Each Birth Flower's Significance

Pink carnations symbolize a mother's affection, dark red ones profound love, and white ones pure love.

January: Carnation & Snowdrop

Violets come in purple, yellow, blue, and cream colors. Violets symbolize modesty, humility, and loyalty.

February: Violet & Primrose

Daffodils blossom early in spring, symbolizing rebirth and fresh beginnings. They're also regional. Wales and China think they bring riches.

March: Daffodil & Jonquil

A Scotsman found gerbera daises in South Africa in the late 1800s and brought them to Europe. They represent purity, love, and fresh beginnings.

April: Daisy & Sweet Pea

May's birth flower is lily of the valley. Bell-shaped heads symbolize kindness, motherhood, and humility.

May: Lily of the Valley & Hawthorn


Red roses are the most romantic flowers, but you may not realize that other colors have unique connotations. 

June: Rose & Honeysuckle

Larkspurs are beautiful yet toxic, making them harmful for gardens. July's natal flower represents happiness and devotion.

 July: Larkspur & Water Lily

Nowadays, the gladiolus symbolizes strength, integrity, and memory. Yet, Victorian romantics thought the blooms could penetrate hearts and cause infatuation.

August: Gladiolus & Poppy

Asters, which resemble stars, are named for them. They symbolize love, wisdom, and trust, and Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh painted them.

September: Aster & Morning Glory

Marigolds match October pumpkins with their striking orange hue. Mediterranean flowers symbolize boldness, passion, and creativity.

October: Marigold & Cosmos

The single November birth flower, the chrysanthemum, was initially grown in 15th-century China. It represents pleasure, longevity, and loyalty.

November: Chrysanthemum

December's official flower is the paperwhite narcissus. March's is yellow. Paperwhites are named for their paper-thin petals. Purity, faith, and respect.

December: Narcissus & Holly

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