Shortlist chosen for plant of the centenary at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Judges Brent Elliott, Peter Seabrook, Rachel de Thame, Carol Klein, Bob Sweet and Colin Crosbie have chosen the RHS Chelsea Flower Show plant of the centenary shortlist. The winner will be decided by a public vote and announced at the show (21-25 May):

1913-22 Saxifraga 'Tumbling Waters' Bred by Bertram Symons-Jeune.

1923-32 Pieris formosa var. forrestii Introduced by Victorian plant hunter George Forrest. Exhibited by Bees' Seeds.

1933-42 Lupinus Russell hybrids Bred by George Russell. Displayed by Baker's of Codsall.

1943-52 Rhododendron yakushimanum Collected by Takenoshin Nakai. Exhibited by RHS Garden Wisley.

1953-62 Rosa Iceberg ('Korbin') Bred by Reimer Kordes. Exhibited by Wheatcroft Bros.

1963-72 Cornus 'Eddie's White Wonder' Bred by Henry M Eddie. Exhibited by Crown Commissioners.

1973-82 Erysimum 'Bowles's Mauve' Breeder unknown. Exhibited by RBG, Kew.

1983-92 Heuchera villosa 'Palace Purple' Raised by Brian Halliwell. Exhibited by Blooms of Bressingham.

1993-2002 Geranium Rozanne ('Gerwat') Bred by Donald Waterer. Exhibited by Blooms of Bressingham.

2003-12 Streptocarpus 'Harlequin Blue' Raised by Lynne Dibley.

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