The BC Yukon Peony Show was held in Castlegar last weekend. Organizers were pleased with the number of entries and visitors. Rather than bringing in a professional judge, this year’s event saw visitors vote for the best blooms.
Best Single: Scarlet O’Hara, entered by Holly Pender-Love, Warfield, BC
Best Japanese: Gay Paree, entered by Shirl Bayer of Winlaw, BC
Best Semi Double: Buckeye Belle, entered by Shirl Bayer of Winlaw, BC
Best Double/Bomb: Command Performance, entered by Alexis Stratton, Nelson BC
Best Fernleaf: Early Scout, entered by Adriana & Marvin Work, Beasley, BC
Best Tree Peony: Delayvii, entered by Dutch Girl Peonies, Beasley, BC
Best Itoh/Intersectional: Bartzella, entered by Holly Pender-Love, Warfield, BC
Best Seedling: Lemon Chiffon, Open Pollinated, entered by Jen Boss, Fruitvale, BC
Best collection of multiples: Coral Sunset, entered by Angela Price of Rossland, BC
Best Garden Beauty (Unknown Cultivar), entered by Deb Ryder, Slocan Park, BC
Best Floral Design #1: Oriental design, entered by Jennifer Boss, Fruitvale, BC
Best Floral Design #2: Country Love, Celebrating Peonies, Coast to Coast, entered by Jennifer Boss, Fruitvale, BC.