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 49th ANNUAL FUCHSIA SHOW

To be held at

WOLLATON PARK COMMUNITY CENTRE

15 HARROW ROAD WOLLATON NG8 1FG

 

On Saturday, 14th and Sunday, 15th August 2021

 

Open to the Public:

Saturday 14th August 1.30 pm. To 5.00pm.

Sunday 15th August 10.00 am. To 4.00pm.

 

Car parking facilities available

Admission £1.00 (children under 15 admitted free with an adult)

 

Judges

Linda Hinchliffe

Mike Davey

 


The British Fuchsia Society Rule Book & Guidelines issued in 2018 (primrose yellow)

will apply to this show

together with the following conditions & rules.

 

Members Classes are open to all amateurs who are members of the Nottingham and Notts Fuchsia Society.

 

This rule to be applied at the discretion of the Show Committee.

The trophy presentation will hopefully be carried out at a members meeting in September 2021

CONDITIONS FOR EXHIBITORS

 1. ENTRIES - Entries must be made on the official entry form.

All entries must be received by 10-15am on Saturday of show.

 2. STAGING - Exhibits may be staged on Friday 5pm to 7pm and Saturday 7.15am to 10.15am (booking in Saturday from 7.45am).

No plants to be brought on site before 5pm Friday.

 3. NAMING - Exhibitors own name cards are not permitted. A standard card for this purpose to be obtained from the show secretary at the time of staging.

All exhibits must be correctly and legibly named where possible. Errors in naming will not disqualify an exhibit. If an exhibitor does not know the name of the cultivar it should be labelled “Name Unknown”.

 4. QUANTITY – No limit to the number of entries in each class unless otherwise stated.

 5. REMOVAL OF EXHIBITS – No exhibit may be removed before 4.00pm on Sunday BUT NOT UNTIL THE SIGNAL FROM THE SHOW MANAGER after all visitors have left the hall.

 6. JUDGING – Judging will commence at 10.30am prompt on Saturday.

 Whilst Judging is in progress all persons, except the Judges, Stewards, Show Organiser and volunteers who record results and write cards, and any others given duties by the Show Organiser, must retire from the show area.

Exhibitors are not allowed to re-enter the show area until judging is complete.

 7. PROTESTS – Any protests must be made in writing to the show secretary within 2 hours of the opening of the show.

Protests to be considered by the show manager and two stewards.

Their decision will be final.

 8. AWARDS – Awards will be presented at a future members meeting.    

 9. Classes marked with * must be bush or shrub trained – see definitions A & B.

 10. All plants must be the property of the Exhibitor and have been in his/her possession for at least three months prior to the Show. This also applies to plants from which flowers are taken for the flower boards.

 11. Plants must not be potted up or down for the purpose of exhibiting in the show, although changing from a dirty one to a clean one of the same size is allowed.

 12. All plants exhibited in the classes with Hardies, Triphyllas and Species, MUST be on the current BFS Show Bench Lists. All exhibited plants MUST be named correctly and SHOULD be correctly spelt. Any incorrect plant names MUST be corrected before judging.  Misspelt plant names will be down pointed.

Notes: (a) Plants in the Section Encliandra may not be shown in the classes for Species.

(b) Also plants listed in nursery catalogues as Species are not necessarily correct.

 13. A Wall pot must be commercially manufactured, made of plastic, the back of the pot not to exceed 36cm (14”)

 14. Any exhibit having a greater or lesser number of plants than specified will be disqualified.

 15. Raising of exhibits is not allowed, except in Multi-Pot classes where they may be lifted using saucers or pots to a maximum height of the pot being shown.  However, plants with flowers that trail below the lower bottom of the pot may be lifted sufficiently so that the flowers hang freely.

 16. If there is a tie for first place, the first and second prize money will be divided equally. In a tie for second place, the second and third place money will be divided equally.

 17. Judges may withhold awarding any prize if the exhibit/s in a class is not of an acceptable standard.

 18. Whilst every reasonable precaution will be taken, the Nottingham & Notts Fuchsia Society does not hold itself responsible for the loss of, or damage to any exhibits before, during or after the show. All exhibits are shown at the exhibitor’s own risk.

 19. Any matter not provided for in the Society rules will be dealt with by the Committee whose decision will be final.


 

The British Fuchsia Society Show Definitions

 A.   Bush: A bush is a plant which must be seen to have developed on a single stem not less than 1cm (0.39”) and not exceeding 4cm (1.5”). The entire plant should be covered with an abundance of healthy foliage and flower. The plant should present a balanced shape when viewed from all Sides.

 B.   Shrub: A shrub is an exhibit with more than one shoot emerging from below compost level. It can also be grown from more than one plant. The entire shrub should be covered with an abundance of healthy foliage and flower. The exhibit should present a balanced shape when viewed from all sides.

 C.   A Full Basket is to be top planted only and may contain more than one plant. Growth should fill the centre and top of the basket and surge over the edge in a sweeping cascade. Uniform growth with an abundance of healthy foliage and flower should continue to at least the depth of the basket and be evenly distributed from the crown to the end of the trailing growths. The exhibit is to be viewed from the top and sides when displayed in an elevated position. The container should not be visible when viewed at eye level.

A full basket must be commercially manufactured as a hanging basket. The top must be circular in shape, should be not less than 30cm (12”) and not exceed 41cm (16”), the maximum depth allowed is 25cm (10”).

 NB Full baskets may have flat bottoms, solid bases and straight sides.

 A Half Basket is to be top planted only and may contain more than one plant. Growth should fill the centre and top of the half basket and surge over the edge in a sweeping cascade. Uniform growth with an abundance of healthy foliage and flower should continue to at least the depth of the basket and be evenly distributed from the crown to the end of the trailing growths. The exhibit is to be viewed from the top, front and sides when displayed in an elevated position. The container should not be visible when viewed at eye level.

The basket must be commercially manufactured as a half basket. The top must be semi-circular in shape with the rear not exceeding 41cm in width (16”); the maximum depth allowed is 25cm (10”)

NB Half baskets may have flat bottoms, solid bases and flat sides.

 D.   Stakes and ties are allowed but should be inconspicuous.

A framework, however fashioned, is not allowed for Bush, Shrub, Baskets (full or half). Hanging pots, Small Pot Culture Baskets and all Standards. A framework however, may be used to support or train other shapes, e.g. Fans, Espaliers, Rings etc. – as in the current rule book classification.

 E.    A Full Standard must not be less than 76cm (30"), nor more than 107cm (42").

A Half Standard must not be less than 46cm (18"), nor more than 76cm (30").                

A Quarter Standard must not be less than 25cm (10") nor more than 46cm (18").

A Mini Standard must not be less than 15cm (6"), nor more than 25cm (10").

These dimensions refer to the length of clear stem between the compost level and the underside of first branch on the stem.

 Note: Standards should only have one stake per stem

 F.    Plant pots: The vertical height of pots up to 18cm must not exceed the diameter at the top and the pot must have a distinct taper. The diameter of a pot is the inside, measurement as near to the top as possible. The colour of the pots must be terracotta. The more straight sided “ containers” or “shrub” pots are excluded. NB The vertical height of pots over 18cm diameter may exceed the diameter at the top and may have a rolled top rim and/or surface decoration. Clay pots will be measured across the internal diameter at the top of the pot allowing for “out of shape”.

Saucers: It is expected that that all plants staged will have an appropriately sized terracotta coloured saucer under each pot.

 G.   Hanging pots: A hanging pot must be one which is commercially manufactured as a hanging pot. Ordinary plant pots with hangers are prohibited. Any colour hanging pot may be used.

NB (a) Hanging pots must have solid sides, (b) Refer to the Schedule for sizes.

 H.   Triphylla Type: See the current BFS Show Bench Triphylla List.

NB Any other Triphylla type not included in the list may be exhibited in Class 51.

 I.      Encliandra Types are those sometimes referred to as Breviflorae and have their origins in the Section Encliandra. Encliandra types cannot be exhibited in Species classes.

 J.    A Fuchsia Flower normally has four sepals. It is, however, appreciated that some cultivars habitually throw blooms with more or less than four sepals. This must not be treated as a cultural fault.

NB Flowers in flower board classes must have four sepals.

 K.   A Single Flower has four petals. A Semi Double Flower has five to seven petals. A Double Flower has eight or more petals.

NB Semi double flowered fuchsias must be exhibited in single flowered or any cultivar classes.

 L.    Small Pot Culture allows any type of growth other than Bush, Shrub or Single Stemmed Standard. E.g. Baskets, Espalier, Fan, Pillar, Conical, Pyramid, Ring, Decorative Standard or any other shape.

Pot size for all classes except baskets should not exceed 14cm (5.5”). Baskets should not exceed 15.4cm (6”)diameter at the top, 9cm (3.5”)in depth, be circular in shape, of open mesh construction and may have a flat bottom.

NB In this class the exhibitor may use their own stand, but these must not be taken into account when judging.

 M.   Unusual Cultivar Class: This class is designed to allow what are considered the more unusual cultivars e.g. Interspecific types and cultivars that show uncommon characteristics. The good spirit of the exhibitor and the judge will make this possible.

NB This class is not intended for plants that can be exhibited elsewhere in the show, no matter how difficult they are to grow or shape.

 N.   A Beginner is an exhibitor who has not won a First, Second or Third Prize at any previous years BFS / Affiliated Society show.

 O.   A Novice is an exhibitor who has not won a First Prize, with the exception of the Beginners Class at any previous years BFS / Affiliated Society show.

 

 


                            SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

 

Class       Description

        Pot Size

Beginners Class Open                       See Definition N

 

1.*

1 Fuchsia Pot any cultivar

Max 165mm (6.5”)

Novice Class Open                             See Definition O

 

2.*

1 Fuchsia Pot any cultivar

Max 165mm (6.5”)

Ladies Class Open

 

3.*

1 Fuchsia Pot any cultivar

Max 165mm (6.5”)

Children’s Class (Under 15 years old) Open

 

4.*

1 Fuchsia Pot any cultivar

Any Size Pot

OPEN CLASSES

5.

1 Hanging basket of Fuchsias only

See Definition C

 

Max 406mm (16”)

6.

1 Half basket of Fuchsias only

See Definition C,     Rear of basket not to exceed

 

Max 406mm (16”).

7.

1 Full or half standard Fuchsia, any cultivar.

See Definition E

Any Size Pot

8.*

5 Pots distinctly different cultivars, Single and/or Double

Max 140mm (5.5”)

9.*

3 Pots distinctly different cultivars, Single and/or Double

Max 165mm (6.5”)

10.*

1 Triphylla Fuchsia (as per B.F.S. list)

Any Size Pot

11.

1 Mini standard Fuchsia, any cultivar

See Definition E

Max 140mm (5.5”)

12.*

3 Pots distinctly different cultivars, Single and/or Double

Max 90mm (3.5”)

13.*

2 Pots same cultivar to be judged as a matching pair

Max 152mm (6”)

14.*

1 Pot hardy cultivar (as per B.F.S. list)

Should have natural appearance

Max 165mm (6.5”)

15.

1 Quarter standard Fuchsia, any cultivar

See Definition E

Any Size Pot

16.

1 Exhibit small pot culture, pyramids, pillars, espalier and fans or circles or any shape other than a bush or shrub.

See Definition L

Max 140mm (5.5”)

 

Baskets should not exceed 152mm (6”)

17.*

1 Fuchsia single or double, any Bob Pacey cultivar

Max 152mm (6”)

18.

6 Flowers in six distinct cultivars, single

Display box provided

19.

6 Flowers in six distinct cultivars, double

 

Display box provided

20.

1 Fuchsia Plant, any cultivar raised before 1914.

Should have natural appearance.

Any Size Pot

 

21.

A Fuchsia Bonsai Exhibit. 

Decorative top dressing may be used

Must be in Bonsai style container

22.

1 Pelargonium (Zonal, Regal, Angel, Stellar)

Max 165mm (6.5”)

23.

1 Double Tuberous Begonia

Max 203mm (8”)

24.

Any other flowering pot plant. 1 plant per pot

Max (6.5”)

25.

Coleus 1 Plant

Max 175mm (7”)

26.

Begonia Rex 1 Plant

Any Size Pot

27.

Any other non- flowering pot plant

Max 165mm (6.5”)

28.

1 Plant (except Fuchsia) any size, shape or form: any size pot or container not eligible to be entered in any other class or variety

 

Any Size Pot

29.

1 Patio container, must contain at least one Fuchsia.

 

MEMBERS ONLY CLASSES

30.

1 Exhibit of 3 Fuchsias    One single, one double, one triphylla

in 90mm (3.5”)

31.*

3 Pots any cultivar

Max 165mm (6.5”)

32.

1 Pot any cultivar trained as a bush.

See Definition A

Min 127mm (5”),

Max 165mm (6.5”)

33.*

1 Pot any cultivar single

Min. 152mm (6”)

Max 165mm (6.5”)

34.*

1 Pot any cultivar.

Max 140mm (5.5”)

35.*

1 Pot Triphylla (as per B.F.S list)

Max 165mm (6.5”)

36.

1 Pot Triphylla (as per B.F.S. list)

Max 90mm (3.5”)

37.*

1 Pot any cultivar

Any Size Pot

38.*

1 Pot of unnamed free cutting

Max 165mm (6.5”)

39.*

1 Pot any cultivar

Max 90mm (3.5”)

40.*

1 Pot ornamental or variegated-leaved cultivar.

Excluding Tom West

Max 165mm (6.5”)

41.*

1 Pot Tom West cultivar

Max 165mm (6.5”)

42.*

1 Pot any species, (as per B.F.S. lists

Should have natural appearance

Any Size Pot

43.*

1 Pot any Encliandra (Breviflora) section.

Should have natural appearance

Min 127mm (5”)

Max 203mm (8”)

44.*

1 Pot any cultivar double

Max 165mm (6.5”)

45.*

1 Pot any cultivar, raised by George Roe.

Max 165mm (6.5”)

 

46.*

1 Pot - to be viewed from the front

Any Size Pot

47.

1 Hanging pot                                        Diameter

See Definition G

Max 152mm (6”)

48.

1 Hanging pot                                        Diameter

See Definition G

Max 216mm (8.5”)

49

1 Commercial wall pot of Fuchsias   See Rule 13

Max 360mm (14”)

50.

1 Pot of Fuchsia/s of the more unusual cultivar.

 See Definition M

Any Size Pot

51.

1 Pot triphylla type NOT listed in the BFS

 approved list of triphyllas.

Max 165mm (6.5”)

 

 

  Classes marked with * must be bush or shrub trained

– see definitions A & B.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

 

All exhibitors please note

 

Only variety cards etc, supplied by the Society may be used

 

 

 

 

 

               BOB PACEYS CULTIVARS                                                   GEORGE ROE CULTIVARS

                VARIETIES FOR CLASS 17                                                   VARIETIES FOR CLASS 45

 

Aubrey Harris                       May Blossom                                       Alison Ewart

Bambini                                Meg                                                        Alison Sweetman

Benjamin Pacey                  Moonshot                                             Amanda Jones

Betty Wass                            Paula Johnson                                      Billie Roe

Belvoir Belle                         Pearl Drops                                           Carol Peat

Belvoir Lakes                       Pearl Farmer                                         Carol Roe

Blue Lake                             Pink Boquet                                         Cropwell Butler

Blue Sails                              Pink Veil                                                Dr Manson

Blue Veil                               Remus                                                   Dr Robert

Bobs Best                              Robin Pacey                                         Eleanor Leytham

Bobs Choice                         Rutland Water                                      Elizabeth Brown 

Brenda White                       Sharon Allsop                                       Evansons Choice

Carefree                                Show Time                                           Firenzi

Carla Johnson                      Stathem Surprise                                  Forest 78

City of Leicester                  String of Pearls                                     George Henry Roe

Cymon                                  Student Prince                                      Glyn Jones

Edna W Smith                      Sunbird                                                  Gordon Thorley

English Rose                        Ted Perry                                               Granpa Bleuss

Esther Devine                       Tom Pacey                                           Harlequin

Golden Tolling Bell             Torchlight                                              Heidi Purpurn

Gypsy Girl                             Torville & Dean                                  Jean Ewart

Julie                                        Vi Whitehouse                                     June Bagley

Kerry Ann                             West Wong                                           Ken Jennings

Lucy Harris                           Win Pettener                                         Ken Sharp

Mary Rose                            Woodnook                                            Khada

                                                                                                                Lady Thumb

                                                                                                                Maureen Munro

                                                                                                                Micky Goult

                                                                                                                Nellie Nuttall

                                                                                                                Patricia Ewart

                                                                                                                Paul Roe

                                                                                                                Pirbright

                                                                                                                Purple Ann

                                                                                                                Red Ace

                                                                                                                Ron Ewart

                                                                                                                Sheila Montalabetti

                                                                                                                Shelia Orr

                                                                                                                Shelford

                                                                                                                Southwell Minster

                                                                                                                Radcliffe Bedder

                                                                                                                Vivian Miller

 

SPECIAL PRIZES for Class Winners

 

June Lemon Trophy                                                             : -Winner Class 3

Hill Top Trophy                                                                     : -Winner Class 4

Nottingham and Nott’s Challenge Trophy                       : -Winner Class 8

Christine Fenson Trophy                                                    : -Winner Class 9

Hanslope Trophy                                                                 : -Winner Class 11

Cliff Gadsby Memorial Trophy                                          : -Winner Class 12

Arena Promotions Mark Wrixton Cup                             : -Winner Class 13

Hanslope Bowl                                                                     : -Winner Class 14

Thomas Price Vase                                                              : -Winner Class 16

Bob Pacey Memorial Trophy                                             : -Winner Class 17

Rosette                                                                                  : -Winner Class 18

Rosette                                                                                  : -Winner Class 19

Rosette                                                                                  : -Winner Class 22

Rosette                                                                                  : -Winner Class 25

Christine Ann Cocking Bowl                                               : -Winner Class 30

G H Roe Rose Bowl                                                              : -Winner Class 31

Nottingham & Notts Shield                                                : -Winner Class 32

Rowley Trophy                                                                      : -Winner Class 33

The Frank Otter Trophy                                                       : -Winner Class 34

Arena Promotions Scroll, Triphylla                                    : -Winner Class 35

Joe Bragg Memorial Trophy                                                : -Winner Class 38

Arena Promotions Scroll                                                     : -Winner Class 39

The Smith Trophy                                                                 : -Winner Class 42

Katie Sisson Bowl                                                                  : -Winner Class 43

Dobson Williams Trophy                                                     : -Winner Class 44

George Roe Memorial Trophy                                            : -Winner Class 45

Ben Calton Trophy                                                                : -Winner Class 49

Harvey Sisson Bowl                                                              : -Winner Class 50

 

NOTICE TO TROPHY WINNERS

Exhibitors that win trophies are responsible for their safekeeping and will be expected to claim on their home contents insurance for any loss or damage to any such property belonging to the Nottingham & Notts Fuchsia Society or otherwise reimburse the society from their own pocket.


SPECIAL PRIZES

 

Nottingham and Nott’s Silver Salver

& Rosette                                                                          :-Best Fuchsia Exhibit or plant in Show

B.F.S Crested Spoon                                                       :- R/U to Best Fuchsia Exhibit or plant

                                                                                               in Show

 B.F.S. Bronze medal                                                       :- Best Fuchsia in Members classes

B.F.S. Crested Spoon                                                       :- R/U to Best in Members classes

Khada Shield & B.F.S. Rosette                                        :- Best Fuchsia in Open classes

The President’s Award                                                     :- Exhibit chosen at the discretion of

                                                                                                 the President

Garden News Shield                                                         :- Most points in Open classes

Garden News Shield                                                         :- Most points in Members classes

Jackson Trophy                                                                  :- Most points in Beginner’s class

Garden News Shield                                                         :- Most points in Novices class

Cliff Gadsby Rose Bowl                                    #              :- Best British Cultivar in Show

Margaret Lilian Roe Memorial Rose Bowl    #              :- For Best Margaret Roe in Show.

# It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to place one of the cards supplied (from the Show Managers table) in front of their exhibit to indicate its entry for this award

 

The Geoffrey Smith Triphylla Trophy                            :- For the Best Triphylla in Show

Mansfield Brewery Trophy                                              :- Best Exhibit in classes 5 & 6

Garden News Shield                                                         :- Best Exhibit in classes 7 & 15

Greenwood Cup                                                                :- Best Exhibit in classes 24 & 27

Home Brewery Cup                                                          :- Best Exhibit in classes 47 & 48

National Begonia Society Rosette                                  :- Best Begonia in class 23 & 26

Banksian Medal (see note below)                                  :- Most Points in Show

PRIZE MONEY

No prize money will be paid this year as restrictions due to Covid regulations will reduce any income we are able to make.

Please Note

 Royal Horticultural Society Banksian Medal

 This year the Nottingham & Notts Fuchsia Society has been given a Banksian Medal to award at the show.  According to the RHS Horticultural Show Handbook this medal can only be awarded to the exhibitor who receives the highest number of place points at the show.

Recent previous winners of the Banksian Medal (in the last two shows) are not eligible for consideration this year.

 Winner in 2018            Mrs C Cole

 Winner in 2019            Mr H Kilbourn

 2020                            Due to Covid restrictions the 2020 show was a photographic competition only and no Banksian Medal was awarded.

 

 

 Other Attractions at our Annual Show include

 

Plant Sales

Craft Sales

Cake Stall

Refreshments

(Covid regulations permitting)

 

THE NOTTINGHAM & NOTTS

FUCHSIA SOCIETY.

 

IF YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER OF THE SOCIETY

WHY NOT JOIN AT THE SHOW TODAY?

 

ALL ARE WELCOME.

 

JOINING TODAY SECURES MEMBERSHIP UNTIL DECEMBER 2022

(membership is usually by the calendar year: Jan to Dec)

 

MEMBERSHIP costs £10-00. PER ANNUM, PER PERSON.

JUNIORS (UNDER 16Yrs) FREE.

 

MEETINGS ARE HELD ONCE A MONTH ON THE FOURTH TUESDAY, 7 -30 – 9-30 PM

AT

WOLLATON PARK COMMUNITY CENTRE,

HARROW ROAD, NG8 1FG.

 

WE HAVE SPEAKERS ON FUCHSIAS AND OTHER GARDEN TOPICS.AT EACH MEETING

 

There is ample parking at the venue and refreshments are available.  A nominal £1 is charged as entrance for each meeting to cover the costs of the hall hire etc.

 

IF YOU WISH TO SPEAK TO A MEMBER OF THE SHOW COMMITTEE REGARDING THE SHOW OR JOINING THE SOCIETY PLEASE PHONE 0115 875 8928

 

Website: nottinghamandnottsfuchsiasociety.org