2024 Nashville Rose Society Rose Show Results

Best in Show – “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words”, shown by Barbara Taube
The 2024 Nashville Rose Society Annual Rose Show was held on Saturday, May 25, in Massey Auditorium at at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens.

The Show classes included:
Division I – Horticulture
* Section A – Miniature Rose Challenge Classes
* Section B – Miniature Roses – Single Stem
* Section C – Large Rose Challenge Classes
* Section D – Large Rose – Single Stem
Division II – Rose Arrangements
Division III – Rose Photography

Hot Princess, Queen of the Show, by Ricky Lockhart
Barbara Taube, Nashville Rose Society member, won the Best in Show Award with her beautiful arrangement, “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words”. Ricky Lockhart, member of the Bowling Green Rose Society, won Queen of Show with Hot Princess. King of Show was won by Linda Bowden, Nashville Rose Society, with Veterans’ Honor, and Elizabeth Coleman won Princess of Show with Crescendo. Novice Queen of the Show was Dolly Parton won by Emily Magli.

For the list of all the winners, click here.

For more photos, visit our Facebook page.

And now for the Courts!

Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora Roses Court

RoseShown byCertificate
QueenHot PrincessRicky LockhartARS
KingVeterans' HonorLinda BowenARS
PrincessCrescendoElizabeth ColemanARS
Royal CourtRandy ScottRicky LockhartNRS
Royal CourtMarilyn MonroeLynn SchmidtNRS

Miniature Roses Court

RoseShown ByCertificate
QueenArcanumRicky LockhartARS
KingSwirly PopGene MeyerARS
PrincessEdistoGene MeyerARS
CourtMagic ShowLynn SchmidtNRS
CourtSoroptimist InternationalMarty ReichNRS
CourtChessie’s FavoriteGene MeyerNRA

Miniflora Rose Court

RoseShown byCertificate
QueenWhirlawayRicky LockhartARS
KingTrinketRicky LockhartARS
PrincessMango BlushGene MeyerARS
CourtBold RulerGene MeyerNRS
CourtDr. John DickmanGene MeyerNRS
CourtNancy JeanRicky LockhartNRS
CourtPink TuxedoRicky LockhartNRS
CourtShawn SeaseMarty ReichNRS

Rose Photography

Class 1-One Exhibition Bloom, HT, Gr, FRing of FireSharon HansonBest in Class-King, Silver Certificate
Class 2-One Exhibition Bloom, Mini or MiniFlArcanumMartha GarmanBest in Class
Class 3-One Open Bloom, any type roseFrida KahloJeRee FaughtBest of Class
Class 4-One Spray, any type roseJames GalwaySharon HansonBest of Class
Class 5-Macro PhotographyJulie AndrewsJeRee FaughtBest in Class-Queen
Gold Certificate
Class 6-Creative InterpretationRio SambaJeRee FaughtBest of Class - Princess, Bronze Certificate
Class 7- ArrangementJeRee FaughtBest of Class

Rose Arrangements

TitleRosesShown ByAward
Section ATraditional
Class 1 “A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words”Joan Fontaine,White Gold,Bliss Perfuma,Touch of Heaven,Madame Anisette,Moondance,MariaMathilda, French Lace, Crystal PalaceBarbara TaubeRoyalty, Gold Certificate
Section BModern
Class 3 “Smile You’re on Candid Camera”Black MagicLori EmeryBlue
Class 4 “Wide Angle Lens"Veterans’ HonorMary Ann HextArtist , Bronze Certificate
Class 5 “Liquid Crystal Display”Ring of FireLori EmeryBlue
Section COriental (East Asian)
Class 7 “Pretty as a Picture”Celestial Night, Munstead WoodMary Ann HextBlue
Section DTable Class
Class 8 “Say Cheese”Warms My Heart, Tangerine SkiesJanie HaganCourt of Etiquette Award
Section ESpecial Classes
Class 9 “Red Eye”Celestial NightBarbara TaubeBlue
Class 10 “Polaroid-The 60 Second Excitement”Ring of FireMary Ann HextDuchess, Silver Certificate
Class 11 “Kodak Box Camera-You push the button, we do the rest.”Veterans' HonorMary Ann HextDuke
Section FTraditional Miniature Rose
Class 14“Mega Pixel”MariottaMary Ann HextMini Royalty, Mini Gold Certificate
Section GModern
Class 15“Shutter Speed”Memphis KingBarbara TaubeBlue
Class 16“Chromatic Aberration”Spice of Life, Night of MagicBarbara TaubeMini Artist, Mini Bronze Certificate
Class 17“Golden RectangleNight of MagicBarbara TaubeBlue
Section HOriental (East Asian)
Class 19“Rule of Thirds”Spice of LifeBarbara TaubeMini East Asian, Mini Silver Certificate

Thanks to our Rose Show Judges!

The American Rose Society judges that give so freely of their time and resources are essential to the success of any rose show. They often travel many miles giving up their weekend time because they love roses, and they appreciate the rosarians and rose societies they serve. The Nashville Rose Society greatly appreciates our 2024 panel of judges.

Horticulture Judges
* Howard Carman – Louisville Rose Society
* Barbara McFarland – Nashville Rose Society
* Glenn Fuqua – Memphis & Dixie & Nashville Rose Societies
* Mike Thompson – Holston Rose Society
* Paula Williams – Louisville Rose Society
* Barbara Taube – Nashville Rose Society

Arrangement Judges
* Bobbie Reed -Atlanta Rose Society
* Sara Coleman – Atlanta Rose Society

Photography Judges
* Paula Williams – Louisville Rose Society
* Glenn Fuqua – Memphis & Dixie & Nashville Rose Societie