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Hold Onto Your Hedge Trimmers Martha! Discovery+’s 'Clipped' Is the Cut-Throat, Topiary Competition Series We’ve All Been Waiting For

Move over Edward Scissorhands, a new authority in topiary is about to be crowned. Calling out to horticulturalists, gardening fans and landscaping aficionados everywhere, HGTV’s newest reality competition show, Clipped, shines light on the over-the-top, fabulously colorful world of topiary—and we’re not just talking about perfectly-sheared boxwood here.

Hosted by actor Michael Urie, Clipped gathers seven of America’s aspiring topiary artists to put their skills to the ultimate test. Over the course of six episodes, the contestants must impress the panel of judges by creating epic botanical masterpieces constructed of precisely-cut flowers, plants and shrubbery. “It's colorful, bold, playful, and it's alive. It's topiary—the art of transforming ordinary plants into extraordinary, living sculptures, shapes and characters," says Urie in a statement about the show.

Each week, the contestants are pushed beyond their limits in fierce design challenges, judged by the indisputable queen of craft, Martha Stewart, along with critically-acclaimed landscape experts, Chris Lambton and Fernando Wong. At stake is the $50,000 cash prize and a lifetime of bragging rights as the first ever Clipped champion.

Find out who will make the cut and who gets Clipped—streaming now on discovery+.