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Flower Show – Blooms

Bonsai and Tray Landscapes

Enter your blooms

Do you grow beautiful blooms and plants? Compete for cash awards and ribbons in the Paul Ecke Jr. Flower Show competitive exhibit at the San Diego County Fair! This exhibit has separate divisions for beginners, novices, amateurs and professionals. Please see the entry materials for definitions of those categories.

If you design with flowers, please see the Floral Design page.

Speakers and Events (hidden)

Talented gardeners will share their knowledge at lectures and special events. For the list of lectures, see the Garden Show Event page. Don’t miss two special events in the Flower and Garden Show, the Bloom ‘N’ Art Garden Party and My Big Fair Wedding Day.

The Fine Print

Got questions? Here’s more information on entering this exhibit.

The Flower Show exhibit is open to anyone, with separate divisions based on age, experience and livelihood.

Entry fees vary; please see the appropriate Entry Information brochure for details. Entry fees are non-refundable, however in the event of competition cancellation, entry fees will be applied to the following year or refunded.

Entry limits vary; see the appropriate Entry Information brochure for details.

Dahlias, gladiolus, roses and orchids have separate divisions. Other types of flowers can be entered in the “Other Specimen Blooms” division.

Get in touch online or call us at (858) 792-4207.

UpdateLatest News

If you entered the 2020 Flower Show Competition we have contacted you directly with information regarding your entries. Get in touch if you have further questions.

We look forward to seeing you in the 2021 competition, where we will continue our “Heroes Unite!” Fair theme. Use these 2020 entry materials as your guide—we plan on using the same divisions and classes.

Entry Information

Exhibitor meeting: This meeting, which was set for Saturday, April 4, 2020, will be postponed to a later date. When a new date has been selected, we will update this information.
Badging opens: Monday, May 4, 2020.
Entry deadline: Friday, May 15, 2020.
Entry delivery and pick-up: Please see the entry materials for these dates and times.
Exhibit dates: June 5-July 5, 2020.

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Entry Information – Specimen Blooms
Entry Information – Orchids
Entry Information – Bonsai and Tray Landscapes
Local Rules
State Rules
Badging Schedule

2019 Results

Congratulations to those who won awards and ribbons in the 2019 San Diego County Fair Flower Show, Specimen Blooms divisions. Results are now complete. You will find Floral Design results here.

Landscape Trays

Results – Landscape Trays

Bonsai

Results – Bonsai

The results below are posted in reverse numerical order so that the most recent results are at the top of each column.

Dahlia

Results – Show #9
Results – Show #8
Results – Show #7
Results – Show #6
Results – Show #5
Results – Show #4
Results – Show #3
Results – Show #2
Results – Show #1

Gladiolus

Results – Show #9
Results – Show #8
Results – Show #7
Results – Show #6
Results – Show #5
Results – Show #4
Results – Show #3
Results – Show #2
Results – Show #1

Rose

Results – Show #9
Results – Show #8
Results – Show #7
Results – Show #6
Results – Show #5
Results – Show #4
Results – Show #3
Results – Show #2
Results – Show #1

Other Specimen

Results – Show #9
Results – Show #8
Results – Show #7
Results – Show #6
Results – Show #5
Results – Show #4
Results – Show #3
Results – Show #2
Results – Show #1

Cut Orchid

Results – Show #5
Results – Show #4
Results – Show #3
Results – Show #2
Results – Show #1

Potted Orchid

Results – Show #5
Results – Show #4
Results – Show #3
Results – Show #2
Results – Show #1

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