Jasper Crane Rose Garden Photo Contest

Age Groups

Up to and including 8th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

Open to All


One Exhibition Bloom

One Spray

Rose Garden

Category Definitions

One Exhibition Bloom: A specimen that has one bloom per stem, no side buds, stamens must show. Generally one-half to two-thirds open, gracefully shaped with sufficient petals symmetrically arranged in a circular outline.

One Spray: A spray has two or more blooms per stem with or without unopened side buds.

Rose Garden: Rose Garden: Use of roses within the structure of the garden. Roses should dominate in the photograph and some layout of the garden should be visible.


Contest will run from June 1st to August 15th

Jasper Crane Rose Garden Photography Contest

Each contestant may submit up to two photos in each category

All photos must be taken in the Jasper Crane Rose Garden

Submit application to jcrg.photo@friendsofwilmingtonparks.org with the following information:

The Jasper Crane Rose Garden is located in Brandywine Park along North Park Drive in Wilmington, Delaware

Submitted photographs will be judged by a Master Rosarian and fellow experts in the field

A winner will be selected in each category and the top three photos in each category will be awarded

Announcements will be made at the fall Friends of Wilmington Parks 30th Anniversary Party and photos could be on display.

All rights to the submitted photos are retained by the owners of the photos. However, by entering the contest, the owner agrees to allow Friends of Wilmington Parks to display the photo and publish the photo in any publications.
No photographs will be sold.

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