Celebrating a birthday in the great outdoors is an organic, sincere, and inspiring event. Instead of using latex balloons and crepe streamers, how about using colorful flowers and lush plants?
Consider your birth flower to be a form of floral horoscope, as it has symbolic meaning and signifies the month of your birth.
It means we have a reason to add another gorgeous flower to our collection of favorites, present our friends more personalized flower bouquets on their birthdays, and fill our own homes with arrangements that speak to our personalities a little bit more.
Now, without further ado, identify your natal flower on The Greenhouse People’s infographic below and see what it truly implies about your identity!
September Birth Flower – Aster
The birth flower for September is the aster. Being a part in the daisy family indicates that its structure consists of a central core composed of little flower heads encircled by lengthy petals. The aster is the symbol of daintiness, love, and magic.
October Birth Flower – Marigold
Marigold is October’s birth flower, which is a Mediterranean native plant and has been valued for its elegance and versatility. The symbolism of the October birth flower is warmth and ferociousness. They exemplify elegance and devotion.
November Birth Flower – Chrysanthemum
November’s natal flower, the chrysanthemum, is symbolic of joy and love. Pure love, innocence, and purity are symbolized by the white chrysanthemum. The symbolism of this month’s birth flower is compassion, friendship, and joy. Chrysanthemums have different meanings: Red is for love, White means innocence, and Yellow denotes unrequited love.
December Birth Flower – Poinsettia (Narcissus)
This plant is best renowned for its vivid red blooms, which are visible on every neighborhood stoop throughout the Christmastime season. The Poinsettia and its bright red flowers were known as the ‘Flores de Noche Buena’, or ‘Flowers of the Holy Night’. The shape of the poinsettia flower and leaves are sometimes thought of as a symbol of the Star of Bethlehem which led the Wise Men to Jesus. The red-colored leaves symbolize the blood of Christ. The Poinsettia comes in three colors: Red, White, and Pink. “You Are The Special One” is the message this flower sends.
January Birth Flower – Carnation
The Carnation which owns a strong symbolism of love, fascination, and distinction is the January birth flower. Light red carnations represent admiration, while dark red denotes deep love and affection. White carnations represent pure love and good luck, while striped (variegated) carnations symbolize regret that love cannot be shared. White carnations, in the Netherlands, are associated with HRH prince Bernhard. They are also worn on Mother’s Day, Teacher’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day (in green) in the United States, and at weddings. This hardy, sweetly fragrant flower is also the flower of Ohio.
February Birth Flower – Violet
March Birth Flower – Daffodil
The daffodil symbolizes rebirth, springtime, domestic happiness, respect, regard, and deep friendship.
April Birth Flower – Sweet Pea
April’s birth flower is the daisy, which shows innocence, playfulness, and simplicity. This flower is also known with the common phrase “Fresh as a daisy”. The cliche underscores the theme of cleanliness and purity.
It’s not just the secular world that has adopted the daisy as a symbol of innocence. We see that message repeated in Christianity, where the daisy is a sacred symbol of the Virgin Mary signifying her chastity, grace, and purity.
May Birth Flower – Lily Of The Valley
Lily of the Valley is a widely cultivated European plant of the lily family, with broad leaves and arching stems of fragrant, bell-shaped white flowers. May’s birth flower is not only absolutely beautiful but also has a lot of great meanings that people will really appreciate. This flower suggests to people that they are incomplete without the person that is being handed the flower. It also is a flower that has a lot of religious meaning and ties to the tears that the Virgin Mary spilled.
June Birth Flower – Rose
The June birth flower is the lovely Rose. “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” said the famous William Shakespeare. The rose is long a symbol of love and passion, the ancient Greeks and Romans associated roses with Aphrodite and Venus, goddesses of love. Used for hundreds of years to convey messages without words, they also represent confidentiality.
July Birth Flower – Delphinium
The delphinium, meaning joyful, fickle, and sweet, is a popular garden plant of the buttercup family that bears tall spikes of blue flowers. Derived from the Greek word “delphis,” meaning dolphin, delphiniums are also commonly known as larkspur.
August Birth Flower – Gladiolus
August’s stunning birth flower is the flower of choice when adorning midsummer gardens and bouquets. Symbolizing strength and moral integrity, gladioli also represent infatuation, with a bouquet conveying to a recipient that they pierce the giver’s heart with passion. This long-lasting flower comes in a variety of colors.