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On her head rested a wreath of orange blossoms and myrtle.
Every royal wedding bouquet contains at least one sprig of myrtle, a tradition which dates back to 1840, when Queen Victoria married Prince Albert.
This new world myrtle is the only one of the group that does not have a history entwined with the Dutch East India Company.
But the sprig of myrtle doesn’t just come from any old bush in Great Britain.
To symbolize their love and unity, every royal bride carries a bridal bouquet containing one sprig of a particular flower: myrtle.
Now there is a new group of crape myrtles, known as the ‘Magic’ series, that has colorful foliage, creating the perfect backdrop for their showy flowers. ‘
True to the period of the house, this one encloses a parterre garden accented by crape myrtle, camellia, sago palm, and banana.
Losinj is home to around 200 medicinal plants, like myrtle, laurel, and oregano.
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