2017 Master Gardener Youth Flower Fair

  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

General Information: Youth must be enrolled in Genesee County 4-H to exhibit a maximum of THREE (3) entries per class. 

  • The cultivar or variety name should be included on all entry cards. If the cultivar or variety is not known, common plant names will be accepted i.e. Bachelor Buttons.
  • Blooms of weeds or shrubs will not be evaluated.
  • Foliage below the water-line should be removed.
  • If your exhibit is selected for State Fair, please refer to the NYS Youth Building Exhibit book for specific entry details.


  1. Largest Sunflower by diameter.
  2. Best Gladiolus (1 spike with at least 12-inch stem)
  3. Open Class Cut Flowers (3 stems of a single variety, stems should be 8-inches long, except where type of flower makes this impossible)
  4. Cut Flower Collection of 6 different flowers. (1 stem per type of flower, list flower name or variety for each specimen)
  5. Table Floral Arrangement (Live plant materials only, not over 12-inches in diameter and 8-inches in height from top of container, list plants and varieties if known)

Cloverbud’s – may enter the above class numbers: 2 – 5 for participation.

Late blooming cut flower suggestions:

  • Bachelor Button  
  • Calendula 
  • Cosmo
  • Dahlia
  • Gladiolus
  • Marigold
  • Petunia
  • Rudbeckia (Coneflowers, Black-eyed Susan)
  • Snapdragon
  • Sunflowers
  • Zinnia

Entry Form

Entry Tags

Sample Score Cards

Resources for Preparing Cut Flowers for Exhibits


Brandie Waite
Administrative Assistant
585-343-3040 x101


Kennedy Building - Genesee County Fair Grounds
5056 East Main St Rd
Batavia, NY 14020