Ever wondered which flowers are associated with each birth month.
JANUARY is symbolized by the carnation, which also symbolizes leadership, pride, admiration, gratitude and marriage proposals. Carnations also come in different fun carnations; thrill her and give her a striped one.
FEBURARY is symbolized by the iris whose three petals symbolize faith, peace of mine and charity. This splendid big purple bloom symbolizes the communion between the human spirit and higher powers.
MARCH is symbolized by the bright yellow daffodil. This gorgeous flower of spring symbolizes birth, rebirth and new beginnings. It is also representative of kept promises and loyalty.
APRIL is symbolized by the daisy, which is a charming, but unassuming wildflower that is symbolic of everything associated with children including joy, happiness, creativity and innocence.
MAY is symbolized by the Lily. The Lily belongs to the Greek Goddess Hera and also to the Virgin Mary. This flower symbolizes growth, purity, duty, pride and devotion. It also symbolizes, sweetness and humility.
JUNE is symbolized by the ultimate flower of love and passion – the Rose. The bud belongs to the love goddess Venus and symbolizes beauty, passion and perfection.
JULY is symbolized by the Delphinium which has lush dolphin shaped blooms that symbolize beauty, flirtation and the joy of first attraction. It also symbolizes the commitment of a first love.
AUGUST is symbolized by Gladiola which represents moral integrity and strength. Gladiolas look great if you tie their thick stalks together with a single wide ribbon.
SEPTEMBER is symbolized by the little aster, which comes in a rainbow of rich hues. The flower is seen as a symbol of love and devotion.
OCTOBER is symbolized by the marigold, which is symbolic of the virtues of the Virgin Mary including strength, compassion and unconditional love.
NOVEMBER is symbolized by the chrysanthemum which symbolizes perfection, endurance, optimism, friendship and passion.
DECEMBER is symbolized by the Poinsettia which is the quintessential Christmas Flower. The legend is that they were weeds placed on the steps of a church, which then miraculously became joyous red flowers
A flower is a symbolic but inexpensive gift. How it will be received often has a lot to do with the presentation. Large blooms single blooms look amazing when presented with a tall skinny vase. Consider giving a bundle of blooms in a wide-mouth pitcher. Make sure to include a card with a personal message on it.