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RHS Chelsea: 15 fascinating facts you definitely didn't know

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the most prestigious show in the world. As the highlight of the horticultural calendar, RHS Chelsea is the place to see cutting-edge garden design, breathtaking floral displays and new, genius garden gadgetry, with some 168,000 visitors attend the show each year.

Hortus Loci's show plant manager, Jamie Butterworth, once described Chelsea as 'the World Cup of gardening', explaining: 'I love the pressure, the adrenaline. You work for as long as you can, as hard as you can, then you go to the pub afterwards. It's the World Cup of gardening.'

The Chelsea Flower Show has been held on the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London every year since 1913, apart from gaps during the two World Wars. But what else is there to know?