The Meaning of Catherine’s Bouquet

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In addition to the whole “language of flowers” theme for the royal wedding cake, the bouquet itself also has meaning. Catherine Middleton took great care when it came to choosing the petals in her bouquet by incorporating the following flowers due to their symbols: Sweet William for gallantry, Hyacinths for love, Ivy for fidelity and marriage, Lily of the Valley for happiness and, in royal tradition, myrtle, for marriage and love. Love this look? Here are a few other gorgeous green and white arrangements to consider for your own celebration: