Royalty, Mini-Artist’s or Mini-Oriental Award.

 

 

 

Arrangement Classes continued on next page

 

 

 

SPECIAL CLASSES

 

NOVICE: Restricted to exhibitors who have never won an award in an arrangement section of an ARS show

 

Class 46 – “Pull the Rabbit Out of the Hat”

Traditional Line or Line-Mass design. Exhibitor must list design type on entry tag. Eligible for ARS Best Novice Certificate.

 

 

JUDGES: Restricted to Judges of this show only.

 

Class 47 – “Spellbound”

Arranger’s choice of design: traditional, modern, or in the oriental manner. Exhibitor must list design type on entry tag.