The Jacksonville Rose Society is a non-profit organization, established in 1954. Located in Jacksonville, Florida, we are an affiliate of The American Rose Society
As stated in our charter, the purpose of our organization is to encourage the scientific study of plants and their culture, specifically roses, both old and modern, and to encourage the planting of roses for civic beautification.
Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month except for January, May, and July at the Garden Club of Jacksonville, 1005 Riverside Avenue. Our next regular meeting at the Garden Club will be on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Our May Meeting is our annual picnic. Keep checking for more information regarding the picnic.
58th Annual Rose Show
The Jacksonville Rose Society invites you to its 58th annual rose show on Saturday, April 26. This event is free and will be open to the public from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. rain or shine. Come and see the beautiful blooms that are grown in the north Florida area. There will be cut roses for sale as well as vendors selling rose bushes. Consulting rosarians will be available to answer your rose-growing questions and give advice.
The show is being held at St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School, 4114 Oxford Avenue, in the Ortega section of Jacksonville.
For those who wish to exhibit roses, the facility will open at 6:00 a.m. for exhibitors to do their preparation. Judging begins promptly at 10:00 a.m. Click below for the schedule. We are also having a non-judged portion of the show where anyone can exhibit roses that they grow. Come and share your blooms so everyone can see that roses do grow in Jacksonville!