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The British rose breeder David Austin has been breeding old-rose plants since 1961. These gorgeous and profusely petaled flowers had fallen out of fashion as cut flowers because of their short vase life, but in 2004, David Austin introduced eight varieties of old-fashioned roses that will last as cut flowers for a week to ten days. We take a look at the history of breeding these very romanitc flowers.
Casa Sugar has a great feature on the wedding flowers in Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part 1. (The one where the vampire finally gets married, natch.)
Often referred to as "garden roses," David Austin Roses are as lovely to look at as they are to smell. This slide show showcases some of David Austin's stunning varieties of old-fashioned roses that were specially developed as cut flowers. 
Our flower columnist, Marigold and Mint, shows us how to make flower crowns out of lily-of-the-valley and lillies. Perfect for Easter or a spring wedding!
This is the post where we shamelessly give in to our interest in the upcoming royal wedding. We take a look at the wedding bouquets of Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana, and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, and speculate about what Kate Middleton might carry when she walks down the aisle April 29. if you're interested in all things royal,  leave a comment about what flowers you think Kate might choose!
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