With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding just days away, we asked editors, planners and stylists to share their predictions for flowers and decor on the day. So, just what could Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding look like?

Britain's top editors, wedding planners & stylists share their predictions for Harry and Meghan's royal wedding reception and flowers - check them out!
Charlotte Clemie Photography / Set The Scene Events

Grand banquets, elegant country style and peonies top the royal wedding predictions of Sally Coffey, Editor of BRITAIN magazine.

“Following a carriage procession through the streets of Windsor, Harry and Meghan will join their wedding guests at a reception in the 180ft-long St George’s Hall, which is often used for state banquets. Later that evening, The Prince of Wales will host a more intimate reception for the couple and their close friends and family.
It has not been revealed where this second reception will be held but it’s rumoured to be in the elegant country-style confines of Frogmore House in the grounds of Windsor – Harry’s great grandparents, the future King George VI and Queen Elizabeth even spent part of their honeymoon here.
But what about the flowers? Kensington Palace hasn’t revealed details of what flowers will feature in the big day and they probably won’t – they will want to keep some surprises back, but Meghan is known to like roses and peonies so they are likely to feature in her bouquet at least.
It’s also almost a certainty that the bride’s bouquet will include at least one sprig of myrtle to adhere to a royal tradition going back to the wedding of Queen Victoria’s oldest daughter, Princess Victoria. The royal myrtle plant was given to Victoria by her husband Albert’s grandmother and it has featured in royal weddings ever since.”

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Wedding Ideas’ Editor-in-Chief Rachel Southwood predicts it will be all about the flowers…

“I think that Meghan will go out in a single colour for her wedding, perhaps even white. Huge blooms of tightly packed roses in tall vases and hanging balls of white flowers. I feel sure her bouquet will also be white, or at least a single colour. This is often how American wedding flowers are done, and I think she will go all out on the floral display front. Arches, trees and more, more, more!”
Britain's top editors, wedding planners & stylists share their predictions for Harry and Meghan's royal wedding reception and flowers - check them out!
Charlotte Clemie Photography / Set The Scene Events

Venue Stylist Leanne Megson, from Set The Scene Events, pictures a blossoming spring theme:

“Blossom trees are the symbolic flower of spring, so I think they would be perfect for the May royal wedding. Our trailing blossom trees feature cascading branches that create a magical feel, especially when dressed with hanging glass baubles. Candlelight offers the perfect accompaniment to enhance the romantic mood.”

Britain's top editors, wedding planners & stylists share their predictions for Harry and Meghan's royal wedding reception and flowers - check them out!
Kate Nielen Photography / Kristina Murphy, Sweetpea & Blossom / Acclaimed London Florist, Larry Walshe

Kristina Murphy, Luxury Wedding Event Planner at Sweetpea & Blossom, imagines a wild and botanical style:

“Royal wedding decor predictions have left us slightly torn. Meghan’s wild, carefree, Californian background and Prince Harry’s love of Africa and the outdoors made us think of one word – botanicals.

Following current trends and embracing a wildly romantic scheme of mixed foliages, this heavenly look is abundant and conjures a masculine silhouette. It boasts theatrical flair while being rich in detail and full of softness. A botanical theme makes any space the perfect setting in which to say “I do!”.

On the other hand, Meghan’s favourite flowers are said to be peonies, which would lead us to a clean, chic, modern, white wedding. Blousey peonies create softness and romance.

Royal perfumer, Penhaligon’s white Neroli candle (otherwise known as Lady Grey) would be the perfect scent to mingle with an abundance of blooms. The great British tradition of tea drinking would be bought into the proceedings in candle form, breaking away from the norm. Lady Grey tea is pretty, pale golden brown with distinctive citrus notes and highly scented orange blossom.

Hand-tied ribbon roses on place settings will create a regal yet romantic look, and the prettiest of bouquets. Meghan has always referenced her favourite wedding dress as being that of Carolyn Besettee-Kennedy, who wore a Narciso Rodriguez-designed, simple bias-cut silk dress that again would lend itself to an elegant, contemporary wedding with a nod to tradition.”

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