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Prince Harry, rust and perfume star in Chelsea Flower Show

A display at the Chelsea Flower Show 2014.
A display at the Chelsea Flower Show 2014. Image by Karen Roe / CC BY 2.0

This year’s Chelsea Flower Show begins on Tuesday in London. The flower show, arguably the world’s most famous, receives 157,000 visitors every year, and features often experimental gardens from around the world. 2015 sees a garden raising money for Lesotho that’s partly produced by Prince Harry, a display focussing on the scents and flowers of the French perfume town of Grasse and the Dark Matter Garden, a rust-heavy exhibit that aims to inspire interest in astrophysics. Various members of Britain’s royal family and Miss Sweden have attended previews, which runs 19–23 May. Read more: dailymail.co.uk