Best In Show 2019 - Streptocarpus 'Lady Slipper Grape Ice' grown by Dee Stewart
Best in Show (Horticulture) went to Dee Stewart’s Streptocarpus ‘Lady Slipper Grape Ice’ in Class 32A: Streptocarpus, subgenus Streptocarpus, cultivars and received a score of 95.
Best in Show Runner-up (Horticulture) went to Dee Stewart’s Primulina augustifolia in Class 37: Primulina and received a score of 97.
Sweepstakes in Horticulture went to Dee Stewart with 10 first place, 3 second place, 2 third place and 2 honorable mention Special Awards: Division I - Horticulture Best in Section: Section B - New World Gesneriads in Flower – Rhizomatous Class 8: Achimenes Betsy Szymczak – Achimenes Mexicana; score 95
Section C - New World Gesneriads in Flower – Fibrous Rooted Class 18: Nematanthus Dee Stewart – Nematanthus monanthos; score 96
Section D – Old World Gesneriads in Flower Class 30: Saintpaulia trailers Marica Kilpatrick – Saintpaulia ‘Rob’s Galliwinku’; score 100
Section E – Gesneriads Grown for Ornamental Qualities Other Than Flowers Class 39: Other New World Gesneriads, species, or cultivar Marcia Kilpatrick – Eucodonia andrieuxii ‘Woolly Morrion’; score 96
Division II – Artistic Best in Division Marcia Kilpatrick – Class 60 Earth; score 94
Best in Section Section K – Arrangement of Fresh-cut, Dried, and/or Growing Gesneriad Material Class 60: Earth Marcia Kilpatrick – Earth; score 94
Section L – Container Plantings of Growing Gesneriad Material Class 64: Natural Garden Marcia Kilpatrick – Natural Garden; score 93
Division III – The Arts Best in Section
Section N - Photography Class 66: Color Print of Parts of a Gesneriad Gloria Utzig - "Blossom of Sinningia 'Zimnyaya Vishnya'"; score 99 Section O – Arts and Crafts representing Gesneriads Class 71: Needlework or textile Marcia Kilpatrick – Art Quilt; score 98
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