All dates of registration prior to 1990 are given to the year only (e.g. 3. Unfortunately, it’s now been confirmed that the competition isn’t going ahead in 2020. Lewisia longipetala ‘Little Snowberry’ We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. 14. Her breath-taking design was lightweight and visually intricate, and reflected the natural flow of a kite in the summer sky. 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. We are the official introducer of Amber, and the winning plant was displayed by us on our display at Chelsea 2016 16. 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. See the extensive work of the RHS Trials Department and read about the RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM). 222879/SC038262. Suttons Dwarf Mulberry Bush, Charlotte Russe ‘Matsunaga’ has won the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year competition. Leontopodium nivale subsp.alpinum BLOSSOM OF SNOW ('Berghman') 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. 2. 'Soft Caress' is a compact, evergreen shrub, so it is ideal for larger pots, where it will provide year-round interest.      One of the highlights of the Chelsea Flower Show is the Plant of the Year competition and this year sees a … 020 3176 5800 Dwarf Mulberry Charlotte Russe is RHS Plant of the Year! The Chelsea Plant of The Year competition highlights the very best new plants of the year. 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. 6. 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). We were awarded with the most prestigious award at Chelsea Flowershow 2016 RHS Plant Of The Year 2016 - With Clematis Amber('Wit141205'). 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!. 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. 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. If you are interested in overwintering plants in conservatories see practical advice and tips from the RHS Gardening Advice team. Mulberry 'Charlotte Russe' ('Matsunaga') was the result of many years of work by 89-year-old breeder Hajime Matsunaga. The full shortlist for the 2017 competition. 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). 17. Orchids were my first botanical love and I was the youngest member of The Orchid Society in Zimbabwe when I joined aged 11. 1/1/65). 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! Betula pendula FASTIGIATA JOES ('Jolep 1') Shop now > Get the Chelsea look. Zantedeschia ‘Dubai Nights’ 8. 7. 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. times, RHS Registered Charity no. RHS Garden Hyde Hall Spring and Orchid Show, Free entry to RHS members at selected Pelargonium 'Rushmoor Amazon' (Rushmoor River Series) The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 Plant of the Year is the exciting new, dwarf, Mulberry 'Charlotte Russe'. Brighter Blooms' Zantedeschia Dubai Nights. 10. Lilium ‘Yin’ A dwarf mulberry that was years in the making was awarded the coveted title of 2017 Chelsea Plant of the Year.      5. RHS Chelsea Plant of the Decade Award. 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. 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. the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9. 9. 13. 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