Point System on exhibition roses

JUDGING ROSES form & size and substance of individual stem  30 pts Colour, freshness, brilliance and purity             30 pts Stem and foliage                                                  15 pts  Balance                                                                15 pts  Presentation                                                        10 pts  TOTAL                                                                  100 pts Pyramid shape of a hybrid tea bloom Cut a straight stem and not ‘Stem on Stem’ […]

Thoughts on Exhibiting Roses

by Ludwig Taschner Just like playing cricket, rugby, soccer, golf and tennis and taking cats, dogs, rabbits and doves to be judged in shows was developed in Great Britain. So was the exhibiting of roses. Playing soccer, golf and tennis were adopted in most countries of the world, whereas cricket, rugby, cat, dog and rose […]