There are many ways to celebrate your loved ones birthday, but flowers are a classic choice. This September, be inspired by the sapphire, the iconic September birthstone. Brilliant blue hues have enamored royalty for centuries, and floral designs which evoke the sapphire inspiration are sure to captivate as well. For all of your birthday flowers, come see us at Walter Knoll Florist.
Did You Know? The sapphire actually occurs in nature in a variety of colors – from orange to green and purple. But it is the vivid blue which was once considered a celestial gift from the gods, and to this day is deemed more valuable. With all its diversity, you will never find a red sapphire, primarily because those are known more commonly as rubies.
Nearly as rare as the pure blue gemstone are true-blue flowers. One of the most beautiful flowers you can use for your sapphire inspiration are blue delphinium, also known as larkspur – or as Shakespeare called them, Lark’s Heel. No matter the name, this gorgeous little flower is a popular choice to for the blue aesthetic which is representative of September birthdays.
You may also choose blue iris, blue hydrangea, or blue asters, all of which grow in a variety of blue and purple shades. If you are looking for electric. vibrant blue, you can also ask the floral designers at Walter Knoll Florist about dyed flowers, such as orchids.
Here’s an Idea: If you want to invoke sapphire inspiration in another way, ask for deep blue vases, blue ribbons, decorative accents, or blue stock. Our team is happy to adorn white flowers with the vibrant details which will make your bouquet the most memorable of the day.
No matter what the occasion – September birthday, job promotion, or anniversary – we have your inspiration. In Saint Louis, the most trusted name in flowers is Walter Knoll Florist.