July is the seventh month of the year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. It was originally called Quintiles on the Roman Calendar when January became the first month of the year. The name was changed to Honor Julius Caesar around BC. July is considered the hottest month of the year in the northern hemisphere and the coldest in the southern hemisphere. It has 31 days.
July Birth Flowers
July’s birth flowers are the Larkspur, also known as Delphinium, and the Water Lily.
Larkspurs come in a range of colors from white, pink, and the best-known color for these beautiful flowers, blue. Most gardeners have this gorgeous flower in their garden as they are one of the true blue flowers you can find in nature. They symbolize love, happiness, and positivity.
Water Lilies symbolize purity and rebirth. They come in a large variety of colors, including a variety that changes color as the flowers mature. While you must have a body of water such as a pond to grow these beauties, they are well worth the display, even though each flower only lasts for a few days.
The July birthstone is the Ruby. It signifies love and passion. Most months have two birthstones, however, July has just the Ruby as it’s official birthstone in the Unites States.
To Do in July
If you think there is noting to do in July just take a minute to browse through all the daily, weekly, and monthly holidays there are this month. It is almost impossible to celebrate them all.
To Buy in July
If you are looking for something to buy for that special someone born in July, here are a few ideas.
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