SURREY CHRYSANTHEMUM & DAHLIA SOCIETY WELCOMES YOU

 

Who We Are

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

Surrey Horticultural Federation

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 Alan Moody.


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.

 

Schedule of shows for 2020

 

Daffodil Show - CANCELLED

Sunday 5th April

Abinger Hammer Village Hall

RH5 6QX

Cancelled due to Coronavirus

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Member August Show - CANCELLED

Sunday 23rd August

Abinger Hammer Village Hall

RH5 6QX

Open to the public 1.30 pm

Main Show

Sunday 13th September - CANCELLED

Denbies Wine Estate, London Road, Dorking, RH5 6AA

Open to the public 2.30 pm

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Members September Show - CANCELLED

Sunday

27th September

Abinger Hammer Village Hall

RH5 6QX

Doors open to the Public 1.30 pm

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Late Chrysanthemum Show


Sunday 1st November

Abinger Hammer Village Hall

RH5 6QX

Doors open to the Public 1.30 pm

A.G.M. and social evening

 7th December

Cobham Village Hall

KT11 2LU

Prompt 8.00 pm start

Audiovisual Conference
 

News & Views

 

2020 Schedule of Shows

Sunday    5th April  Daffodil Show -  CANCELLED due to Covid 19
Sunday  23rd August Members  Show - CANCELLED due to Covid 19
Sunday    13th September  Main Show - CANCELLED due to Covid 19
Sunday   27th September Members Show - CANCELLED due to Covid 19
Sunday     1st November  Late Chrysanthemum  Show

2020 Plant Sales

All Plant sales for 2020 will probably be CANCELLED due to Coronavirus, we will continue to monitor the situation.


Venues and dates for 2020 that had been agreed prior to the Coronavirus outbreak were, Kingston upon Thames 10th May, Epsom 11th May & West Byfleet 15th May. The situation regarding the virus is very fluid at present so please keep checking the website, but at present these Sales dates will be CANCELLED.

These plants sales are an excellent opportunity to buy good quality plants at reasonable prices and are a very important part of raising funds for the Society.

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Latest newsletter

from the Chairman

 

Breaking News - 16th June 2020

Due to the uncertainty surrounding Covid 19 and in the interest of the safety of our members, the committee have decided to cancel the August and September Members Shows and also this years Main Show.

We hope everyone understands why this difficult decision was made and look forward to seeing all exhibitors at our shows in 2021.

A decision regarding the holding of the Late Chrysanthemum Show will be taken nearer the time.

 
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 Show results & A.G.M.

 

2019 main Daffodil Show results

Best exhibit in show and winner of the 6 vase championship class was Mr Kevin Taitt who exhibited Lakeland Fair, Altun Ha, Badgeworth, Evesham, Ombersley and Polgooth. Best bloom in show was Badgeworth within this exhibit. 

Fred Austin won the 4 vase championship with blooms of Guy Wilson, Ombersley, Cape Cornwall and Polgooth.

Mr Bryan Everest was the winner of the 2 vase Championship (6 distinct cultivars) with Rapture, Silver Bells, Xit, Hawera, Highfield Beauty and Foundling.

Best vase of 3 blooms was won by Mr Alan Moody with Bramcote Star.

2019 Members August Show results

Winner of the Championship class for the second year running was R Moyser. This year Robin' staged Oakwood Goldcrest (awarded NDS Bronze Medal for Best Vase in Championship Class), Tracy Diane and Winholme Diane.

The Surrey Bronze Medal awarded for Best Exhibit in Classes 1 - 15 was won by M Chatterton who staged a mixed vase of Trelyn Kiwi (2) and Deborah's Kiwi (1)

The society Green Rosette for Best Chrysanthemum Exhibit was won by Tracy Rhodes for her vase of Rita Fox.

2019 Main Show results

Best Dahlia Exhibit and Best Vase was won by Raymond Duffy who also won the NDS Silver Medal with his exhibit.  Winner of the Surrey Small Growers Championship was Chris Whitting.

Other notable winners in the Dahlia Section were DaveSpencer, Andrew Aspitall and Robin Moyser.

Best Vase and Best Exhibit in the Chrysanthemum Section were won by Mo Dixon.

2019 Members

September Show results

Chrysanthemum Rosette Class A was won by Tracy Rhodes with vases of Yellow Billy Bell and two vases of Billy Bell.

Chrysanthemum Rosette Class B was won by B Everest who staged Salmon Talbot Parade and Pink Talbot Parade. Bryan was also awarded the N.C. S. Bronze Medal.


Bryan Everest also went on to win the Surrey Bronze Medal as the best in classes 1 -11. for his vase of Southway Ski.


Winner of Dahlia Rosette Class C and the Coronation Cup was R Moyser who staged Oakwood Goldcrest, Tracy Diane and Winholme Diane.

D Everest won The Society Green Rosette for best vase in classes 12 - 25 with a vase of five Polventon Kristobel.

2019  Late

Chrysanthemum Show results

Championship B winner was Mr John Marshall, who staged vases of William Florentine & Roy Coopland. The vase of Roy Coopland was also awarded the Canadian Centennial Trophy and N.C.S. Silver Medal.

Championship C was won by Mr Barry Jackman with 2 vases of Shelia Coles and 1 vase of Louise Cox, this vase was also awarded the Margaret Scovell Cup.

Championship D winner was Mr John Marshall with vases of Primrose Kath Stephenson, Clarkesdale and Silver Gigantic. The vase of Primrose Kath Stephenson was awarded Best vase in show and Surrey Purple Rosette, whilst the bloom of Silver Gigantic won the Albert Thompson Cup.

Mr Darren Everest won Championship E with vases of Jill Anderton, Lyn Anderton and Harry Anderton. The Glyn Hill Trophy was awarded for the 3 vases.


Mr John Marshall won the Surrey Green Rosette for Best Exhibit in Section A - open classes with Cerise Patricia Millar in class 5.


Mr A Brown won the Surrey Green Rosette for Best Exhibit in Section B - members classes withhis entry in class 7 which consisted of Kay Woolman, Cerise Patricia Millar and Coral Patricia Millar.

A.G.M.

The A.G.M. was held on Monday 2nd December 2019 at Cobham Village Hall, KT11 2LU followed by a social evening.

 
 

Contact Surrey Chrysanthemum & Dahlia Society

Get in touch with Surrey Chrysanthemum & Dahlia Society to learn more about our shows, plant sales and becoming a member.

 

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