For over 25 years, Portland’s Best Rose (PBR) event has celebrated and promoted the horticultural accomplishments of the world renowned International Rose Test Garden. With spectacle and celebration, recently introduced rose varietals are evaluated on the day-of event.
Mark Your Calendars:
JUNE 22, 2024
Past Winners (available soon)
Other notable Portland Rose Award:
Portland Rose Society’s Gold Medal Award
Since 1919, the Portland Rose Society has maintained a high-quality and well sought-after awards program.
This annual award is presented to rose varieties that demonstrate superior results when grown in the Pacific Northwest region.
Every distinguished variety is honored with inclusion in the Gold Award Garden, International Rose Test Garden in WA Park.
2023 Gold Medal Award Recipients:
EASY SPIRIT (floribunda bred by Tom Carruth, introduced by Weeks Roses)
STILETTO (hybrid tea bred by Alain Meilland, introduced by Edmunds Roses)