Because we’re obsessed with ourselves, we’ve all read up on birthstones and horoscopes, which may reveal key facts about our personality traits and how we’ve evolved into who we are now. However, there is another factor we should be aware of that has a specific significance for our birth month: birth flowers!
When you want to gift someone flowers on their birthday, you can use birth flowers. Also, knowing what flower represents your month and what symbolism it holds is fascinating. So, here’s a rundown of each month’s birth flower and its significance.
January: Carnation and Snowdrop
Carnations and snowdrops are the birth flowers for January. Given that most nations are still experiencing winter in January, it’s no wonder that these two blooms flourish in the cold. Carnations are a sign of dedication, loyalty, and love, thus you’re probably a very devoted, protective companion to have around and believe in the importance of family.
February: Violet and Iris
Violet and Iris are the birth flowers for February. Violet’s purple colour is a fantastic match for amethyst, which is the birthstone for February. Violet and Iris represent fidelity and humility, as well as a wealth of knowledge and optimism. As a result, persons born in February are seen to be humble and honest. You certainly don’t want to lose these individuals, especially if they are your friends.
March: Daffodil and Jonquil
Daffodils and jonquils are the birth flowers for March. Lovely, brilliant yellow blossoms that wonderfully encapsulate the splendour of spring. Daffodils are small, golden bulbs that are traditionally seen as a harbinger of good fortune. People born in March are cheery, pleasant, and can quickly lighten someone’s day, since the month represents renewal, luck, pride, and wealth.
April: Daisy and Sweet Pea
Daisy and sweet pea are April birth flowers. Daisy can be discovered growing from a crack in the pavement or as a bush along the side of the road. Even if something is damaged, a lovely flower can bloom. Daisies are a fantastic flower to send to someone born in April, who is nice and lovely to their loved ones, since they signify innocence, devotion, and metamorphosis.
May: Lily of the Valley and Hawthorne
Lily of the valley and hawthorn are the May birth flowers. The lily of the valley has long been associated with humility, gentleness, the rebirth of joy, and childbirth. If your mother’s birthday falls in May, they’ll be the ideal gift. Furthermore, the scent of lily of the valley is lovely, and it is certain to bring a smile to someone’s face.
June: Rose and Honeysuckle
Rose and honeysuckle are the birth flowers for June. It’s no secret that roses come in a variety of colours, each with its own meaning, therefore June babies have an advantage in possessing such a popular flower. They do, however, represent elegance, love, pride, and dedication in general. As a result, they are the ideal flowers to send to someone you care about or who was born in June.
July: Delphinium and Water Lily
Delphinium and water lily are the birth flowers for July. The scene of water lilies blooming in the morning and drifting across the pond is breathtaking. Water lilies are thought to represent purity, harmony, and achieving peace and balance, and were named after a Greek nymph. Those born in July have those characteristics, and are deserving of such a beautiful flower.
August: Gladiolus and Poppy
Gladiolus and poppy are the birth flowers for August. The gladiolus flower is associated with courage, integrity, kindness, and moral fortitude, all of which are ideal characteristics for persons born in August (Leos, am I right?). If you have a companion that is feisty and independent, the gladiolus flower is the appropriate flower to give them.
September: Aster and Morning Glory
Asters and morning glory are the birth flowers for September. The name ‘Aster’ comes from the Greek word, αστέρι (astéri), which means star, because of their star-like form. Asters are delicate blossoms that come in a variety of colours, but most commonly pink. Aster flowers symbolize enchantment, knowledge, faith, and purity, which is a strong symbol for us Virgos.
October: Marigold and Cosmos
Marigold and cosmos are the birth flowers for October. October marks the beginning of fall, and the marigold’s orange colour is a fantastic match for the month. The Marigold, one of autumn’s toughest flowers, symbolises tenacity and resolve. People born in October are also fantastic companions to be around because of the vivid orange of marigold, which oozes warmth.
The chrysanthemum, the November birth flower, is one of our all-time favourite beverages (har-di-har). Chrysanthemum flowers, as some of you may know, come in a wide range of colours and are supposed to bring good fortune. With that, each colour has a particular meaning, yet they all reflect companionship, sincerity, and enjoyment!
December: Holly and Narcissus
The birth flowers for December are holly and narcissus. Holly berries, of course, are the ideal birth flower for December, given that Christmas falls in that month. Despite the fact that it is not a flower, the dark green foliage and vivid red berries are undeniably Christmas. Holly is now associated with prosperity, serenity, and pleasure, and makes a lovely addition to a bouquet if you’re looking for a present for someone born in December – or simply to celebrate the holiday spirit.
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