Roses at the Shrewsbury Flower Show

Shrewsbury Flower Show facts

The 125th Shrewsbury Flower Show opens today and is to be recognised as the longest running flower show in the world.

Exhibits at last year's show

125th Shrewsbury Flower Show

The Shrewsbury Flower Show, which takes place for the 125th time this weekend, is the longest running flower show in the world.

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Shrewsbury flower show fit for a queen

A garden in celebration of the year of the Queens Diamond Jubilee Credit: ITV Central
A winning garden entitled 'Ruined Abbey'. Credit: ITV Central
From retro 1960s garden through to the ultra modern, the show caters to all gardeners tastes Credit: ITV Central

The Shrewsbury Flower Show celebrates 125 years today, making it the longest running flower show of its kind.

Starting back in 1836, as a Carnation and Goosebury Show, it's evolved over the years, now attracting 50,000 visitors to the event.

As these photographs reveal there is something to cater to the tastes of all gardeners. Credit: ITV Central
Scarecrows are keeping the vegetables company Credit: ITV Central
Flower power: A 1960's garden Credit: ITV Central
A colourful chrysanthmum Credit: ITV Central
Water features are a great addition to the gardens Credit: ITV Central
Unusual plants feature in the show like this collection featured here. Credit: ITV Central
A blaze of colour awaits visitors at this years show. Credit: ITV Central
After a summer of bad weather this colourful display are sure to raise visitors spirits Credit: ITV Central

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