It's been a few months since Birmingham won its fifth gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show, http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/fifth-chelsea-flower-show-gold-11378878, but Birmingham is still blooming lovely.
The city council won a fifth gold award with a garden inspired buy Birmingham miniature needle artist Willard Wigan. The garden has been rebuilt in Cannon Hill Park for all to enjoy where it compliments the beautiful flower beds already there and the floral displays across the city centre.
The photos below show the winning design in Cannon Hill Park.
Darren Share, the council's head of parks, can be very proud of another prize winning and beautiful display of Birmingham's flowers. For a city previously derided for being concrete you would do well to make sure your prepared against hayfever with the beautiful displays. As well as the beautiful displays there are beautiful planters alongside the middleway and Queensway. A rainbow flower tower was even produced by the Cofton Nursery, that produces the beautiful displays, in time for Birmingham's Gay Pride.
The pride flower tower in Southside.
Birmingham scooped Gold in October 2015 for last years beautiful displays, winning the Large City category in the RHS UK Finals Awards, http://birminghamnewsroom.com/birmingham-scoops-gold-at-britain-in-bloom/, and with the displays even more fabulous this year another gold might be in sight.
The following photos show some of the beautiful floral displays around the city with interesting Retail Birmingham designs adding fun to the planting in the city centre.