July Flower Of the Month : Delphinium

Happy Birthday July babies! Your birth flower is the delicate and unique delphinium. Their season peaks in the summertime making it the perfect flower for you to enjoy during your birthday. They have a unique tall structure and their blooms come in many pastel and bright colors. 

Delphinium meaning: 

 

Delphiniums symbolize cheerfulness and goodwill. They are used to communicate encouragement and joy, as well as remembering loved ones who have passed. 

Here are some common Delphinium colors and what they symbolize.

 

Blue Delphinium

 

True blue delphiniums are associated with grace and dignity. Lighter shades of blue represent youth and success. Some meanings for blue delphiniums also include trust, new life, and remembrance.

 

 Purple Delphinium


Purple Delphiniums symbolize beauty and royalty, and they would make the perfect gift for your significant other.

 

 

 

 

Pink Delphinium

 

Delicate pink delphiniums symbolize love and romance. They also represent birth  and a new life. They are popular for celebrating the birth of a daughter. 

 

White  Delphinium

 

White Delphiniums symbolize purity and innocence much like most white flowers. They also symbolize spirituality and are commonly used in weddings. 

 

Historical meaning and Common Use: 

 

Delphiniums have been utilized as a symbol to ward off evil spirits and negative energy for generations. Most flowers can not work in all types of floral arrangements, however that is not the case for delphiniums. They are versatile and can be used in vertical accent or cascading arrangements as well as hand bouquets and of course JLF boxes!

How to care for delphiniums in your home: 

Cut any leaves or foliage that will fall below the water level. This will keep the delphiniums fresh for a longer period of time and will give them a cleaner appearance. It will avoid rotten leaves and harmful bacteria in the water. 

Cut the stems at a 45-degree angle to promote water intake. 

Rinse the stems thoroughly before placing them in a vase, again to avoid any harmful bacteria from seeping in the water. 

Change the water every 2 to 3 days . Place the vase in a cool area and out of direct sunlight. 

Below are some Delphinium Arrangements created by the talented designers of J’Adore Les Fleurs.

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