June 6, 2023

King Charles and Queen Camilla stepped out to attend the opening day of the Chelsea Flower Present on Monday, and royal followers have seen one thing putting about one of many newest pictures of the monarch.

The royal couple have been greeted by the President of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Keith Weed, upon arrival on the occasion.

The King, sporting a blue go well with and a patterned tie, was pictured clasping his fingers collectively as he was given a tour of among the gardens – a mannerism that very a lot reminded some royal watchers of Charles’s late father, the Duke of Edinburgh.

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Royal followers noticed a putting resemblance between the King and his late father on this picture

“This picture threw me for a second. How a lot does King Charles seem like his father right here…” one commented on Twitter.

“King Charles appears like his Dad on this picture,” one other agreed.

“I can not recover from how Kong Charles third appears a lot like his late father, bless him,” a 3rd added.

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Prince Philip at the polo in 2005© Getty
Prince Philip handed away in 2021

Prince Philip handed away on the age of 99 at Windsor Fortress in April 2021, simply months earlier than his 100th birthday.

Charles carried out his late dad and mom’ needs when he made his youthful brother, Prince Edward, the previous Earl of Wessex, the Duke of Edinburgh on his 59th birthday in March.

Edward’s son, James, Viscount Severn, is now the Earl of Wessex.

King Charles talks with Josie Maughton (L) and Jane Porter (R) at Chelsea Flower SHow© Getty
King Charles talks with Josie Maughton (L) and Jane Porter (R) in The Select Love Backyard

The King and Queen got a tour of the gardens on the Chelsea Flower Present on Monday evening, and have been joined by the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, and Princess Alexandra.

The monarch, 74, gave the impression to be after some gardening recommendation, as he was seeking to fill a patch in his backyard at Highgrove, his Gloucestershire house, after rabbits took a liking to a few of his vegetation. See the highlights from the King’s go to within the clip under…

WATCH: King Charles visits the Chelsea Flower Present

When he stopped at designer Jane Porter’s backyard Select Love, a lavender sage plant – salvia lavandulifolia – with delicate purple flowers caught his eye.

The designer created the backyard for the Select Love charity, which helps asylum seekers throughout the globe, and featured vegetation like previous number of roses from the Center East or irises from north Africa that these searching for sanctuary would recognise.

She added: “He was actually desirous about one of many vegetation we’ve received as a result of at Highgrove one thing’s being eaten by rabbits and he desires to switch it.

“I really like that, that is good, he is such a eager gardener. I am positive he would have his eye out for all kinds of issues – he was very educated about every little thing within the backyard.”

Queen Camilla enjoys a swing bench at Chelsea Flower Show© Getty
Queen Camilla enjoys a swing bench

In the meantime, because the Queen admired a backyard swing within the Hamptons Mediterranean Gardens, designed by Filippo Dester, she obtained some encouragement and was instructed: “You are welcome to have a strive of the swing if you’d like.”

The Queen rapidly accepted and as soon as she sat down joked: “I’d keep right here.”

Earlier within the day, the Princess of Wales joined faculty pupils for the primary ever Kids’s Picnic on the Present.

Kate Middleton sits on a picnic blanket with school children at Chelsea Flower Show© Getty
The Princess of Wales on the youngsters’s picnic
Kate accessorised with her Catherine Zoraida Gold Fern earrings© Getty
Kate wore a pink ME+EM costume
Kate revealed her favourite colour to the children© Getty
Kate toured the gardens with the kids

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