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The 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 (277kB pdf)

Rosemoor Daffodil Competition (63kB pdf)

Hyacinth Competition (38kB pdf)
24–25 March
RHS Garden Wisley, Glasshouse Early Daffodil Competition (83kB pdf)
4–5 April

The Savill Garden Spring Ornamental Plant Competition (176kB pdf)

Early Rhododendron Competition (284kB pdf) 

Main Camellia Competition (272kB pdf)
7–8 April
RHS Garden Wisley The Daffodil Show (211kB pdf)
25–26 April
RHS Garden Rosemoor Main Rhododendron Competition (245kB pdf)
2–3 May
RHS Garden Harlow Carr Late Daffodil Competition (369kB pdf)

Tulip Competition (213kB pdf)

Harlow Carr Rhododendron Competition (383kB pdf)
22–26 July
RHS Flower Show Tatton Park Summer Fruit and Vegetable Competition (184kB pdf)
2–4 October
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Taste of Autumn Autumn Fruit and Vegetable Competition (229kB pdf)

Giant Pumpkin Competition (180kB pdf)

Autumn Ornamental Plant Competition (264kB pdf)
29 October–1 November
RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Event marquee (as part of the Harlow Carr Autumn Festival) Late Fruit and Vegetable Competition (180kB pdf)

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.