Which Flowers R U?
Birthday flowers are the most preferred gifts throughout the world, as the birthday flowers hold the potential of making anyone feel special. Today the market is flooded with different kind of birthday flowers and birthday flower arrangements, which can be gifted to someone special on their birthday for turning their day into an extraordinary one.
However sometimes it becomes a little difficult to choose the perfect birthday flowers for different kind of people as you need to take care of the character of the people, your relationship with them and last but not the least you need to take care of your budget also. Secondly you also need to take care of some special things while selecting the birthday flowers for people belonging to different genders.
Birthday Flowers For Men
Men may seem to be very tough and strong with a strong liking for all the masculine things but the fact remains that even they love to get birthday flowers, which can provide a sense of beauty to their lives. The perfect birthday flowers for men may be those birthday flowers, which are vibrant in color like roses, carnations, daisies and Gerber flowers. For the men who are of a practical proposition, it is best to add some Birthday gift along with the birthday flowers. You can also select any particular birthday flower which are liked by men in particular then be it Orchids or Cactus. If you are selecting the birthday flowers for your dad or son then the birthday flowers should be such which can reveal your appreciation and love for them. While selecting the birthday flowers for husbands the birthday flowers should be passionate and loving.
Birthday Flowers For Women
Everyone is aware of the women’s love for the different kinds of flowers. Well this love is appropriate also, as the flowers are beautiful, graceful and have the ability to make the recipient feel special. If you are selecting the birthday flowers for your daughter or your mom then the birthday flowers should be cheerful and full of affection like Tulips, Gerber daisies or any particular favorite flower of the concerned woman. Red roses can be the best option for the birthday flowers for wives or girlfriends. If the relationship with your wife or your girlfriend has just started then you can go for pink colored roses
Birthday Flowers For Children
Children don’t usually like to birthday flowers only for their birthday presents. So you can include a nice birthday gift with the birthday flowers for their birthday. The birthday flowers for children should be bright in color, which can indicate towards the energy associated with the children.
Popular Birth Flowers
January birth flowers is Carnation
Carnation is also called dianthus. It means “divine flower” or “flower of the gods” in Latin. Carnation is also the flower of affection. Giving a person a white carnation is indicate to friendship. Red Carnations means longing while the pink ones signify romance. Yellow carnations, on the other hand, convey rejection
February birth flowers is Violet
Violet is the flower of faithfulness in love and of chastity. The violet is given by a lover to his loved one to tell her that he will always stay true. This most applies to the purple-petaled violets. The white ones convey the message of taking the chance of giving her his heart.
March birth flowers is Daffodil (Jonquil)
Daffodil or Jonquil is the flower that signifies friendship and happiness at home. It is also the flower used to express unrequited love for another person.
Daffodil symbolize rebirth and new beginnings, the daffodil is virtually synonymous with spring. Chinese legend has it that if a daffodil bulb is forced to bloom during the New Year, it will bring good luck.
Daffodils is said to ensure happiness. But always remember to present daffodils in a bunch – the same legends that associate this cheerful flower with good fortune warn us that when given as a single bloom, a daffodil can foretell misfortune.
April birth flowers is Daisies
Daisy signifies innocence and modesty because of its daintiness despite the boldness of its colors. Daisies are given by a man to a woman after spending a pleasant time with her.
May birth flowers is Lily of the Valley, Sunflower
Legend has it that the lily of the valley sprouted from the tears wept by Eve when she and Adam were cast away from Eden. It symbolically shows purity, chastity and humility, with its small, bell-shaped blossoms that tend to clump together. The lily of the valley also means the return of happiness, which is the reason why it is often used as decorations in weddings.
June birth flowers is Rose
Rose is the queen of flowers. It has long been known as the flower of passion, which each color conveying a message pertaining to love. Rose Flower is a perfect way to say “I love You” and always a special place to mark the occasion and feeling of love. The anagram of rose is “EROS” which means the Greek god of love. That’s why rose has been popular used on Valentines Day.
Each color offers a distinct meaning: red, the lover’s rose, signifies enduring passion; white, humility and innocence; yellow, expressing friendship and joy; pink, gratitude, appreciation and admiration; orange, enthusiasm and desire; white lilac and purple roses represent enchantment and love at first sight. The number of stems in a rose bouquet can also express specific sentiments.
July birth flowers is Larkspur
The larkspur represents an open heart and ardent attachment and convey a feeling of lightness and levity. It is the symbol for openness and lightness, and sometimes for fickleness. Fickleness is the message behind the pink larkspur in the language of flowers, while joy is one behind the white. Purple meant to say that his receiver is a very sweet person.
Larkspur derived from the Greek word “delphis,” meaning dolphin, delphinium are also commonly known as larkspur. Other names include Lark’s Heel, Lark’s Claw and Knight’s Spur. Used by Native Americans and European settlers to make blue dye, it’s believed that the most ancient use of delphinium flowers was for driving away scorpions.
August birth flowers is Lily, Gladiolus
Gladiolus named after gladiators for their sword-like shape. It signifies to the flower of strength and courage, as well as for sincerity and forthrightness. Gladiolus is supposed to mean the love at first sight.
September birth flowers is Forget-Me-Not, Morning Glory
Morning Glory is Latin for star. This dainty flower is supposed to denote faith in one’s love, as well as wisdom and bravery. To give a loved one a bouquet of Morning Glory is to ask him or her to take care.
October birth flowers is Calendula (Marigold), Camellia
In India, Marigold is considered to be the holiest among flowers. Marigolds are often strung together into necklaces and placed around the necks of religious statues as an offering. While in western side, marigolds signifies the sorrow and sympathy.
November birth flowers is Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum is the imperial flower of Japan. It represents friendship and signify a secret love and longing. Red means love. Yellow means slighted love and white means truth.
The chrysanthemum flower, also known as the mum, is a flowering perennial plant of the genus Chrysanthemum in the daisy family. Chrysanthemums were cultivated in China as a flowering herb as far back as the 15th century BCE. An ancient Chinese city was named Chu-Hsien, meaning “chrysanthemum city”.
The flower was introduced into Japan probably in the 8th century CE, and the Emperor adopted the flower as his official seal. There is a “Festival of Happiness” in Japan that celebrates the flower. Japanese consider the orderly unfolding of the chrysanthemum’s petals to represent perfection, and Confucius once suggested they be used as an object of meditation. It’s said that a single petal of this celebrated flower placed at the bottom of a wine glass will encourage a long and healthy life.
The flower was brought to the Western World in the 17th century. It was named by Carolus Linnaeus from the Greek prefix chrys-, which means golden (the color of the original flowers), and -anthemon, meaning flower.
December birth flowers is Holly, Narcissus
The act of giving flowers is also a language in itself. Each flower is said to have its very own meaning, and the meaning of a particular flower when given to a person conveys a message that corresponds to the flower’s meaning to that person. How a flower became associated with a particular month and got referred to as a birth flower is simply because the said flower is more in season on that month than on any other month. Over time, birth flowers came to have a special meaning of their own and are lovely gifts to give your loved one regardless of occasion.