RHS Horticultural Competitions

A Rhododendron flower exhibit

The RHS Horticultural Competitions 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, fruit and vegetables, prestigious trophies and prize money are awarded to winning entries.

RHS Horticultural Competitions in 2024

Date Location Competition
9–10 March
RHS Garden Rosemoor Early Camellia Competition
    Rosemoor Daffodil Competition
20–21 March
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Hilltop Lodge Early Daffodil Competition
    Hyacinth Competition
6–7 April
RHS Garden Wisley, RHS Hilltop (The Garden Room) Spring Ornamental Plant Competition
    Early Rhododendron Competition
    Main Camellia Competition
9–10 April
RHS Garden Wisley, RHS Hilltop (The Garden Room) The Daffodil Show
20–21 April
RHS Garden Rosemoor Main Rhododendron Competition
4–5 May
RHS Garden Harlow Carr The Late Daffodil Competition
    The Tulip Competition
    Harlow Carr Rhododendron Competition
17–21 July
RHS Flower Show Tatton Park Summer Fruit and Vegetable Competition
3–4 August
RHS Garden Bridgewater Summer Bulb Competition
4–6 October
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Festival of Flavours Autumn Fruit and Vegetable Competition
    Autumn Ornamental Plant Competition
18–20 October
RHS Garden Harlow Carr Late Fruit and Vegetable Competition

For more information or show schedules 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.