Whetman Pinks of Devon Receives The Queens Award for Enterprise for International Trade

I am delighted and proud to inform you that on 21st April 2013 Whetman Pinks was honoured to receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2013 for Outstanding Contribution to International Trade.


Grower of the Year Awards & World Grower of the Year 2013

Whetman Pinks memories won the Best New Herbaceous Perennial in the Grower of the Year Awards.  We also won the BPOA (British Protected Ornamentals Association) Ornamentals Grower of the Year and we also won the Overall Ornamental Grower of the Year Award. 

The NFU have entered Whetman Pinks in the World Grower of the Year competition which takes place in Canada in September at the Niagara Falls. See their website for further information



2002      Overall Grower of the Year (The Grower)
2006      Exporter of the Year (Horticulture Week)
2011      Dianthus Memories:  Best New Introduction: Best in Show (HTA National Plant Show)     
2012      RHS Chelsea Flower Show:  Gold Medal
2012      RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year:  2nd place:  Dianthus Memories
2013      Ornamentals Grower of the Year (Horticulture Week)
2013      Best New Herbaceous Perennial:  Dianthus Memories (Horticulture Week)
2013      Overall Grower of the Year (Horticulture Week)
2013      World Grower of the Year:  Runner Up
2013      Queen’s Award for Enterprise:  International Trade