2018 Vancouver Rose Show

2018 Vancouver Rose Show Awards, Prizes, Winners:

  • Best Hybrid Tea Rose - VRS Challenge Trophy (Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Theresa Krause for her Francis Meilland rose;
  • Dowager Queen Award - VRS Perpetual Trophy, for rose in existence before 1867 (Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Margarita Zelenika for her Crested Moss Chapeau de Napoleonrose (1827);
  • Victorian Award - Peter Beales Victorian Award, for rose in existence on or after 1867 (Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Ornella Bombino for her Chevy Chase rose;
  • Best Bowl or Basket - Archie Selwood Memorial Tray (Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Sunhee Chang for her Roberta Bondar, Dublin Bay, Golden Gate, Eltza, Amodeus, and Apricot Candy roses;
  • Best Floral Display or Bouquet - The Finlay-Viney-Wood Trophy (Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Elizabeth Sheppard for her unlabelled roses;
  • Best Floral Display(Rosette) to Giovanna Bombino for her Bloom star w/Pink Hydrangea display;
  • Best Bouquet (Rosette) to Elizabeth Sheppardfor her Austine rose;
  • Best Box in Show(Rosette) to Ornella Bombino for her Liebeszauber rose;
  • Best Three or Five Stems in Show - Joan Yeomans Trophy(Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Bob Price for his Liebeszauber, Elina, and All My Loving roses;
  • Three Sprays of a Floribunda, Shrub or Austin, any combination in all Orange, Apricot or their blends - Janet A. Wood Challenge(Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Margarita Zelenika for her Casa dePajaro, Jump for Joy and Salish Sunset roses;
  • Three Exhibition Blooms - 1 red, 1 pink, and 1 yellow or their blends - Joan Yeomans Challenge (Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Bob Price for his Liebeszauber, Elena, and All My Loving roses;
  • Best 3 or 5 Exhibition Blooms of a Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora (Rosette) to Bob Price for his About Face rose;
  • Best Three Sprays of Floribundas (Rosette) to Mary Irvine for her Shiloh Hill rose;
  • Three Decorative Blooms or Sprays of a Shrub rose (Rosette) to Margarita Zelenika for her Mama Millie rose;
  • Best Three stems of a David Austin rose(Rosette) to Margarita Zelenika for her Lady of Shalott rose
  • Best Three Stems of an Old Garden Rose(Rosette) to Ornella Bombino for her Chevy Chase rose;
  • Best Bloom Progression(Rosette) to Theresa Krause for her Laura Fordrose;
  • Best Spray of a Floribunda (Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Mary Irvine for her Julia Childrose;
  • Best Grandiflora(Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Margarita Zelenika for her South Africa rose;
  • Best Shrub Rose, excluding Austins(Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Brenda Viney for her Lavender Lassie rose;
  • Best David Austin (Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Margarita Zelenika for her Princess Alexandra of Kent rose;
  • Best Exhibition Bloom of a Miniature or Mini-Flora Rose (Rosette & Keepsake Award) to June and George Dugaro for their Holy Toledo rose;
  • Best Spray of a Miniature or Mini-Flora Rose (Rosette & Keepsake Award) to June and George Dugaro for their Holy Toledo rose;
  • Best Multi-Stem Miniature or Mini-Flora Rose Exhibit - Janet Henry Trophy (Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Theresa Krause for her Laura Ford rose;
  • Best Novice Exhibit(Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Yu Wei Zhao for Elina rose;
  • Most Fragrant Rose in Show (Rose & Keepsake Award) to Elizabeth Sheppard for her Paul Ricault Centifolia rose;
  • Best Entry in Photography (Rosette & Keepsake Award) to Brenda Viney for her photo of Brenda Viney rose;
  • Best Red in Show(Rosette) to Ornella Bombino for her Liebeszauber rose;
  • Best White in Show(Rosette) to Sunhee Chang for her Memoire rose;
  • Best Pink in Show(Rosette) to Theresa Krause for her Francis Meilland rose;
  • Best Yellow in Show(Rosette) to Bob Price for his Selfridges rose;
  • Best Orange/Apricot/Russet in Show (Rosette) to Louise Fox for her Anna's Promise rose.

So many great photos from the 2018 Vancouver Rose Show -- all courtesy of Mary Irvine, Paulette Orchard, and Giovanna Bombino. There are so many photos, in fact, that they had to be grouped together by photographer as separate slide shows!


Thanks to these three generous and gracious members of our Society, you can enjoy the whole Rose Show all over again. Just grab yourself a good seat and your favourite beverage and prepare to enjoy the whole Rose Show all over again. All you need to do is click on any of the thumbnails below to view a larger version of the image, or to start a slideshow of the various photos from this year's event.

 

Mary's Photos:

 

Paulette's Photos:

 

Giovanna's Photos (Part 1):

 

Giovanna's Photos (Part 2):

 

Giovanna's Photos (Part 3):