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RHS Hampton Court: Show Garden and Floral results

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The Colour Box show garden
The Colour Box show garden by Charlie Bloom. Picture; RHS/Sarah Cuttle

Did your favourite garden or exhibit win gold?

It’s results time at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show – here are the judges’ opinions of the Show, World, Conceptual Gardens and for the first time, Gardens for a Changing World exhibits.

Judged during Press Day yesterday (Monday, July 3), the world’s biggest flower show is open to RHS members today and tomorrow, then to everyone from Thursday.

There is still the People’s Choice to vote for – my vote is going to Charlie Bloom’s Garden Designs: Colour Box, a show garden made without corporate backing, with donations of plants, materials and time through the Twitter gardening community.

You have until noon on Friday, July 7 to vote – https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/rhs-hampton-court-palace-flower-show/rhs-peoples-choice-award

Show and World Gardens

Hampton Court
RHS employee Hattie Sherwood rows pots of flowers across the Long Water at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016. Picture; RHS/Luke MacGregor

Gold: Blind Veterans UK: It’s All About Community (Show Garden)
The Zoflora & Caudwell Children’s Wild Garden (Show Garden)
Viking Cruises World of Discovery Garden (Show Garden)

Silver-Gilt: Charlie Bloom’s Garden Designs: Colour Box (Show Garden)
Great Gardens Of The USA: The Charleston Garden (World Garden)
Great Gardens Of The USA: The Oregon Garden (World Garden)
On the Edge: The Centre for Mental Health Garden (Show Garden)
Southend Council: By the Sea (Show Garden)
Turismo de Galicia: The Pazo’s Secret Garden (World Garden)

Silver: Southend Council: Fun On Sea (Show Garden)

Bronze: Great Gardens Of The USA: The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel (World Garden)
Xardin Garden: Journey of Life (Show Garden)

Conceptual Gardens

Gold: Bill Wilder: Elements of Life
Silver-Gilt: Paneltech Systems Ltd: Kinetica
Silver: Cotswold Wildlife Park & Garden: Not for Sale

Gardens for a Changing World

Gold: Future Gardens. London: London Glades
St Modwen Properties PLC: Brownfield – Metamorphosis
Silver-Gilt: Landform Consultants: The Urban Rain Garden
Streetscape’s Holding Back the Flood
The Perennial Sanctuary Garden
Silver: Gardens for Good: The Power to Make a Difference


Floral awards

I’ve only listed the major awards and the gold medal winners in the Floral Awards – the range of exhibits is vast!

Best Exhibit in the Floral Marquee: Vacherot & Lecoufle
Best Cook and Grow Exhibit: Hooksgreen Herbs
Best Exhibit in the Floral Design Studio: Louise Roots for Leeds Castle
Best Plant Heritage Exhibit: Marshalls Malmaisons
Best Rose Exhibit: David Austin Roses Ltd
New Design Award: Fernatix
RHS Master Grower: Penberth Plants

Gold medal winners

Academy of Floristry: Contemporary feature with bugs and beasties
Avon Bulbs Ltd: Summer-flowering bulbs
Blackmore & Langdon Ltd: Begonias
Brighter Blooms: Zantedeschia
Brookfield Plants: A display of hostas
Burncoose Nurseries: Trees, shrubs, and perennials
Calamazag Nursery: Hardy scented Dianthus
Chrysanthemums Direct: Cut flower and spray chrysanthemums
Cook’s Garden Centre: A Wedding Breakfast
Craig House Cacti: Cacti and other succulents in a modern setting
Daisy Roots: Perennials and grasses
David Austin Roses Ltd: Formal rose garden
Derbyshire Bonsai: Bonsai trees and Japanese maples
Desert To Jungle: Exotics including tree ferns
Dibleys Nurseries: Begonias, Coleus, and other unusual houseplants
Dibleys Nurseries: Streptocarpus
Downderry Nursery: Lavender
Eagle Sweet Peas: Sweet peas in baskets
Every Picture Tells a Story Ltd: Bromeliads in a natural setting
Fernatix: Ferns
Fibrex Nurseries Ltd: Pelargoniums
Hampshire Carnivorous Plants: Carnivorous plants from around the world
Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants: Herbaceous perennials
Harts Nursery: Lilies
Harveys Garden Plants: Interesting plants suitable for sun and shade
Heucheraholics: Heuchera and × Heucherella
Hippopottering Nursery: Maple woodland
Hoyland Plant Centre: Agapanthus, Nerine, and Tulbaghia in a seaside setting
Jacques Amand International Ltd: Bulbous plants and flowers, including Eremurus
Kelnan Plants: Mature Restios and other South African flora
Larchfield Trees: Japanese maples and Japanese umbrella pines
Louise Roots for Leeds Castle: A wildlife haven
Mandy Plants: Mandevillas – a tropical plant from Brazil
Marshalls Malmaison: Heritage carnations
Mendip Bonsai Studio: Display of mature bonsai
Mickfield Hostas: An educational display of Hosta
National Dahlia Collection: Dahlias from the National Collection
North of England Bonsai: Bonsai trees
Ottershaw Cacti: Rare and unusual cacti and succulents
Palms Exotics Ltd: Palm trees, agaves, Dasylirion and yucca
Pheasant Acre Plants: Gladioli and Dahlia
Plantagogo: Heuchera, × Heucherella, and Tiarella
Rotherview Nursery: Handmade hypertufa troughs with crevice planting
Roualeyn Fuchsias: Display of fuchsias
Southfield Nurseries: Cacti and succulents
Tale Valley Nursery: Sun and shade
The Botanic Nursery: Thyme for Hollyhocks
Tynings Climbers: Hardy and tender climbers displayed in sections
Vacherot & Lecoufle: Harmonie Français d’Orchidée – French Orchid Harmony
W.S. Warmenhoven: Allium, Hippeastrum, and Ornithogalum

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Mandy Watson is a freelance journalist and an incurable plantaholic. MandyCanUDigIt grew from the tiny seed of a Twitter account into the rainforest of information you see before you. Gardening columnist for the Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette and Hartlepool Mail and editor of the Teesdale Mercury Magazine. Attracted by anything rebellious, exotic and nerdy, even after all these years. Passionate about northern England and gardens everywhere. Falls over a lot.

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