Exhibit

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Exhibiting at the Flower Show is a great way for everyone to join PHS in gardening for the greater good. The Design Classes are a great way for individuals, groups of friends or families, clubs, and other organizations to show off their creativity and skill. Everyone is invited to get involved! 

The application deadline has passed. Design Class applicants will be notified of their acceptance status on September 7, 2022.  Applicants interested in exhibiting in the Miniature Settings will be notified of their acceptance status on September 16, 2022

Explore the class options below by clicking  +  to expand for class descriptions.

Design a family garden “room.” Staged in an area 16’ x 12’ x 1’ deep. Exhibitors are permitted to add pavers, furniture, and other accessories. No fresh cut flowers. A plant list is required, and all plants must be labeled.

 

Class 160/160A

Limited to 4 entries. Subsidy: $2000. Judged on Friday as Class 160 and Wednesday as Class 160A.  

 

All exhibitors are expected to attend two meetings.

Meeting Dates:

October 3, 2022 | 11 am – 12 pm

January 9, 2023 | 11 am – 12 pm

Work doesn’t have to be just that—design a home office oasis for plant lovers that makes working fun.  To be staged on a platform 12’ wide x 10’ deep x 4” high, with an 8’ back wall and 8’ high by 6’ deep wall on one side. Exhibitors are permitted to add furniture and other accessories. Rooted plants are required. Fresh cut flowers are allowed. A plant list is required, and all plants must be labeled.  

 

Class 161/161A

Limited to 4 entries. Subsidy: $1,500. Judged on Friday as Class 161 and Wednesday as Class 161A.  

 

All exhibitors are expected to attend two meetings.

Meeting Dates:

October 3, 2022 | 1 pm – 2 pm

January 9, 2023 | 1 pm – 2 pm

Create a collection of monochromatic plants displayed in containers that highlight the power of sustainability. All containers must be made of reused or repurposed items and must be fit for purpose. Name the color—no duplicates. Exhibits will be staged on a platform 4’x’4’x16” tall. Exhibits cannot exceed 8’ in height. Accessories are permitted. No cut flowers. A plant list is required, and all plants must be labeled.

 

Class 163/163A

Limited to 6 entries. Novice Class: Limited to exhibitors who have not won a blue ribbon in a Design class at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show. Subsidy: $400. Judged on Friday as Class 163 and Wednesday as Class 163A.  

 

All exhibitors are expected to attend two meetings.

Meeting dates:

October 4, 2022 | 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

January 10, 2022 | 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Design a wreath and container collection to welcome visitors. Wreaths must consist primarily of fresh and dried plant material. Doorways include a door in a frame, a landing, and two steps. Exhibitors will be provided with their doors in advance. Accessories are permitted. No fresh cut flowers. A plant list is required, and all rooted plants must be labeled.

 

Class 167

Limited to 4 entries in each class. Subsidy: $150. Judged on Friday as Class 167. 

 

All exhibitors are expected to attend two meetings.

Meeting Dates:

October 4, 2022 | 11 am – 12 pm

January 10, 2023 | 11 am – 12 pm

Design a seasonal wreath and container collection. Name the season. No duplicates. Wreaths must consist primarily of fresh and dried plant material. Doorways include a door in a frame, a landing, and two steps. Exhibitors will be provided with their doors in advance. Accessories are permitted. No fresh cut flowers. A plant list is required, and all rooted plants must be labeled.

 

Class 168

Limited to 4 entries in each class. Subsidy: $150. Judged on Wednesday as Class 168. 

 

All exhibitors are expected to attend two meetings.

Meeting Dates:

October 4, 2022 | 11 am – 12 pm

January 10, 2023 | 11 am – 12 pm

Assemble a collection of 10 or more plants that highlight creativity in small spaces. Staged on an indoor windowsill, trapezoidal in shape, on a platform 48” high by 18” deep. Windowsills will be viewable from both sides. Accessories are permitted. No cut flowers. All plants must be rooted and all plants must be labeled.

 

Class 164/165

Limited to 4 entries in each class. Subsidy: $150. This class has two entry days. Class 164 is judged on Friday. Class 165 is judged on Wednesday.

 

All exhibitors are expected to attend two meetings.

Meeting dates:

October 6, 2022 | 10 am – 11 am

January 11, 2023 | 10 am – 11 am

Create a dream destination in miniature. Name the destination. No duplicates are permitted. You must use at least 8 live plants. Scale: one inch equals one foot. This Class will be juried.

 

Class 135/136

Class 136 is a Newcomer Class, open only to exhibitors who have never entered a Miniature Setting Class at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show.
Limited to 4 entries in each class. Subsidy: $400. Judged on Friday as classes 135 and 136 and Wednesday as 135A and 136A. 

 

All exhibitors are expected to attend two meetings.

Meeting Dates:

October 20, 2022 | 4 pm - 5 pm
January 10, 2023 | 4 pm – 5 pm

For more information, contact the Competitive Classes Team.