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Birth Month Flowers

Giving flowers as gifts to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries or to wish someone well has been passed down through the ages. The Greeks considered flowers to be particularly important and associated them with the gods. Flowers have a therapeutic effect on us, they make us feel good and lift our spirits. Today specific flowers have a meaning attached to them. Below is birth month flower list and their meanings followed by my flower sculptures. If you are wondering “what is my birth flower?”, and what a flower represents, take a look below. If there are none of your birthday flowers get in touch and I will create you a unique birth month flower sculpture for you to give as a gift or keep for yourself.

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January Birth Month Flower – Carnation

January’s birth flower is a Carnation which represents purity. Dianthus caryophyllus, carnation or clove pink, is a species of Dianthus. Dianthus is a Greek word which means ‘flower of the gods’. White carnations symbolises purity, bright yellow is disappointment, pink is mother’s love and red means true love.

February Birth Month Flower – Violet

February’s birthday flowers are Violets which symbolise faithfulness, wisdom, and hope. Violets convey the meaning that you will always be true.  Violets or Viola are part of the Violaceae family. There are many different species of violets which can also be the colour white.

March Birth Month Flower – Daffodil

March’s birthday flower is a Daffodil which means unequaled love. The Daffodil which belongs to the Amaryllis family is also known as Jonquil or Narcissuso blooms in white, yellow and orange. Ancient Romans cultivated daffodils and believed that sap they extracted from the flowers possessed healing properties. There are 26 to 60 different species of wild daffodils. As well as the flower of March, it is the symbol of 10th wedding anniversary. Daffodils announce the beginning of the spring and waking of nature. They are one of the rare plants that are able to successfully grow through snow.

April Birth Month Flower – Sweet Pea or Daisy

April’s birth flowers are daisies and sweet peas. The daisy symbolises innocence or youth, loyal love and purity. Sweet peas come in a range of lovely pastel colours and signifies blissful pleasure, but can also be used to say thank you and good-bye.

May Birth Month Flower – Lily

May’s birth flower is the lily or lily of the valley which signifies sweetness, humility, devotion and a return to happiness. “You’ve Made My Life Complete” is the hidden message connected to the flower. Lilies are the 30th anniversary flower while Lilies of the Valley are the 2nd wedding anniversary flower.

June Birth Month Flower – Rose or Honeysuckle

June’s birth flower is a rose and means perfect happiness. Different colours represent different meanings. A red rose means “I really love you.” A white rose signifies innocence and purity, while a yellow rose conveys jealousy or a decrease in love. A bouquet of roses means sincere gratitude. The other June flower is honeysuckle, which is a strong symbol for the everlasting bonds of love.

July Birth Month Flower – Delphinium

Delphinium or larkspur is July’s Birth flower and symbolises strong bonds of love. A pink Delphinium means fickleness, white conveys a happy nature, and purple Delphinium normally represents first love. Generally, larkspur indicates strong bonds of love. The other July birth flower is the water lily and which signifies purity and majesty.

August Birth Month Flower – Gladiolus & Poppy

The Poppy and the Gladiolus are the August Birth flowers. Gladiolus or or ‘sword lily’ represents remembrance, calm, integrity, and infatuation. The hidden meaning when given as a gift is ‘Love At First Sight’.

A red poppy signifies pleasure, a white poppy is given for consolation, and a yellow poppy wishes wealth and success.

September Birth Month Flower – Aster

The September birth flower is the Aster which symbolises the power of love. The hidden message for this flower is “Take Care Of Yourself For Me”. Morning Glory is another flower for September meaning simple symbols of affection.

October Birth Month Flower – Marigold

The birth flower for October is Marigold Calendula and symbolises sorrow or sympathy. Its hidden message is ‘My Thoughts Are With You’, associated with this flower.

November Birth Month Flower – Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum is the November Birth flower. A red chrysanthemum means I love you, a yellow means slighted love and a white chrysanthemum means innocence, purity, and pure love.

December Birth Month Flower – Narcissus or Poinsettia

The Narcissus or Poinsettia is the flower for December which symobilises ‘You’re The Only One’. The other December flower is holly, which symbolizes your wish for domestic happiness.