Appropriate for a January flower, carnations prefer cool temperatures and come in a variety of colors, each with a unique symbol. Snowdrops also thrive in the cold, blooming in late winter or early spring.
The three primary traits associated with violets are modesty, humility, and faith. The primrose is a pale yellow flower that is edible, making it a great cake topper for someone with a February birthday.
Daffodils are one of the first flowers to bloom in spring, adding to their representation of rebirth and new beginnings. Jonquils are a distinct variety of daffodils, all of which are technically classified as narcissus.
Sweet peas have many positive connotations, including cherished joy, good friendship, and kindness. Many people find that they are especially appropriate when sending "thank you" flowers as a way of expressing gratitude.
Lilies of the valley bloom in May, making them an appropriate choice for May's official birth flower. Hawthorns are part of the rose family and broadly symbolize hope, faith, and happiness.
Red roses need no introduction as one of the most popular, romantic flowers, hummingbirds love them, which may be one reason why they are also associated with affection and happiness.
With their height and vibrant color, larkspurs are an attractive flower, but can be dangerous to gardens due to the fact that they are poisonous. Water lilies are named after the Greek myth of nymphs, and they represent peace. , is associated with balance and unity.
Today, gladiolus is a symbol of integrity, remembrance, and strength. Because the Romantics believed flowers could pierce hearts with their beauty. Many people will recognize poppies, which often appear around Memorial Day as a tribute to fallen soldiers. Let's give
Aster is named after the Greek word for "star," because of its star-like appearance. Morning glories come in a variety of colors, including hot pink, indigo, red, white, and blue. In Japan, they symbolize both love and innocence.
With its bright orange color, marigold is the perfect companion to fall pumpkins as representatives of October. This flower comes from the Mediterranean and evokes courage, passion and creativity.
The chrysanthemum is the only flower born in November and has a long history, having been first cultivated in 15th-century China. It also happens to be the official flower to celebrate the 13th wedding anniversary.