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110214roseshow11 The Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society will host its 22nd Annual Rose Show themed “Wild West Roses” on Saturday, Nov. 7, in Hart Hall at William S. Hart Park in Newhall. The show is cosponsored by the Los Angeles County Department of Parks & Recreation.

The public is invited to attend free of charge. Everyone is welcome to exhibit their own home-grown roses at the rose show, including novices and children.

You do not have to be a member of the Rose Society to exhibit, and there are no entry fees. Simply bring your roses in a container of water, and the Rose Society will furnish the vases and the entry tags to be used at the show. The name of each rose and the exhibitor’s name must be included on the entry tags.

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Photos: Leon Worden

There will be more than 75 cash prizes awarded for many types of roses. Some of the categories are Hybrid Tea Queen, Miniature Queen, Floribunda Queen, Miniflora Queen, and Best Antique Roses. Two novices can win a $25 gift card sponsored by Green Thumb Nursery of Newhall. Other categories of roses can win cash prizes for the best blue-ribbon winners.

Rose entries will be received in the parking lot from 7 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7. Please arrive early because entries will close promptly at 9:45 a.m.

From 10 a.m. to noon, teams of American Rose Society judges will select the best roses to be awarded prizes.

110214roseshow16The Rose Show will open to the public at 12:30 p.m. – or as soon as judging is completed = at which time the top prize-winning roses will be on display.

All winning exhibitors will be presented their awards at 2 p.m. The show will close at 4 p.m.

Many rose growers from throughout Southern California will exhibit hundreds of superb rose specimens such as the miniature roses Renegade, Magic Show and Joy; popular hybrid teas such as St. Patrick, Gemini and Black Magic; floribundas such as Julia Child, Fabulous and Purple Tiger; and enticing minifloras such as Whirlaway, Foolish Pleasure and Abby’s Angel.

There will be 45 tables full of rose specimens on display in vases as well as artistic arrangements, the colorful Artist’s Palette of five different roses, blooms floating in silver bowls, and roses presented in picture frames.

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Al Ewing, L.A. County Parks & Rec

Antique roses from the 1800s, David Austin English roses and a table celebrating the “Most Fragrant Roses” will also be featured.

A free bouquet of roses will be given to new members who join the Rose Society at the Rose Show. Annual membership is $20 per household, which includes advice from our rose consultants, 9 emailed issues of our 12-page, award-winning full-color newsletter “Rose Ecstasy,” monthly meetings featuring presentations on rose care, door prizes and raffles, annual rose care seminar, garden tours, and a 10-percent discount card good all year at Green Thumb Nursery.

For a complete show schedule, exhibit rules and extensive information about roses, visit the Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society at http://www.santaclaritarose.org/RoseShow.html. For other information, contact Kitty Belendez at rosextckb@aol.com.

 

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