Meghan Markle is staying true to her word and ensuring Princess Diana’s memory plays a big part of her wedding day to Prince Harry on 19 May.
Last week, Kensington Palace announced that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had chosen London-based florist Philippa Craddock to create the floral displays for their wedding at St George’s Chapel and St George’s Hall.
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However, little did we know the pair’s choice of flowers have a special significance relating to Prince Harry’s late mother.
According to reports, Markle will pay tribute to the ‘People’s Princess’ with her wedding bouquet which will be made up of white garden roses to symbolise the royal.
White garden roses will also feature in the church floral arrangement, and sit alongside peonies (Markle’s favourite flower) and foxgloves, according to the BBC.
White roses are widely associated with purity, virtue, innocence and sincerity – adjectives undoubtedly synonymous with Princess Diana.
Kensington Palace said the designs will reflect the wild and natural landscapes from which many of the plants will be drawn, including from the gardens of the Crown Estate and Windsor Great Park.
However, it’s also thought Meghan might also accessorise her wedding dress with Diana’s family tiara – the Spencer tiara – which hasn’t been worn in public since the mother-of-two’s death in 1997.
Diana wore the beautiful headpiece on her wedding day to Prince Charles in 1981, which is a family heirloom that was worn by all of Diana’s sisters on their wedding days.
The tiara – which was made by Garrard in the 1930s – has an elaborate design of stylised flowers decorated with diamonds in silver settings.
It is currently owned by Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer, but it is thought he might loan the tiara to Prince Harry and his wife-to-be for their big day.
Following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement announcement in November, the Suits star revealed in their first televised interview that she was adamant that Princess Diana’ s memory would play a big role in their wedding day in some way.
“It’s so important to me to know that she’s a part of this with us,” she said.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s Bazaar UK.