RHS Chelsea Flower Show

News, views and background on this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

RHS Chelsea medals announced with Andy Sturgeon/Daily Telegraph best in show

RHS Chelsea medals announced with Andy Sturgeon/Daily Telegraph best in show

The RHS has announced show garden and nursery medals, with best in show revealed as Andy Sturgeon for his geologically-inspired garden for the Daily Telegraph, built by Crocus.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show News

CED Stone sponsors memorial garden

CED Stone sponsors memorial garden

The Midlands depot of natural stone specialist CED Stone, based in Langley Mill, Nottinghamshire, has helped garden designer Jackie Setchfield, to supply materials for 'Rosie's Garden' at West Bridgford Junior School.

Hillier sees strong success in 2016 after weather-hit start

Hillier sees strong success in 2016 after weather-hit start

Hillier Garden Centres managing director Chris Francis has praised his staff after a strong comeback following a weather-hit start to 2016.

Stuart Charles Towner in plea to sponsors for help to fund first Chelsea Flower Show garden

Stuart Charles Towner in plea to sponsors for help to fund first Chelsea Flower Show garden

Hampton Court Flower Show best in show winner 2015 Stuart Charles Towner has made a plea to potential sponsors to help his realise an ambition to design a show garden showcasing a unique art and music national project.

"Almost show garden" for RHS Chelsea Flower Show main avenue

"Almost show garden" for RHS Chelsea Flower Show main avenue

Aralia's "almost show garden" trade show garden for main avenue at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 could be a sign of how the gaps will be filled as sponsorship struggles hit the event.

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The 5000 Poppies Project - VIDEO

The 5000 Poppies Project - VIDEO

This video takes a closer look at a collaboration between acclaimed landscape designer Phillip Johnson and the creators of the 5000 Poppies Project seen at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

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From The Editor - Rewarding the UK's Custodians

From The Editor - Rewarding the UK's Custodians

One of the highlights of the horticulture calendar this year was the presentation in the summer of the inaugural Horticulture Week Custodian Awards at London's Chelsea Physic Garden, where outstanding gardens and parks management teams from right across the UK were recognised for their achievements by their peers.

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New plants

Tiarella 'Angel Wings'

Tiarella 'Angel Wings'

Tiarella 'Angel Wings' was launched at Four Oaks by Seiont Nurseries which has exhibited continuously at Four Oaks for more than 35 years.

Calibrachoa Rave Pink '16

Calibrachoa Rave Pink '16

Calibrachoa Rave Pink '16 from Pentland Plants has an upright mounding habit and a stable star pattern in the pink flower.

Bidens 'Moonlight'

Bidens 'Moonlight'

New plant launches from Thompson & Morgan include Bidens 'Moonlight', Bidens 'Firelight' and Bidens 'Fairylight'.

Petunia 'Splash'

Petunia 'Splash'

Schneider Youngplants sales manger Simon Wright says the Dutch grower's new launch Petunia 'Splash' is UK breeding that thrives in our climate from the start of spring though to winter.

Hebe 'TULL16' (Pink Passion)

Hebe 'TULL16' (Pink Passion)

Hebe 'TULL16' (Pink Passion) was bred by Tully Nurseries in Bally Boughal, Co Dublin, Ireland.

Hebe 'High Voltage'

Hebe 'High Voltage'

Hebe 'High Voltage' was bred by Neil Alcock from Caemarfon, Gwynedd.