Kate Middleton's wedding bouquet designed by Shane Connolly. Flowers represent: Lily-of-the-valley -– Return of happiness, Sweet William –- Gallantry, Hyacinth –- Constancy of love, Ivy — Fidelity; marriage; wedded love; friendship; affection Myrtle – the emblem of marriage; love. Kate left the bouquet on the grave of a WWI soldier after the reception, a tradition started by the Queen Mother in 1923.
by Lia Leendertz
Bride chooses seasonal flowers that could have been plucked from an English country garden and OK'd by Queen Victoria