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Remember The Birth Month Flower of August?
People who received a birthday bouquet full of the birth month flower of August probably remember what it is. If you've read last year's August birth month flower blog, "Glad To Have Gladiolus", you probably remember also.
Ok. So I just gave you a huge hint. Don't make me have to work here.
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The birth month flower of August is the gladiola. Though poppy holds this title, you're not going to find it in a birthday bouquet from your local florist. What you are likely to find in a birth month flower birthday bouquet is a wide range of flowers centered around (or at least including) gladiolus in orange or red. Why orange and red? Because orange, red and light green are the official birth month flower colors for August.
Ready for the flower meaning of gladiolus? "Strength of character; Sincerity; Generosity; Natural Grace" These together make a gladiolus birthday bouquet one of the most meaningful, sweet gifts that you can send! Florists use gladiolus often because it's a fresh and beautiful flower with a lot of features that enhance each arrangement. Add in a dash of meaning and a hint of happy birthday wishes and you have a great birthday gift!
Summer flowers like the gladiolus are perfect for August birthdays. Orange and red are excellent colors to represent the full summer sun, the breezy sunsets of the summer, and the way the seasons are preparing to change. Just before the leaves begin to turn color, August birthdays are very special because they are shared by people who are always on the cusp of something great. Luckily for you, it's easy to find a birthday gift for someone this fantastic. Just ask your local florist about August birth month flowers.