Birthday Flowers for July - Larkspur, Delphinium
The birthday flowers for July are delphinium and larkspur. Delphinium or “Delph” comes in white and lavender but is mostly known for its blue color. Delphinium derives from the Greek word for "dolphin" as it is similar in shape to the gland in the blossom that secretes nectar.
Larkspur or “Lark” is basically an annual version of delphinium. Larkspur looks similar to the delphinium, with its grand spikes for flowers. Larkspur grows straight and tall with delphinium looking flowers, single or double, spaced evenly around the stem. Larkspur can also be found spikes of white, purple and blue. But, unlike Delphinium Larkspur can also be found in beautiful shades of pink. It has a wild flower look to it and many times can be found in your garden. The Always Remembered Bouquet contains both delphinium and larkspur as a special way to remember a July Birthday.
Larkspur symbolizes levity or lightness. It is also symbolic of fickleness and haughtiness. Delphinium symbolizes big-heartedness, fun, lightness and levity. It also expresses ardent attachment which makes either of these flowers a perfect gift for the women in your life. The Bright & Beautiful Bouquet is a beautiful vase arrangement with purple larkspur.
Meet Me in Provence by Teleflora is another appealing vase arrangement that would be perfect to send for her birthday with the blue delphinium accenting other bright flowers.
The deep blues and royal purple of the delphinium and vibrant purple larkspur make for beautiful masculine arrangements for men or boys. Here are some arrangements that have beautiful blue delphinium.
Contemporary Larkspur and Delphinium Arrangements for July Birthday Flowers
There are many up to date, everyday arrangements with larkspur or delphinium if you like a more modern look. Here are some wonderful examples of arrangements with a nice contemporary look.
Other Flowers Can Be Mixed with Larkspur and Delphinium for a July Birthday
Larkspur and Delphinium mix very well with other flowers. Larkspur will make any arrangement look bigger and taller. It has a gardenia feel. Lark can be used in place of Gladiolas, Stock, and Snapdragons. The arrangements here use purple and lavender stock.
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