City vies for 'best flowers' title

Birmingham will represent the UK in the Entente Florale competition, which judges cities across Europe for their horticultural and environmental work.

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Birmingham in bloom for international competition

Spitfire in bloom Credit: ITV News Central

Birmingham represents the country in a European competition to find the best environmental city.

Judges have been in the city to see what horticultural and environmental qualities it has to offer.

Flower sculpture on New Street

These are just some of the sights the judges of the Entente Florale contest have seen today in Birmingham, which faces competition from cities across the continent.

The winner will be announced on September 27.

Flowers on Victoria Square Credit: ITV News Central

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