Alexandra Farms Garden Rose Design Contest winners announced

Alexandra Farms have announced the winners of their first annual Garden Rose Design Contest. The contest was open to anyone, and designs were required to include garden roses (from any source).

Alexandra Farms received more than 340 entries from designers in countries around the world, including the U.S., South Korea, Italy, Colombia, Russia, South Africa, Canada, UK, Taiwan, Switzerland, Peru, France, Czech Republic, Chile, Kazakhstan, Brazil, Turks and Caicos, Ukraine, Guatemala, Malaysia, Sweden, Netherlands, Australia, Thailand, Israel, Panama, Dominican Republic and Croatia.

Judges were Alexandra Farms President Joey Azout; David JC Austin of David Austin Roses; Hitomi Gilliam AIFD EMC; and David Coake and Lori McNorton from Florists' Review. They had the difficult task of evaluating the entries and choosing the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each category: Wedding Bouquet and Everyday Design. The Readers’ Choice awards were chosen by public online vote during July.

  • 1st place / Wedding Bouquet: Rachel Stevenson
  • 1st place / Everyday Design: Angela Hall
  • Prize: All-expense paid trip for two to Alexandra Farms in Bogotá, Colombia

  • 2nd place / Wedding Bouquet: Nancy Zimmerman
  • 2nd place / Everyday Design: Katherine Taylor
  • Prize: 1,000 stems of garden roses from Alexandra Farms

  • 3rd place / Wedding Bouquet: Tara Pollio
  • 3rd place / Everyday Design: Eleni Mauromoustakos
  • Prize: 500 stems of garden roses from Alexandra Farms

  • Readers’ Choice Award / Wedding Bouquet: Nancy Zimmerman
  • Readers’ Choice Award / Everyday Design: Brenna Quan
  • Prize: 1,000 stems of garden roses from Alexandra Farms

For more information:
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