Featured plants in Kew's show garden at Chelsea
Find out more about the plants appearing in Kew's show garden in this year's Chelsea Flower Show.
Species for the garden were selected by designer Marcus Barnett for both their beauty and utility. Uses include medicinal e.g. angelica (Angelica archangelica), food and drink e.g. elder (Sambucus nigra), and industrial e.g rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis).
In addition to true species featured in the garden, also selected are cultivars and hybrids of these useful plants – these include variants of the common foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) and Iris species. Learn more about the plants and their featured relations by clicking on the plant profiles below.
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