Massie’s floral tunnel design, entitled Rosa, will be 20 metres long by 10 metres wide and suspended four metres above the ground.
The project marks Massie’s first return to the Chelsea Flower Show since he achieved five successive RHS gold medals and four best in show awards between 2009-2013.Roses including Sweet Avalanche, Pearl Avalanche and White Avalanche are included. Meijer and Avalanche Roses are sponsors.
Meanwhile, at the Bill Ring and London Gate entrances, florist Shane Connolly will create floral archways made from British grown cut flowers. Suppliers have not been revealed but Connolly is a regular at New Covent Garden Market.
Meanwhile, at https://youtu.be/H8vUZFc7geA the New Covent Garden Flower Market has launched its first official video, directed by Duncan McCabe of McQueens and introduced by Rona Wheeldon of Flowerona.com.