Lemon Chrysanthemum named ‘Archie Harrison’ after Baby Sussex at Chelsea Flower Show

A lemon chrysanthemum named to commemorate the birth of the son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is being unveiled at this week’s Chelsea Flower Show.

Chrysanthemum ‘Archie Harrison’ has been cultivated for several months in preparation for the new royal arrival. 

The beautiful bloom has been produced by Chrysanthemum Direct, Britain’s oldest chrysanthemum breeder. 

A lemon chrysanthemum named to commemorate the birth of the son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is being unveiled at this week's Chelsea Flower Show. Pictured: The first picture of Baby Archie, who is held by his father, Prince Harry, who smiles at his wide, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, during a photo call at Windsor Castle

A lemon chrysanthemum named to commemorate the birth of the son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is being unveiled at this week’s Chelsea Flower Show. Pictured: The first picture of Baby Archie, who is held by his father, Prince Harry, who smiles at his wide, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, during a photo call at Windsor Castle

The Chrysanthemum 'Archie Harrison' has been cultivated for several months in preparation for the new royal arrival. The beautiful bloom has been produced by Chrysanthemum Direct, Britain's oldest chrysanthemum breeder

The Chrysanthemum ‘Archie Harrison’ has been cultivated for several months in preparation for the new royal arrival. The beautiful bloom has been produced by Chrysanthemum Direct, Britain’s oldest chrysanthemum breeder

It comes as baby Archie’s aunt, the Duchess of Cambridge, has got her hands dirty as she joined a group of schoolchildren for a fireside chat and outdoor activities  at the famous show, where she has designed he own garden. 

New mother Meghan also has a flower, a pretty purple clematis, named after her.

Clematis ‘Meghan’, grown by Norwich-based Thorncroft Clematis, is said to be a ‘stunning and hardy’ bloom.

The new plants are the latest in a long line of flowers named after members of the Royal Family to be showcased at Chelsea.

Manager Martyn Flint (pictured) said of its latest creation: 'We have been keeping our cultivar closely under wraps since the Duchess of Sussex announced her pregnancy last October'

Manager Martyn Flint (pictured) said of its latest creation: ‘We have been keeping our cultivar closely under wraps since the Duchess of Sussex announced her pregnancy last October’

Meeting the grandparents! Baby Archie meets his great-grandparents, the Queen and Prince Philip, and his grandmother, Doria Ragland, at Windsor Castle

Meeting the grandparents! Baby Archie meets his great-grandparents, the Queen and Prince Philip, and his grandmother, Doria Ragland, at Windsor Castle

The new plants are the latest in a long line of flowers named after members of the Royal Family to be showcased at Chelsea. Pictured: The National Chrysanthemum Society garden during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

The new plants are the latest in a long line of flowers named after members of the Royal Family to be showcased at Chelsea. Pictured: The National Chrysanthemum Society garden during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

The Princess Charlotte Chrysanthemum, a baby pink bloom named after the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, was exhibited in 2016.

And in 2014, the Georgie Boy daffodil, named after the couple’s son Prince George, was revealed at the show by Walkers Bulbs. 

Knutsford-based Chrysanthemums Direct has grown more than 420 varieties of chrysanthemum over the past 60 years.

Manager Martyn Flint said of its latest creation: ‘We have been keeping our cultivar closely under wraps since the Duchess of Sussex announced her pregnancy last October.

Best foot forward! Prince Harry and Meghan posted this beautiful photo to their Sussex Royal Instagram account to mark US mother's day; the photo shows Archie Harrison's feet being held by the Duchess of Sussex's hand in front of a flourish of forget-me-nots, one of the late Princess Diana's favourite flowers

Best foot forward! Prince Harry and Meghan posted this beautiful photo to their Sussex Royal Instagram account to mark US mother’s day; the photo shows Archie Harrison’s feet being held by the Duchess of Sussex’s hand in front of a flourish of forget-me-nots, one of the late Princess Diana’s favourite flowers

Finishing touches are applied to the 'Childhood of memories' display from The National Chrysanthemum Society garden during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. A new Chrysanthemum will debut this year which is named after baby Archie

Finishing touches are applied to the ‘Childhood of memories’ display from The National Chrysanthemum Society garden during preparations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. A new Chrysanthemum will debut this year which is named after baby Archie 

‘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”. 

‘We look forward to seeing Chrysanthemum “Archie Harrison” grow and prosper alongside its namesake.’

The chrysanthemum is on sale from the nursery’s online shop, priced at £2.80 per plant.

Knutsford-based Chrysanthemums Direct has grown more than 420 varieties of chrysanthemum over the past 60 years, and have named their latest creation after the young royal (pictured)

Knutsford-based Chrysanthemums Direct has grown more than 420 varieties of chrysanthemum over the past 60 years, and have named their latest creation after the young royal (pictured)

The chrysanthemum 'Archie Harrison' is on sale from the nursery's online shop, priced at £2.80 per plant. Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with baby Archie

The chrysanthemum ‘Archie Harrison’ is on sale from the nursery’s online shop, priced at £2.80 per plant. Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with baby Archie

Camfed, a charity backed by Baby Archie’s parents the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, is set to display a garden, inspired by climate change designed to bring ‘rural Africa to central London’ at this year’s show, which opens to the public tomorrow.  

The organisation supports the education of girls, and Meghan met with the charity’s Africa director on International Women’s Day earlier this month.

However to try and stop Kate’s woodland space from being eclipsed by the vibrant African design, Camfed were reportedly asked not to use a picture of Harry surrounded by Zimbabwean girls to promote its garden, reports the Sunday Times.

Meghan and Harry backed charity Camfed's design, pictured, will highlight the importance of horticulture as a source of food and income in Zimbabwe

Meghan and Harry backed charity Camfed’s design, pictured, will highlight the importance of horticulture as a source of food and income in Zimbabwe

Kate's garden design for the Chelsea flower show, pictured, features a tree house and stream and is supposed to be a space where families and communities can connect with nature

Kate’s garden design for the Chelsea flower show, pictured, features a tree house and stream and is supposed to be a space where families and communities can connect with nature

Meanwhile, new aunt Kate hopes will inspire families ‘to get outside’ and ‘enjoy nature’, with her garden which features a tree house, waterfall, rustic den and a campfire as well as tree stumps, stepping stones and a hollow log for children to play on. 

Yesterday the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shared snaps of their own children enjoying a sneak peek of the space. 

A barefoot George and Charlotte dangling their legs over a stream, while an excited Louis ran along a wooden path carrying a branch as the Duke of Cambridge looked on smiling. 

A Camfed source claimed they have been asked by Kensington Palace not to use an image, pictured, of Harry with some of the girls it has helped when promoting the garden

A Camfed source claimed they have been asked by Kensington Palace not to use an image, pictured, of Harry with some of the girls it has helped when promoting the garden

Kate, 37, got her hands dirty as she joined a group of schoolchildren for a fireside chat and outdoor activities in the Back To Nature Garden, which will be officially unveiled this week. Pictured, with garden co-designer Andree Davies, centre

Kate, 37, got her hands dirty as she joined a group of schoolchildren for a fireside chat and outdoor activities in the Back To Nature Garden, which will be officially unveiled this week. Pictured, with garden co-designer Andree Davies, centre 

The new royal baby’s full name is Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

The proud parents revealed the boy’s name with an accompanying picture of him meeting his great-grandmother The Queen for the first time, alongside Prince Philip and Meghan’s mother Doria Ragland.

It came a few hours after the beaming couple showed off Archie to the world for the first time in Windsor Castle’s St George’s Hall, where they married a year ago.

The Duchess of Cambridge donned a £255 lace blouse from M.i.h for the outing to the Royal Chelsea Flower Show today

The Duchess of Cambridge arriving today

Today the Duchess of Cambridge was ready to get stuck in, donning a £255 broderie anglaise white blouse by trendy label M.i.h., brown high-waisted culottes and pair of white Superga trainers, pictured left and right 

Yesterday the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shared snaps of their own children enjoying a sneak peek of the space. Pictured, Prince Louis looks in wonder as his mother Kate shows him a stone in the family-friendly garden

Yesterday the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shared snaps of their own children enjoying a sneak peek of the space. Pictured, Prince Louis looks in wonder as his mother Kate shows him a stone in the family-friendly garden 

Archie means ‘genuine’, ‘bold’ and ‘brave’, and is of German origin. 

Harrison means ‘son of Harry’, so is likely to be a tribute to the duke.

It is English in origin and famous Harrisons include the Star Wars actor Harrison Ford.

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