Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year 2022 shortlist announced
Twenty new plants have been shortlisted for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year competition
The full shortlist for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year competition has been announced.
Twenty new plants, developed in the last year by breeders and nurseries, have been chosen for the list, and all the shortlisted plants will go on display at the Great Pavilion throughout the Chelsea Flower Show this year.
The winning entry is selected by a panel of over 100 plant experts. The Plant of the Year winner has now been selected for 2022, head to our full story.
The shortlisted entries this year include Rosa Elizabeth 'Ausmajesty' by David Austin Roses and Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Intense' by RHS Chelsea exhibitors Moore and Moore Plants.
Stonebarn Landscapes, which won last year's Plant of the Year, has three entries on the list this year including Brassica oleracea (Italica Group) ‘Purpleicious'.
The full shortlist is below.
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RHS Chelsea Plant of the Year 2022 shortlist:
Iris FRAN’S GOLD (‘Jf1) – Burncoose Nurseries
Rosa BRING ME SUNSHINE (‘Ausernie’) – David Austin Roses Ltd.
Rosa ELIZABETH (‘Ausmajesty’) – David Austin Roses Ltd.
Salvia PINK AMISTAD (‘Arggr17-011’) – Middleton Nurseries Ltd.
Salvia × sylvestris (‘A Little Bit’) – Middleton Nurseries Ltd.
Aeonium ‘Jubilee’ – Ottershaw Cacti
Alstroemeria ‘June Ferelyth’ (Little Miss Series) – Alstroemeria Select
Rosa LOYAL COMPANION (‘Beaqueen’) – Peter Beales Roses
Forsythia × intermedia ‘Discovery’ (syn. JOHN MITCHELL) – Sparsholt College
Geranium pratense ‘Storm Cloud’ – Sparsholt College
Dianthus (Allwoodii Group) ELECTRIC DREAMS (‘Wp22 Elecdr’) – London Fire Brigade
Armeria pseudarmeria ‘Dreamland’ (Dreameria Series) – Stonebarn Landscapes
Heuchera ‘Alfie’ (Fox Series) - Plantagogo
Buddleja davidii LITTLE RUBY ('Botex 006') (Butterfly Candy Series) – Stonebarn Landscapes
× Semponium 'Diamond' – Surreal Succulents
× Semponium 'Destiny' – Surreal Succulents
Geranium × cantabrigiense 'Intense' – Moore and Moore Plants
Rhododendron STARSTYLE PINK ('Azaare01') - Hare Spring Cottage Plants
Weigela MAGIC CARPET ('Tmwg18-06') (Prism Series) – Binny Plants
Brassica oleracea (Italica Group) ‘Purpleicious’ – Stonebarn Landscapes
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