See the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea transformed with stunning horticultural displays for the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024.
Enjoy the floral equivalent to London Fashion Week, at this famous event which attracts more than 150,000 visitors each year, including members of the Royal Family.
What is the RHS Chelsea Flower Show?
Every year, world-renowned garden designers, plant specialists, florists and nurseries come together in one of London's most charming and affluent neighbourhoods to show off cutting-edge garden designs and inspirational floral exhibits.
Stroll through show-stopping gardens designed by famous designers, learn about rare flowers and plants, or revel in creative floral artworks throughout the week.
You can also spot emerging gardening trends as you browse the horticultural products on sale, from gardening gadgets to sculptures and plants.
What is the Chelsea Flower Show 2024 theme?
The theme for 2024 is yet to be announced.
The theme for the 2023 Chelsea Flower Show was the restorative power of gardens and gardening, showcasing how gardens contribute positively to an individual's health and wellbeing, as well as being a key way of helping our environment.
What are the highlights of Chelsea Flower Show 2024?
The programme of events for Chelsea Flower Show 2023 includes some of the following exciting exhibits:
- Chelsea Gold medal winner Tom Massey designed the Royal Entomological Society Garden that was inspired by rich biodiversity found in areas of wasteland that are very beneficial to insect life.
- Charlotte Harris and Hugo Bugg created Horatio's Garden, a space accessible to wheelchair users that are recovering from spinal injury that provides an area to relax away from clinical settings.
- Highlighting the importance of rewilding, Korean designer Jihae Hwang's A Letter from a Million Years Past promoted balanced ecosystems and helped to prevent plants native to her home country from becoming extinct.
- The Fauna and Flora Garden designed by Jilayne Rickards mapped the journey of an ecotourist on a gorilla trek including many medicinal plants, banana trees and a tourist kiosk selling local crafts.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024 tickets
RHS Chelsea Flower Show tickets usually sell out quickly and must be purchased in advance, so booking early is advised.
The cost for tickets for Chelsea Flower Show varies depending on whether you're booking a half day ticket (entry from 3pm onwards) or a full day ticket (entry 8am-8pm).
Tickets for 2024 will be released in the autumn of 2023 where the pricing of tickets will be confirmed.
Chelsea in Bloom: see the alternative Chelsea flower show
If you haven’t secured a ticket to the main RHS Chelsea Flower Show, you can soak up all the floral atmosphere around the streets of Chelsea with Chelsea in Bloom displays and activities, which support the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Or, head to the Chelsea Physic Garden where you can join one of its fantastic workshops.
Each year, dozens of shops, restaurants and hotels create themed floral displays to celebrate the show.
This creative display normally spreads along Sloane Street and continues through Sloane Square, famous King’s Road, pretty DukeofYork Square and Pavilion Road. The incredible designs can be seen at your leisure or on guided tours, and shops and restaurants usually put on in-store promotions and flower-inspired menus.