The elegant water lily is one of two birth flowers for July. The elegant looking flower is said to represent a pure, open heart. They typically bloom from May - September and the species is native to eastern North America. This beautiful flower comes in a variety of colors, many of which were famously depicted in numerous paintings done by the famed artist Claude Monet.
The larkspur flower has delicate blue blooms and is closely related to the delphinium. Found mainly on hillsides and meadows, you will most likely need to travel west to see this colorful species. The larkspur is mentioned in greek mythology and is said to represent the strong bond of love.