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Biltmore International Rose Trials

Since 2011, Biltmore’s historic Rose Garden has been home to the trials in which more than 150 varieties from growers and breeders worldwide have been planted and cared for by Biltmore’s expert horticulturalists. Each trial lasts two years and a permanent jury judges the roses four times per year. 

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Coral Knock Out Rose named Most Outstanding Rose in the 2019 Biltmore International Rose Trials

Asheville, N.C. (October 2019)

The Coral Knock Out Rose has captured the top prize at the recent finals of the 2019...

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The Historic Rose Garden at Biltmore Estate

In 1888, when George Vanderbilt began purchasing land in western North Carolina for Biltmore, his country estate,...

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The Coral Knock Out Rose won Best in Show.

Sweet Hips was the winner of the William Cecil Award for Best General Impression, and the Lord Burleigh Award for Most Disease Resistant Rose.

Cupids Kisses won the Gilded Age Award for Best Climbing Rose.

Moonlight Romantica won the Pauline Merrill Award for best Hybrid Tea.

Bliss Parfuma won the Edith Wharton Award for Best Floribunda.

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