Birth Month Flowers – Have you ever wondered about birth flowers? Most people know about birthstones and astrological signs, but few are aware that there is a flower associated with each calendar month.
Every month has its own birth flower. Most of the time, these represent flowers that are in season during that month. Sometimes, they stand for deeper meaning. These birthday signs are symbols of what represents each month. You can even tie in astrology with birth month flowers. It’s interesting to explore what each flower means in the language of flowers.
Sometimes these meanings differ depending on which country you are in. For example, the chrysanthemum originated in China, where it was so honored that they have a city named after it and hold an annual chyrsanthemum festival. Yet in many countries in Europe, it’s used primarily for graves and honoring the dead.
There are many uses for birth month flowers. Some people use them to create theme gardens. You can have a memorial garden honoring those you love with their birth month flowers. They make thoughtful birthday gifts. Also, you can use them for a fun baby shower theme. Just decorate with flowers from the baby’s due date!
When you need gift ideas, birth month flowers can really come through! Most women enjoy getting flowers. Why not get her a flower for her birthday based upon her birth month?
If you are throwing a birthday party, why not decorate using birth month flowers? These provide an easy and attractive centerpiece. It doesn’t even need to be expensive – if you are a gardener, or know someone who is, this can be a very affordable and elegant way to decorate.
On this site, we explore the various birth flowers and their meanings. Why was each flower related to that month? Also, I’ve scoured the net to try to find the best flower pictures available – it wasn’t easy, but I’m sure you’ll find it a lot easier to picture your own birthday flower with these elegant photos!
Whether you want to use them for a theme party, or just want to learn more about what they mean, birth month flowers are an interesting study!
If you want a quick list of which month goes with which flower, here’s a brief birth flower guide:
- January – Carnation
- February – Violet
- March – Daffodils
- May – Lily of the Valley
- June – Rose
- July – Larkspur
- August – Gladiolus
- September – Aster
- October – Calendula
- November – Chrysanthemum
- December – Narcissus