Begonias at the Chelsea Flower Show
Anemone 'Wild Swan' wins Chelsea Plant of the Year

Chelsea Plant of the Year finalists

Plant of the Year,Anemone,Chelsea Flower Show. Image ©Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants
The finalists for this year’s Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year have just been announced. This is the award for the best new plant not seen at a show before. It’s awarded on a vote of all the members of Royal Horticultural Society plant committees at the show. Here's the list. The winner will be announced tomorrow, read about it here on Transatlantic Gardener.

Anemone 'Wild Swan' (above, click to enlarge) - Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants
Begonia Apricot Fragrant Falls - Class Gardens
Brachyscome 'Magenta Delight' - Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Heucherella 'Brass Lantern' -
Heucherella 'Solar Power' -
Hydrangea macrophylla Avantgarde ('Hedi') - Class Gardens
Lewisia 'Little Mango' - D'Arcy & Everest
Lilium 'Firebolt' - HW Hyde
Lilium 'Julie Fowlis' - HW Hyde
Lilium 'Lankon' - HW Hyde
Lobelia erinus Waterfall Blue Ice (Waterfall Series) - Class Gardens
Nepenthes 'Princess' - Borneo Exotics
Petunia Black Velvet ('Balpevac') - Class Gardens
Rhododendron 'Rabatz' - Millais Nurseries
Sarracenia 'Johnny Marr' - Hampshire Carnivorous Plants
Saxifraga 'Anneka Hope' - Kevock Garden Plants
Streptocarpus 'Sioned' - Dibley's Nurseries
Uncinia rubra 'Belinda's Find' - John Woods Nurseries
Verbascum 'Blue Lagoon' - The British Plant Nursery Guide
Phalaenopsis Ming - Hsing Eagle - Taiwan Orchid Association