West Virginia Black Walnut Festival

Spencer, West Virginia

October 11-14, 2018


West Virginia Black Walnut Festival Flower Show 2017

Sponsored by Hill and Hollow Garden Club
Theme:  Fall Splendor

General Rules

1.  An exhibitor may enter more than one entry per class provided each is of a different color or type.  Classes may be subdivided by form, color, etc.

2.  Entries must be grown by the exhibitor.  Label non-paper containers with the name of the flower or plant and exhibitor’s name and address (sticky address labels work well.)

3.  Entries will be received 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday, October 10th, and 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Wednesday, October 11th, on the porch/deck area of the Heritage Park Community Building in the City of Spencer.

4.  Entries that do not adhere to exhibit size and container size will not be judged.

5. Judging will be at 1:00 pm Wednesday, October 11th.  Ribbons will be awarded.

6.  Entries may be picked up from 4:00 PM to 5:00 pm on Sunday, October 15th.  Those remaining may be discarded.

7.  The Garden Club, Festival Committee, nor the City of Spencer can be responsible for the safety of persons or personal property, although reasonable care will be taken for the protection of both. Questions may be directed to 304-927-1389.


Section A.  Non-hanging container-grown plants.  Container not to exceed 8” in diameter
    Class 1.  African Violet
    Class 2.  Cactus or Succulent
    Class 3.  Flowering Plant, in bloom
    Class 4.  Foliage Plant, grown primarily for foliage, may have insignificant flowers
    Class 5.  Combination Planting (dish garden)

Section B.  Herbs, cut, one stem or spray
    Class 6.  Basil
    Class 7.  Lavender
    Class 8.  Mint
    Class 9.  Oregano
    Class 10.  Rosemary
    Class 11.  Parsley
    Class 12.  Sage, common
    Class 13. Thyme                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Class 14. Other

Section C.  Annuals, cut, one stem or spray
    Class 15.  Ageratum
    Class 16.  Cosmos
    Class 17.  Petunia
    Class 18.  Zinnia
    Class 19.  Marigold
    Class 20.  Celosia (cockscomb, Chinese Wool flower)
    Class 21.  Dahlia over 5” wide
    Class 22.  Dahlia under 5” wide
    Class 23.  Any other annual                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Section D.  Perennials, cut, one stem or spray
    Class 24.  Coreopsis
    Class 25.  Chrysanthemum, spray
    Class 26.  Echinacea and Rudbeckia (Coneflower) all varieties
    Class 27.  Sedum
    Class 28.  Any other perennial

Section E.  Rose (Rosa)
    Class 29.  Hybrid Tea, one bloom
    Class 30.  Floribunda, one spray
    Class 31.  Grandiflora, one bloom or spray
    Class 32.  Miniature, one bloom or one spray
    Class 33.  Other Rose, any variety, one bloom or spray

Section F.  Foliage, some bloom permitted, but generally grown for foliage or color; cut specimen not to exceed 15” in length, excluding container
    Class 34.  Coleus
    Class 35.  Hosta
    Class 36.  Fern
    Class 37.  Caladium
    Class 38.  Ivy
    Class 39.  Any other foliage or vine

Section G.  Arboreal, Plants or woody perennials, trees & shrubs, branches with foliage flowers, fruits or cones, cut specimen not to exceed 15” in length, excluding container
    Class 40.   Needled Evergreen, conifer branch
    Class 41.   Holly (Ilex)
    Class 42.   Boxwood (Buxus)
    Class 43.   Any other shrub or bush


Section H.  Fresh Arrangement
    Class 44.  Mass arrangement under 6" tall, excluding container
    Class 45.  Mass arrangement, 6" tall and over, excluding container
Section I.  Dried Arrangement
    Class 46.  Mass arrangement under 6" tall, excluding container
    Class 47.  Mass arrangement 6" tall and over, excluding container