A Rhododendron flower exhibitThe Horticultural Competitions run by the RHS are open to all (you don’t have to be an RHS member) and free to enter.

They cover a wide range of ornamental plants as well as fruit and vegetables and a variety of prestigious trophies and prize money are awarded to winning entries.

RHS Horticultural Competitions in 2020

Date Location Competition
14–15 March
RHS Garden Rosemoor Early Camellia Competition

Rosemoor Daffodil Competition

Hyacinth Competition 
24–25 March
RHS Garden Wisley, Glasshouse Early Daffodil Competition
4–5 April

The Savill Garden Spring Ornamental Plant Competition

Early Rhododendron Competition 

Main Camellia Competition
7–8 April
RHS Garden Wisley The Daffodil Show
25–26 April
RHS Garden Rosemoor Main Rhododendron Competition
2–3 May
RHS Garden Harlow Carr Late Daffodil Competition

Tulip Competition

Harlow Carr Rhododendron Competition 
22–26 July
RHS Flower Show Tatton Park Summer Fruit and Vegetable Competition
2–4 October
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Taste of Autumn Autumn Fruit and Vegetable Competition 

Giant Pumpkin Competition 

Autumn Ornamental Plant Competition
29 October–1 November
RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Event marquee (as part of the Harlow Carr Autumn Festival) Late Fruit and Vegetable Competition

If you have any queries or would like a copy of the schedule emailed to you please contact the Horticultural Competitions Manager: Georgina Barter on 020 7821 3142 or email Georgina Barter.

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The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.