The 8th month of the year, August, was named after Augustus Caesar, the first Emperor of Rome. Originally the month was named Sextilis. August brings a splendid choice of birthstones: Peridot, Spinel are August birthstones, Diamond is a guardian angel birth gem for August, special apostle birth rock for the month is Sardonyx. What Is the August Birth Flower? The August birth flower is the gladiolus. The tall flowering plants bring bright pops of color in a wide array of colors like purple, pink, white, yellow, and even green to the garden.
Happy Birthday August babies!