Queen Elizabeth II’s casket bouquet features flowers from her wedding

King Charles III made sure the flowers sitting atop Queen Elizabeth II’s casket held special meaning.

The royal family tweeted early Monday the new monarch requested the wreath contain symbolic blooms that included florals from her wedding bouquet from her nuptials to Prince Philip.

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“At The King’s request, the wreath contains foliage of Rosemary, English Oak and Myrtle (cut from a plant grown from Myrtle in The Queen’s wedding bouquet) and flowers, in shades of gold, pink and deep burgundy, with touches of white, cut from the gardens of Royal Residences,” read the tweet.

Queen Elizabeth II’s casket flowers featured blooms from her wedding to Prince Philip.

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