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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018: In pictures

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.

Sally Potterton Image copyright REX/Shutterstock
Image caption Sally Potterton performs in the Wedgwood Garden, a modern interpretation of 18th Century tea gardens
A dancer performs in the David Harber and Savills Garden at the 2018 Chelsea Flower Show Image copyright AFP
Image caption A dancer performs in the David Harber and Savills Garden, a reflection on humans' interaction with the environment over time
Three models wearing bridal designs by Alan Hannah hold bouquets of peonies in the Great Pavilion during the press day for this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show Image copyright PA
Image caption Models wearing bridal designs by Alan Hannah hold bouquets of peonies in the Great Pavilion
World champion free-diver Tanya Streeter poses at The Pearlfisher Garden, wearing a dress designed by BA Fashion and Textiles students from the University of Brighton. Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption World 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
Lion dancers in Wuhan Water Garden Image copyright REX/Shutterstock
Image caption The 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
The Myeloma UK Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show Image copyright REX/Shutterstock
Image caption The sculpture in the Myeloma UK Garden appears to be blowing seeds and plants on to the soil below
Small figurines adorn a replica of the deck of the Empire Windrush, part of the Windrush Garden on display in the Great Pavillion Image copyright PA
Image caption The Windrush Garden marks the 70th anniversary of the voyage of HMT Empire Windrush from the Caribbean to Tilbury in Essex
The Morgan Stanley Garden for the NSPCC Image copyright PA
Image caption The Morgan Stanley Garden for the NSPCC aims to reflect the emotional transformation of children that the charity works with
Queen looks at a display of Peter Beales roses. Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption The Queen, returning to public duties following Saturday's royal wedding, looks at a display of Peter Beales roses
Phillip Schofield visits the Welcome to Yorkshire garden on Main Avenue, during the press day for this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show Image copyright PA
Image caption Phillip Schofield visits the Welcome to Yorkshire garden on Main Avenue
Syrian 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 Image copyright AFP
Image caption Syrian 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
The Urban Flow garden Image copyright PA
Image caption The Urban Flow Garden aims to show homeowners how they can accommodate bold design features and colourful, abundant planting in a small urban garden
The Silent Pool Gin Garden Image copyright PA
Image caption The 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
Mary Berry Image copyright EPA
Image caption Mary Berry was one of many celebrity attendees
The Seedlip Garden Image copyright PA
Image caption The Seedlip Garden celebrates the pea through colours, patterns and multi-sensory elements
The Skin Deep Garden Image copyright PA
Image caption The Skin Deep Garden features a sculpture consisting of almost 200 concrete blocks, representing human faces and skin conditions
A visitor sits beneath a display of flowers at the floral market at the 2018 Chelsea Flower Show in London on May 21, 2018 Image copyright AFP
Image caption A visitor sits beneath a display of flowers at the floral market

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