According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a boutonnière is a floral decoration worn by men, typically a single flower or bud. The word comes from the French word for buttonhole, which is the British term for a boutonnière.
Okay, I admit it…I am slightly addicted to sweet peas! Whenever I see them at market I want to buy them if just to enjoy them on my desk for the week. Boutonniere number 41 of the year is sweet peas with james storei orchids and a sprig of grevillea.