Chelsea flower show: eight great ideas to steal

From gravel and big foliage to the unstoppable rise of houseplants, via stone tables, celebrity cacti, containers full of succulents…

1 If you take home one slice of Chelsea, make it this: spurges, AKA euphorbias, are the unsung heroes of the sunny border – unfussy to the point of thriving on neglect, coping with droughts and providing long-lasting acid-green flowers that are the perfect foil for more ephemeral spring delights such as tulips and irises. I was particularly drawn to the compact evergreen cultivar Euphorbia ‘Black Pearl’ in Chris Beardshaw’s Morgan Stanley garden, although I also spotted architectural caper spurge (E. lathyris, often maligned as a weed), bright-yellow-flowered Wallich spurge (E. wallichii) and lime-yellow cushion spurge (E. epithymoides) all over the showground.

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