We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. 15. Rosa JAMES L. AUSTIN ('Auspike') Lilium ‘Yin’ the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9. The annual selection of the RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year is an eagerly anticipated and much discussed moment in the horticultural calendar, not least because it must be so agonisingly difficult to choose the best from such diverse candidates. 9. A dwarf mulberry has been named the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year. 8. Mon – Fri | 9am – 5pm, Join the RHS today and support our charity, Fruity little number scoops the top plant award at Chelsea. times, RHS Registered Charity no. A floriferous Hibiscus with eye-catching orange flowers, this hibiscus exhibited by Thompson & Morgan adds an exotic feel to a windowsill or patio. Amongst other things, the judges felt it was worthy because of its ability to produce fruits on both new and old wood - and that means that it's possible to be harvesting these tasty treats over a several months (often from May to September). The full shortlist for the 2017 competition. 222879/SC038262. The RHS Photographer of the Year 2012 award has just been announced and if you have even the slightest interest in the great outdoors you should definitely take a look. The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. Mandy Watson - 18th May 2017.      19. 020 3176 5800 We are the official introducer of Amber, and the winning plant was displayed by us on our display at Chelsea 2016 In this issue of The Plantsman we look at Petrocosmea in cultivation, phosphorus toxicity and Australian plants, the RHS trial of Stipa and allied grasses, overwintering conservatory plants in a dried state, an unusual Himalayan Vaccinium, the origins of edible brassicas, Chelsea Plant of the Year, exotic Beschorneria for gardens, and a biography of Joan Loraine.   The climbing rose – which grows up to 2 metres tall, was bred by Chris Warner a […]   Salvia ‘Crystal Blue’ Mulberry 'Charlotte Russe' was introduced into the UK by Suttons in spring 2017, and the first batch of 2,500 plants sold out in only a week. Voting for the RHS Chelsea Plant of the Decade is open until Friday, May 22 and the winner will be announced on Saturday, May 23. 2. Top new flowers, fruit, and veg of the year. Brighter Blooms' Zantedeschia Dubai Nights. From a large and varied entry of plants, made by Great Pavilion exhibitors, committee members selected 20 finalists to be considered for the title of 2017 Chelsea Plant of the Year.    We were awarded with the most prestigious award at Chelsea Flowershow 2016 RHS Plant Of The Year 2016 - With Clematis Amber('Wit141205'). Join the RHS today and support our charitable work, Keep track of your plants with reminders & care tips – all to help you grow successfully, For the latest on RHS Shows in 2020 and 2021, read more, RHS members get free access to RHS Gardens, Free entry to RHS members at selected times », Reduced prices on RHS Garden courses and workshops, Our Garden Centres and online shops are packed with unique and thoughtful gifts and decorations to make your Christmas sparkle, General enquiries Rosa PAPWORTH'S PRIDE ('Beamelon') Her breath-taking design was lightweight and visually intricate, and reflected the natural flow of a kite in the summer sky. 11. Strawberry JUST ADD CREAM ('Tmstr14pnk') In 2017 and 2019 we were delighted to introduce, through our partner exhibitors, the winning plants in the RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year competition. The winner of the RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year 2017 competition went to Victoria Clemson, and my goodness she deserved it. 'Soft Caress' is a compact, evergreen shrub, so it is ideal for larger pots, where it will provide year-round interest. This beats last year’s tally of five plants, two of which went on to be placed first and third places in this hugely prestigious horticultural competition.   All dates of registration prior to 1990 are given to the year only (e.g. The plants showcased by growers and nurseries in the main pavilion are a fascination for a plantsman like me - the Orchid Society’s stand had a particularly fascinating array of jewel like orchids this year.      RHS Chelsea Plant of the Decade Award. Malus × purpurea 'Crimson Cascade' RHS Garden Hyde Hall Spring and Orchid Show, Free entry to RHS members at selected Orchids were my first botanical love and I was the youngest member of The Orchid Society in Zimbabwe when I joined aged 11. Be the first to find out the latest in gardening news, and enjoy free garden trips across the UK. (pictured above) With a large a varied entry of plants for the 2017 accolade there was stiff competition this year. Join the RHS today and support our charitable work, Keep track of your plants with reminders & care tips – all to help you grow successfully, For the latest on RHS Shows in 2020 and 2021, read more, RHS members get free access to RHS Gardens, Free entry to RHS members at selected times », Reduced prices on RHS Garden courses and workshops, Our Garden Centres and online shops are packed with unique and thoughtful gifts and decorations to make your Christmas sparkle, General enquiries RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year 2017. 10. 5. T he Chelsea Plant Of The Year competition was launched in 2010 to highlight the very best new plants of the year. We only enter the RHS Chelsea competition if we have a truly sensational plant; to date we’ve entered twice and been fortunate enough to win on both occasions – in 2017 and 2019! It's such a remarkable thing that it was awarded RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year in 2017. Clematis ‘Taiga’ Exhibited by the Horticultural Trades Association and found on exhibits in the Great Pavilion and on the Chris Evans Taste Garden, this compact dwarf mulberry tree is the perfect size for small gardens and patios. Betula pendula FASTIGIATA JOES ('Jolep 1') The RHS Young Designer of the Year final will take place at the show, and the three finalists have now been selected, Anca Panait, Jake Curley and Ula Maria Bujauskait. If you have a further inquiry about the names of orchid hybrids and/or their parents, it should be made to the International Orchid Registrar, at the following address: 83 Victoria Road, Selston, Nottinghamshire, NG16 6AR, UK. Over the weekend, provided they look good enough, around 35 shiny new plants will be delivered to a closed room at the showground by nervous nurserymen and growers. The Chelsea Plant of the Year was launched in 2010 to promote the continuing work of breeders and nurseries in producing improved and exciting new plants and welcomes entries from exhibitors in the Great Pavilion. This new dwarf Mulberry was chosen as the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year 2017. If you are interested in overwintering plants in conservatories see practical advice and tips from the RHS Gardening Advice team. 222879/SC038262. Zantedeschia ‘Dubai Nights’ Pelargonium 'Rushmoor Amazon' (Rushmoor River Series) Shop now > Get the Chelsea look. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. Mon – Fri | 9am – 5pm, Join the RHS today and support our charity. 1/1/65). Morus rotundiloba CHARLOTTE RUSSE ('Matsunaga') The pastel blue colour of the flowers blends well with other plants and it grows to a height of 45cm and spreads to 60cm. 7. This year the RHS celebrates a decade of the RHS Chelsea “Plant of the Year” competition. In this issue of The Plantsman we look at Petrocosmea in cultivation, phosphorus toxicity and Australian plants, the RHS trial of Stipa and allied grasses, overwintering conservatory plants in a dried state, an unusual Himalayan Vaccinium, the origins of edible brassicas, Chelsea Plant of the Year, exotic Beschorneria for gardens, and a biography of Joan Loraine. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis HibisQs® Petit™ Orange had its first public outing at IPM Essen, Germany in January of this year where it won the ‘IPM Innovation Award 2017’ in the Flowering Pot Plant category. For top 2012 photographic award the prize of £1000 has gone to Josie Elias for her entry into the ‘Gardens through the Season’ category. On the Sunday before the RHS Chelsea Flower Show opens, a shortlist of the top twenty plants are selected from all those entered into the competition by the Royal Horticultural Society’s panel of experts, which includes the RHS Plant Committee Chairs, and the RHS Garden Curators. Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Cupcakes Blush’ (Cupcakes Series) RHS Chelsea Plant of The Year 2017 – The Selection Process.   17. Salvia ‘Crystal Blue’     RHS School Gardening Champion of the Year 2017 Winner About David The Good Shepherd Centre is a Secure Unit for vulnerable young people offering them positive life experiences and a strong education. 16. … See the extensive work of the RHS Trials Department and read about the RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM). This strikingly attractive dahlia represents a major colour breakthrough. The rose produces classic pointed ‘button-hole’ buds and has a strong scent. Chilli pepper ‘Dragon’s Breath’      This salvia, with its light sky-blue flowers, was a chance seedling found in a field of salvias in Michigan, This hardy perennial could be seen in the Great Pavilion on the Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants stand. 14. Discover the inspiration behind the world-famous show gardens at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 and shop the must-have plants used to create the innovative designs.      Dwarf Mulberry Charlotte Russe is RHS Plant of the Year! The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity.   Morus ‘Waisei-kirishima-shikinari’ also known as Mulberry ‘Charlotte Russe’, pictured in the RHS Kitchen Garden, at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2017. Leontopodium nivale subsp.alpinum BLOSSOM OF SNOW ('Berghman') The ten past Plant of the Year winners battled it out for the prestigious title in a people's choice vote, and one came out on top. Here’s my guide to some of the most exciting and innovative new plants that will be vying for the coveted title of Plant of the Year’ at next week’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show!. The last on the list of the shortlisted plants for RHS Chelsea Flower Show’s Plant of the Year is the amazing Dahlia Lubega Tricolour. Compact dwarf mulberry tree Morus rotundiloba CHARLOTTE RUSSE ('Matsunaga'), has been awarded the coveted title of RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year 2017 at this year’s show (23-27 May). Unfortunately, it’s now been confirmed that the competition isn’t going ahead in 2020. Winner of "Plant of the Year" at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013, this is the first mahonia of its kind to have spine-free leaves, which means that they can be planted near to paths or doorways where you may brush past them. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis HIBISQS PETIT ORANGE ('Petit Orange') (HibisQs Petit Series). 18. The Chelsea Plant of The Year competition highlights the very best new plants of the year. 020 3176 5800 13. 4. RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year, Thompson & Morgan. One of the highlights of the Chelsea Flower Show is the Plant of the Year competition and this year sees a … . The self-pollinating plant reaches only 1.5m and produces berries from June to September on plants that are only one year old - most mulberry plants take around eight years to mature. May 1, 2020. Digitalis ‘Lemoncello’ 12. An orange climbing rose called ‘Scent from Heaven’ has won the highly coveted Rose of the Year Award for 2017 at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show.   6. By. Mulberry 'Charlotte Russe' ('Matsunaga') was the result of many years of work by 89-year-old breeder Hajime Matsunaga. Each year, RHS Chelsea celebrates the Plant of the Year, but for 2020, and in celebration of its 10th anniversary, Virtual Chelsea hosted a People’s Choice vote for the Chelsea Plant of the Decade. Red, yellow, orange and white areas on the petals give the blooms an ever-changing appearance through the flowering period. Suttons Dwarf Mulberry Bush, Charlotte Russe ‘Matsunaga’ has won the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year competition.      A dwarf mulberry that was years in the making was awarded the coveted title of 2017 Chelsea Plant of the Year.   times, RHS Registered Charity no. RHS School Gardening Team of the Year 2017 Winner About Hammersmith Academy Despite being an inner-city school lacking in green space, the students at Hammersmith Academy have worked incredibly hard to develop a productive and beautiful haven for fellow students to unwind in. A dwarf mulberry that was years in the making was awarded the coveted title of 2017 Chelsea Plant of the Year. Lewisia longipetala ‘Little Snowberry’ The flowers contrast nicely with the shiny, dark foliage on this indoor plant, which can also be grown outside in a warm, sunny position where it will flower from May until the first frost. 20. RHS Garden Hyde Hall Spring and Orchid Show, Free entry to RHS members at selected The shortlist of 20 plants will now be considered by a panel of Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) judges and the top three winning plants … The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 Plant of the Year is the exciting new, dwarf, Mulberry 'Charlotte Russe'. Sweet pepper ‘Popti’ Mulberry 'Charlotte Russe' ('Matsunaga') was the result of many years of work by 89-year-old breeder Hajime Matsunaga.        Hibiscus rosa-sinensis HIBISQS PETIT ORANGE ('Petit Orange') (HibisQs Petit Series) Zantedeschia ‘Eyeliner’, Join A further batch of 7,500 plants (of which half are already pre-sold) are available for mail order dispatch in autumn 2017. 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