DIVISION I: HORTICULTURE RULES
South Florida Gardening, by Chase Landre
- Entries must be grown by exhibitor. Plants musty have been in the exhibitor’s possession for at least 90 days.
- Entries must be pre-registered with Dale DeFeo.
- Containers to be no more than size as specified by schedule in inches in any diameter.
- Double potting is permitted within the size as specified in the schedule inch limit. Only one specimen to a container. Natural multiplication from a single root system will be considered a single specimen.
- More than one entry per class made by an exhibitor provided each is a different cultivar, type, form, or color.
- All specimens must be clean and free of disease and insects. Any plant having these faults will be removed by the classification committee.
- Entries must be labeled with the correct botanical name (genus & species, variety, and cultivar, when possible) the common name is recommended.
- A cut specimen must be displayed in a clear glass container appropriate to the size of the specimen and provided by the exhibitor or committee with a maximum length of 30’”. Clear wedging is permitting.
- The committee reserves the right to combine or divide classes.
- The scales of points for horticulture are in chapter 14 of the handbook for flower shows.
- A plant considered as a flowering plant, should be exhibited as a flowering plant. Foliage plants may flower but should be exhibited as foliage plants.
- Plants specified as in a class designation in the schedule may not be entered in any other worthy class.