RHS Horticultural Competitions

A Rhododendron flower exhibit

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

Covering a wide range of ornamental plants as well as fruit and vegetables, these competitions award a variety of prestigious trophies and prize money to winning entries.

RHS Horticultural Competitions in 2022

Date Location Competition
12–13 March
RHS Garden Rosemoor Early Camellia Competition (206kB pdf)
Rosemoor Daffodil Competition (190kB pdf)
Hyacinth Competition (152kB pdf)
29–30 March
RHS Garden Hyde Hall – Hilltop Lidge Early Daffodil Competition (199kB pdf)
9–10 April
The Savill Garden Spring Ornamental Plant Competition (234kB pdf)
Early Rhododendron Competition (213kB pdf)
Main Camellia Competition (224kB pdf)
12–13 April
RHS Garden Wisley – Wilsons Wood The Daffodil Show (261kB pdf)
23–24 April
RHS Garden Rosemoor Main Rhododendron Competition (236kB pdf)
30 April–1 May
RHS Garden Harlow Carr Late Daffodil Competition (227kB pdf)

Tulip Competition (177kB pdf)

Harlow Carr Rhododendron Competition (202kB pdf)
20–22 July
RHS Flower Show Tatton Park Summer Fruit and Vegetable Competition (208kB pdf)
30–31 July
RHS Garden Bridgewater Summer Bulb Competition (358kB pdf)
30 September–2 October
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Taste of Autumn Autumn Fruit and Vegetable Competition (263kB pdf)
Giant (Heaviest) Pumpkin Competition (207kB pdf)
Autumn Ornamental Plant Competition (193kB pdf) 
20–23 October
RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Event marquee (as part of the Harlow Carr Autumn Festival) Late Fruit and Vegetable Competition (188kB pdf)

If you have any queries please contact the Horticultural Competitions Manager: Georgina Barter on 020 7821 3142 or email Georgina Barter.

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