See the vibrant flower that’s been named after Baby Archie

The bright yellow hue was chosen to keep it gender-neutral.
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He’s less than a month old, but little Archie already has a namesake!

In honour of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son’s birth, the Royal Horticultural Society named a vibrant yellow chrysanthemum “Archie Harrison”, which was unveiled at the Malvern Spring Festival and is also on display at the Chelsea Garden Show.

According to Country Living, the colour yellow was chosen to keep the bloom gender neutral, as it was cultivated before Archie’s birth on May 6th.

The vibrant yellow blooms are now known as Archie Harrison. (Image: Getty)

The bright lemon-yellow flowers are now available to purchase at Chrysanthemums Direct and according to the company’s manager Martyn Flint, they had been keeping the cultivar under wraps since Duchess Meghan announced her pregnancy in October last year, reports People.

“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’,” Martyn said.

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

The closest peek we’ve had of little Archie, two days after his birth. (Image: Getty)

Archie is definitely not the first royal to have a flower named after him.

Other royals to be given the honour include baby Archie’s cousin, Prince Louis, who has a violet clematis named after him, along with their late grandmother, Princess Diana, who has a pink clematis named in her honour.

A lovely pink rose is named after Queen Elizabeth, while earlier this year the Royal Horticultural Society named a magenta-purple clematis after Archie’s mother, known as the clematis Meghan.

Queen Elizabeth and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Chelsea Garden Show this week. (Image: Getty)

The clematis Meghan made its debut at the Chelsea Garden Show this week too, the same place Duchess Catherine unveiled her ‘Back to Nature’-themed garden which she co-designed.

Kate gave her family a sneak peek over the weekend, revealing that her three children – Prince George, 5, Princess Charlotte, 4, and Prince Louis, 1, – had all pitched in to help bring the garden to life.

WATCH: Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis play in a garden designed by Kate Middleton.

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