August is quickly approaching and the birth flower for August is the gladiolus. Symbolizing sincerity and strength of character, the gladiolus is available in a range of colors such as white, red, pink, orange, fuchsia, lavender and yellow. Known for its graceful long stems and soft billowy blooms, the gladiolus is a romantic flower that looks like a water painting. Treat your Virgo or Leo to a beautiful bouquet of gladiolus flowers with one of these stunning arrangements;
A Colorful Arrangement
This vibrant bouquet of gladiolus is just brimming with colors! Pops of pink, red, orange, yellow, purple, fuchsia and lavender make this bouquet look like it came straight out of a Thomas Kincaid painting. It offers such a bright presence, that it is sure to attract attention wherever it is displayed. This bouquet comes arranged in a contemporary glass vase that showcases the beauty of these stems. If you love color, but are looking for a little less of it than this bouquet, the FTD Pinking of You Bouquet offers beautiful pops of light pink and fuchsia for the pink-lover in your life.
A Cheerful Arrangement
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Yellow is the color of friendship, which makes this beautiful yellow gladiolus arrangement is perfect for the special friend in your life who is celebrating their birthday in August. These stunning buttery flowers are the perfect shade of yellow. They are not too bright or loud, but still convey a cheerful message of warm thoughts. Whether for a close friend or a family member, these are sure to brighten anyone’s day.
Peridot (pair-ih-doe) is the birthstone for the month of August and, while it is available in many shades of green, it is most commonly found in shades of soft green. That makes these gorgeous peridot-colored gladiolus a perfect gift for an August-born recipient. This would be especially perfect if you were also planning on sending the lucky recipient a piece of birthstone jewelry, such as a pendant or some earrings, as you can create a beautiful theme of peridot-colored gifts.
Sending birthday flowers that are specific to the birth month is such a nice touch in letting the lucky birthday boy or girl know that you put extra thought into picking out just the perfect way to say, “Happy Birthday.”