Certain flowers and arrangements are better suited for different events. Everyone knows roses are common on Valentines day or anniversaries, and flowers at weddings usually complement the color theme. But what type of flower should you give your loved one on their birthday? Their birth month flower of course!
Like the more commonly known birth stones, there is a flower assigned to every month of the year. Make your loved one feel special by including their birth flower in a personalized bouquet made just for them!
Carnations are among the most popular and long-lasting flowers. They carry multiple meanings depending on the color including; admiration, deep love, true love, luck, and maternal love.
Violets are said to be the flower of Aphrodite, representing faithfulness, truth, and affection. They are known for their sweet fragrance — perfect for creating an enjoyable ambiance.
The daffodil carries many meanings, but most commonly symbolizes hope, joy, and friendship due to its bright yellow color.
More than 1200 species of daisy exist, carrying with them a variety of vibrant hues to choose from. With so many options, you can pick your loved one’s favorite color for an additional personalized touch in their bouquet.
May: Lily of the Valley
The lily of the valley is known for its lovely scent which has inspired many perfumes. This flower is especially popular in bridal bouquets, symbolizing purity and virtue.
Roses are the most popular of all cut flowers, symbolizing love, friendship, and beauty. The scent from this flower is said to be calming and relaxing.
Larkspur symbolizes a beautiful spirit, lightness, and swiftness. It comes in multiple colors including blue, red, purple, pink, yellow, and white.
August: The Gladiolus
Like the rose, the gladiolus is one of the most popular cut flowers, symbolizing remembrance and strength of character.
Asters, which get their name form the Greek word for “star,” symbolize love, daintiness, and luck.
Calendulas are famous for their skin-healing properties and represent thankfulness, excellence, and serenity.
Chrysanthemums represent optimism and joy. They are perfect for fall with colors ranging from bronze, to yellow, and even burgundy.
The Narcissus represents youth, beauty, and good fortune. While most narcissi bloom in shades of yellow, orange, pink, or white, there are 12 main varieties to choose from.