RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018: In pictures

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Flora, fashion and famous faces - the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has returned.

The annual flower show welcomed special guests to an advance viewing, before opening more widely from 22 until 26 May.

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image captionSally Potterton performs in the Wedgwood Garden, a modern interpretation of 18th Century tea gardens
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image captionA dancer performs in the David Harber and Savills Garden, a reflection on humans' interaction with the environment over time
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image captionModels wearing bridal designs by Alan Hannah hold bouquets of peonies in the Great Pavilion
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image captionWorld champion free-diver Tanya Streeter poses at The Pearlfisher Garden, wearing a dress designed by students from the University of Brighton. The walls of the garden comprise 1,000 recycled water bottles, representing the amount of plastic entering the ocean every five seconds
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image captionThe Wuhan Water Garden is inspired by the city's management of the Yangtze River, using man-made canals and lakes that ebb and flow according to the level of water in the river
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image captionThe sculpture in the Myeloma UK Garden appears to be blowing seeds and plants on to the soil below
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image captionThe Windrush Garden marks the 70th anniversary of the voyage of HMT Empire Windrush from the Caribbean to Tilbury in Essex
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image captionThe Morgan Stanley Garden for the NSPCC aims to reflect the emotional transformation of children that the charity works with
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image captionThe Queen, returning to public duties following Saturday's royal wedding, looks at a display of Peter Beales roses
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image captionPhillip Schofield visits the Welcome to Yorkshire garden on Main Avenue
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image captionSyrian musician Maya Youssef arrives with her kanun to play in the Lemon Tree Trust Garden, designed by Tom Massey. The design was inspired by the resilience and determination of refugees living in Domiz camp in Northern Iraq
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image captionThe Urban Flow Garden aims to show homeowners how they can accommodate bold design features and colourful, abundant planting in a small urban garden
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image captionThe Silent Pool Gin Garden is intended for a professional couple who live in the city and require a space to escape and unwind from their busy lives
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image captionMary Berry was one of many celebrity attendees
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image captionThe Seedlip Garden celebrates the pea through colours, patterns and multi-sensory elements
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image captionThe Skin Deep Garden features a sculpture consisting of almost 200 concrete blocks, representing human faces and skin conditions
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image captionA visitor sits beneath a display of flowers at the floral market

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