Classes

Set Adrift – Cut Specimens (Classes 1-31)

Classes 1-4. Perennials

Single stem

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Three stems, same species or cultivar, in a single container.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Single stem a. Non-variegated b. Variegated

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Three stems, same species or cultivar, in a single container. a. Non-variegated b. Variegated

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 5-6. Ferns

Single stem

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Collection of three to five different species or cultivars. Displayed in a single container. Key card required.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 7-9. Roses

Species roses

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Old garden roses (prior to 1867)

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Modern roses a. Floribunda and climbing floribunda b. Grandiflora and climbing grandiflora c. Hybrid tea and climbing hybrid tea d. Miniature and climbing miniature e. Shrub

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 10-12. Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers

One specimen with or without attached foliage

a. Amaryllis b. Narcissus c. Other

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

One specimen with or without attached foliage Rhizome

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

One specimen with or without attached foliage Other

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 13-14. Annuals

Grown for flowers

Single stem

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Three stems, same species or cultivar, in a single container.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 15-17. Trees

Single branch

Flowering

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Foliage

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Berried/Fruiting

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 18-20. Shrubs

Single branch

Flowering a. Azaleas, Rhododendrons b. Gardenias c. Hydrangeas d. Other

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Foliage

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Berried/Fruiting

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 21-23. Climbers and Vines

Single stem

Flowering

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Foliage a. Non-variegated b. Variegated

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Berried/Fruiting

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 24-25. Fruits and Vegetables

(attached to stem)

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Three-month ownership requirement (January 25, 2017).

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 26-27. Herbs

Single stem

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Three stems, same species or cultivar, in a single container.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 28-31. Cut Collections

Cut plants from the exhibitor’s garden arranged in a clear glass container provided by the exhibitor. The arrangement may not exceed 18” in any dimension; minimum of three species. Key card required.

Note: A native plant is one that occurred naturally and that has existed for many years in an area. These plants can be trees, flowers, grasses or any other plant. A pollinator-friendly plant is one that provides pollen, nectar, or serves as host plant to pollinators such as hummingbirds, butterflies, bees, wasps, caterpillars, moths, beetles, flies, bats, and others.

Flowering

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Foliage

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Combination of flowering and foliage

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Flowering native and pollinator-friendly plants Note: A native plant is one that occurred naturally and that has existed for many years in an area. These plants can be trees, flowers, grasses or any other plant. A pollinator-friendly plant is one that provides pollen, nectar, or serves as host plant to pollinators such as hummingbirds, butterflies, bees, wasps, caterpillars, moths, beetles, flies, bats, and others.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Terra Firma – Container Grown Plants (Classes 32-64)

Classes 32-34. Trained Plants (Topiary)

Nine-month ownership requirement (July 25, 2016).

Trained in the Asian Manner (container requirement waived; no stands allowed).

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Standard topiary: a single straight stem with the crown of growth at the top; topiary should stand straight; unobtrusive staking allowed.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Trained topiary: one or more plants trained on two-or three-dimensional wire frame; Key card required for more than one species or cultivar

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 35-36. Cacti

Nine-month ownership requirement (July 25, 2016).

One plant per container.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Three to five different species or cultivars per container. Key card required.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 37-42. Succulents Other than Cacti

Nine-month ownership requirement (July 25, 2016).

Agavaceae

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Crassulaceae

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Euphorbiaceae

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Liliaceae

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Other

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Three to five different species or cultivars per container. Key card required.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 43-46. Plants Grown Primarily for Flowers

One specimen per container

Begonias

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Orchids„One-year ownership requirement (April 25, 2016).

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Roses

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Other

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 47-48. Plants Grown Primarily for Foliage

One or more plants of the same species or cultivar.

Non-variegated

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Variegated

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 49-50. Herbs

One plant per container.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Three to five different species or cultivars of the same genus, in a single container. Key card required.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 51-52. Miniatures

A mature example of a plant which is naturally diminutive.

Grown primarily for flowers.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Grown primarily for foliage.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Class 53. Collections

Three to seven different species of the same genus grown in individual containers. Nine-month ownership requirement (July 25, 2016).

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 54-59. Plants of the World

Many plants we know have their origins in faraway lands and traveled across the oceans to reach North America. An educational card (4” x 6” white, unlined card) required with the country of origin, habitat, and climate.

Native to Africa

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Native to Asia

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Native to Europe

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Native to Australia

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Native to South America (including Central America)

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Native to North America (including Mexico)

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Classes 60-62. Propagation

Key card describing detailed propagation process and relevant date(s) on white 4” x 6” unlined card.

Single plant from a cutting.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Single plant from a seed.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Single plant from other propagation method.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Class 63. Pairs

Two plants of the same species or cultivar

A matching pair of plants grown in individual containers.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Class 64. Life on a Log

Key card required for more than one species or cultivar.

One or more plants grown on driftwood or in another natural container such as rock or stone. Container not to exceed 18″ in any dimension. Coral, and other sea life are not permitted. Use of natural sea shells is strongly discouraged.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Life Rafts – Other (Classes 65-67)

Three species of the genus Asplenium: To be grown in a clay pot provided by the committee. Class open only to the Provisionals of The Garden Club of Houston and (2nd-year) River Oaks Garden Club.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

Three species of the genus Begonia: To be grown in a clay pot provided by the committee. Class open only to six members of The Garden Club of Houston and six members of River Oaks Garden Club.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free

An exhibit of exceptional horticultural merit that does not qualify for entry elsewhere in the Horticulture Division. Entries must have been owned and grown by the exhibitor for a minimum of one year (April 25, 2016). Cut specimens or hanging baskets are not permitted. Containers may not exceed 16″ diameter/diagonal.

Division: Division II.A: Horticulture, Waves of Green Location: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Location assigned at check-in Fee: Free