Know Your Birth Flowers

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Know Your Birth Flowers

Did you know that every month has a birth flower attached to it? Birth month flowers are those flowers that over the centuries have come to represent certain months. Like people, each birth flower is distinctive – filled with significance and diverse stories. So whether you’re looking for a creative way to celebrate someone’s birthday or you would like to add a personal touch to a flower arrangement for any occasion, Birth flowers just stand right for all.
Here is an overview of all the birth flowers along with their representative meanings:

1) January – Carnation

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This flower represents Pride, Beauty, Admiration and Gratitude. They come in several different colours to convey different meanings, much like roses. A pink carnation means affection, while a red carnation means love.Striped carnations means regret that a love is not shared, and yellow means rejection or disappointment.

2) February – Violet

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This flower represents Faithfulness, wisdom and loyalty. With its majestic purple hues and soaring slender stem, this dignified and graceful birth flower dates back to ancient Greece. It also gives a sign of the coming spring.

3) March –Daffodil

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Symbolizing rebirth and new beginnings, particularly when presented in an abundant bouquet, daffodils promise happiness and joy. It also represents rebirth and implies the great honour you presented to someone. Blooming first in spring makes it the symbol of hope.

4) April – Daisy

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Daisy conveys innocence, loyal love and purity. It is also a flower depicting privacy, modesty, honesty and maintaining secrecy. Symbolizing childlike joy and playfulness, this birth flower captures the essence of springs carefree nature and a young attitude. It is believed that a sight to this flower is able to bring happiness to people.

5) May – Lily

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The lily of valley signifies sweetness, humility and a return to happiness.Long tied to the Virgin Mary, the white Madonna lily represents virtue. . In the language of flowers, this May birth flower expresses purity of heart, majesty and honour.This is really a beautiful flower with the usual colour of white which means love and sweetness.

6) June – Rose

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There is no description needed for this birth flower. Though each colour offers a distinct meaning – and the number of stems offers a singular message – this June birth flower signifies beauty and perfection. Long a symbol of love and passion, the rose is rich with history and meaning. A rose has many more meanings than you can count. A bouquet of roses implies sincere gratitude to the other.

7) July – Larkspur

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Each colour variation of larkspur has a different meaning: pink means fickleness, white conveys happiness and purple normally represents first love. Generally, it indicates the strong bonds of love.Maybe it is not quite familiar, while actually it has the meanings of levity and lightness.

8) August – Gladiolus

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Gladiolus represents remembrance, calm, integrity and infatuation. It also represents strength and moral integrity. Its romantic flowers are capable of piercing a heart with their beauty. This flower is just like a warrior’s sword from outside but it doesn’t mean power.

9) September – Aster

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Asters have association with patience and beauty. In history people believed that burning casters could bring protections from evil. This autumn birth flower is also known as talisman of love and an enduring symbol of elegance.

10) October – Marigold

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Marigolds are often given as a sign of warmth and undying love. It is a brilliant and colourful flower with a broad open bloom, signifying affection and grace. It is considered as a holy flower in many different cultures. It also has some other names of summer bride and bull’s eyes.

11) November – Chrysanthemum

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Different colours signify different meanings. A red one means love, white one means innocence and purity and a yellow one means slighted love. A symbol of the sun, suggested to be used as an object of meditation. Signifying optimism and happiness, it’s said that a single petal of this November birth flower placed at the bottom of a wine glass will encourage a long and healthy life.

12) December – Narcissus

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Narcissus means sweetness. This birth flower embodies the idea that you want your beloved to stay just the way they are. The Christmas Day is in December, making the narcissus quite popular as Christmas flowers.

So now, next time you want to send flowers, remember what month it is and then consider selecting a flower that truly expresses your feelings.

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