Flower Shows

The purpose of the flower show is five-fold:To educate club members and the public;

  • To stimulate interest in horticulture and floral design;
  • To provide an outlet for creative expression;
  • To encourage community participation;
  • To have a project in which all members can participate.

Anyone can win; all you have to do is enter…GOOD LUCK!

October 2022 Flower Show Schedule

Entries must be on the table by 7:15pm


  1. Aconitum (Monkshood)
  2. Branch showing fall colour – not over 36″ from top of vase
  3. Branch showing fruit – not over 36″ from top of vase
  4. Cactus or succulent – any variety, one pot
  5. Chrysanthemum – single – 1 spray
  6. Chrysanthemum – double – 1 spray
  7. Coleus – 1 cultivar – 3 stems
  8. Collection of garden flowers, may include branches and grasses – minimum 5 different cultivars, 1 entry per exhibitor
  9. Herbs – 3 stems, one each of 3 different cultivars
  10. Ornamental grass – 1 cultivar – 3 stems
  11. Sedum – any cultivar – 3 stems
  12. Zinnia – 1 bloom
  13. Any other perennial not listed – 1 bloom or stem
  14. Any other annual not listed – 1 bloom or stem
  15. Any vegetable – any large or 3 small specimens, same cultivar, on a plate
  16. Any fruit – 3 specimens, same cultivar
  17. 3 different seed stalks


18. Welcome to My Nightmare – a design using a Halloween character such as a ghost, skeleton, or bats

19. MEMBERS CHOICE – A carved or decorated pumpkin of any theme. Entries will be judged by members



  • Competition is open to all members in good standing of Streetsville Horticultural Society.
  • Exhibitors should fill out their own entry forms for each exhibit. Entry forms are available at the show or on the website. flower_show_entry_tags
  • One entry per exhibitor permitted in each CULTURAL and DESIGN class unless otherwise stated.
  • If two or more exhibitors share the same garden and wish to compete in the same CULTURAL class they must enter different cultivars. The cultivars must be named.
  • All entries are to be as it is stated, and in accordance to size in Ontario Judging and Exhibiting

Standards, Publication #34

  • Entry will be disqualified if not in accordance with the description of class.
  • Where a definite number is called for NO MORE or NO LESS shall be entered.
  • The use of protected or endangered native plants will disqualify the exhibit.
  • Decision of Judge(s) will be final.
  • No awards will be given for mediocre exhibits.
  • Exhibitors must supply own appropriate containers.
  • ONLY Show Committee may move entries in the Cultural Section for staging purposes.
  • Entries must be on the table by the stated time – 7:15 p.m. deadline and must be left on table until the show convener releases the entries. Times for entering will be strictly enforced.
  • The FLOWER SHOW HANDBOOK is available to be ordered from the OHA website.
  • “Best in Show” will be left to the discretion of the Judge.


  • Hot peppers - First place

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