WELCOME

WELCOME TO THE WORLD FEDERATION OF ROSE SOCIETIES

UPCOMING WORLD ROSE CONVENTIONS

Every three years the WFRS holds major international conventions, bringing together rose enthusiasts and experts from around the world with garden visits and expert lectures.

19th World Rose Convention – Australia 2022 Thursday 27th October to Thursday 3rd November 2022 – hosted by the National Rose Society of Australia Inc.

20th World Rose Convention – Japan 2025 – Hosted by the Japan Rose Society.

UPCOMING REGIONAL ROSE CONVENTIONS

Regional rose conventions are held in between World Rose Conventions and offer an opportunity for members in regions to attend local conferences.

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WORLD ROSE NEWS

“World Rose News” is the official bulletin of the WFRS, providing a communication medium for the publication of relevant news items relating to activities of Member Societies and the rose world in general.

CONSERVATION AND HERITAGE

The WFRS is committed to the conservation of roses . This page will provide links to resources and you can download back issues of “By Any Other Name”

BREEDER’S CLUB

The WFRS Breeders’ Club was established in 2007. Its members are professional rose breeders, most of whom take part in international rose trials.

FRIENDS OF THE FEDERATION

The World Federation of Rose Societies has established a “Friends of the Federation” to provide an opportunity for individuals to support and promote the WFRS and its objectives.

THE WFRS RECOGNISES EXCELLENCE IN GARDENS, LITERATURE, AND THE BREEDING OF ROSES

AWARD OF GARDEN EXCELLENCE

There are many wonderful rose gardens around the world, but some are truly exceptional from a historical, educational and/or visual point of view.

LITERARY AWARD

Beginning in 2006 the World Federation of Rose Societies Literary Award is awarded to honour outstanding rose books.

ROSE HALL OF FAME & OLD ROSE HALL OF FAME

The world’s favourite roses are chosen by popular vote in the member countries and announced at World Rose Conventions.