AVGSS

African Violet & Gesneriad Society of Syracuse

2018



“A Storm of African Violets”
65th   Annual Show of the
AFRICAN VIOLET & GESNERIAD SOCIETY OF SYRACUSE
Beaver Lake Nature Center
8477 East Mud Lake Road
Baldwinsville, NY  13027
April 28 & 29, 2018
SHOW CHAIRMAN:  Mary Ryan                  PRESIDENT: Linda Rowe 
         6394 North Huron Road     12716 Coleman Road
         Wolcott, NY 14590                   Red Creek, NY 13143
                  
     
    Best in Class Winners:

HORTICULTURE DIVISION

Section I.  AVSA, NYSAVS & MID-ATLANTIC AVS CLASSES
1. AVSA collection of three different registered standard varieties Open only to members of AVSA.  Frozen in Time, Chicago Flair & Wrangler's Dixie Celebration,   exhibited by Ann Kelly
2. AVSA collection of three different registered varieties of the same type (miniature, miniature trailer, semiminiature or semiminiature trailers) Open to AVSA members only.  Heartbreatk Kid, Ness' Sheer Peach & Mac's Misty Meadow, exhibited by Donna Coleman
3. AVSA collection of three different species varieties.  Open to AVSA members only.  No entries
4. New York State registered originations.  Single plant.  Open to NYSAVS members only. Ramblin' Lace, exhibited by Linda Rowe
5. Collection of three different named miniatures, need not be registered, open only to NYSAVS members.  Irish Angel, O. Little Amethyst & O. Little Crystal, exhibited by Mary Ryan
6. Collections of three different named semiminiatures.  Need not be registered.  Open to NYSAVS members only.  Irish Flirt, Orchard's Nightlight & O. Little Blackfoot, exhibited by Mary Ryan
7. Hybrid trailers.  Need not be registered.  Single plant.  Open to NYSAVS members only.  Rob's Galiwinku, exhibited by Donna Coleman
8. MAAVS collection of three different varieties of the same type (standards, miniatures, semiminiatures or trailers.  Need not be registered.  Open to MAAVS members only.  No Entries
Section II.  Standard Specimen Plants, Green Foliage
9. White, blush, yellow, cream and green tones   String of Pearls, exhibited by Shirley Mills
10. Pink, coral, and rose tones  Ian-Madam, exhibited by Jim Wildman
11. Fuchsia, wine and red tones  Isabell, exhibited by Shirley Mills
12. Lavender, light blue and orchid tones  Woodland Sprite, exhibited by Shirley Mills
13. Medium blue, dark blue and purple tones    No Entries
14. Fantasy and spatter blooms   No Entries
15. Multicolor and chimera blooms   Optimara VanGogh, exhibited by Shirley Mills
Section III. Standard Specimen Plants, Variegated Foliage
16. White, blush, yellow, cream and green tones   Buckeye New Dawn, exhibited by Barbara Leonard
17. Pink, coral, and rose tones  Cajun's Fair Maiden, exhibited by Shirley Mills
18. Fuchsia, wine and red tones  Happy Harold, exhibited by Mary Ryan
19. Lavender, light blue and orchid tones  Buckeye Nostalgia, exhibited by Barbara Leonard
20. Medium blue, dark blue and purple tones  Tiger, exhibited by Mary Ryan
21. Fantasy and Spatter blooms  No Entries
22. Multicolor and chimera blooms  No Entries
Section IV.  Miniature Plants, (6” diameter or less) any foliage
23. White, blush, yellow, cream and green tones  No Entries
24. Pink, coral, and rose tones   No Entries
25. Fuchsia, wine and red tones  O. Little Amethyst, exhibited by Penny Moore
26. Lavender, light blue and orchid tones  Not awarded
27. Medium blue, dark blue and purple tones  Persian Prince, exhibited by Linda Rowe
28. Fantasy and spatter blooms  No entries
29. Multicolor and chimera blooms  Jolly Blue Clouds, exhibited by Shirley Mills
Section V.  Semiminiature Plants (8” diameter or less) any foliage
30. White, blush, yellow, cream and green tones  Senk's Alchemy Morning Star, exhibited by Donna Coleman
31. Pink, coral and rose tones  No Entries
32. Fuchsia, wine and red tones  No Entries
33. Lavender, light blue and orchid tones  No Entries
34. Medium blue, dark blue and purple tones  Ness' Crinkle Blue, exhibited by Shirley Mills
35. Fantasy and spatter blooms  Not awarded
36. Multicolor and chimera blooms  No Entries
Section VI.  Special Classes
37. Seedlings, first showing in Syracuse show by originator  No Entries
38. Saintpaulia species  S. Sigi Falls, exhibited by Shirley Mills
39. Novice class, any size or type violet.  Open to members who have never won a blue ribbon in a show 1st, Rosina, exhibited by Jane Feldman; 2nd, Apache Midnight, exhibited by Jane Feldman
40. Windowsill class, any violet grown in natural window light   Baby Tears, exhibited by Shirley Mills
41. Unusual or Decorative Containers.  One violet PLANTED in a container not normally used for plants or one violet PLANTED in a container that enhances it’s beauty  Mac's Misty Meadow, exhibited by Donna Coleman
42. Wasp or Butterfly blooms, any type, Bustle foliage not required  Lunar Lily White, exhibited by Mary Ryan
43. Vintage, any violet 25 years or older  Candy Swirls, exhibited by Shirley Mills
44. Girl Foliage  Sweet Lady Love, exhibited by Carol Deming
45. Foreign origination  RS-Simnyi Tsewtok, exhibited by Linda Rowe
46. Any sport or mutation  No Entries
47. Project Plants –     
 A) Pixie Pink - A) blooming  Pixie Pink, exhibited by Donna Coleman     
 B) Pixie Pink - non blooming “For Display Only” Pixie Pink, exhibited by  Jim Wildman
48. Mixed Collection (See Rule 11)   No Entries
Section VII.  Hybridizer Classes
49. Champion originations  Thriller, exhibited by Shirley Mills
50. Lyon’s Greenhouse originations Rosy Pink, exhibited by Shirley Mills
51. Optimara/Rhapsodie originations  Optimara My Dream, exhibited by Shirley Mills
52. Robinson originations Rob's Galiwinku, exhibited by Donna Coleman
53. Tinari originations Blue Mammoth, exhibited by Shirley Mills
54. Hart originations  No Entries
55. Buckeye originations  Buckeye Colossal, exhibited by Shirley Mills
56. ACA’s originations  Green Dragon, exhibited by Donna Coleman
Section VIII.  Trailing Violets, any color or foliage
57. Miniature and Semiminiature trailers Broadway Star Trail, exhibited by Shirley Mills
58. Standard Trailers  Honeysuckle Rose, exhibited by Shirley Mills
Section IX.  Gesneriads Other than Violets
59. Sinningia  Sinn. Speciosa Babo Frio, exhibited by Donna Coleman
60. Primulina a)blooming Primulina Sinnensis Misako, exhibited by Reba Spencer
   b) non blooming Pimulina Loki, exhibited by Mary Ryan
61. Petrocosmea   a) blooming No Entries
         b) non blooming  Petrocosmea Sericea, exhibited by Mary Ryan
62. Episcias  E. Jim's Anna, exhibited by Barbara Leonard
63. Kohlerias No entries
64. Streptocarpus Strep. Haru No Mizu, exhibited by Donna Coleman
65. Other tuberous and rhizomatous miniatures  No Entries
66. Other tuberous and rhizomatous standards No Entries
67. Other fibrous rooted, non-trailing any size  Xrhyt.Ako Cardinal flight, exhibited by Donna Coleman
68. Other fibrous rooted, trailing, in pots for table display No Entries
69. Other fibrous rooted, trailing in pots to be hung for display  Aesc. Pink Tai
70. Gesneriads other than primulinas and petrocosmeas grown for ornamental foliage, non blooming  Sinn. Bullata, exhibited by Donna Coleman
Section X.  Special Informational Exhibits
71. AVSA, NYSAVS, and AVGSS educational information
DESIGN SCHEDULE
Section XI.  Interpretive Flower Arrangements- A design using cut African violet blooms, foliage, other cut plant material or man-made material, other than artificial material
72. Underwater arrangement.  “Flood” – To be exhibited in a clear transparent container completely submerged in water.    What might you see or find under the flood waters?  Kathy Garbarino
73. 6”H x 5”W x 3”D.  Limit 12 entries.  “Ice Storm” – Imagine an ice storm has left your design frozen.  Penny Moore
74. 15”H x 12”W x 15”D.  Limit 4 entries.  “Sun shower” -  A happy bright sun shower has inspired this design.  No Entries
75. 20”H x 15”W x 20”D.  Limit 4 entries.  “Lightning” -  Use the color contrast in this kinetic design to evoke a feeling of lightning in the sky. Barbara Leonard
Section XII.  Interpretive Plant Arrangements- Entries in this section must contain one or more blooming African violet plants. Fresh-cut, dried, treated, painted plant material and man-made material is permitted. No artificial material is permitted.
76. 15”H x 12”W x 10”D.  Limit 4 entries.  “Blizzard” – After a blizzard the world is all fresh.  What is the view from your window? Barbara Leonard
77. 20”H x 15 W x 12”D.  Limit 4 entries.  “Tornado” -  Create your design with he feel of the chaos caused by a tornado. Ann Kelly
78. 15”H x 12xW x 10”D.  Limit 4 entries.  “Rainbow” -  After the storm a rainbow appears.   Use the rainbow as muse for your design.  Kathy Garbarino                                    
79.  15”H x 12 “ W x 10” D. Limit 4 entries.  “Winds” -  Create two designs in one niche to    contrast the dry Katabolic winds of Africa with the wet Indian monsoons.  Penny Moore
Section XIII.  Container Gardens
 Miniature gardens with one or more blooming violet African violets and other growing plants. All plants must be planted and no cut material is permitted.    Shown on open table 
80. DISH GARDEN – a garden in an open container  Lee Hoke
81. TERRARIUM – a garden in a clear glass covered container  Barbara Leonard
82. BOTTLE GARDEN – a garden in a clear bottle with opening too small to admit a hand Penny Moore
83. NATURAL GARDEN – a garden planted in a natural container such as rook, wood or shell  Donna Coleman
Section VIX.  Non-member Youth Design Division
84. Any design from section XI or section XII, open only to non-member youth.  One entry per Class, choose any design and fit into a niche size 15”H x 15”W x 10”D.  Awards in this section will not be counted toward the SSA count. No Entries