With their disarming beauty, it's going to be hard not to fall in love with flowers. Like you, famous celebrities have got their favorite blooms they never get tired of receiving or giving away as gorgeous gifts.
Here's a list of the favorite flowers of some of the world's most popular personalities:
LILY OF THE VALLEY
Small, delicate, and regal. Lily of the valley is said to be the favorite bloom of one of old Hollywood’s most famous actresses, Audrey Hepburn. As a matter of fact, she has photos marrying actor Mel Ferrer clutching a bunch of it.
These days, lily of the valley has become a staple for traditional bridal bouquets. But did you know, that it was the royals who started the trend?
In 1956, Grace Kelly wed the Prince of Monaco wearing a modest wedding dress and clutching a simple but sophisticated cluster of lily of the valley set on a white prayer book. When she married Prince Charles, Diana, Princess of Wales, also showcased a waterfall or cascade style bouquet filled with three kilos of lily of the valley, ivy, freesia, stephanotis, gardenia, and freesia.
Keeping the royal tradition alive, Kate Middleton, now officially known as Duchess Catherine of Cambridge, walked down the aisle carrying a charming bouquet made almost entirely from lily of the valley, which experts say could have been plucked from an English country garden, back in 2011 when she and Prince William tied the knot.
The Michelle Obama Orchid
Credit: The New York Times
Orchids are exquisite and an absolute standout. It is no surprise that A-list celebrities and women who can be best described by the words above prefer exotic orchids among other flower kinds. These include Angelina Jolie, Marilyn Monroe, and former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama.
Interestingly, Michelle even has a Singapore-grown orchid species named after her and ex-POTUS Barack Obama. In 2016, the power couple was presented with the Dendrobium Barack and Michelle Obama by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
"To mark the 50th anniversary of our relations, Singapore has named an orchid hybrid in honor of President and Mrs. Obama," PM Lee declared.
"This is a hybrid of breeds native to Singapore and Hawaii, where the President was born, most of us believe," he added.
A hater of hydrangeas, Madonna is said to be infatuated with white roses. There are even reports that fresh flower arrangements filled with white roses are a must at the iconic singer’s dressing room for every concert performance.
Michael Jackson has a penchant for the bright and beautiful sunflowers. Sadly, this was only revealed to the world after his tragic death in 2009 when his former wife, Lisa Marie Presley, requested fans to bring sunflowers at the King of Pop’s grave in Forest Lawn.
With nothing but their Instagram feeds as evidence, sources say that singer Katy Perry and reality star Khloe Kardashian have hydrangeas on their list. Katy swoons at the sight of purple and white hydrangeas while the blonde Kardashian bombshell, Khloe, loves them in a variety of colors and mixed with peonies and roses.