Queen Marks Late Husband Prince Philip's 100th Birthday By Planting Duke Of Edinburgh Rose

After a loved one has passed, it can be hard to celebrate milestones like birthdays, anniversaries, and special occasions. There will forever be something missing at these events, and it's hard not to spend these days in mourning.

In an effort to remember her husband on what would have been his 100th birthday, Queen Elizabeth is planting new life into the ground to honor her beloved husband.

It's hard to believe HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh would have been 100-years-old today.

Fans of the royal family were saddened by the news of Prince Philip's passing this past April, at the age of 99.

His wife, HRH Queen Elizabeth, was left widowed after being married for 73 years.

It's no secret the pair had a strong and supportive marriage.

A milestone like a 100th birthday would be something the pair would have surely loved to have shared together.

Now, the Queen is marking her late husband's birthday by planting a new type of rose named after him.

On Thursday, the beautiful "Duke of Edinburgh" rose was planted in the East Terrace Garden, where Her Majesty will be able to look out onto from her private rooms.

The 95-year-old was gifted the flower last week from the aptly-named Keith Weed, President of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

At the time, Mr Weed told the Queen: "It’s a rose named the Duke of Edinburgh Rose to mark his centenary and it’s a commemorative rose for all the marvellous things that he did over his lifetime and for everyone to remember so much that he did."

"It looks lovely," the Queen replied, as per Daily Mail before adding that the tribute was "very kind."

Mr. Weed continued: "Each rose, there's a donation that goes to the Living Legacy Fund which will help more children. It's a beautiful flower in itself, a double flower."

As fans of the Royal family may know, Prince Philip was a keen conservationist and took a deep interest in the management of the royal estates.

I can't think of a better way to pay homage to the Duke. What a beautiful tribute for the Queen to have close to her.

h/t: Daily Mail