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Alexandra Farms owner Joey Azout in orange sweater standing in front of a wall of buckets filled with colorful garden roses

Jose ‘Joey’ Azout | Image courtesy of uBloom

Today we’re visiting with Joey Azout of Alexandra Farms (Bogotá, Colombia) to chat about:

  • how he managed to start a successful garden rose farm
  • why he chose to grow garden roses in spite of the challenges
  • the two biggest challenges he experiences with garden roses
  • tips for conditioning garden roses (very helpful!)
  • the importance of using a floral hydration solution
  • new spray rose varieties coming to Alexandra Farms
  • how he gained permission to grow the roses he offers at Alexandra Farms
  • the story behind the evolution of the Alexandra Farms logo
  • ways designers can work with Alexandra Farms

Bride standing between pillars of garden roses from Alexandra Farms

Designer: Alicia Schwede (BB Podcast Ep. 45) | Caroline Tran Photography

Floral arrangement on outside patio table packed with pink and red garden roses from Alexandra Farms

Designer: Charlie Groppetti AIFD | Garden Rose Design Contest Winner


Designer: Alicia Schwede | Flirty Fleurs

Designer: Nicole Eichenwald Braghin | Plan Design Events | Garden Rose Design Contest Winner


 Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | Pinterest | Rose Poster

Designer: Katherine Taylor | Jubilee Flowers |  Garden Rose Design Contest Winner


David Austin Wedding Roses

Deluxe Garden Roses

Princess Japanese Garden Roses

Wabara Garden Roses

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BB Podcast Co-Hosts are: Amy McGee (Botanical Brouhaha) + Maggie Bailey (Bramble & Bee)

BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Landon McGee

If you enjoyed our chat with Joey Azout, you might also enjoy our interview with Gracie Poulson, owner of Grace Rose Farm. Click here to listen.




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