FLORICULTURE
Department L

Superintendent - Carol Dennis - 217.827.9883
Total Premiums Offered - $523 
Entry Fee - $1.00 
Exhibitor Ticket - $5.00

Entries Close - August 31, 2021
Entries in Place - Thurs., September 2, by 11:00 a.m.
Judging - Thurs., September 2, 1:00 p.m.
Released - Sun., September 5, 2:00 p.m

Open to all Illinois residents. One entry to each class and all exhibits must be grown by the exhibitor, except for the floral arrangements. These must be arranged by the exhibitor, but not necessarily grown by them. All exhibitors must purchase an Exhibitor Ticket. No WATER CONTAINERS will be furnished by the fairgrounds. All arrangements must be made up in advance and ready to place in the exhibition before bringing to the fair. No silk or dried flowers unless stated. You can and will be disqualified if you don’t follow the descriptions for each category. Any arrangement, plant or individual specimen may be moved by the Superintendents if more or better display space is needed. No exhibitor will be allowed on the floor after the exhibits have been placed until the judge has finished. Anyone having received a best of show in plant division, may not enter the same plant for a period of 3 years. All plants must be accompanied by their own foliage. The Superintendents have the right to refuse any exhibitor. Not responsible for lost, broken or stolen

Premiums 1st Place - $5, 2nd Place - $4, 3rd Place - $3
Specimens
Two Blooms, Same Variety & Color Except As Noted:  
  • 456 - Butterfly Blossom - 2 stems  
  • 457 - Hybrid Tea Rose - 1 stem   
  • 458 - Floribunda Rose - 1 spray   
  • 459 - Zinnias - 2 stems, same size & color  
  • 460 - Sunflower - 2 stems 
  • 461 - Large Sunflower - head on plate
  • 462 - Marigold - 2 stems, same size & color
  • 463 - Coneflower -2 stems, same color 
  • 464 - Open Annual - (any not listed, 2 stems same color)   
  • 465 - Open Perennial - (any not listed, 2 stems same color) 
Premiums 1st Place - $5, 2nd Place - $4, 3rd Place - $3
Other
  • 470 - Artificial Flower Arrangement
  • 471 - Fresh Flower Arrangement
Plants
  • 474 - Potted Petunia
  • 475 - Begonia
  • 476 - Geraniums
  • 477 - Fern - any variety
  • 478 - Succulence - including cactus
  • 479 - Potted Impatient
  • 480 - Herb or Herbs - single container
  • 481 - Any hanging - vining plant
  • 482 - Any other plant of 1 variety not listed
  • 483 - Philodendron
  • 484 - Any Mixed Pot Of Flowers
  • 485 - Fairy Garden
Best of Show Overall
  • 486 - Ribbon & $25.00