How To Decorate For The King Charles III Coronation With Flowers

We know what you’re thinking. You’re wondering how to decorate for the King Charles III coronation with flowers! The big day is fast approaching, and you want to get into a celebratory mood.

It’s no secret that flower arrangements are the best way to decorate and get into the spirit of things. With our help, you’ll know exactly what to do and what flowers to use. So, feel free to read our guide to learn more about King Charles III coronation flowers.

What flowers will be used at the coronation?

The exact flowers haven’t been revealed yet, but we can speculate as to which blooms might make an appearance.

  • Delphiniums - These are very bright blue flowers that almost merge into purple in some lights. Definitely “out there” by coronation standards, but King Charles did once state that they are his favourite flowers. So, it stands to reason that we may well see them if he has his way.
  • Alchemilla Mollis - A strange name, but this beautiful plant could feature strongly in King Charles III’s coronation flowers. Why? Because his wife Camilla absolutely adores them. Is this because the plant sounds similar to her name? Who knows, but she loves the bright greenness they provide, so don’t be surprised if they do turn up. 
  • Lily of the Valley - A beautiful white flower that blooms wonderfully during this time of year. Aside from being gorgeous, these flowers were loved by Queen Elizabeth II. We firmly believe that some homage to the late Queen will be included in the flower arrangements during the Coronation.
  • The Queen’s Coronation bouquet - There is a strong possibility that we see an identical bouquet to the one at Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation. Alongside the lily of the valley, we saw orchids from England and Wales, with carnations from Northern Ireland and stephanotis from Scotland. It was done to represent the British Isles - and was replicated when Kate and William got married many decades later. Could we see a third appearance? It certainly isn’t beyond the realms of possibility. 

How to decorate for King Charles III coronation with flowers

You’ve seen some of the flowers and plants that might make an appearance this year. Now, it’s time to decorate with them.

Creating lovely flower arrangements of bouquets is a brilliant way to symbolize this special event and celebrate the era of a new British monarch. You could hunt for any of the flowers listed above and make your own unique arrangement.

Or, feel free to look through our collections and pick out similar-looking flowers. White flowers are always a safe bet as there’s a high chance the coronation bouquet will feature them. Likewise, opt for an arrangement including flowers from all corners of Britain - it’s highly likely we’ll see British representation in the coronation flowers this year.

Create your own bespoke coronation flowers today

If you want to create your own bespoke coronation flowers for the occasion, take a look at all of our preserved flower arrangements today. They’ll give you stunning flowers that last all year long!

To learn more, don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.

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