Birth Month Flowers & Their Meaning

Birth Month Flowers & Their Meaning

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Written by Hannah Kingston on August 18, 2021

Birth Month Flowers & Their Meaning

One of the loveliest ways to surprise someone on their birthday is a flower delivery, but why not add some extra personalization; why not send someone their birth month flowers?

Birth month flowers have their own special meanings which can truly help to make your loved ones feel extra special on their big day.

The language of flowers is said to have been first discovered in 1718 when the wife of the British ambassador to Constantinople, Lady Mary Wortley, wrote a letter expounding on the “Secret Language of Flowers” that she had discovered during her visits to Turkey.

The French created their own dictionary in 1819 when Louise Cortambert, writing under the pen name ‘Madame Charlotte de la Tour’, wrote Le langage des Fleurs. In 1884, Kate Greenaway published The Language of Flowers, with these definitions of each flower.

Let’s jump into birth month flowers and their corresponding meanings.

Birth Month Flowers & Their Meaning

**January **


  • Flowers: Carnation & snowdrop
  • Carnation meaning: Admiration, love
  • Snowdrop meaning: Hope, rebirth



  • Flowers: Violet & primrose
  • Violet meaning: Modesty, faithfulness
  • Primrose meaning: Young love

**March **


  • Flowers: Daffodil & jonquil
  • Daffodil meaning: New beginnings
  • Jonquil meaning: Prosperity

**April **


  • Flowers: Daisy & sweet pea
  • Daisy meaning: Purity, innocence
  • Sweetpea meaning: Blissful pleasure

**May **


  • Flowers: Lily of the valley & hawthorn
  • Daisy meaning: Sweetness, motherhood
  • Sweetpea meaning: Hope



  • Flowers: Rose & honeysuckle
  • Rose meaning: Romance
  • Honeysuckle meaning: Happiness

**July **


  • Flowers: Larkspur, water lily
  • Larkspur (delphinium) meaning: Positivity, dignity
  • Water lily meaning: Purity



  • Flowers: Gladiolus, poppy
  • Gladiolus meaning: Strength of character
  • Poppy meaning: Imagination



  • Flowers: Aster, morning glory
  • Aster meaning: Love, affection
  • Morning glory meaning: Unrequited love, mortality



  • Flowers: Marigold, cosmos
  • Marigold meaning: Creativity, passion
  • Cosmos meaning: Peace, tranquility



  • Flower: Chrysanthemum
  • Chrysanthemum meaning: Loyalty, honesty



  • Flower: Narcissus, holly
  • Narcissus meaning: Hope, wealth
  • Holly meaning: Protection, defense

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