Plant Science – Flowers


View the very best in artistic floral arrangements and picture-perfect specimens. Evaluate this year’s colorful and varied winners. Follow your nose to flower fantasia at the Durham Fair!

2016 Theme

The 2016 Theme is “The Great American Novel”, inspired by timeless literary classics.


  • Floral arrangements, vases, collections, potted houseplants and hanging baskets.
  • Hundreds of varieties, including Chrysanthemums, Dahlias, Pentunias, Roses, Snapdragons, Hibiscus, Orchids and more.
  • Annual, Perennial and Gourd collection competition.

FUN FACT: Our most popular entries are Sedum and namesake of the iconic Durham Fair Cow, Marigolds!