Birth Flower for July

Birth flowers are flowers that are assigned to each month of the year. According to the language of flowers, each month is linked to a specific flower or two. The blossoms have different meanings and symbolism associated with them.

Keep reading to find out about July birth flowers and their meanings!

What is the July Birthflower?

July Birthflower - Lotus

Lotus, also known as water lilies, are typically found in ponds. This is because they play an important role in keeping away algae and maintaining water for fish. This is a significant flower around the world!

Waterlilies are also considered sacred in certain religions such as Buddhism. Meanings attached to the lots include rebirth and purity.

A lotus necklace will make a unique and versatile gift for anyone born in July or who simply loves the waterlily flower.

July Birthflowers

All About the Lotus

The Lotus flower is a beautiful and unique aquatic plant that is native to Asia and Australia. It is commonly found in ponds, lakes, and slow-moving rivers and is a favorite of gardeners and flower enthusiasts alike.

The Lotus flower is known for its large, showy blooms that float on the surface of the water and its distinctive seed pods, which are used in traditional Asian medicine and cooking. The plant has long, sturdy stems that can grow up to three feet tall, and its leaves are large, round, and glossy.

The Lotus flower blooms from early summer to early fall, attracting a variety of pollinators with its bright colors and sweet fragrance. The plant is easy to care for and is often grown in ponds, water gardens, and as a potted plant. The Lotus flower is a popular subject in art and literature, inspiring artists and writers for centuries with its beauty and grace.


Meaning and Symbolism of the Lotus

The Lotus flower is a powerful symbol of enlightenment, purity, and rebirth, making it a fitting birthflower for those born in the month of July. In ancient Egyptian, Hindu, and Buddhist cultures, the Lotus is revered for its ability to rise above the mud and blossom into a beautiful flower, symbolizing the journey of the soul from ignorance to enlightenment.

The flower's clean and unsullied petals represent the spiritual purity that can be achieved through perseverance and a strong inner nature. In Buddhism, the Lotus is seen as a symbol of the path to enlightenment, with the center of the flower representing the ultimate goal of reaching Nirvana.

The Lotus is also associated with creation and new beginnings, as the unfolding of its petals is seen as a metaphor for the unfolding of the universe.

As the July birthflower, the Lotus symbolizes the qualities of renewal, growth, and spiritual aspiration, making it a meaningful and inspiring choice for those born in this month.


Our sweet July birthflower and birthstone necklace will help you feel personally connected to your birth month.   

A handcrafted lotus petal pendant which symbolises patience and purity.

July Birth Flower

Larkspur - Birth Flower July

The other flower for July is Larkspur. Larkspur appear as a tower of blossoms around a stem and often are included in flower arrangements.

This flower is also used in aromatherapy or made into a fragrance for scented candles and other products. Larkspur typically come in blue, white and purple. They represent grace, happiness, and first love.

July Birthflowers

What is Larkspur?

Larkspur is a tall, slender annual plant that is prized for its delicate and beautiful blooms. The flowers are most commonly blue, but can also be found in pink, purple, white, and red.

Larkspur flowers grow on spikes that can reach up to three feet in height and are composed of many small blooms that resemble the shape of a spurred knight's helmet. The leaves of the larkspur are divided into small, fern-like leaflets that grow along the stem. The plant is native to temperate regions around the world and is commonly grown as an ornamental in gardens and meadows.

Larkspur is a hardy plant that is easy to grow and is often used as a cut flower or as a backdrop in garden borders. The plant prefers cool temperatures and well-drained soil and blooms from early spring to mid-summer. With its delicate beauty and long-lasting blooms, larkspur is a popular choice for gardeners and flower enthusiasts.

What is the meaning of the July Birthflower?

Meaning and Symbolism of Larkspur

Larkspur is the birthflower for the month of July and is associated with a number of different symbolic meanings. The delicate and whimsical blooms of the larkspur are thought to represent a light-hearted and carefree spirit, making it a popular gift for those born in July.

The plant's tall stature and striking blue color are also thought to symbolize strength, courage, and stability, making it a fitting symbol for those born in this month. In the language of flowers, larkspur is associated with an open heart and strong feelings of love and affection, making it a popular choice for wedding arrangements and other romantic gestures.

Larkspur is also believed to bring good luck and prosperity, making it a popular choice for gardens and home decor. Whether given as a gift or grown in a garden, the larkspur is a beautiful and meaningful symbol of love, joy, and happiness for those born in July.

Birth Flower of July Gift Ideas

As these flowers are associated with various meanings, they make for a unique and versatile gift for any occasion.

Our  birth flower necklace collection  includes intricate pendants for each month. Necklaces are made up of a handcrafted birth flower pendant made from an actual flower petal cast in silver.

For July, our lotus petal pendant is paired with a gorgeous red gemstone - July’s birthstone. This necklace instantly brings personality and meaning to any outfit. If you know someone who is born in July, or one who loves waterlilies, surprise them with a birth flower necklace and show them how much they mean to you!


Birth Flower of the month and their meaning

Birthflower Chart - Birth Flower by Month

Click on the months below to read more about birthflowers.

Month Flower Meaning and Symbolism
January Birthflower
The carnation symbolises love and affection. The snow drop means hope, innocence and purity.
February Birthflower Primrose mean young love and vitality.  Violets symbolise loyalty and faithfulness.
March Birthflower The daffodil (also the jonquil) symbolises happiness, friendships and new beginnings.
April Birthflower A daisy symbolises purity, innocence and true love. Sweet Pea's mean blissful pleasure
May Birthflower The Lily-of-the-valley symbolises humility and sweetness. The hawthorn flower is a sign of hope and happiness.
June Birthflower The rose means passion and love.  Honeysuckle symbolises everlasting love.
July Birthflower Larkspur symbolises an open heart and positivity.  The lotus/water lily is deeply spiritual and stands for purity and patience.
August Birthflower Gladiolus symbolises strength of character.  The poppy means remembrance, happiness and success.
September Birthflower The Aster has a meaning of wisdom, faith and powerful love.
October Birthflower The marigold is associated with creativity and passion. Marigolds can also symbolise grief and despair over losing a loved one. Cosmos mean peace and harmony.
November Birthflower The chrysanthemum stands for love and loyalty.
December Birthflower Narcissus symbolise hope and wealth.  Holly represents happiness & protection.


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