Unlock the selection of flowers chosen by Mrs. Astor for her Grand Ball
American Beauty Rose
The distinctive scent of garden-cut roses enriched by the freshness of the crisp petals. Guests of the ball were greeted in the great drawing room, which was filled with vases of American Beauty roses.
Its paper and hay-like aspects, give it an earthy quality that added softness to the floral arrangements in the great ballroom. Yellow jonquil has a fresh, green opening with creamy floral facets.
Carnations featured in the floral arrangements within the ballroom, adding a spicy character to the bouquets, mixed with honey notes and softened by a powdery, rose petal facet.
The green, watery scent of hyacinth wafted through the palace, adding a light, aquatic limpidity to the remarkable floral arrangements.
Caroline’s Four Hundred embraces all of the blooms that adorned the ballroom
A singular combination for unmatched sensorial experiences
Polished parquet floors and exquisite English and French furniture of sycamore, oak and mahogany added a sweet woodiness, introducing a vigorous background to the fresh floralcy of the bouquets.
The soft green, waxiness of the lily’s petals encircle a warm heart of spicy clove and resinous undertones. Easter lilies were included in the floral displays in the grand ballroom.
Their sweet floralcy and fruity character released a heady scent as guests walked by. Apple blossoms lined the hallways of the great house.
Almond Blossom introduced a rich, nutty aroma to the hallways of the house with a rich gourmand undertone.
Guests proceeding to the ballroom were greeted by the indulgent, sugary floral character of quince blossom, with its fruity notes of pear and apple.
During the dinner, bowls of violets were used as table centerpieces, filling the room with their gentle, powdery scent and distinctive green floral character.
Potted palms appeared throughout the foyers, their expansive fronds introducing a luxurious, tropical aroma to the house.