The Stories Behind Birth Flowers. 🌺 Part 2: July to December.

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The Stories Behind Birth Flowers 🌸🌺


J U L Y

Delphinium

Lightness and levity


The name delphinium is derrived from the Greek word for "dolphin" due to the shape of the flowers. The plants also represent an open heart and ardent attachment.

A U G U S T

Gladiolus


Strength, moral integrity and infatuation


Named after their sword-shaped leaves; offering a banquet of gladioli represents piercing the recipients heart with passion.

S E P T E M B E R

Aster


Love and patience


The name aster was derived from the Greek word for "star" and in the past it was believed that the perfume from burning the leaves of the plant could drive away evil spirits.

O C T O B E R

Calendula


Warm and undying love, grief and sorrow


Despite the bright marigold symbolizing the warmth of the sun, the flower is also associated with funerals in many parts of the world, often being placed on graves.

N O V E M B E R

Chrysanthemum


Friendship, optimism joy


It is believed that chrysanthemum were first cultivated by the Chinese from wild blossoms. The diverse, beautiful and tough nature of the flower has made it perfectly suited for flower arranging.

D E C E M B E R

Poinsettia

Good cheer, success, celebration



          


The poinsettia, also known as the Christmas Star, was believed by the Aztecs to be a symbol of purify, however are now believed to symbolize celebrations and success.



Holly

Luck, fertility and truth







The evergreen nature of the holly plants mean it is a plant that is readily available at Christmas time, which for many Western cultures it has religious connotations.



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