Every year, you buy presents for your friend’s birthday. But this year, you want to give your friend something different like flowers. If you want to give flower as a birthday gift, you must make sure to choose the right flowers as all flowers have meanings. The following are the birth flowers for 12 months.
January – Carnation
If your birthday is in January, your birth month flower is carnation. Carnation is believed to have first bloomed when Mary’s tears hit the earth. White carnations mean love and good luck. Dark red carnations mean deep love. White carnations mean purity. Pink carnations mean gratitude.
February – Violet
The birth flower of the month of February is violet. Violet means loyalty so giving this flower means that you will always be there for your friend. Another birth flower for February is primrose. You can send wishes of youthfulness to your friend by giving primrose.
March – Daffodil
Daffodil is the birth flower for March. Daffodil is the birth flower for the third month, March. Daffodil is a symbol of unequalled love. If you give daffodil for a birthday, you are conveying the feeling of deep love for the recipient.
April – Daisy
In April, the birth flower is a daisy. Daisy symbolizes innocence and purity. If you give daisy to a friend, it means that you will keep the secret between both you and him.
May – Lily of the Valley
Lily of the valley is the birth flower for May. Lily of the valley means sweetness and humility. You can give lily of the valley to a lover’s birthday as a way of saying that your love life is complete.
June – Rose
Rose is the official flower for the June birth month. Rose is a classical flower for telling someone that you love him. You can give a red rose to a lover. You can give a pink rose if you want to wish someone happiness. A white rose signifies innocence and new beginnings.
July – Larkspur
Larkspur is a July birth flower. White larkspur makes great birthday flower as it sends a happy message. Purple larkspur is best as a birthday flower for someone who is your first love.
August – Gladiolus
Gladiolus and poppy are August birth flowers. Gladiolus means remembrance so giving gladiolus is saying that you will always remember your friend. Gladiolus is also suitable for expressing infatuation to someone you like. You can give poppy to wish a friend wealth and success. Poppy also symbolize pleasure so giving poppy is a way of saying that you are happy with your friend.
September – Aster
Aster and morning glories are September birth flowers. According to folklore, people used to burn aster to get rid of serpents. You can give aster to a friend whom you love as it symbolizes powerful love. Morning glories are a flower that blooms open early in the morning. Giving morning glories can convey affection for the recipient.
October – Marigold
Marigold and Cosmos are the official flowers for the birth month of October. Marigold is an orange-yellow flower that symbolizes beauty and warmth. You can give marigold to someone on his birthday to wish him prosperity and optimism. Cosmos also called cosmos in Greek, symbolizes harmony. You can give cosmos flower to wish someone peace and serenity.
November – Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum is the birth flower for November. Chrysanthemum originates in Asia in the 15th century. You can give red chrysanthemum to tell someone “I love you”. White chrysanthemum means pure love and is more suitable for giving to a friend.
December – Holly and Narcissus
Holly and Narcissus are December birth flowers. You can give holly to a friend to wish him/her domestic happiness. Narcissus is a paper white flower with 6 petals. Narcissus conveys that you like the recipient just the way he is.