RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 winning exhibitors: The full awards line-up

A celebration of naturalism in the form of a show garden inspired by the ornamental trout stream and rockery of Chatsworth House, was crowned Best in Show by judges at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

The Laurent-Perrier Chatsworth Garden - Image HW
The Laurent-Perrier Chatsworth Garden - Image HW
The Gold award winning show garden, designed by Garden Bridge landscape designer Dan Pearson who returned to the show after more than a decade, was built by Crocus.

Best Fresh Garden was awarded to Dark Matter Garden for the National Schools' Observatory, designed by Howard Miller Design Ltd and built by Landstruction while Best Artisan Garden went to The Sculptor's Picnic Garden by Walker's Nurseries, designed by Graham Bodle.

In the Great Paviliion Hillier Nurseries and Garden Centres picked up its 70th consecutive Gold at Chelsea - a 50th for Ricky Dorlay who oversaw the plants and 25th for Hillier managing director and Chelsea exhibit designer Andy McIndoe.

Also picking up Golds among the Show Gardens were:

  • A Perfumer's Garden in Grasse by L'Occitane designed by James Basson and built by Peter Dowle
  • The Brewin Dolphin Garden designed by Darren Hawkes Landscapes and built by Bowles and Wyer with Wheelbarrow
  • The Cloudy Bay Garden, in association with Vital Earth designed by Harry and David Rich and built by Rich Landscapes and Big Fish Landscapes
  • The Homebase Urban Retreat Garden, in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, designed by Adam Frost and built by Bespoke Outdoor Spaces
  • The Laurent-Perrier Chatsworth Garden designed by Dan Pearson and built by Crocus
  • The Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden designed by Chris Bradshaw and built by Keith Chapman Landscapes
  • The Telegraph Garden designed by Marcus Barnett and built by Crocus

Silver-Gilt awards went to:

  • Sentebale - Hope in Vulnerability designed by Matt Keightley and built by Rosebank
  • The Beauty of Islam by Al Barari designed by Kamelia Bin Zaal and built by The Outdoor Room
  • The Hidden Beauty of Kranji by Esmond Landscape & Uniseal designed by John Tan and Raymond Toh, and built by Landform Consultants
  • The Living Legacy Garden by Darwin Property Investment Management designed by Andrew Wilson and Gavin McWilliam and built by Outdoor Options and Horticolous
  • The M&G Garden 2015 - The Retreat designed by Jo Thompson and built by SH Landscapes
  • The Royal Bank of Canada Garden designed by Matthew Wilson and built by Clifton Nurseries.
  • The Time in Between by Husqvarna and Gardena designed by Charlie Albone and built by Conway Landscaping

Silver went to The Viking Ocean Cruises Show Garden designed by Alan Gardner and built by London Landscapes.

Among the Fresh Gardens Gold awards went to:

  • Beyond Our Borders by APHA designed by Sarah Eberle and built by Belderbos Landscapes
  • The Dark Matter Garden for National Schools' Observatory designed by Howard Miller Design and built by Landstruction

Silver-Gilt awards went to:

  • Breakthrough Breast Cancer Garden (Ruth Willmott, Cube 1994)
  • Pure Land Foundation Garden (Fernando Gonzalez Garden Design, The Garden  Builders)
  • The Fragrance Garden from Harrods - Heart Notes (Sheena Seeks, Eden Landscape Projects)
  • The Water Station Garden (Borut Benedejcic, ProPepa)
  • The World Vision Garden (John Warland, Garden buildings/Plant Man)

Silver awards went to:

  • Home: Personal Universe Garden by T's Garden Square
  • Thinking of Peace by Lace Landscapes (Tatyana Shynkarenko, Landscape Associates)

Also taking Gold among the Artisan Gardens were:

  • Breast Cancer Haven Garden supported by Nelsons designed by Sarah Eberle and Tom Hare
  • Edo no Niwa - Edo Garden by Ishihara Kazuyuki Design Laboratory
  • Future Climate Info, A Trugmaker's Garden designed by Serena Fremantle and Tina Vallis and built by Frogheath Landscapes
  • The Sculptor's Picnic Garden by Walker's Nurseries supported by Doncaster Deaf

Silver-Gilt went to The Evaders Garden by Chorley Council (John Evveriss, Andrew Loudon/John Everiss Design)

Silver went to:

  • Brewers Yard by Welcome to Yorkshire (Bestall and Co Landscape design, Aire Valley Landscaping Services)
  • The Old Forge for Motor Neurone Disease Association (Jodie Fedorka and Martin Anderson, Twigs Gardens)

Bronze went to Runnymede Surrey Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Garden

In the pavilion, Gold medals went to the following exhibitors:

  • Avon Bulbs Ltd - Late spring & early summer-flowering bulbs
  • Barbados Horticultural Society - Tropical flowers & foliage
  • Birmingham City Council - Floral celebration of 300 years of
  • Bloms Bulbs - Cut flower tulips
  • Brighter Blooms - Zantedeschia
  • Brookfield Plants - Hostas
  • Burncoose Nurseries - Trees, shrubs & perennials
  • Cayeux Iris - Bearded Iris
  • Claire Austin Hardy Plants Ltd - Bearded irises
  • Craig House Cacti - Cacti & other succulent plants
  • David Austin Roses Ltd - Garden setting with English roses, climbers & ramblers
  • Derbyshire Bonsai - Bonsai
  • Dibleys Nurseries - Streptocarpus, begonias & tradescantia
  • Drointon Nurseries - Primula auricula displayed in different themes
  • Eagle Sweet Peas - Sweet peas arranged in baskets
  • Every Picture Tells A Story - Bromeliads in a natural setting
  • Federation of British Bonsai Societies - British-grown bonsai
  • Fibrex Nurseries Ltd - Pelargoniums
  • Grenada - Pure Grenada's Rainforest
  • Hampshire Carnivorous Plants - Sarracenia species & hybrides from the US & Canada
  • Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants - Hardy perennials
  • Harts Nursery - Lilies
  • Harveys Garden Plants - Rare shade & woodland plants
  • Hewitt-Cooper Carnivorous Plants - Temperate & tropical carnivorous plants & foliage
  • Hillier Nurseries - Trees, shrubs, climbers & herbaceous plants
  • HW Hyde & Son - Lilies
  • Jacques Amand International Ltd - Bulbs & woodland plants
  • Kelnan Plants - plants
  • Kelways Plants - Tree ferns
  • Kevock Garden Plants - Alpine, bog & woodland plants
  • Mendip Bonsai Studio - Bonsai trees
  • Morrice & Ann Innes - Potatoes
  • NAFAS - Revitalisation & regeneration
  • National Chrysanthemum Society - Blooms depicting icecream flavours
  • National Collection of Sir Cedric Morris Irises with Howard Nurseries - Irises of Cedric Morris & his associates
  • National Dahlia Collection - Surreal Pillars of Mexico
  • Norfield Nurseries Limited - Japanese maples
  • Orchid Society of Great Britain - Orchids
  • Pattaya City & Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden - The beauty of Thailand in a sea of cut flower orchids
  • Pennard Plants - Glory of the Garden
  • Peter Beales Roses - Old fashioned & contemporary roses
  • Pheasant Acre Plants - Gladiolus
  • Plantagogo.com - Heuchera, × Heucherella & Tiarella
  • Raymond Evison Clematis - Clematis cultivars
  • Roualeyn Fuchsias - Fuchsias
  • Sallis Chandler Landscape Designers &
  • Gardeners - Blooms of the British Isles
  • Southfield Nurseries - Cacti & succulents
  • Tale Valley Nursery - Shade tolerant perennials
  • Taylors Clematis - Clematis
  • The Botanic Nursery - Digitalis purpurea & early-flowering
  • species & associated plants
  • Trewidden Nursery - From Cape to Cape
  • Tynings Climbers - Hardy & tender climbers
  • Victorian Violas - Summer-flowering hardy perennial
  • Violas
  • W & S Lockyer - displayed
  • W.S. Warmenhoven - Alliums, Hippeastrum &
  • Nectaroscordum
  • Walkers Bulbs @ Taylors - Daffodils
  • Waterside Nursery - Aquatic plants
  • Westcountry Nurseries - Lupins

Silver-Gilt went to:

  • Barnsdale Gardens - Perennials, grasses & vegetables
  • Binny Plants - Cut flower peonies
  • Blackmore & Langdon Ltd - Begonias & delphiniums
  • Bowden Hostas - Hostas, ferns, tree ferns & bamboos
  • Chrysanthemums Direct - Cut flower bloom & spray
  • chrysanthemums
  • Cooks Garden Centre - Hydrangeas & associated plants
  • Culm View Nursery - Perennials
  • Daisy Roots - Drought tolerant planting
  • Dysons Nurseries - Salvias, especially New World species & hybrids
  • Hardy Plant Society - Kent Group - Hardy perennials
  • Harkness Roses - A range of roses to suit all gardens & gardeners
  • Harperley Hall Farm Nurseries - Bog, semi-shade & woodland plants
  • Hippopottering Nursery - Japanese maples
  • Hooksgreen Herbs - Herbs
  • Hoyland Plant Centre - Agapanthus & Tulbaghia
  • Interflora - Time for tea
  • J.S.Pennings 'De Bilt' - Hyacinths as cut & pot flowers
  • Kelways Plants - Irises and peonies
  • Mandy Plants - Mandevilla
  • McBean's Orchids - Orchids
  • Potash Nursery - Fuchsias
  • Primrose Bank - Hardy perennials
  • Rotherview Nursery - Handmade hyper-tufa troughs planted with alpines
  • Kirstenbosch - 40 Years of South Africa in Bloom
  • The Horticultural Society of Trinidad & Tobago - Tropical floral & plant material
  • Thorncroft Clematis - Spring & summer-flowering clematis
  • Todd's Botanics - Drought tolerant & structural planting
  • W Robinson & Son (Seeds & Plants) Ltd - Vegetables
  • Whetman Pinks - Fragrant pinks & dianthus for many situations
  • Wildegoose Nursery home of Bouts Violas - Hardy perennial violas
  • Wyndford Farm Plants Ltd - Violas & companion plants

Silver went to

  • Bluebell Cottage Gardens - Thalictrums & hardy perennials
  • Glen's Garden Gems - Scented oriental lilies
  • Just Airplants - Tillandsia
  • K Partington - A rock garden & beyond the garden fence
  • Ken Muir Ltd - Fruiting strawberries
  • Oak Tree Nursery - Ornamental grasses & grass-like plants
  • T3 Plants - Wall End Nursery - Abutilon
  • Taiwan Orchid Growers Association - Orchids
  • The Carnivorous Plant Society - Carnivorous plants
  • Letham Plants - Astrantia & Dicentra

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