Flowers speak their own language. They can symbolize love and friendship. Flowers can also represent birthday months. Do you wonder about your unique flowers for your birthday month? Follow our guide below to find out:

January- Carnations and Snowdrops

  • Carnations are bright cheerful flowers. Their colors can have different meanings. A pink carnation means affection and a dark red carnation means deeper love.
  • Snowdrops are beautiful and precious flowers are one of the first flowers to poke through the late winter snow. They mean hope and beauty.

February-Violets and Primrose

  • Violets can come in blue, yellow, white and cream. Some have two colors of blue and yellow. Violets signify watchfulness, loyalty and full of faith. Violets let people you are there for them.
  • Primroses are pretty and petite flowers that bloom in late winter. Primroses let people know that you can’t live without them.

March-Daffodils and Jonquils

  • Daffodils are bright beautiful flowers that mean unequaled deep love.
  • Jonquils are one group of daffodils, not all daffodils they have a cluster of flowers and a delicate fragrance.

April-Daisies and Sweet Peas

  • Daisies are sweet flowers that come in many varieties. They mean innocence, loyal love and purity.
  • Sweet Peas can be in many different colors. Sweet Peas mean pleasure and are also used to say good-bye.

May- Lilly of the Valleys and Hawthorns

  • Lilly of the Valleys mean sweetness, humility and a return to happiness. If you want to show your loved one that your life is complete with them, you should give them Lilly of the Valley flowers.
  • Hawthorns are lovely little flowers that can be in many different colors but are most common in white, pink or red. They mean hope and happiness. When you give someone hawthorns you wish the best for them.

June-Roses and Honeysuckles

  • Roses and honeysuckles are some of the most fragrant flowers. Both flowers welcome the warm days of summer. Roses come in all colors and have more than one meaning. Red roses mean “I love you”. A pink rose means perfect happiness. A white rose means innocence, purity and new beginnings. Yellow roses can mean jealousy. A bouquet of roses means gratitude and single rose of the above colors mean exactly their meaning.
  • Honeysuckles mean everlasting bonds of love. They have an organic sweet scent and can attract hummingbirds. Avoid non-native and intrusive types including Japanese honeysuckle.

July-Larkspurs and Water Lilies

  • Larkspurs come in a variety of colors including indigo, purple and pink. They mean having an open-heart, positivity, dignity, grace and first love.
  • Water Lilies are special lotus-like flower. They symbolize purity or rebirth. You can see water lilies floating on ponds and water from May to early September.

August-Gladiolus and Poppies

  • Gladiolus is sometimes referred to as the sword lily because of its shape. The flower can be found in colors including red, pink, orange, yellow, purple and white and it’s a symbol of strength of character, remembrance and sincerity.
  • Poppies have a bright red color they are used to remember war veterans and mean imagination.

September-Aster and Morning Glories

September’s birth flowers are the aster and morning glory.

  • Asters are a symbol of all-powerful love, affection and wisdom. Asters are available in many colors, but are most commonly found with pink, white, red, mauve or lilac blooms.
  • The Morning Glory also symbolizes unrequited love, like the aster. Their flower petals open in the morning with wonderful star-like centers.

October-Marigolds and Cosmos

October’s birth flowers are the marigold and cosmos.

  • Marigolds resemble fall foliage and have deep orange colors. Marigolds symbolize powerful love, passion and creativity. Marigolds also have a long tradition of being used medicinally to heal inflammation and skin problems.
  • Cosmos flowers come in bright colors like orange, pink and purple. They attract bees, so are a great flower to grow to draw garden pollinators. They represent calm and tranquility.


November’s birth flower is the bright, big beautiful chrysanthemum.

  • Chrysanthemums mean loyalty and honesty and can vary depending on color.Referred to as mums, you can find this bloom in a wide range of sizes and colors, including the most common pink, white, yellow and red varieties.

December-Narcissus and Holly

December’s birth flowers are the narcissus and holly.

  • Narcissus is symbolic of good wishes, hope and wealth.
  • Holly is a convenient birth plant for December, since it is so popular around the holidays. It symbolizes protection. Instead of a traditional bouquet, gift a wreath to December birthday celebrants!

Flowers are not just symbolic and can add flourish to you and yours’ birthday months; they can also add color and vibrancy to your landscape. When you are ready to start your spring flower garden contact Aisling View for all your gardening needs at 317-636-9408.

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