Hailing from Australia, this Southern Living Plant Collection Queen Mum Agapanthus not only sports large white flower heads with violet blue accents, it also stands tall against competing flowers vertically, too.
"Portrait of Queen Charlotte" - Thomas Gainsborough (1781), Royal Collection, Buckingham Palace * Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (19 May 1744 – 17 November 1818) was the wife of King George III. She was a patroness of the arts, known to Bach, Mozart, and others. Also an amateur botanist who helped expand Kew Gardens. George III and Charlotte had 15 children, 13 of whom survived to adulthood.
Day Dress, Matching Jacket and Parasol, by Sir Norman Hartnell, 1938, made for Queen Elizabeth, who wore it to a garden party in the Bagatelle Gardens in the Bois de Boulogne during her state visit to France. The queen would wear the same dress again in 1939 at Buckingham Palace for a series of photographs by Cecil Beaton. Copyright (Top): Victoria and Albert Museum, London; (Bottom): Royal Collection Trust (courtesy Royalty Magazine).