Many of the garden’s features are symbolic of the Commission’s past, present and future. The garden uses plant species from sites in the CWGC global estate and elements and materials crafted by hand by the CWGC’s own artisans. Here are some of the key features:
Watch the video below to find out more about this special garden
Royal Hospital Road
Royal Hospital Chelsea
Tuesday - Friday (23 - 26 May)
8am - 8pm
Saturday (27 May)
8am - 5.30pm*
*sell-off begins at 4pm
Tell us about your visit to our garden at RHS Chelsea:
The CWGC Centenary Garden celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) and reflects its mission of commemoration in perpetuity by encouraging contemplation, remembrance and respect.
Vote now for the CWGC Centenary Garden to win the People’s Choice Award at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show! It’s a fantastic opportunity to raise awareness of this unique organisation and to celebrate its incredible work across the world.
The People’s Choice awards are voted for by the public – both those who visit the show in person, and those who enjoy seeing the garden photos on the RHS website.
Voting starts at 9am on Monday 22 May and closes at midday on Friday 26May.
The winner will be announced on the RHS website at 4-5pm on 26 May.