A Chelsea Flower Show display will go on show in Guernsey after the event in the UK was cancelled due to coronavirus.

Raymond Evison will create a seashores themed display with the 1,500 plants which have been grown locally to show to the people of Guernsey.

The display will open to the public tomorrow and Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

The exhibition is free but organisers are inviting people to make a donation to two charities; The Queens Nurses and The Guernsey Botanical Trust.

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Flowering clematis plants which were grown for the Chelsea show will be on display.

The scene will show blue and white clematis creating the sea and five boats coming ashore, full of different coloured flowering clematis.

The design will be similar to what would have been seen at this year's Chelsea Flower Show, and similar the last year's Gold Medal winning Chelsea Flower Show exhibit.

Lady Corder will officially open the exhibit this afternoon (Friday 29 May).

Clematis plants which would have been used in the Chelsea Flower Show display will be on sale, with the money going to the two nominated charities.

People can view the exhibition at The Guernsey Clematis Nursery site, Vale.

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