August Birth Flowers

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August’s bright, showy flowers capture the essence of sunny, late summer days. 

What is the Flower for the Month of August?

The August birth flowers are the gladiolus and the poppy

August Birth Month Flower: The Gladiolus

The gladiolus, or ‘sword lily,’ represents remembrance, calm, integrity, and infatuation.

Gladiolus indicates that the heart is being “pierced with love.”  

August Birth Month Flower: The Poppy

The other August flower is the poppy.

  • A red poppy signifies pleasure; 
  • A white poppy is given for consolation; and, 
  • A yellow poppy wishes wealth and success.

August birth flower, poppy, The Old Farmer's Almanac


The Old Farmer's Almanac

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