Winning photos from International Garden Photographer of the Year competition

Best images from the 10th annual International Garden Photographer of the Year competition


Multimedia Desk February 16, 2017

The annual International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition brings together the best garden, plant and botanical photography from across the globe. Now in its 10th year, the competition is run in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom.

A range of categories within the competition include 'The beauty of plants', 'Wildlife in the garden', 'Trees' and 'Wildflower landscapes' among others.

Here we look at our top picks from the competition.

Late autumn (Overall winner) 

Snowdonia National Park in North Wales

_93911239_7d0cacc4-65e1-4971-b09a-10e663fe06c0 (1) PHOTO: LEE ACASTER

Marigold Glow

Windamere Hotel, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India

_93911241_736da562-a420-4860-aea1-5df83c5c9e74 PHOTO: CATHY COOPER

Stavordale Priory in Winter

Somerset, England

_93913190_7baf7518-17f1-4415-b1d0-b74ef77eee16 PHOTO: JASON INGRAM

Prairie Plantation

Weinheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

_93913192_1acbfab1-3d95-4464-9f0b-ba03098a1905 PHOTO: VOLKER MICHAEL

Evening Encounter

Vienna, Austria

_93926507_new-12531_henrik_spranz PHOTO: HENRIK SPRANZ

Frog Prince

Wuhan Botanical Garden, Wuhan City, China

_93912704_80984cd6-35c9-4b64-8ac1-1232896cada9 PHOTO: MINGHUI YUAN

Waiting

Dandong City, Liaoning Province, China

_93912705_42906c6b-a124-4f20-ba5f-ea8a17bf65bb PHOTO: LILI GAO

Thirsty Squirrel

Vienna, Austria

_93912706_d97cd982-4be1-48e5-8fb5-8b90b4c1ddf7 PHOTO: JULIAN RAD

Band of Brothers

Wuhan City, China

_93913185_da620ad3-08e2-41c9-89f2-84ec8560975d PHOTO: MINGHUI YUAN

At Sunset

Wrocław, Lower Silesia, Poland

_93913186_a79eb93f-bfa5-40e6-ac0e-1d0174d2f9e8 PHOTO: MATEUSZ PIESIAK

Golden Grass

Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, Brazil

_93913086_afd2c882-8c4c-4921-99ea-782137103c1f PHOTO: MARCIO CABRAL

Las Animas

La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain

_93912983_4152e626-f748-4ccf-bbba-9168c49d9c4f PHOTO: ALEXIS JAVIER ACOSTA SIMON

Mountain Fog

Maroon Bells Scenic Area, Colorado, USA

_93912986_9fec03fa-b6c6-4746-a1aa-cf2ddec74fc9 PHOTO: ANIL SUD

All Together

Lago di Campotosto, Abruzzo, Italy

_93912987_6247b0e1-abd1-4ef6-9269-07a773b6348b PHOTO: MAURO TRONTO

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

_93926506_new-10875_nik_munro PHOTO: NIKKI MUNRO

The Miao Terraces

Guizhou Province, China

_93912991_6e8ea5bb-ce6c-485f-97b5-e4b427afea05 PHOTO: MINGLI TIAN

Good night Budapest

Budapest, Hungary

_93912993_91602e0d-9b7c-4bbd-9409-5aaa4474b56d PHOTO: ZSOLT VARANKA

Roof Garden

Singapore

_93913010_98aa59c6-8569-412b-a840-691c863865b1 PHOTO: JOSEPH MENG HUAT GOH

Charming Dongjiang

Guangdong Province, China

_93913084_9477cefe-eaf2-4162-a5fd-d431257f6686 PHOTO: JIANJUN HUANG

Kaleidoscope

Abbey Garden, Tresco, The Isles of Scilly, England

_93912998_ff52da1d-946e-48b2-a3d7-e2ef32d086f3 FERGUS BROWN

All images belong to the Garden World Images Ltd.

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