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Surrey Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society was founded in 1964, we are affiliated to

The Royal Horticultural Society

The National Dahlia Society

The National Chysanthemum Society

The Daffodil Society

The N.C.S. Southern Group

We are a friendly enthusiastic group of Dahlia, Chrysanthemum and Daffodil growers based in Surrey  with members through out the Home Counties and South East England. Our committee has many years experience and is ably led by our chairman Mr Fred Austin.

We hold 5 shows each year, all shows have free admission for the general public; so why not come along and see our wonderful blooms, or better still enter some yourself; either way you will be made most welcome. 

We also hold plant sales at various locations through out Surrey. A wonderful way to obtain top stock plants at very reasonable prices. To find out when and where our next plant sale is please use the "Get in Touch" link below.

Why not join us, membership is just £5 a year.

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Proposed Schedule of Shows for 2022 Covid restrictions permitting.

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Daffodil Show 

Sunday 3rd April

Abinger Hammer Village Hall


Open to the public 1.30 p.m.

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Member August Show 

Sunday 21st August

Abinger Hammer Village Hall


Open to the public 1.30 pm

Main Show

Sunday 11th September 

Arbor Centre, Tegg's Lane entrance,

Coldharbour Road, Pyrford, Woking, Surrey GU22 8ST

Open to the public 2.30 pm

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Members September Show 


25th September

Abinger Hammer Village Hall


Doors open to the Public 1.30 pm

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Late Chrysanthemum Show 

Sunday 6th November

Abinger Hammer Village Hall


Doors open to the Public 1.30 pm

A.G.M. and social evening 

Monday 5th December

Cobham Village Hall

KT11 2LU

Prompt 8.00 pm start

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2022 Schedule of Shows & Events-

Saturday    12th March         Talk and demonstration on the propagation of dahlias and tuber sale.

Sunday         3rd April           Daffodil Show.

Friday         13th May            Plant Sale.

Saturday     21st May            An Introduction to Dahlias Part 2

Saturday     23rd July            An Introduction to Dahlias Part 3

Sunday       21st August        Members  Show. 

Sunday       11th September  Main Show.  

Sunday       25th September Members Show.

Sunday        6th November   Late Chrysanthemum  Show.

Monday      5th December    A.G.M. & Buffet.

2022 Plant Sales

We will only be holding one external Plant Sale this year.

The Plant Sale will be held on Friday 13th May 2022 and will take place outside Le Nails & Beauty, Old Woking Road, West Byfleet, Surrey. 10.00 to 12.30. as usual there will be a good range of quality plants at reasonable prices, not only dahlias and chrysanthemums but also seasonal bedding, herbaceous and vegetable plants.

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Due to the success of the talk held on 12th March it has been decided to follow this up with two new talks/demonstrations detailing what to do and when in the dahlia growers year. Dates for new events are 21st May & 23rd July

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 Show results & A.G.M.

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2022 Daffodil Show results

Best exhibit in show and winner of the 6 vase Championship A was Mr Kevin Taitt who was awarded the Joyce Pierce Trophy and the Daffodil Society Medal. Kevin exhibited Cameo Marie, Ombersley, Flor D'Luna, Polgooth, Cameo Joy and Banker. Best bloom in show was Polgooth within this exhibit and for this the Surrey Purple Rosette was awarded. 

Kevin Taitt also won the 4 vase Championship B with blooms of Park Springs, Banker, Lighthouse Reef and Honey Bourne and was awarded the J.J.Mills/H W Clark Trophy

Best vase of 3 blooms was won by Mr Fred Austin with Heamoor. Fred was awarded the Surrey Green Rosette

2022 Members August Show results

Winner of the Championship class for the Fourth year running (no show held in 2020) was R Moyser. This year Robin staged Winholme Diane, Tracey Diane (awarded NDS Bronze Medal for Best Vase in Championship Class) and Mary's Jomanda.

The Surrey Bronze Medal awarded for Best Exhibit in Classes 1 - 15 was also won by Robin Moyser with a vase of Mary's Jomanda.

The Society Green Rosette for Best Chrysanthemum Exhibit was won by Tracey Rhodes with a vase of Rita Fox.

2022 Main Show results

Best Dahlia Exhibit was won by Paul Schramm for his entry in the Surrey Dahlia Championship winning the Canadian International Trophy and also the NDS Silver Medal with his exhibit. Paul also won the Surrey Purple Rosette for Best Vase in Show, in addition he also won Dahlia Championship B and the Banksian Medal for most points in show.

Winner of the Surrey Small Growers Championship was Fred Austin.

Other notable winners in the Dahlia Section were Dave Spencer, Dave Gillam, Raymond Duffy and Darren Everest.

Best Exhibit in the Chrysanthemum Section was won by Mo Dixon.

Kevin Taitt won several awards including  Jim Buttle Cup with a vase of Rita Fox.

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September Show results

Chrysanthemum Section:

Championship B was won by Bryan Everest for which he was awarded the Frank Titt Memorial Tankard and a NCS Bronze Medal. He staged vases of Southway Ski ( Best vase in Championship classses) and Enbee Wedding, Rose Enbee Wedding and Southway Ski.

Bryan also won the NCS Bronze Medal for his vase of Jan Jones which was judged to be Best Vase in classes 1 - 12.

Dahlia Section:

The Dahlia Championship was won by Darren Everest with vases of Primrose Diane, Skelmersdale Jayne and Blyton Lady in Red.

Darren also won the Society Green Rosette for best vase in classes 13 - 28 with a vase of Blyton Lady in Red.

2022  Late

Chrysanthemum Show results

John Marshall won the NCS Silver Medal for most meritorious exhibit in show ( Roy Coopland and William Florentine), he also won the Surrey Silver Medal for best vase in show (William Florentine). Canadian Centennial Trophy  and Cheam Cup. To complete John's day he also won the Banstead Trophy and Surrey Green Rosette for his class 1 win in section A with Cerise Patricia Millar, Woolmans Venture and Hesketh Knight.

Other notable winners were Barry Jackman who won The Margaret Scovell Cup and Glynn Hill Trophy for his wins in Championships C & E.  Bryan Everest who was awarded the Albert Thompson Cup for staging Best Large Exhibition in show.


The A.G.M. was held on Monday 6th December 2021 at Cobham Village Hall, KT11 2LU followed by a social evening.

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