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 2019
A.G.M. and social evening
Cobham Village Hall
Prompt 8.00 pm start
News & Views
2019 Schedule of Shows
Sunday 7th April Daffodil Show
Sunday 18th August Members Show
Sunday 8th September Main Show
Sunday 22rd September Members Show
Sunday 3rd November Late Chrysanthemum Show
2019 Plant Sales
Saturday 4th May 10.00 - 12.00 at Chairman Alan Moody's house.
Saturday 11th May 10.00 - 12.00 outside Caterham Hill Library, Westway, Caterham, Surrey CR3 5TP
Friday 17th May 10.00 - 12.00 outside Le Nails & Beauty, Old Woking Road, West Byfleet, Woking, Surrey KT14 6LG
Sunday 26th May 10.00 - 12.00 St Raphael's Church, Portsmouth Road, Kingston KT1 2NA
Entries for The Late Chrysanthemum show close at 8.00 p.m. on Friday 1st November 2019. The show is being held on Sunday 3rd November 2019 at Abinger Hammer Village Hall, Felday Road, Abinger Hammer, Surrey RH5 6QX.
Doors open 1.30 p.m. presentation of awards 3.30 p.m.
Members have been sent this year schedule but it can also be found on this website.
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.
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.
Chrysanthemum Show results
Championship A was won by Peter Webster, his six vases were Duke of Kent, Pink Duke of York (x3), Cream Duke of York and Yellow Duke of York.
Championship B winners were Steve & Stella Joyce who staged Honey Doreen Statham and Cerise Patricia Millar.
Championship C was won by Steve & Stella Joyce with vases of Peach Kath Stephenson (x2) and Primrose Kath Stephenson.
Championship D winners were Steve & Stella Joyce who staged Trident, Doreen Stratham and Primrose Kath Stephenson. This exhibit was awarded Best Exhibit in Show, Best Vase in show was awarded to the vase of Primrose Kath Stephenson and Best Medium Bloom in Show was given to Trident.
Championship E winner was Barry Jackman whose exhibit consisted of Ruby Mundial, Peach Mundial and Rose Mundial.
Best Large Bloom in show was won by John Marshall with Silver Gigantic.
The A.G.M. will be held on Monday 2nd December 2019 at Cobham Village Hall, KT11 2LU followed by a social evening. All members are most welcome to attend.
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.