The flowers for this month are the Gladiolus and Poppy. Gladiolus blooms in a variety of colors like red, pink, white, yellow and orange. It symbolizes sincerity, moral integrity, and strength of character.  The Victorians gave the Poppy a variety of meanings based on the color, including consolation for loss, deep sleep, and extravagance. The poppy is also seen as a cheery sign of summer.