Welcome to the Victoria State Rose Garden website. With over 5000 roses (covering about 5 hectares), the Victoria State Rose Garden is one of the tourist gems of Victoria.
Awarded the International Garden of Excellence by the World Federation Of Rose Societies in 2003, it was the first rose garden outside of Europe to receive this Award and the only one (at that time) cared for entirely by volunteers.
State Rose & Garden Show 2018
Best Perfumed Rose Votes.
**Pope John Paul. 274.
Mr Lincoln. 246.
Papa Meilland. 148
Best Friend. 131
Honey Perfume. 95
Heaven Scent. 75
Golden Gate. 62
Perfume Perfection. 52
Results for the VSRG Supporters raffle for a hand stitched Quilt and Patchwork Cushion.
Quilt Winner: Red A89 Amanda Shrouder
Cushion Winner: Green A61 Elaine Greenhall
Opening Times for Victoria State Rose Garden.
THE GARDEN IS NORMALLY OPEN EVERY DAY AND IS FREE TO VISIT. (Donations gratefully accepted)
Times: April to September 9.30- 5 pm. October to April 9.30-6.30 (daylight saving time)
Please NOTE: Sometimes special events at WERRIBEE PARK could impact on access to the Rose Garden: See below.
1. 25th November. One Electric Day. Ticketed Event. 11am -7.30pm 6000 expected.
Flowers are blooming everywhere!! Don't Miss Seeing It!!!
The volunteers enjoyed a few days break after working hard all weekend at the State Rose & Garden Show. The colourful panorama had visitors gasping and stopping suddenly to search for mobile phones as they entered the rose garden. Enjoy these photos from last Sunday!
More beautiful photos highlighting the spectacular setting for the State Rose & Garden Show. Photographer, Jennifer.
Heritage Border Focus
Showcasing the David Austin Bud
WAL JOHNSTON Wyndham Community Volunteer Award Winner
- Wal Johnston was presented with his Wyndham Community Volunteer Award in the category of Arts, Culture or Tourism at a Gala Awards Presentation Evening held on Friday 31 August. Wal Johnston has played an instrumental role in shaping the stunning Victoria State Rose Garden for the past 25 years.
- He is treasured by all members of the supporters group for his long years of dedication to the Rose Garden, his amazing knowledge of all things roses and his continued willingness to mentor others. He is a true rosarian with particular expertise with Heritage Roses. Our Garden has certainly benefitted from this expertise.
- Congratulations Wal.
Check out the LATEST ROSE STORIES from our resident storyteller. Very topical indeed!!!
Check out our Facebook Page packed with beautiful up to the minute photos, the majority of which are taken by Christine, the FB editor for VSRG, and interesting & useful information.
There are always such interesting stories and postings on our Facebook site. Interested rose buffs love to share their photos and offer information about their favourite roses.
Formal Entrance for the Victoria State Rose Garden
The improvement was long overdue with visitors previously unable to locate the garden entrance due to foliage and inadequate signage. It is now easy to see the large Metal Entrance Arch from the car park. It has State Rose Garden inscribed and a side panel showing the plan of the 4.5 hectare garden.
Entry is free but all donations are gratefully accepted as the Garden is maintained by volunteers.
Via the donation tube when you visit, located just inside the main entrance.
Via cheque, posted to
Victoria State Rose Garden
The Treasurer, VSRGS,
Werribee, Victoria, Australia, 3030
Post Office Box 2137,
You can also donate online via your bank, direct to our bank account.
BSB 633 108
Account Number 104117049