12:28 PM, 19 May 2014
It is surely the most dramatic thing to have happened to horticulture since the invention of the lawn mower: yes, indeed, Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has graced the Chelsea Flower Show with his presence.
Breathless gardening fans at the event were eager to catch a glimpse of the star as he arrived this morning wearing a pink shirt, light grey jacket and sunglasses - in the company his mother the actress Wanda Ventham.
Cumberbatch and his Mum - who plays Sherlock's mother in the hit BBC series - were there to review the floral displays for BBC2's coverage.
The actor, who has said that he relaxes by "roof terrace" gardening, is due to appear in a section of BBC2's coverage of the show called Mum and Me in which he will converse with his mother about the various displays.
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