Florist of the Year photo galleries

Entrants to the 2017 RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year competition were tasked to create a floral kite which was hung from a blue backdrop in the show's Great Pavillion. Scroll down and click through the galleries below to see close-ups of each competitor's design.

Victoria Clemson, soon to start at Neil Strain Floral Couture, London - Gold Medal



Emma Keeler, Sonning Flowers, Reading - Gold Medal


Tina Parkes, Academy of Floral Art, Devon - Gold Medal


August Stamulyte, Beckenham Flower Studio, Beckenham, Kent - Silver Gilt Medal


Charlotte Cooke, Hilary's Floral Design, Abergavenny - Silver Gilt Medal


Jillian Page, Something Special Flowers, Blairgowrie - Silver Medal


Rebecca Smyth, Myerscough College, Preston, Lancashire - Silver Medal


Sherrie Phelps, Lily Jones Flowers, Birmingham - Silver Medal


Amanda Windsor, Windsor Flower Studio, Exminster - Bronze Medal


Ciara Quigley,  The Flower Boutique, Dunlaoghaire, Dublin - Bronze Medal


Ekaterina Polykova, Heart & Soul Flowers, London - Bronze Medal


Heather Rodgers, Barkers The Florist, Timperley - Bronze Medal


Helena Pike, Daisy Chain, Kingswinford - Bronze Medal


Linda Sorenson, City of Bath College, Bath - Bronze Medal


Tracy Rowbottom, Tracy Rowbottom Design, Bristol - Bronze Medal


Samantha Evans, Jemini, Oxford - Bronze Medal