RHS Chelsea Flower Show
News, views and background on this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
An HTA exhbit for next year's Chelsea flower show aims to "bring to life simple projects which can be used to engage children in gardening whilst fostering their social, emotional and educational development", the association has said.
Ahead of this week's announcement of RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 content, several themes are emerging for the 21-25 May event.
Ushio Sakazaki came upon a remote Asian species of Hydrangea in the wild, and crossed this with the well-known Hydrangea macrophylla.
A plant named to acknowledge the wonderful care that people receive at Les Bourgs Hospice in Guernsey.
The distinct yellow leaf in spring sets METAMORPHOSA apart.
A handsome plant as a subspecies with the added season of interest being the large, velvety, flame orange spring leaves that mature to strong golden-yellow early summer.
A red, gold and green striped plum tomato with exceptional taste and high levels of lycopene.
This was discovered as a mutation from Salvia 'Wendy's Wish' by Sarah Jane Knott of Southwater.
This unique scented viola has attractive frilled, pale primrose petals edged with violet and offers versatility for planting on the patio or in the garden.
A companion plant to 'Tangerine Dream' but more compact.
Zantedeschia 'Flirt' was bred in New Zealand by Andrew Wearmouth.
This new cultivar is a sport selection that was spotted in a crop of Phormium subsp. hookeri 'Cream Delight' in Tauranga, New Zealand back in 2011.
Representing a major colour breakthrough as the red, yellow and white areas on the petals give blooms an ever-changing appearance through the flowering period.
The first cutting raised annual sunflower to reliably bloom without stopping for 6 months.
The first bicolour cultivar in this series and the benchmark for the future.
This is a breakthrough as far as pink flowered clematis go.
The first orange Calendula that flowers all season.
Isotoma axillaris 'Fizz n'Pop Glowing Purple' is the largest flowered Isotoma with the deepest unfading purple flowers to date.
David Austin was asked by The Brontë Society to name this rose to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of the esteemed novelist, Emily Brontë.
Malus toringo 'Aros' was bred in Denmark by Karsten Jensen, a passionate and knowledgeable plantsman and nurseryman.
Eryngium 'Blue Waves' has big showy bracts in scale with stem height.
Hardy perennial, flowering spring to early summer.
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