Little Archie Harrison might not even be one month old yet, but it looks like he’s already getting the most attention out of anyone else in the royal family. In fact, there are new reports that say Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s baby boy has just gotten a ‘gender-neutral’ yellow flower named after him.
According to People Magazine, a yellow chrysanthemum has been called the "Archie Harrison" in honor of the small tot, who was born during the early hours of May 6th. The flower in question was unveiled at the Royal Horticulture Society’s Malvern Spring Festival. It’s also on display at the Chelsea Garden Show in London, England.
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Sources say that the flower was actually chosen ahead of the baby’s arrival. The yellow color was chosen to keep it gender neutral, as both Prince Harry and Meghan Markle chose to keep the sex of their child a surprise until after its birth. Further reports have also indicated that Baby Archie has a gender-neutral color scheme in his nursery at the Sussex’s home in Frogmore Cottage.
Martyn Flint, Manager of Chrysanthemums Directtells People explained that he and his team have been keeping their cultivar closely under wraps since Markle announced her pregnancy last October.
“We are delighted to mark this momentous occasion and share our congratulations with the new parents their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Sussex with our new Chrysanthemum ‘Archie Harrison,’" said Flint. "We look forward to seeing Chrysanthemum ‘Archie Harrison’ grow and prosper alongside its namesake.”
For those wanting to get their own little Archie Harrison flower to bring home, the vibrant plan is available for purchase at Chrysanthemums Direct’s online shop.
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Today The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are delighted to share their first public moment as a family. They are so incredibly grateful for the warm wishes and support they’ve received from everyone around the world, since welcoming their son two days ago. Photo cred: Chris Allerton ©️SussexRoyal
So far, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle haven’t made any comments about the flower. In the meantime, it appears as though the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are spending quality time with little Archie at home. While Prince Harry has been keeping busy with his necessary royal engagements and public appearances, Markle isn’t expected to go back to work until much later this summer. However, some reports indicate that the Duchess of Sussex will be on hand for this year’s Trooping the Colour, which will take place on Saturday, June 8th. Markle’s sister-in-law Kate Middleton attended the festivities last year, even though she just gave birth to her son Prince Louis at that time. Now, whether or not Archie Harrison will attend the event with his parents remains to be seen. We'll just have to wait and see.