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Your Guide To Birth Month Flowers

It's that time of year when you sit down with a cup of coffee, get cosy and fill out your calendar with everyones birthdays for the next 12 months. Get one step ahead by adding the flower that represents their birth month... because flowers are always a good idea!

Birthdays are a special celebration and a bouquet of fresh flowers is always a hit. Choosing flowers that match with their birth month is a thoughtful gift that will definitely brighten up their day.

Each month has a flower that symbolizes the month of someones birth. Here's a quick list of each month with the corresponding flower(s) and what the meaning is behind them.

January: Carnation/Snowdrop

Love, fascination and distinction.

February: Violet/Iris/Primrose

Faithfulness, wisdom and hope. Violets convey the meaning that you will always be true. Violets come in shades not only of purple, which is what people commonly think of, but also of white.

March: Daffodil

Spring, rebirth, domestic happiness, respect, regard and friendship.

April: Sweet Pea/Daisy

Love, youth, purity. Also good-bye, or blissful pleasure.

May: Lily of the Valley

Love and appreciation, while other meanings depends on each colour. The meanings of Lily of the valley can vary from love, passion, beauty and perfection. The meaning depends upon the colour.

June: Rose/Honeysuckle

Humility, chastity, and sweetness.

July: Water Lily/Larkspur

Joy, fickleness, sweet. Levity and lightness. Its natural beauty comes in gentle hues with refreshing fragrance. There are different meanings for each colour. Pink denotes contrariness, white expresses a happy nature, and a first love is usually symbolized by purple. Strong bonds of love are represented by the larkspur.

August: Poppy/Gladiolus

Strength of character, moral integrity, remembrance, infatuation, honor.

September: Aster

Patience, daintiness, love and remembrance.

October: Marigold

Warm, fierce. They exemplify elegance and devotion.

November: Chrysanthemum

Compassion, friendship, joy. Chrysanthemums have different meanings. Red is for love, white means innocence, and yellow denotes unrequited love.

December: Holly/Narcissus

Sweetness, self-esteem, vanity.

To make sure you turn a birthday gift into something really meaningful, we've created this handy Birth Flower guide just for you.

Download, print, and pin it on your notice board or stick it on your fridge.

Or take a screenshot and save it to your phone so you can refer to it on the go.

Henry's Place is your family friendly florist delivering fresh cuts as far north as San Francisco and as far south as San Jose. If you are looking for a beautiful bouquet to wish someone "Happy Birthday" or you are seeking bespoke floral arrangements for your special birthday bash, the team at Henry's Place is here to serve you.

See our shop page for more information about bouquets or contact us to request a consultation regarding events.

Thanks for reading. Until next time...

Adam & Eric

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