Date posted: 09 March 2016
Date: Saturday & Sunday, 9-10 April 2016
Time: 10am to 4pm
Where:National Rose Trial Garden (in the International Rose Garden), Adelaide Botanic Garden, Hackney Road (download a map)
Cost: FREE, all welcome
Come along to Adelaide Botanic Garden's National Rose Trial Garden in April to cast your vote on which of the new and dazzling rose varieties being trialled is your favourite!
The National Rose Trial Garden, located within the International Rose Garden, grows only new varieties of roses that aren't currently available for sale in Australia. These roses aren't growing anywhere else in the country - cast your eyes over beautiful flowers from as far afield as France and Germany.
The Trial Garden is used to assess if the roses are suitable for growing in our climate, soil, etc. and this helps develop and promote Australian rose breeding, plus allows valuable feedback from you - the public. If the roses are successful, they may be put forward for commercial sale.
Bring a picnic and explore the grounds before (or after) casting your all-important vote! Make sure to check out the inaugural Heirloom Festival, happening at Adelaide Botanic Garden all weekend too.
Find out more about the National Rose Trial Garden and see past winners at its website.