Add a touch of Chelsea to your outside space with this selection of classic perennials inspired by the show. This selection of 6 perennial varieties (3 of each) will bring colour and height to your borders and containers, not only this year but next year as well.
Varieties include Coreopsis Sunkiss, Rudbeckia Goldsturm, Geum Mrs Bradshaw, Lupin Russell Hybrid, Verbena Bonariensis and Heuchera Palace Purple.
Whether you’re going to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show or you just want to embrace the look this summer, this collection makes it easy to celebrate the event all season. You’ll enjoy some of our best-loved perennials long after the show closes, and we love the blend of colours these varieties create.
What makes them Chelsea favourites?
The varieties in this collection are familiar sights in the gardens of Chelsea, making them key to creating a look inspired by the show. But what makes them so popular in those show gardens?
Heuchera Palace Purple
Heuchera Palace Purple is great for providing lots of ground cover and filling spaces, adding the finishing touch to your displays. Flowers June-August. Height 50-60cm (20-24"); spread 50-60cm (20-24").
Lupin Russell Hybrid
Lupins are synonymous with Chelsea. Their height adds structure and movement to any garden, making them a striking addition to borders. Flowers mid April-mid July. Height 80-90cm (32-36").
Geum Mrs Bradshaw
There's been a theme of hot colours at Chelsea in recent years, and the Geum Mrs Bradshaw is perfect for brightening a garden with those fiery hues. Flowers June-August. Height 60cm (24"); spread 60cm (24").
A fabulous showstopper used for creating movement, and right on trend, no garden is complete without a Verbena Bonariensis. Flowers June-November. Will flower up to first frosts! Height 100cm (40"). Back of border variety.
This compact, yet vibrant flower grows in clumps, making it a lovely addition to your summer garden that ensures a full display. Flowers June-August. Height 30-40cm (12-16"); spread 30-40cm (12-16").
What's a Chelsea garden without a touch of drama? Rudbeckia Goldsturm is one of those varieties that never fails to turn heads, so it'll provide a real focal point in your display. Flowers August-October. Height 69cm (28"). Middle of border variety.