Since the event’s inception 108 years ago, the prestigious event will take place in September for the first time, instead of May.
Alan noted that the change in season would make a dramatic difference in the plants and greenery that would be showcased.
“It will make a huge difference to what you’ll see at Chelsea flower show because, of course, we’re in a completely different season we’re almost two seasons away from where we were,” explained Alan.
“It was traditionally the third week in May and has been for over a century, when it’s shifted from late summer to very early autumn, you get a whole different plant palette.”
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