Saturday, August 1, 2009

Birthday Flower of August - GLADIOLUS

The August birth flower is the gladiolus which means sincerity and symbolizes strength of character. Love-at-first-sight is what the hidden message of this flower was during the Victorian era. Gladiolus is available in a variety of colours that include red, pink, white, yellow and orange.
  • The Gladiolus also known as the sword lily or the gladiola.
  • The Gladiolus is native chiefly to tropical and South Africa, and has a sword-shaped and one-sided spikes or brightly-coloured funnel-shaped flowers that are widely cultivated.

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