Similar to a birthstone and an astrological sign, there are birth flowers which have a corresponding meaning and character that is being attributed to the person who was born during a certain month.
Each month has a flower that symbolizes the month of somebody's birth. The characteristics that the flower has may be "inherited" by whomever is born in that certain month person. Every month has a flower that is sometimes referred to as a Birth Month Flower.
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What is your birth month flower? What does it say about your personality? Whether you’re looking for a creative way to celebrate someone’s birthday, or you would like to add a personal touch to a flower arrangement for any occasion, we will help you find out which flower is uniquely theirs.
Birth Flower of January - Snowdrop or Carnations
Snowdrop -- Birth Flower of January
January has been represented by Carnation -- one of the most delicate and beautiful blooms. It symbolizes pure love, fascination, devotion and loyalty. It is worn on Mother's day, teacher's day, St. Patrick's Day in green and at weddings, this hardy sweetly fragrant flower is also the flower of Ohio.
This flower comes in different colors and each of them symbolizes a sentiment or emotion:
- Pink Carnation means affection;
- Red Carnation means love and affection;
- White Carnation means good luck;
- Yellow Carnation means disappointment or exclusion.
People who are born during January have Carnation as their birthday flower and these people are passionate, love deeply, loyal and protective of loved ones and family, they strive for respect and accomplishment in their careers.
Carnations -- Birth Flower of January
Birth Flower of February - Violets and Primrose
The second month of the year FEBRUARY brings some pretty big celebrations, including Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, and birthdays for all the amazing people born during this cold but festive time. It is the only month that has twenty eight days with the others having thirty or thirty one days respectively.
Most of the people assume rose to be the birth flower of February because of Valentine's Day. Violets are associated with loyalty, truthfulness and intelligence. That's why those who are born in February are thought to be wise and intellectual. Violets come in shades not only a purple which is what people commonly think of but also of white.
People born with violet as their birth flower have an accurate intuition, a tremendous common sense, ingeniousness, and a powerful will. They can handle any difficulties in life with a smile and transcend setbacks by using celestial knowledge.
Violets -- Birth Flower of February
Birth Flower of March - Daffodils or Jonquil
When the bright yellow daffodil pokes through late winter's ground, it's like a long-awaited friend returning home and a birth flower anyone would be proud to call their own. The Daffodil symbolizes spring, rebirth, new beginnings, joy and prosperity. The daffodil synonymous with spring is that is the epitome of rebirth and new beginnings.
Daffodil as the birth flower makes one compassionate, dreamy, artistic, independent, sensitive, loving, impractical and timid. These people can easily adapt to different situations and can handle different tasks at the same time.
Daffodils -- Birth Flower of March
Birth Flower of April - Daisies or Sweet Pea
April birthday flower is daisy which comes in pink and purple colors and is quite popular among flower lovers all over the world. The daisy represents purity and innocence, while the sweet pea signifies intense pleasure, perhaps because of its heady fragrance. Epitomizing childlike joy and playfulness, this April birth flower captures the essence of spring's happy-go-lucky and forever-young-attitude.
April people with daisy as their birth flower are born leaders. However their strong and impatient desire to succeed must be controlled as hasty decisions need to be avoided. They are competitive and motivated people and they make everyone's life beautiful wherever they stay.
Daisy -- Birth Flower of April
Birth Flower of May - Lily of the Valley
Lily of the valley is the birth flower of May. Lilies were so revered by the ancient Greeks that they believed they sprouted from the milk of Hera, the queen of the gods. In the language of flowers, this May birth flower expresses purity of heart, majesty and honor.
The meanings of Lily of the Valley can vary from love, passion, beauty and perfection, the meaning depends upon the color. Are you born in May? Then you are trustworthy, have a good heart and talented.
Lily of the Valley -- Birth Flower of May
Birth Flower of June - Roses
Rose is the classic symbol of romance, love and passion. This flower also signifies a return to happiness. However, different colors have different meanings. Are you born in June? Then you are full of passion, charismatic and usually the center of attention.
By the way, let's find the hidden message of different colors of roses. Generally roses symbolize love and romance. But do you know the meaning of what each color mean? Gifting roses is not just a gift, it also convey hidden message of the sender's feelings.
- Red Roses - Means "I love you". Convey passions and strong romantic feelings for another person.
- White roses - For more serious occasions like marriage and spirituality. This is also great to honor a friend or loved one of new beginnings or a farewell. The purity of the color conveys respect and hope for a better future. On a less serious note, this may mean "I'm thinking of you."
- Yellow Roses - Traditionally, these roses imply jealousy, greed and infidelity. But, fortunately, today, yellow roses are related to friendship, remembrance and appreciation due to its bright hues.
- Pink Roses - This is a classic symbol of grace and elegance. A gift of pink roses is a token of admiration and appreciation. This is the gentlest of roses.
- Blue Roses - Symbolize mystery and intrigue. Especially if you got it from a secret admirer. It also means unattainable love and desire.
- Orange roses - Symbolize passion, fascination and enthusiasm. A bouquet of orange roses may mean fierce love and passionate desire.
- Purple roses - The lighter shade of purple has a special meaning - love at first sight! As for dark purple, this is usually associated with royalty, majesty and splendor.
- Green roses - These color represent harmony and fertility. As they are mostly seen in spring, it also symbolizes rebirth. A gift of green roses convey the message of best wishes for a prosperous life and speedy recovery to good health.
- Black roses - Commonly used during Halloween, this color represents an impending ending of feeling or relationship. Like blue roses, black roses is not a natural color for roses, they also represent mystery and elusiveness.
- Rainbow roses - These multicolored roses are unique as they represent happiness and joy. They convey fun and make great gifts for birthdays, anniversaries and a new baby.
- Mix of red and white roses - This combination symbolizes unity which is why this is a popular choice in weddings.
Roses -- Birth Flower of June
Birth Flower of July - Delphinium (Larkspur)
Larkspur is considered to be the birth flower of July. Family matters will always play an important role in life of people who have larkspur as their birth flower. They are perfectionists and are quite critical; steadiness, organization, warmth, love and charm belong to them and they are go-betters in life.
With its lush, dolphin-shaped flowers, the aptly named delphinium or larkspur, symbolizes an open heart and ardent attachment. There are different meanings of each color. Pink denotes contrariness, white expresses a happy nature and a first love is usually symbolized by purple, strong bonds of love are presented by the Larkspur.
Delphinium -- Birth Flower of July
Birth Flower of August - Gladiolus
Strength of character, marriage and family is an important sense for people born in August. These are also meanings attached to their birthday flower -- Gladiolus. This long-lasting flower comes in a variety of colors like pink, red, purple, yellow, orange, white and green.
Its name comes from the Latin word for sword, "Gladiolus". But while its sword-shaped stems may imply Roman gladiators, its beautiful flower are capable of mesmerizing a person with their beauty.
People born in August with gladiolus as their birth flower are strongly motivated by the will to succeed. Strong and nominative, they nurture a formidable desire to organize and rule others. Women born with gladiolus as their birth flower are stunning, intellectual and attract others with their enthusiastic power.
Gladiolus -- Birth Flower of August
Birth Flower of September - Aster or Morning Glory
Morning Glory -- Birth Flower of September
People who were born with aster as their birth flower are believed to have a strong devotion to life and are filled with light. They are intellectual, very critical and picky and tend to work hard. They are masters of communication and will always combine logic and intuition in dealing with life. Astrologically they have been classified as the perfectionists.
Aster symbolizes faith, love, wisdom and elegance. This flower conveys deep emotional love and affection. In ancient times, it was believed that when aster leaves burned, their perfume could drive away evil. Today, this September birth flower is known as a talisman of love and an enduring symbol of elegance. Are you born in September? Then you are brave, stylish and devoted to the one you love.
Aster -- Birth Flower of September
Birth Flower of October - Marigold or Calendula
With their rich, autumn-colored hues, marigold or calendula is the essential October birth flower. Brilliant and colorful, with a late-harvest warmth and a broad open bloom, marigolds symbolize pleasure, bliss, gratitude, farewell. They exemplify elegance and devotion. Are you born in October? Then you are passionate, creative and driven, at times, stubborn.
Marigold -- Birth Flower of October
Birth Flower of November - Chrysanthemums
November has been represented by Chrysanthemums which symbolize cheerfulness, vitality, love and longevity. Its meaning will depend on the color it has: red is for love, white means innocence and yellow denotes unrequited love.
Chrysanthemum flower signifies happiness, companionship, affection and wealth. If you are born in November, then you are noble in your thoughts and like to help others. You have good judgment skills that help you in your career. You are a real charmer and you make many new friends.
Chrysanthemums -- Birth Flower of November
Birth Flower of December - Poinsettias
December has been represented by Poinsettia which means good, cheer, wealth, success and wishes comes true. The poinsettia is in the three colors -- red, white and pink. You are the special one is the message this flower sends for you. Are you born in December? Then you are caring, honest, spiritual and often quite lucky!
Poinsettias -- Birth Flower of December
My birth month is October, what is yours and what is your lucky birth flower? Have you already got the ideas?