More Gladioli for August

image credit Pierre-Auguste Renoir [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The special flower for the month of August is the Gladioli and these three paintings show the flower at its best. Vase with Red Gladioli by Vincent van Gogh 1886 Gladioli and Asters un-named artist Gladioli in a Vase by Pierre Auguste Renoir 1875 Thanks for reading my blog today.

Special flower for August

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The special flower for the month of August is the gladiolus – or gladioli if you’veĀ  bunch of them. According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac the gladiolus represents remembrance, calm, integrity, and infatuation. The other August flower is the poppy. A red poppy signifies pleasure; A white poppy is given for consolation; and, A yellow…… Continue reading Special flower for August