Bloom Philly

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The annual Bloom Philly! contest invites businesses in the Greater Philadelphia area to join the excitement of the upcoming Philadelphia Flower Show by creating festive, flower-filled displays inspired by the 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show theme “Habitat: Nature’s Masterpiece!

New this year, Bloom Philly! welcomes participation from food and beverage businesses to enter fun and tasty Flower Show-inspired menu items, streetery décor, and short-term pop ups. Collaborations with professional florists and designers are welcome to compete in their own unique category as well.  

Award Categories

  • NEW - Best Outdoor Container & Window Garden Display (using living plants)
  • NEW - Best Cut Flower Installation (using live cut flowers)
  • NEW - Best Business / Neighborhood District
  • NEW - Best Collaboration with a Professional Floral Designer
  • NEW - Best Indoors Display
  • NEW - Best Streetery (Street Eatery)
  • Best Illustration of the 2021 Flower Show theme “Habitat: Nature’s Masterpiece
  • Best Illustration of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Mission & Values
  • Best Overall Design Aesthetic & Craftsmanship / Grand Prize Winner
  • People’s Choice

Award Categories for New Food & Beverage Competition:

  • Best Food Item
  • Best Beverage


All participants in the Bloom Philly! Contest receive two (2) complimentary tickets to the Philadelphia Flower Show. Winners of various competitive categories receive four (4) tickets in addition to the prizes offered by Bloom Philly! partners and sponsors, including premier Flower Show event and experience tickets, such as Flowers After Hours and complimentary food and beverage offerings at the Flower Show.  Select winners will receive a cash prize courtesy of Clarke & Cohen, the Official Bloom Philly! Contest Cash Prize Sponsor. 

Participants in the annual Bloom Philly! Contest are promoted on PHS’s marketing channels, including but not limited to press materials, social media, email marketing, and visibility on

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2020 Bloom Philly! Contest Winners