The Rose section of our festival features beautiful flower displays, but also a range of classes for local gardening enthusiasts and of course, the cut rose competition that many local growers participate in.
Rose Tent Co-ordinator: Leesa Thomas Phone: 0418-802-598
Entries will be accepted from 6 pm to 7.30pm on Friday 23rd February, and from 9am on Saturday 24th February 2024.
Entry Fees: One fee per entrant, unlimited entries.
Open-$5 under 16-$2
NB: All flowers to be grown by the entrant.
All rose entries MUST be displayed into selected categories by the entrant.
1) Three Roses- distinct colours.
2) Three stages of a rose.
3) One full blown rose, stamens must be showing.
4) One cut floribunda rose- multiple head.
5) One rose- hybrid tea.
6) Six roses- distinct colours.
7) A cut of David Austin or Old Fashioned Rose.
8) A cut of miniature rose (max diameter of 5cm).
9) One multicoloured rose- distinct colours.
10) One red rose.
11) One Delbard rose.
12) Children’s category- Bowl/saucer arrangement
1) An arrangement with 5 roses.
2) A vertical arrangement.
While the rose-growing competitions are certainly a major highlight of the festival, there are also plenty of activities for everyone to get involved in. For example, for those interested in learning more about rose growing, there are classes spread throughout the day where local experts can teach you some of their tips and tricks for achieving beautiful roses.
The flower competition entries are on display all day, so you can enjoy the beautiful sights and aromas of the rose tent as many times as you like.
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With the "Treloar Roses" Rose Farm close by, roses have been a big part of our community for many years. The Roses section of our festival features beautiful flower displays, but also a range of classes for local gardening enthusiasts and of course, the rose-growing competitions that many local growers participate in.Read more
For more information download our festival program