Gladiolus, August Birth Flower

The flower of the last summer month is Gladiolus. Gladioluses in Ukraine come in a range of colors, including red, white, yellow, orange, pink, purple, lavender and burgundy. Usually Gladioluses are available only few weeks in August and you can res assured that they will make a great impression on your special receiver.
Plant - Gladiolus, August Birth Flower
Gladiolus flowers capture both the eyes and the heart, they can be given to both men and women. Derived from the Latin “gladius” that means “sword” it is so named because of its long, blade like leaves that resemble gladiator's sword and it symbolizes strength, pride and victory.

Here are some interesting facts about Gladiolus Flower:
  • This flower represented the Roman Gladiotors before that African Gladioli became popular in the West.
  • Only in the 18th century the African Gladioli were brought to Europe from South Africa.
  • The Mediterranean and British Gladiolus flowers were used to treat physical illnesses.
  • Some parts of this plant being poisonous can cause skin irritation or allergic reactions.
  • Gladiolus flower stem base was used as a poultice and for drawing out thorns and splinters in England as well as powdered corms mixed with goat's milk were used to soothe the symptoms of colic.
  • Gladiolus flower are used for different flower arrangements. They are usually given on the 40th wedding anniversary.
  • This August flower can reach 2 to 5 feet in height
  • Gladiolus inspired many artists throughout the history including Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Mone.
Gladiolus Flower Color Meaning:
  • Red flowers convey love and passion
  • White gladioli mean innocence and immaculateness
  • Yellow gladiolus flower will show your cheerfulness and compassion
  • Purple flowers mean charm, elegance and mysteriousness
Message that is passed with a bouquet of elegant gladioli may shift but it will never be overlooked. Whether you choose a comparatively hued bouquet of gladioli or a rainbow colored bouquet to show your love and feelings, there is a gladiolus shading for almost every occasion and event.

Hurry to send the most spectacular flower of the year in August.

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