When royal members go on the official tours, or charity events they often got a beautiful bouquet of flowers from fans. The fans all over the world with this gesture wish the good stuff for royal members. The royal members reject the gifts from the public, but the only gift the female part of the royals keeps is the flowers. The Duchess of Sussex and Cambridge always keep the flowers they receive from fans in the events.
If you want to know what happened with flowers after the official events you should continue reading this article.
What do royals do with flowers?
It is a common rule that fans of the royal family gave them a bouquet of flowers on events and official tours, but what comes next with the flowers is very interesting. The royal members give those flowers to their stuff at the event, or someone from their entourage because they need to shake and wave at the public.
All the gifts that they received must go through strict inspection from royal security, and send back to storage or gave up to charity. The royal family is well known about their charity work and gifts donation. It is interesting that only flowers end up back in their hands once the official event is over.
The people familiar with the royal family said that when the royals are on official tours in the foreign countries, they usually bring the flowers back with them in the hotel where they are staying in. Those flowers they put in the vase in the hotel room, but when they are on events at home, in the United Kingdom, all the flowers they donate to hospitals and charities.
How beautiful is this custom of the royal family?
They also donate to hospitals and charities all the floral arrangements from banquets and royal private events.
When Meghan Markle made a shower party for her baby in New York City, she wants her friends to participate in an activity with flowers. Her friends need to designed floral arrangements and donate to Repeat Roses, a New York Charity, after the baby shower. The famous tennis player, Serena Williams and, Amal Clooney, attorney and a wife of George Clooney were the part of this special request of the Duchess of Sussex. The organization Repeat Roses recycles flower arrangements from events in New York City and bring them to hospitals and care centers for all people who will enjoy in them while recovering.
“Repeat Roses was so honored to help petal-it-forward with a baby shower experience for the Duchess of Sussex and her thoughtful friends by creating a ripple effect of kindness across the community, `Jennifer Grove, the CEO of Repeat Roses explained.
All the flower arrangements were given to Ronald McDonald House Charities of New York, Hope Lodge, and Unique People Services.
What does royal do with gifts?
Besides the flowers and floral arrangements royal member often get gifts from fans, but they can not keep and bring with them like they do with flowers.
There is a strict girting protocol in the royal family; first, all you get from the public you must hand over to royal security team, after the security check the royal member must decide what will do with the present. They can keep them, give it to a member from their stuff, but only if the gift is under £150, or can give it to charity.
Many of the gifts end up displayed royal collections or save in storage. The displayed gifts are from diplomats from various countries and, presidents and prime ministers.
If you afraid of that royal family might become a hoarding family – do not be, because they have a group of people who is in charge of all given gifts. The royal family wants to avoid paying unnecessary storage fees, so these workers must decide which gifts will dispose of or donate to charity every year.