Meaning and History
comes from the Greek word “
”, which means dolphin. The Greek thought the unopened buds of the flower resembled the nose of the aquatic mammal.
It was said the flower sprung from the blood of the Greek god
, who was killed during the Trojan war. Flowers that blossomed from his blood and their petals apparently were inscribed with the letters “
”, which means “
” in Greek.
In today’s world, the
is the official birth flower of those born in
The primary Delphinium symbolism is of
. The flower represents
Meanings By Color
dignity and grace.
innocence and purity
royalty and beauty
Light Blue -
youth and success
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