Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum 'Kilimanjaro Sunrise':

UK: RHS Chelsea Flower Show names 2015 Plant of the Year Winners

RHS plant committee members selected the 20 plants that were considered for the title of 2015 Chelsea Plant of the Year. The range of plants covers edibles, seasonal bedding and shrubs and all are being exhibited to the public for the first time.

All 20 finalists are on show in the Great Pavillion.

1st place

Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum Kilimanjaro Sunrise (‘Jww5’). Shrub with an appleblossom pink flush, and young flowers becoming pure white with age. Relatively compact and slow growing. Exhibited by Burncoose Nurseries

2nd place

Streptocarpus ‘Polka-Dot Purple’. Houseplant with striking white and purple flowers produced for up to 10 months of the year. Exhibited by Dibleys Nurseries.

3rd Place

Salvia ‘Love and Wishes’. Graceful, arching plant producing rich purple flowers with burgundy calyces from May to October. Exhibited by Dysons Nurseries.

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