All About Birth Flowers

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Fun Facts & Meanings About Birth Flowers, Birthstones, and Zodiac Signs

Did you know each month has its own specially designated flower? Like birthstones and zodiac signs, birth month flowers carry special meaning and significance that provide insight into the personality of people born during that month.

Knowing each month's birth flower can help you gift a beautiful flower arrangement that's extra meaningful. Refer to our comprehensive summary below that lists all the months and their designated flower, birthstone, and zodiac sign.

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January

Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn (Until the 19th), Aquarius

Birth Flower: Carnation

Meaning: A frilly yet sturdy flower that brings a touch of brightness to the gloomy winter months, the carnation symbolizes love, strength, admiration, healing, and protection.

Birthstone: Garnet

Meaning: One of the oldest known gemstones, garnet is a deep red-colored gem associated with love, friendship, inner fire, and life force.

February

Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius (until the 18th), Pisces

Birth Flower: Violet

Meaning: The beautiful, purple-hued violet has heart-shaped petals and symbolizes love, modesty, faithfulness, spiritual wisdom, and virtue.

Birthstone: Amethyst

Meaning: A variety of quartz, amethyst comes in a lovely purple color similar to the violet flower. The purple amethyst gemstone symbolizes royalty, power, and wealth and is often found in crowns and royal jewelry.

March

Zodiac Sign:
Pisces (until the 20th), Aries

Birth Flower: Daffodil

Meaning: Daffodils are bright, light, and cheery flowers that bloom at the beginning of spring. A symbol that winter is over, daffodils have come to signify hope, rebirth, new beginnings, and happiness.

Birthstone: Aquamarine

Meaning: A beautiful blue gem comprised of the two words "aqua" (water) and "marina" (the sea), it was often given to sailors to wish them good luck on the seas and a safe voyage.

April

Zodiac Sign:
Aries (until the 19th), Taurus

Birth Flower: Daisy & Sweet Pea

Meaning: Both of these pretty flowers represent purity, innocence, true love, and blissfulness. Either of these blooms will brighten someone's day.

Birthstone: Diamond

Meaning: Due to their rarity and being one of the hardest minerals on Earth, diamonds represent strength, love, and beauty. They are most commonly associated with engagement rings.

May

Zodiac Sign:
Taurus (until the 20th), Gemini

Birth Flower: Lily of the Valley

Meaning: A delicate, beautiful flower, lily of the valley grows in a cluster of small, white, bell-shaped blooms. A popular wedding flower among royals, it symbolizes humility, purity, happiness, motherhood, and a fulfilling life.

Birthstone: Emerald

Meaning: A favorite gemstone of Cleopatra, the emerald has a complex and deep symbolism with true love and wealth among the primary meanings.

June

Zodiac Sign:
Gemini (until the 20th), Cancer

Birth Flower: Rose

Meaning: The rose is universally known as the symbol of love. Each color has its own meaning, though, such as white for purity and innocence, yellow for joy and friendship, and pink for grace and joy.

Birthstone: Pearls

Meaning: These beautiful sea gems symbolize wisdom gained through experience, luck, and protection. They are also widely known to represent purity and loyalty, which is why many brides wear pearls on their wedding day.

July

Zodiac Sign:
Cancer (until the 22nd), Leo

Birth Flower: Larkspur

Meaning: Larkspur blooms in vibrant hues of purple, pink, indigo, and white, and they represent love, affection, grace, and happiness, respectively.

Birthstone: Ruby

Meaning: From the Latin word for red, "rubeus," the deep blood red-colored ruby symbolizes life, blood, courage, and protection.

August

Zodiac Sign:
Leo (until the 22nd), Virgo

Birth Flower: Gladiolus

Meaning: Blooming throughout the hot days of August, this tall flower has exotic-shaped blooms in a variety of vibrant colors. This flower is symbolic of persistence, integrity, strength of character, and honesty.

Birthstone: Peridot

Meaning: An ancient and unique light green gem, peridot symbolizes harmony, compassion, good health, and protection.

September

Zodiac Sign:
Virgo (until the 22nd), Libra

Birth Flower: Aster

Meaning: This star-shaped flower blooms year-round with particularly vibrant-colored petals in September. These spirited blooms represent love, patience, stability, and affection.

Birthstone: Sapphire

Meaning: Often associated with the heavens, this deep blue-colored gem represents spiritual truth, wisdom, serenity, and purity.

October

Zodiac Sign:
Libra (until the 22nd), Scorpio

Birth Flower: Marigold

Meaning: Bright, radiantly golden, and festive, marigolds symbolize optimism, determination, creativity, and prosperity.

Birthstone: Opal

Meaning: This multi-colored stone symbolizes hope, love, and protection.

November

Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio (until the 21st), Sagittarius

Birth Flower: Chrysanthemum

Meaning: These brightly-colored and cheerful flowers represent friendship, compassion, happiness, and longevity.

Birthstone: Topaz

Meaning: This striking yellow gem is associated with honor, strength, health, and protection.

December

Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius (until the 21st), Capricorn

Birth Flower: Narcissus

Meaning: The attractive trumpet-shaped narcissus flower symbolizes wealth, good wishes, sweetness, and hope.

Birthstone: Turquoise

Meaning: Regarded as a love charm, turquoise also represents good fortune, success, and protection.

The language of flowers is a great way to show someone how much you care about them in a visually stunning, fragrant, and beautifully fresh way. Sending someone a bouquet of their birth flower will always be a welcome gift.

Hopefully, you have found this chart of birth flowers, birthstones, and their meanings helpful. It's a useful guide in selecting flowers or other gifts for your loved ones. If you'd like to send a bouquet of flowers inspired by someone's birthstone color, then request our Designer's Choice option. One of our talented floral design professionals will create a unique, custom-designed bouquet of fresh blooms for the lucky recipient. Or, choose from our selection of expertly designed seasonal blooms. For all your flower needs, Ah Sam Floral Co. - Flowers | Plants | Decor is your go-to local florist for quality and exceptional service.

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