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Fourth Annual Alexandra Farms Garden Rose Design Contest Now Open

Updated: Jul 20, 2021

Floral designers from around the world are invited to share their best work using garden roses in the Alexandra Farms Garden Rose Design Contest!

Full and fragrant, with ruffled petals and delicate to vibrant hues, fresh-cut garden roses are a favorite with designers everywhere. In our fourth annual competition, we invite design entries that feature garden roses in the categories of Wedding Work and Everyday Design.

Designer: Nicole Braghin Designer: Katherine Taylor Designer: Charlie Groppetti

Visit for details and to register for the contest.

The contest prizes are fantastic, and this year we’re giving away more prizes than ever before!

First, second, third and Readers' Choice winners will be selected for each category - eight winners total. The first-place winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Alexandra Farms, where they will visit our fragrant, rose-filled greenhouses and the Colombian city of Bogotá. The second-place winners will receive 1000 stems of garden roses. The third-place winners will receive 500 stems of garden roses. And new this year, we will also recognize the Top 20 Finalists with a prize of free garden roses!

Entries will be evaluated by an esteemed panel of judges: David J C Austin, managing director of David Austin Roses; Holly Heider Chapple, internationally renowned floral designer and educator; and Jose R. Azout, president of Alexandra Farms.

The contest opens on May 1, 2021, and entries will be accepted through June 15, 2021. Winners will be announced in August on our social media accounts and in Florists’ Review magazine.


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