MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry’s son Archie has had a lemon chrysanthemum named after him at the Chelsea Flower Show in honour of his birth.
Chrysanthemum “Archie Harrison” will be unveiled at the famous show later this week. The flower was cultivated for several months before the royal’s arrival on May 6 and was produced by Chrysanthemum Direct, the UK’s oldest chrysanthemum breeder. Manager Martyn Flint said: “We have been keeping our cultivar closely under wraps since the Duchess of Sussex announced her pregnancy last October.
“We are delighted to mark this momentous occasion and share our congratulations with the new parents, their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, with our new Chrysanthemum ‘Archie Harrison’.
“We look forward to seeing Chrysanthemum ‘Archie Harrison’ grow and prosper alongside its namesake.”
Meghan Markle and her son Archie have had flowers named after them at the Chelsea Flower Show (Image: GETTY/TIM STEWART)
The chrysanthemum will be available to buy on the nursery’s online shop, at £2.80 per plant.
Archie’s mother Meghan also has a purple clematis flower named after her.
Clematis Meghan, which was grown by Norwich-based Thorncroft Clematis, is described as a “stunning and hardy” bloom.
The Chelsea Flower Show often showcases flowers named after members of the Royal Family.
A baby pink Princess Charlotte Chrysanthemum was named after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s daughter back in 2016.
The Georgie Boy daffodil was also on display in 2014, in honour of Prince George.
Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, unveiled her nature garden at the Chelsea Flower Show (Image: GETTY)
Kate looked chic in brown wide-leg trousers as she showed off her new nature garden (Image: GETTY)
Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, also helped design a garden for this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, which will run from Tuesday, May, 21 to Saturday, May 25.
Her garden features a tree house, waterfall, rustic den and a campfire as well as tree stumps, stepping stones and a hollow log for children to play on.
Kate is hoping the garden will inspire families “to get outside” and “enjoy nature”.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also shared photos of their own children enjoying the garden, including a barefoot George and Charlotte sitting with their legs over a stream and a smiling Louis running along a wooden path carrying a tree branch.
Source: EXPRESS CO UK