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The art of flowers

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is pictured through a gap in a floral exhibit by the New Covent Garden Flower Market, which features an image of the Queen, during a visit to the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show in central London. REUTERS/Adrian Dennis/Pool

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is pictured through a gap in a floral exhibit by the New Covent Garden Flower Market, which features an image of the Queen, during a visit to the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show in central London. REUTERS/Adrian Dennis/Pool

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is pictured through a gap in a floral exhibit by the New Covent Garden Flower Market, which features an image of the Queen, during a visit to the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show in central London. REUTERS/Adrian Dennis/Pool
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The stigma of a Meconopsis 'Slieve Donard'. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

The stigma of a Meconopsis 'Slieve Donard'. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

The stigma of a Meconopsis 'Slieve Donard'. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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A visitor photographs Chelsea Pensioners performing in front of a display of thousands of crochet and embroidered poppies. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A visitor photographs Chelsea Pensioners performing in front of a display of thousands of crochet and embroidered poppies. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A visitor photographs Chelsea Pensioners performing in front of a display of thousands of crochet and embroidered poppies. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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A model poses in a floral dress at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A model poses in a floral dress at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A model poses in a floral dress at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A visitor eats ice cream. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A visitor eats ice cream. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A visitor eats ice cream. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Water spouts from a floral sculpture. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Water spouts from a floral sculpture. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Water spouts from a floral sculpture. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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A visitor look at the Senri Sentei - Garage Garden. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A visitor look at the Senri Sentei - Garage Garden. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

A visitor look at the Senri Sentei - Garage Garden. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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British actress Rosamund Pike poses with a watering can in a rose display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

British actress Rosamund Pike poses with a watering can in a rose display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

British actress Rosamund Pike poses with a watering can in a rose display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A fly sits on a Begonia at a garden display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A fly sits on a Begonia at a garden display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A fly sits on a Begonia at a garden display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A man holds a Parodia Herteri cactus plant as he adjusts a display during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Neil Hall

A man holds a Parodia Herteri cactus plant as he adjusts a display during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Neil Hall

A man holds a Parodia Herteri cactus plant as he adjusts a display during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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A lily is seen on display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A lily is seen on display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A lily is seen on display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A woman works on a display during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Neil Hall

A woman works on a display during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Neil Hall

A woman works on a display during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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Visitors walk amongst displays at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Visitors walk amongst displays at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Visitors walk amongst displays at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A woman adjusts display of chrysanthemums during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Neil Hall

A woman adjusts display of chrysanthemums during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Neil Hall

A woman adjusts display of chrysanthemums during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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British landscape designer Juliet Sargeant stands in her 'Modern Slavery Garden' on display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

British landscape designer Juliet Sargeant stands in her 'Modern Slavery Garden' on display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

British landscape designer Juliet Sargeant stands in her 'Modern Slavery Garden' on display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A visitor wears a floral design hat at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A visitor wears a floral design hat at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A visitor wears a floral design hat at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Daffodils are seen at a garden display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Daffodils are seen at a garden display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Daffodils are seen at a garden display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A gymnast poses on top of stones at a garden display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A gymnast poses on top of stones at a garden display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A gymnast poses on top of stones at a garden display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Streptocarpus are seen at a garden display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Streptocarpus are seen at a garden display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Streptocarpus are seen at a garden display at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Exhibitors wearing victorian costumes pose as they view floral designed headwear at Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Exhibitors wearing victorian costumes pose as they view floral designed headwear at Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Exhibitors wearing victorian costumes pose as they view floral designed headwear at Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A woman photographs daffodils at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman photographs daffodils at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman photographs daffodils at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Visitors are reflected in mirrors on a ceiling with roses hanging from it at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Visitors are reflected in mirrors on a ceiling with roses hanging from it at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Visitors are reflected in mirrors on a ceiling with roses hanging from it at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Visitors view displays at Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Visitors view displays at Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Visitors view displays at Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A peacock bird design made of flowers is seen at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A peacock bird design made of flowers is seen at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A peacock bird design made of flowers is seen at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Chelsea Pensioners walk amongst a display of thousands of crocheted and embroidered poppies at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Chelsea Pensioners walk amongst a display of thousands of crocheted and embroidered poppies at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Chelsea Pensioners walk amongst a display of thousands of crocheted and embroidered poppies at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Roses are seen at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Roses are seen at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Roses are seen at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Water drops off a floral design garden sculpture at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Water drops off a floral design garden sculpture at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Water drops off a floral design garden sculpture at the Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A woman adjusts a display of hippeastrum flowers, suspended from a ceiling, during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower. REUTERS/Neil Hall

A woman adjusts a display of hippeastrum flowers, suspended from a ceiling, during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower. REUTERS/Neil Hall

A woman adjusts a display of hippeastrum flowers, suspended from a ceiling, during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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A man arranges a display of delphiniums during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Neil Hall

A man arranges a display of delphiniums during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Neil Hall

A man arranges a display of delphiniums during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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