Spring Bulb Show – Sunday 20th March 2016
Class 1. The Daffodil Championship Cup calls for 9 distinct cultivars, from divisions 1 – 4,
1 bloom per vase and was won by David Bryant showing Harvington, Lennymore, Pink Silk, Midas Touch, Tutankhamun, Loch Hope, Truculent, Sherborne and Bravoure. Derek Phillips 2nd, with Demmo, Pink Silk, Lennymore, Dorneywood, Cameo Frills, Queen’s Guard, Gympie, Latchley Meadows and Impeccable. Ivor Clark 3rd showing Arleston, Honeybourne, Ombersley, Queen’s Guard, Crowndale, Pink Silk, Banker, Pop’s Legacy and Cape Cornwall.
Class 2. Division 1, 6 blooms, 1 bloom per vase, not less then 2 and no more then 3 of the same cultivar.
1st Derek Phillips, two Pink Silk, two Gympie and two Queen’s Guard. 2nd Frank Newbery, two Corbiere, two Goldfinger, two English Caye. Richard Patrick 3rd showing, Dorneywood, Corbiere, Beaulieu and three unnamed blooms.
Class 3. Rose Bowl Trophy. Div.2 and/or Div:3, 6 blooms, 1 bloom per vase, not less then 2 and no more then 3 of the same cultivar. 1st David Bryant, Demmo, two Happy Valley, two Tutankhamun and Resplendent. 2nd Richard Patrick, Banker, Sea Legend four unnamed blooms. 3rd Derek Phillips, two Demmo, two Punter and two Lennymore.
Class 5. G.V.Patrick Trophy. Division 1 – 4, 3 vases, 3 distinct cultivars, 1 cultivar per vase.
1st Nick Toogood, unnamed blooms. 2nd I.Clark, showing, Arleston, Pop’s Legacy and Ombersley. 3rd Richard Patrick, with Banker, Sea Legend and Impeccable.
Class 10 Division 4 1 vase 3 blooms. 1st David Bryant, showing Sherborne which won a DS Diploma.
with Ivor Clark 2nd and John Chinn 3rd.
Two entries in Class 18 G.L.J.Perpetual Trophy. Division 1 – 4, 3 vases, 3 distinct cultivars, 1 cultivar per vase. 1st David Bryant, showing Drayton, Pink Silk and Midas Touch, also winning a DS Diploma. 2nd Richard Patrick, with, Fiona McKillop, Pink Silk and Pop’s Legacy.
David Bryant winning every award apart from the G.V.Patrick Trophy, he had best bloom in show with “Harvington” and also won the Jim Kerton Cup for Highest Points in Show with 44 points, and Richard Patrick came in next with 18. Other exhibitors who won cards in the Daffodil classes at the show are Keith and Loraine Pursey, Russell Dare and Frank Newbery. With the early season and 13 more entries, and 3 extra exhibitors, it turned out to be a good show, congratulations and thanks to all the exhibitors who exhibited, and thank you all for your loyalty and support.