World Federation of Rose Societies

WFRS - World Federation of Rose Societies The World Federation of Rose Societies (WFRS) is the organization which supervises the thirty-nine national rose societies. It represents over 100,000 members and was founded in 1968.

WFRS aims to:
  • Encourage the exchange of information and knowledge concerning roses between national societies,
  • Coordinate international conventions and shows,
  • Encourage research on issues concerning roses,
  • Established shared standards for judging new roses,
  • Help coordinate the registration of new rose names,
  • Establish a uniform system of rose classification,
  • Bestow awards and international prizes,
  • Promote international cooperation on all questions concerning roses.

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