Birth Month Flower of August - The Gladiolus

Birth Month Flower of August - The Gladiolus
Gladiolus flower

The gladiolus is the birth month flower of August, bringing luck to all births in August. Symbolically this flower signifies remembrance, infatuation, and strength of character. Its name comes from Latin's "gladius" meaning "sword" for its sword shaped leaves. This flower has also represented the Roman gladiators who carried swords. In mythology, there are many tales told of gladioli springing from blood shed by a sword.

Grown between July and September, the gladiolus requires full sunlight and is easy to grow and care for as the rose is. For this reason and because of its stunning beauty, these flowers are extremely popular in cultivation and hybridization. A tall stalk of flowers branching coming in a rainbow of colors is the best way to describe the gladiolus. Some medicinal uses are to cure common colds, diarrhea, painful menstruation, and constipation.


submit to reddit digg this


What Our Customers Are Saying:

* Have used your services previously and will continue. I'm located half way around the world from you (Australia) and rely on dependable operations.


* Thank you so much for doing such a great job. You made the process so easy to use. You have done an outstanding job and helped to make someone very happy. Delivery and service is the best. I have already started recommending you to everyone I know, and will be using you in the near future. Great job, well done to all your team.


* Suggestions emailed by 1st in Flowers are always just what I need!



Order by Phone 24 / 7:
USA: 1-800-266-0452
Outside USA: 00-1-225-927-1062
Help Hours:
8 AM - 5 PM CT Monday-Friday
9 AM - 1 PM CT Saturday
Comments or suggestions?
click here to email us:




Si necesita enviar flores por favor visita nuestra otra sitio, Primeros en flores

Please send any comments or suggestions to service@1stinflowers.com


For Help or to place an order, call 1-800-266-0452
8 AM - 5 PM CT Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 1 PM CT Saturday. (Outside the US please call 00-1-225-927-1062)
Copyright 1995 - 2017 1st in Flowers!, LLC. All rights reserved.
1st in Flowers! and !1st in Flowers! are Registered Trademarks/Servicemarks