Birth Flowers And Their Meanings

Did you know that every month of the year has a birth flower with a special meaning?

No one knows when flowers began to be associated with birth months, but the Romans started celebrating birthdays using seasonal flowers. Since then flowers have been given as gifts and associated with different qualities.

Find your birth flower below and don’t forget we have a beautiful range of Birth Flower Charms in different styles, which make touching birthday gifts or meaningful keepsakes all year round.

 

January Birth Flowers: Snowdrop & Carnation

Snowdrops are strong and resilient and bring us beauty in the colder months, this is why they are associated with hope and new beginnings. People born this month are thought to be distinguished, admired and loved.

January’s other birth flower, the Carnation, is said to represent pride, fascination, gratitude and divine love. They are also thought to have healing powers and can help relieve stress, anxiety.

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Botanical Personalised Disc Necklace £28      Snowdrop Charm Necklace £35

 

February Birth Flowers: Violet & Iris

The pretty purple flowers represent modesty, which explains where the expression ‘shrinking violet’ comes from! People with February birthdays are said to to be faithful, honest and humble.

The Iris is also the birth flower for February and represents eloquence, faith, wisdom and hope. The Greek goddess Iris was the messenger of love, so these flowers are associated with romantic communications.

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Botanical Personalised Disc Necklace £28      Violet Charm Necklace £35

 

March Birth Flowers: Daffodil

With March comes Spring and a sea of cheerful, yellow Daffodils. The flowers represent rebirth and new starts as they are often the first sign of warmer weather to come. They also represent loyalty due to their ability to bloom year after year.

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April Birth Flower: Daisy

Beautifully simple Daisies are associated with purity and innocence as well as loyal love – remember the saying ‘he loves me, he loves me not?’. They also represent nurturing, motherhood and eternal love.

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May Birth Flower: Lily of the Valley

The elegant and sweet-smelling Lily Of The Valley is a favourite of royal brides, so you’re in good company! The bell-shaped flowers are said to represent innocence and sweetness as well as a return to happiness.

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June Birth Flower: Rose

Roses have long been associated with devotion and love. These romantic flowers are said to represent beauty and honour, with different colour flowers having their own meanings, like red for love and yellow for friendship.

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July Birth Flowers: Water Lily & Delphinium

Lotus-like Water Lily flowers are said to represent purity and majesty. Those with a July birthday are thought to be proud and honest.

Delphinium, also known as Larkspur, is the alternative flower for this month. They are said to signify an open heart, positivity, dignity and grace.

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August Birth Flowers: Poppy & Gladiolus

The bright red Poppy is associated with remembrance and integrity, while yellow Poppies symbolise wealth and success. People born in August are said to be imaginative and calm.

August also has the Gladiolus as its birth flower. This flower gets its name from the Latin word for sword and is said to represent strength of character.

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September Birth Flower: Aster

The Aster is named after the Greek word for ‘star’ and, if you look at the shape of the flower, you’ll see why. These vibrant flowers are associated with both love and positivity. People born this month are said to be wise, brave and trustworthy

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October Birth Flower: Marigold

Marigolds with their bright orange blooms are said to represent determination. If you have an October birthday you may well be driven, passionate, creative and successful.

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November Birth Flower: Chrysanthemum

These colourful flowers are said to represent joy and happiness. People born in November are said to be lucky and make good friends. Wearing a Chrysanthemum is thought to bring you good fortune.

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December Birth Flowers: Holly & Poinsettia

A symbol of the festive season, glossy green and vibrant red Holly represents merriment and protection. The pagans believed the plant to have magical properties and thought it was a symbol of fertility.

The Poinsettia is also the birth flower for December. The star-shaped flowers were considered by the Aztecs to be symbols of purity. Today they are thought to represent good cheer and success.

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