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What is Your Birth Month Flower?

Birth flowers, much like gemstones, are closely associated with the month you were born. They can be representative of everything from luck to love and prosperity. We’ll show you what your birth month flower is and what it may signify about you. You can also learn about birth flowers associated with each month for your friends and family. All these flowers and more can be found at The Home Depot Canada.

Carnations, January’s birth flower, in white.

January Birth Flower

Carnation and Snowdrops

Carnations are a versatile flower with many meanings. White signifies love, yellow implies longing for someone and pink carnations suggest you are someone who is memorable. Snowdrops are also associated with the birth month of January and indicate both hope and beauty. They’re a great flower for early summer bouquets or rock gardens.

Iris flower in pink representing the birth month of February.

February Birth Flower

Iris, Violet and Primrose

Violets and Irises, the birth flowers for February, represent someone who is loyal, faithful and courageous. Wisdom is another commonly associated trait – along with that of friendship. Also associated with February, Primrose is a beautiful pale yellow flower that symbolizes youth.

Daffodils in yellow, the birth flower associated with March.

March Birth Flower

Daffodil

As they bloom in March, Daffodils are the birth month flower of those born in the early spring month. They symbolize new beginnings that bring happiness and joy. A container plant, this one thrives in the shade and grows beautiful, bright flowers.

April’s birth flower daisies in white.

April Birth Flower

Sweet Pea and Daisy

Symbolizing beauty, love and purity, Daisies attract butterflies and bloom through the early spring and fall. Along with Sweet Peas, they are the birth month flower for April.

The bell-shaped Lily of the valley in pink, the birth month flower for May.

May Birth Flower

Lily of the Valley and Hawthorn

Humility and happiness are the characteristics of the fragrant Lily of the Valley, one of May’s two birth flowers. It’s a beautifully scented flower that thrives in cooler temperatures. The Hawthorn has lovely flowers that attract butterflies and vibrant berries that attract birds.

Pink and orange roses, the birth flower unique to the month of June.

June Birth Flower

Rose and Honeysuckle

Roses come in many colours, with red signifying true love, orange implying craving and passion and yellow indicating anything from friendship to protectiveness. Also a June birth flower, Honeysuckle has fragrant flowers and can be used to cover fences or poles.

July’s birth flower, waterlily, in shades of pink, white and orange.

July Birth Flower

Waterlily and Larkspur

White Larkspurs signify unpredictable love; purple ones imply your first love and white ones represent a happy spirit. Waterlilies are a stunning flower that are beautiful in bouquets and stand for a open heart that is pure.

Gladiolus, the birth flower for August, in white, pink and lavender.

August Birth Flower

Poppy and Gladiolus

In years past, Gladiolus were associated with magic powers. Now, they’re more closely linked with power and truthfulness with leaves that resemble knives – possibly indicating a piercing love. Poppies are great for your garden's edge, rock gardens or cut flower arrangements.

Morning glory, one among September’s three birth flowers.

September Birth Flower

Morning Glory, Aster and Myosotis

Three birth flowers represent the month of September. Asters signify strong and healthy love, coupled with faith and wisdom. Morning Glory is a beautiful flower that signifies love, affection or mortality. The Myosotis or “Forget-Me-Not”, as it’s more commonly known, is perfect for a spring garden.

October birth flower, marigold, potted in a garden.

October Birth Flower

Marigold and Calendula

The Marigold is the flower of everlasting love and can signify that you’re always on the mind of that special someone. They’re also commonly used to convey sympathy or sadness. The other birth flower for September, Calendula, symbolizes sunshine and is traditionally used in wedding bouquets to symbolize passion.

Peonies in pink, the birth flower for the month of November.

November Birth Flower

Chrysanthemum and Peony

One of the two birth flowers associated with November, white mums signify virtuousness and wholesomeness, while yellow ones indicate that a loved one feels offended or slighted. Peonies are often associated with prosperity, luck and romance.

A pot of Red poinsettias, December’s birth flower, placed on a deck.

December Birth Flower

Holly, Narcissus and Poinsettia

December’s birth flowers, hollies and poinsettias show a desire for a cheerful household, while Narcissus is a vibrant flower that signifies humility and faithfulness.

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