Gardens Illustrated
Semponium 'Destiny': RHS Plant of the Year Shortlist
Alliance Trust logo

RHS Plant of the Year 2022 announced

Published: May 23, 2022 at 5:51 pm

This year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the year has been announced ahead of the Show opening its doors to the public

The Royal Horticultural Society has announced the winner of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year.

Advertisement

Out of 20 shortlisted plants, the winning plant is × Semponium 'Destiny' from Surreal Succulents, with second place going to Armeria pseudarmeria ‘Dreamland’ (Dreameria Series) from Stonebarn Landscapes and third place to Salvia Pink Amistad (‘Arggr17-011’) from Middleton Nurseries Ltd.

RHS / Luke MacGregor

The competition is run each year to celebrate the work of breeders and nurseries in developing and growing new plants. The winners were selected by a panel of over 100 plant experts.

You can see the winning plants and all the finalists in the Great Pavilion at RHS Chelsea Flower Show from 24 to 28 May.

Armeria Dreameria DreamLand Stonebarn Landscapes: RHS Plant of the year shortlist
Armeria Dreameria DreamLand Stonebarn Landscapes: RHS Plant of the year shortlist

The shortlists plants are:

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.

Salvia × sylvestris (‘A Little Bit’) – Middleton Nurseries Ltd, shortlisted for the RHS plant of the year award 2022
Salvia × sylvestris (‘A Little Bit’) – Middleton Nurseries Ltd, shortlisted for the RHS plant of the year award 2022

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

Rhododendron 'Starstyle Pink' shortlisted for RHS Plant of the Year competition
Rhododendron 'Starstyle Pink' shortlisted for RHS Plant of the Year competition

Weigela MAGIC CARPET ('Tmwg18-06') (Prism Series) – Binny Plants

Advertisement

Brassica oleracea (Italica Group) ‘Purpleicious’ – Stonebarn Landscapes

Authors

Daisy Bowie-Sell is digital editor of Gardens Illustrated. She has previously worked as a journalist for publications including the Daily Telegraph, WhatsOnStage and Time Out London

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sponsored content