A fantastic range of birthday cards - one for each month of the year.
Each card details the birthstone and flower of the month. The cards are
beautifully illustrated with each of the flowers and enhanced with glitter
highlights. The inside of the cards display interesting facts about the flowers
and the birthstone, together with a birthday greeting. Each card comes with a
co-ordinating colour envelope.
Envelope Colour - Ivory
Message Inside -
(strength and integrity)
About the Gladiolus
The Gladiolus flower signifies remembrance.
It also expresses infatuation, telling the receiver that he or she pierces the heart
It also stands for strength of character, faithfulness and honour.
The genus Gladiolus comprises of 260 species, 250 of which are native to
sub-Saharan Africa, mostly South Africa. About 10 species are native to Eurasia.
The impressive flower-spikes of Gladioli come in a wide
array of beautiful colours.
Gladiolus corms can readily be purchased at your local garden centre or nursery.
though they can easily be grown from seeds.
Plant Gladiolus as early in the Spring as the soil is fit to work.
Plant the seeds an inch apart and cover with about 1/4 inch of soil.
If the soil is kept fairly moist, the seeds should sprout in a few weeks.
(known as the birthstone of August)
It is sometimes called the evening emerald for it's light green colour.
It was called "gem of the sun" in ancient Egypt because of its
dazzling appearance in the sun.
Birthday wishes are sent to you hoping today is special in everything you do.
Card Size - H 230 mm x W 125 mm or H 9.05 x W 4.92 Inches Approx
Standard Letter Rate