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Love Garden Roses? This Contest Is for You! Second Annual Garden Rose Design Contest Now Open

Updated: Jul 20, 2021

Alexandra Farms, the world’s largest grower of fresh cut garden roses, is excited to announce our second annual Garden Rose Design Contest!

Floral designers from around the world are invited to share their best work in two categories: Everyday Design and Wedding Bouquet. There will be four winners chosen in each category.

Full and fragrant, with ruffled petals and delicate to vibrant hues, garden roses are a favorite with floral designers everywhere. If you love designing with flowers like these, you won’t want to miss this opportunity. Visit our website for full details and to register for the contest.

We look forward to seeing your designs!

Last Year's First Prize Winners


The first place winners will be invited to visit our fragrant, garden rose-filled greenhouses and the Colombian city of Bogotá on an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Alexandra Farms, located high in the Andes Mountains (or monetary equivalent).

The second place winners in each category will receive 1,000 stems of garden roses (freight included).

Third place winners will receive 500 stems of garden roses (freight included).

Two Readers’ Choice Award winners will be determined by a public online vote. The winners of this award will each receive 1,000 stems of garden roses (freight included).  


Contest judges are Jose R. Azout, president of Alexandra Farms; David J C Austin, managing director of David Austin Roses; Tomas De Bruyne, international floral designer and educator; and David Coake, editorial director of Florists’ Review.

Deadline for Submission

Entries will be accepted through June 30, 2019. Winners will be announced in the October 2019 issue of Florists’ Review.


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