APS Judging Standards (provisional)

 

DEFINITIONS

 

NOVICE

One who has never won a blue ribbon award for a primula plant in a show.

 

PROFESSIONAL

One whose income is derived mainly from the sale of plants.

 

JUNIOR

Age limits determined by the local society and published in the schedule.

 

PRIMROSE

Any species or hybrid of the genus Primula.

 

SEEDLING

A plant grown by the exhibitor from seed and displaying its first season's bloom. Must be a single crown plant; except in the show auricula, alpine auricula, and gold-laced polyanthus class, a seedling is a plant that has not been named - and it does not have to be raised from seed by the exhibitor.

 

BORDER ALPINE

Auriculas grown as garden plants that are predominantly alpine in character but having minor flaws such as pin eye, notched or pointed petals that prevent its being benched as an alpine auricula.

 

GARDEN AURICULA

Any auricula grown as a garden plant that cannot beplaced in any other established section or class for competition.

 

SHOW AURICULA, ALPINE AURICULA AND GOLD-LACED POLYANTHUS

Plants that confoirm to the APS minimum standards of the type for benching to a show.

 

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