It never fails to succeed expectations, and this year, the UK’s Chelsea Flower Show did nothing other than wow visitors and esteemed guests with it’s incredible flowers, installations, outfits, and of course, it’s noteworthy appearances. We’ve put together a list of all the highlight photos from the 2022 Chelsea Flower Show, from important royals to celebrities to giddy pensioners and everything in between.
Possibly one of the most iconic images taken from the 2022 Chelsea Flower Show in London, England, this image captures just how popular and highly-anticipated the annual event really is, with hundreds of guests eager to get a taste of the extravagant floral displays on offer. After being cancelled in 2020 and postponed in 2021 due to the global pandemic, 2022 certainly returned with a bang!
Would it really be a flower show without flower girls? These two lovely ladies looked fitting as they posed for photos dressed head to toe in stunning ‘royal’ themed flower gowns at press day. That’s some real flower power right here.
These two cheeky fellas, Brian (left) and Mike, looked positively handsome as they appeared to engage in some light banter in front of a stunning daffodil display from Taylor Bulbs, Lincolnshire. The Chelsea pensioners were decked out in full uniform as they were pictured sharing a laugh together.
In a touching tribute to Her Majesty, The Queen for her Platinum Jubilee year, this stunning floral installation display inspired by the Monarch was nothing short of magnificent. The Queen, in flowers, how beautiful?
The lovely Sophie, Countess of Wessex quietly took a moment to smell the roses as she bent down elegantly and sniffed in a bunch of stunning white roses on the ‘Harkness Roses’ stand. The Countess look gorgeous as she donned a light pink blazer ensemble and wore her hair back in an elegant low bun, a look quite fit for a garden party.
English ballroom dancer, Shirley Annette Ballas, shared a sweet hug with a wheelchair-bound pensioner as the pair smiled widely for the camera, appearing to be in adorably high spirits. Ballas looked the picture of grace as she donned a floor length floral gown, paired with a tailored cream blazer and over the shoulder clutch.
Her Majesty arrived at the Chelsea Garden Show giddy with excitement as she was driven in via a luxury buggy, decked out in a most stunning bright pink blazer ensemble, embellished with gold buttons. The Monarch paired her bright-coloured outfit with large white pearl earrings and matching pearl necklaces. Her Majesty appeared in the highest of spirits as she smiled brightly and greeted eager onlookers.
Princess Beatrice and husband, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi shared a sweet moment as they smiled at each-other lovingly whilst taking a quick sit down amongst the gardens. The couple coordinated their outfits, both donning light blue accents as they presented a strong example of a united partnership. Princess Beatrice looked particularly gorgeous in a light blue ankle-length floral dress featuring slightly puffed out sleeves.
These two extravagant cacti stallholders looked the picture of cacti devotion as they posed for cameras in their matching cacti-themed vests and coordinating hard-brimmed hats. What can we say, other than these two are certainly devoted to their art!
Actress Dame Joanna Lumley showed off her undeniably age-defying looks as she posed stylishly for cameras in a bright pink scrunched blouse and bold tailored blue blazer as she clutched a patterned black and white scarf. The actress accessorised with a light blue handbag, large rounded gold earrings and… what appears to be a Charles Farris purchase of some kind!
This outstanding Jubilee-themed installation wowed onlookers with its aesthetically structural display and touching tribute to Her Majesty. Comprising of 70 hand thrown terracotta pots, of course themed off the Monarch’s 70 year anniversary on the throne, was designed by florist, Simon Lycett.
A lovely looking Judi Dench posed for a selfie with smiling fans as she attended the Chelsea Flower Show looking the picture of laid-back beauty and graceful aging. Dench looked stylishly effortless in an all-white ensemble underneath a denim blazer before participating in an oak tree demonstration.