​​​2018 Annual Show

​Sunday 5th August at Paxton Hall, 186 Kirkstall Lane, L5 Leeds, LS5 2AB

​Open to the public 2pm - 4pm Admission free.

​Entries and staging between 5pm and 8pm  Saturday 4th August and 9am and 10.45am Sunday 5th August​Trevor Strickland - Fuchsia section.

​          Eric Wells - Pot plant section


Fuchsia section:

Beginners Class::

​1.     One pot - any cultivar, any standard size pot. This class is for members of the West Yorkshire Fuchsia and Pot Plant Society only

​Open Classes:

2.     Box or board of six open fuchsia flowers - any cultivar. 

3.     Five pots, one each of single, double, species, triphylla and encliandra

4.     One pot maximum 90mm (3.5") - any cultivar

​5.     One pot 100-114mm (4 - 4.5") - single/semi-double/double

6.     One pot 127-140mm (5 - 5.5") - single/semi-double/double

7.     Two pots flowering plants of the same cultivar grown as a matching pair

8.     One pot, minimum​ 153mm (6") - any cultivar

9.     Three pots, 90mm (3.5") - any cultivars

10.    One pot, maximum 165mm (6.5") - with variegated/ornamental foliage. Flowers are not taken into consideration

11.     One plant - any cultivar - trained as a Bonsai, shown in a container or on a slab

12.    One or more plants of the same cultivar, trained in any shape other than bush or standard (i.e. fan, pillar, cone, ring etc)Frames may be used

13.    One pot Triphylla type, any size pot - must be on current BFS list

14.    One pot Species or Species variant (not encliandra) - in any size standard pot. Must be on current BFS list

15.    One pot, any standard size - Encliandra type

16.    Catch all class - any size pot. Any plant that does not readily fit in any other class

17.    One small standard - Maximum pot size 133mm (5.25")

​18.    One medium standard - in any size standard pot

​19.    One large standard - in any size standard pot

​20.   One hanging container - diameter not to exceed 279mm (11") - any number of fuchsia plants of one cultivar. See conditions for exhibitors no. 7

21.    One hanging container   - minimum diameter 305mm (12") - any number of fuchsia plants (can be one or mixed cultivars). See conditions for exhibitors no.7

​22.    One commercially manufactured ornamental urn or tub (not trough) containing any number of fuchsia plants (any cultivars of he exhibitors choice)

​23.    A fuchsia exhibit with an artistic display that depicts the name of the fuchsia. To be contained in an area 610mm (24") x 610mm (24") - no height restrictions

24.    One plant - hardy variety - maximum pot size 216mm (8.5") Must be on the current BFS list.

​25.    BFS 80th Anniversary Class. One pot WHITE fuchsia/s - must have white sepals and corolla, any standard size pot.


​Pot Plant Section

26.    One pot zonal pelargonium, having bi/tri/bronze or golden coloured foliage

27.    One pot regal pelargonium

28.    One pot ivy or hybrid leaf pelargonium

29.    One pot scented leaf pelargonium

30.    One pot angel pelargonium

31.     One pot stellar pelargonium

32.    One pot zonal pelargonium

33.    One pot plant foliage (excluding fuchsias, pelargoniums and begonias)

34.    One pot plant flowering (excluding fuchsias, pelargonium and begonias)

35.    One pot cactus

​36.    One pot succulent

37.    A bonsai tree or group of trees (including fuchsias)

​38.    A display of pot plants, flowering and or foliage, to be displayed in a crate provided by the society - 23" x 15" (584mm x 381mm) - no height restriction. Plants may overhang the area provided.

​39.    Hanging container planted with annuals and/or perennials (excluding fuchsias) Maximum size 406mm (16") diameter. See  show rules no 7

​40.    A container of floating flower heads (fuchsias may be included)

40th Anniversary Class  - To mark 40 years since the founding of the West Yorkshire Fuchsia society we are having a special class which is for:

5 pots with a red theme i.e. flowers, leaves, bracts, berries of which there must be at least one fuchsia and one pelargonium. Pot size is at the discretion of the exhibitor, all pots will be marked out of a total of 20 points. Only one exhibit per exhibitor allowed, to be judged jointly by Trevor Strickland and Eric Wells.



Members Show

​Tuesday 4th September 2018 at Paxton Hall, 186 Kirkstall Lane, Leeds, LS5 2AB​.

​Staging at 5.45pm - 6.45pm. Judging commences at 7pm. Judged by Mr. Charles Jenkinson.


Fuchsia Section:


​1.     Distribution plant - 'un-named' any size pot

​2.    Box or board of six open fuchsia flower heads

​3.    Beginners Class - one pot, any cultivar, any size pot 

​4.    One pot - any cultivar in a maximum pot size 90mm (3.5")

​5.    One pot - Triphylla, any size pot, must be on the current BFS list

6.    One pot - single or semi-double, pot size 102mm (4")- 115mm (4.5")

7.    One pot -  single or semi-double, pot size  127mm (5") - 153mm (6")

8.    One pot, double, any size pot

​9.    One plant - hardy variety, maximum pot size 216mm (8.5"). Must be on current BFS list

​10.   Catch-all-class - any size pot - any plant that does not readily fit in any other class

​11 .   One pot - Encliandra, any size pot

12.   One pot - Species, or Species variant, any size pot (not Encliandra) Must be on BFS list

​13.   A Bonsai tree or group of trees shown in a container or on a slab

14.   One pot - any cultivar, mini or quarter standard

      Mini standard maximum pot size 133mm (5.25")

      Quarter standard any size pot  

15.   One pot - variegated/ornamental foliage plant, any size pot. Flowers are not taken into consideration

​16.   One hanging container, maximum diameter 216mm (8.5")

17.   One hanging container, minimum diameter 229mm (9")



Pot plant section:


18.    Distribution plant 'un-named' Pelargonium1-"u81818

19.    One pot plant foliage, excluding fuchsias and coleus

20.   One pot plant flowering, excluding fuchsias


All plants must be grown in standard terracotta coloured pots and contained in an appropriately sized pot saucer with

the exception of classes 13, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20

A beginner is a competitor who has not won a first prize at a previous members show 

Dimensions for class 14 - the length of stem from compost level to underside of the first branch:

Mini - 152-254mm (6 -10")

​Quarter - 254-457mm (10 - 18")