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Which Bouquet, Kate?

Apr 29, 2011

…that’s the question curious floral designers have been contemplating all week. I’ve been up since 4am waiting to see it and…it’s petite!

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…breathtaking bride…


…our first glimpse of the bouquet…


…sophisticated and tailored…and much more manageable than Diana’s dress and bouquet 30 years ago…

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…the trees lining the aisle are the only floral element large enough for me to really see in the TV coverage of Westminster Abbey…

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…Diana would be so proud of her boys…the mom in me is tending to notice the absence of Diana seeing her boy get married more than the flowers…

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…leaving Westminster Abbey…

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…the newlyweds…

What did you think of The Bouquet? What about the flowers in general? The word that comes to mind for me is…understated…for a Royal Wedding, that is…

I did spot some viburnum, orchids and, what appeared to be, bleeding heart in the green and white altar arrangements. What did you spot?




  1. rhododendrons in the big arrangements too. I loved the trees.

    I thought her bouquet was lovely just not scaled right. Should have been a tad larger.

    Am I the only one CRINGING with the thought of hand wiring and working with LOTV?

  2. Jenny N says:

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  3. Joan says:

    All the flowers were English-grown flowers including lilac, euphorbia and azaleas. The trees were 6 maples and 2 hornbeams. Her bouquet included lily of the valley and sweet william. Sounds as if she is very much into The Language of Flowers as her wedding cake was decorated with a number of different flowers representing different things.


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