Announcing the 2021 Garden Rose Design Contest Winners

Today’s the day! It’s time to announce the winners of our fourth annual Garden Rose Design Contest!


This year we received entries from 135 designers in 22 countries - nearly 200 entries total. Thank you to all of the participants around the world. We look forward to seeing your entries next year!


Wedding Work

First place

Designer: Dennis Kneepkens, DK - Dennis Kneepkens, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Photographer: Maryn Haertel

Garden rose varieties: Princess Midori (Green), Patience (Auspastor)



Second place

Designer: Nancy Zimmerman, Fancy Florals by Nancy, Fairbury, IL

Photographer: Rebekah Albaugh Photography

Garden rose varieties: Capability (Ausapply) and Miranda (Ausimmon)



Third place

Designer: Amanda Rodgers, Bouquet Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Photographer: Michelle Scott Photography

Garden rose varieties: Francis Meilland, Evelyn (Aussaucer), Princess Charlene of Monaco, Love Song



Readers’ Choice

Designer: Ana Vivas, Aniska Creations, Miami, FL

Photographer: Natasha Arceu

Garden rose varieties: Tsumugi and Miyabi



Everyday Design

First place

Designer: Trini Mai, Petit Garden LB, Long Beach, CA

Photographer: Trini Mai

Garden rose varieties: Kiss Me Kate, The Alnwick (Ausgrab), Evelyn (Aussaucer), Jayne Austin (Ausbreak), Tranquillity (Ausnoble), Desdemona (Auskindling) and Distant Drum


Second place

Designer: Ksenia Shestakova, D&K Flowers House, Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovskaya oblast, Russia

Photographer: D&K Flowers House

Garden rose varieties: Juliet (Ausjameson), Amnesia



Third place

Designer: Brenna Quan, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Photographer: Brenna Quan

Garden rose varieties - Pink Xpression


Readers’ Choice

Designer: Katherine Taylor, Jubilee Flowers, Fairhope, AL

Photographer: Lacey McLaughlin Photography

Garden rose varieties - Romantic Antike, Keira (Ausboxer)