Flowers could make any occasion brighter and livelier. They have the cardinal power to turn any ordinary day into a special one for your loved ones. They represent the soul and beauty of nature and their fragrance can captivate the most stone-hearted person too. Each month of the calendar is also represented by a beautiful floral that enhance the allure of the season and make them special with their enchanting bloom. Let’s see which flower rules for your birthday month!
1. January – Carnations
The crisp and cold season of January is embellished with the beauty of Carnations. These “Cinnamon Red Hot” florals are flowers for the first month of the calendar. It symbolises love, fascination and distinction. As the legend says, the first carnation was born with the tears of Mother Mary when Christ was crucified.
2. February – Violet
The love and romance are in the air in February which is further enhanced with Violets. It represents loyalty and faithfulness. Violets say that you will always be true to your love. This beautiful flower also exists in white colour which takes it beauty a notch above.
3. March – Daffodil
The spring season in March makes nature bloom at its best and this pretty season is further adorned with Daffodil. Also known as “Love Call”, they symbolize new birth, beginnings, happiness and joy. Daffodil is also the national flower of Wales and spotting first daffodil of the season is supposed to bring good luck for the ear to come.
4. April – Sweet Pea
April babies have got Sweet Pea in their hands which symbolize beauty, innocence, love or purity. It is found in every part of the world except Antarctica. These flowers are native to Sicily, Cyprus and Southern Italy and are known to be long-lasting. Present a flower bouquet of a sweet pea to someone to appreciate their beauty and innocence.
5. May – Lily of the Valley
To celebrate May birthdays, we have Lily of the Valley which indicates humility and happiness with their sweet fragrance. Despite what its name suggests, Lily of the Valley is not true lily but it belongs to the asparagus family.
6. June – Honeysuckle
Pronouncing love, gratitude and appreciation, honeysuckle is also used in the manufacturing process of herbal pillows due to an old legend saying that if one keeps honeysuckle under their pillow at night they will be blessed with pleasant dreams.
7. July – Larkspur
Different colours of larkspur present different emotions. Pink larkspurs symbolize a fickle love whereas, on the other hand, white ones says a happy spirit. It is quite popular for its pretty flowers.
8. August – Gladiolus
The birth flower of August, in its sheer beauty, says to the recipient “ remember me”. It also represents strength and integrity. In old times, these flowers were considered to have magical powers.
9. September – Aster
The fall begins with the sweet fragrance of Aster symbolizing a strong and powerful love. It belongs to the family of sunflowers. Aster is also used in the preparation of various floral arrangements and bouquets.
10. October – Marigold
Drenched in the colours of fall, marigold symbolize undying love. It is an easy flower to grow and that is why it is a favourite of cultivators worldwide. Marigold is usually yellow, orange, red and maroon in colour.
11. November – Chrysanthemum
It is not only a birth flower for November borns, but also considered the second most popular flower with its name derived from Greek words, chrysos (gold) and anthemon (flower). The chrysanthemum was first cultivated in China.
12. December – Poinsettia
The Christmas spirit comes alive with the charming red Poinsettias in the house. The bright red part of the plant is actually not a flower but modified leaves. December 12th is celebrated as Poinsettia Day.
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