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FLOWERS

Chief Steward: Elizabeth Russ Ph. 6368 2122 or 0408 682 122

Stewards: D. Toohey 

Entry: FREE - no prize money

ALL DAHLIA ENTRIES TO BE STAGED BY 9:30 AM ON SATURDAY SHOW DAY FOR JUDGING.

ALL OTHER FLOWER ENTRIES TO BE IN THE HANDS OF CHIEF STEWARD BY 11:00 AM FRIDAY PRIOR TO SHOW DAY ON SATURDAY. ​​​​

General Rules:

All exhibits to be judged under NSW standards. The judges decision to be final. All dahlias must be stages in green vases supplied by the Association (or exhibitor).

All exhibits to be staged as directed by the Stewards.

Staging of dahlias

  • Dahlias over 160mm (medium/large/giant) are to be exhibited one per vase.

  • Dahlias under 160mm (miniature/small) are to be exhibited three per vase unless otherwise specified. 

  • A vase is any bottle or container suitable for exhibiting dahlias.

  • Standard unit is one flower per vase over 160mm and three flowers of the one cultivar per vase under 160mm.

D - distinct/ different​

NND - Not necessarily distinct- any combination of cultivars

AOV - Any other varieties

  • Standard Unit is a vase containing one cultivar

  • Decorative classes to include Formal; Informal and Semi Decorative types

  • Cactus classes to include Cactus and Semi Cactus types

  • All blooms to be stages at least 160mm from the top of the vase to centre of back loom.

  • If possible, all dahlias to be named. if name not known- label 'unknown' or 'name wanted'.

JUDGING POINTS:

Dahlias are to be judged according to the Standards and Judging Rules of the Dahlia 1998 (Australian Dahlia Council) on the following points bases:

  • From = 40

  • Stalk = 15

  • Condition = 25

  • Colour = 10

  • Size = 5

  • Staging = 5

  • TOTAL = 100

SECTIONS

Check the schedule for more detail on the individual classes in the following sections

OPEN AND NOVICE DAHLIA SECTIONS

2021 Central West Dahlia Championship

Decorative dahlias, Cactus dahlias, Waterlilly dahlias, Ball dahlias, Pompon dahlias, Colerette dahlias and Any other type

Check the schedule for all classes.

ROSES

Check the schedule for all classes.

MISCELLANEOUS FLOWER SECTION

Classes for:  Fuchsias, Alstromerias, Japanese Windflower, African or Guniea gold marigolds, Delphinium, Daisy, Geranium, Lillium, Amaryillia, Bulbous flowers, Nasturtiums, Hydrangea, Collection of herbs, Flowering shrub cuttings, Succulents and Bonsai.

Check the schedule for all classes.

POT PLANTS

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DECORATIVE FLORAL ART

Open, Intermediate and novice sections

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CHILDRENS DECORATIVE SECTION

Check the schedule for all classes.

THANK YOU SPONSORS

AUSTRALIAN NATIVE LANDSCAPES

CENTRAL WEST DAHLIA SOCIETY

DRAYSHED NURSERY

FERNDALE IRIS NURSERY

MILLTHORPE GARDEN NURSERY

Mrs E. RUSS