West Virginia Black Walnut Festival

Spencer, West Virginia

October 12th-15th, 2017


West Virginia Black Walnut Festival Flower Show 2016

Sponsored by Hill and Hollow Garden Club
Theme:  Autumn Blaze

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 Wednesday, October12th, and 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Thursday, October 13th, on the porch/deck area of the Heritage Park Community Building in the City of Spencer.

4.  Judging will be at 12:00 Noon Thursday, October 13th.  Ribbons will be awarded.

5.  Entries may be picked up by 2:00 pm on Sunday, October 16th.  Those remaining may be discarded.

6.  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 927.1356.


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

Section C.  Annuals, cut, one stem or spray
    Class 14.  Ageratum
    Class 15.  Cosmos
    Class 16.  Petunia
    Class 17.  Zinnia
    Class 18.  Marigold
    Class 19.  Celosia (cockscomb, Chinese Woolflower)
    Class 20.  Dahlia over 5” wide
    Class 21.  Dahlia under 5” wide
    Class 22.  Any other annual
Section D.  Perennials, cut, one stem or spray
    Class 23.  Coreopsis
    Class 24.  Chrysanthemum, spray
    Class 25.  Echinacea, YELLOW CONEFLOWER, paradoxa, drooping yellow to orange-yellow rays surrounding brown cone, smooth leaves, lance-shaped 8” long.
    Class 26.  Echinacea, PURPLE CONEFLOWER, purpurea, drooping rosy-purple rayswith orange-brown cone; can be rosy-pink, white, clear pink, rosy-pink double, or white withorange-yellow cone, leaves bristly, oblong 3-8” long.
    Class 27.  Rudbeckia, CONEFLOWER, Black-eyed Susan, orange-yellow rays, purplish-black cone, rough, hairy stems & lance-shaped leaves to 4” long, rough & hairy.
    Class 28.  Sedum
    Class 29.  Any other perennial

Section E.  Rose (Rosa)
    Class 30.  Hybrid Tea, one bloom
    Class 31.  Floribunda, one spray
    Class 32.  Grandiflora, one bloom or spray
    Class 33.  Miniature, one bloom or one spray
    Class 34.  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 35.  Coleus
    Class 36.  Hosta
    Class 37.  Fern
    Class 38.  Caladium
    Class 39.  Ivy
Class 40.  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 41.   Needled Evergreen, conifer branch
    Class 42.   Holly (Ilex)
    Class 43.   Boxwood (Buxus)
    Class 44.   Any other shrub or bush


Section H.  Fresh Arrangement
    Class 45.  Mass arrangement under 6 inches tall, excluding container
    Class 46.  Mass arrangement, 6 inches tall and over, excluding container
Section I.  Dried Arrangement
    Class 47.  Mass arrangement under 6 inches tall, excluding container
    Class 48.  Mass arrangement 6 inches tall and over, excluding container