Blooms abound at BC/Yukon Peony Show

The BC/Yukon Peony Show took place in Castlegar last weekend. There were over 325 entries of stunning flowers and floral arrangements.

The amateur show is a precursor to next year’s National Peony Show that will be held here on June 21, 2019. More information is available at castlegarpeony.com.

Best Single — Adriana and Marvin Work, “Claire de Lune”

Best Semi Double — Shirl Bayer, “Coral Charm”

Best Japanese/Anemone — Adriana and Marvin Work, “Do-Tell”

Best Double/Bomb — Holly Pender-Love, “Red Charm”

Best Tree Peony — June Johnston, “High Noon”

Best Itoh — Holly Pender-Love, “Bartzella”

Best Unidentified Garden Beauty — Irene Menda

Best Multiples display Marg Taylor — “Duchess de Nemours”

Best Artistic Design Arrangement — Donna Lyle

Best Arrangement — Wendy Burgess

Best of Show — Wendy Burgess.

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