10 May '11, 8am

Cold Unseasonable Weather Affects Chelsea Flower Show

Cold Unseasonable Weather Affects Chelsea Flower Show

garden starts well in advance and designers depend on certain flowers and shrubs being in their peak at the time of show. However this season has been bright and sunny and now temperatures have dropped. Explained an RHS staff: "The really cold winter in December stimulated a lot of trees, shrubs and bulbs, and then the weather turned mild from January onwards started incredible growth, especially in wisteria, flowering cherries, rhododendrons, camellias, magnolias and fruit trees."

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garden starts well in advance and designers depend on certain flowers and shrubs being in their peak at the time of show. ...