Design Your Garden According to Your Birth Flowers By Month
Outdoors Birth Flowers By Month

Design Your Garden by Planting Flowers According to Your Birth Month

May 30, 2024 at 4:40 PM PST
Outdoors Birth Flowers By Month

Design Your Garden by Planting Flowers According to Your Birth Month

May 30, 2024 at 4:40 PM PST

Have you ever seen those zodiac accounts on social media pertaining to what your mood, character or quote is for your zodiac sign? Just like every month has a birthstone, every month or zodiac sign also has assigned flowers. Having both a primary and secondary flower for each month, birthday flowers all have different and unique meanings.

Flowers often symbolize love, forgiveness and happiness. Holidays like Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day are filled with roses, while during the spring and summer seasons, flowers like tulips and sunflowers are seen everywhere. We can’t forget about wedding season, flower fields and farmer’s markets, where flowers are always present. From the grocery store to markets to online floral deliveries, getting your favorite flowers right at your doorstep has become convenient.

Not only are flowers a staple for gift-giving and events, but they’ve also become one of the main social media aesthetics. From Instagram accounts dedicated to floral bouquets, photoshoots at Tulip fields every spring, TikTok viral Trader Joe’s flowers to lavender-based matcha, lemonade and lattes becoming popular, florals are everywhere around us.

If you’re in the astrology and zodiac landscape and also happen to be obsessed with flowers, you’ll definitely want to know what the birth flowers of the month are. Not only can you incorporate these flowers in your home, but you can also plant them in an outdoor garden to beautify the landscaping of your space.

January: Carnation and Snowdrop

The birth flowers for the month of January are carnations and snowdrop flowers. Pictured: Pink carnations in a field

Very fitting for the new year, January’s flowers are very colorful and bright. The primary flower for January are the Carnations, while the secondary flower is the snowdrop flower. Carnations are known for their vibrant colors, typically bright pink, and are a staple in floral arrangements. They represent love and happiness and tend to bloom in the late spring and summer. Snowdrops are white drooping flowers that bloom in the late winter or early spring. Also fitting for January, these flowers represent hope and a new start.

February: Violet and Primrose

February has two birth flowers of the month, which are violet and primrose flowers. Pictured: Violet flowers

Common houseplants and fitting to its name, violets thrive in the spring and summer. Purple in color, the same as the February birthstone amethyst, this birth flower represents faith, friendship and wisdom. These flowers are also edible and often used to make syrup, tea or used as decoration for baked goods and cakes.

Hunger Games fans everywhere know of the Primrose flower, but what does it represent? Like the movie and book character, Primrose flowers represent youth and purity. These flowers are often very colorful and usually in arrays of pink, yellow, white and purple. If you’re looking for a colorful and vibrant garden, you should plant these in fall or early spring.

March: Daffodil and Sakura

Sakura and Daffodil flowers are the birth flower of the month for March. Pictured: Pink Sakura flowers in a tree

Symbolizing the arrival of spring, Daffodils bloom a gorgeous yellow and white color. In symbolizing rebirth and new arrivals, these flowers are associated with reflecting on optimism, hope and joy.

Sakura is known as the cherry blossom flower. It’s the national flower of Japan and they bloom pink, representing a new season or the beginning of Spring.

April: Daisy and Sweet Pea

Daisies are the birth flower of the month for April, representing love and youth. Pictured: A field of daisies

Daisies are common flowers planted in most floral gardens. For those born in April, these flowers are very fitting for your birth month and zodiac sign. Originating in Europe and Asia, these flowers represent love and youth. These flowers are easy to plant and can grow in multiple soil types. Perfect for springtime, daisies thrive in the sun, needing six hours of sunlight.

Fragrant and a staple in floral arrangements, sweet pea flowers are associated with gratitude and affection. You’ll want to plant these flowers in an area that gets plenty of sunlight, and because they tend to bloom in late spring to fall, that’s the best time for planting. Make sure the soil is fertile so that your sweet peas can grow and thrive.

May: Lily of the Valley and Hawthorn

Learn more about the birth flower by month for the month of May. Pictured: Lily of the Valley flowers

For the month of May, the primary birth flower is the Lily of the Valley. These flowers are native to Europe and are also in Asia and North America. Delicate and bell-shaped, these flowers are common in outdoor gardens. They thrive in moist soil and love the shade. Because they are so delicate, sweetness and gentleness are the specific traits of these flowers.

For vibrant and pink flowers in your garden, Hawthorn flowers are the perfect choice, especially if you’re a May baby. May is the start of warm weather in most areas, and these flowers represent hope and optimism, which is what the month of May brings. For planting, make sure these flowers get some sun and shade in well-draining soil. They tend to bloom in spring, so plant ahead of time for a sea of gorgeous pink as a birthday present.

June: Rose and Honeysuckle

Fitting for summer, the birth flowers by month of June are roses and honeysuckle. Pictured: A pink rose

More colorful and pink flowers! Summer gets all the vibrant and pink shades. June’s primary flowers are roses, and what better way to celebrate your birth mom than with pink roses. These bouquets are incredibly popular for birthdays, Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, and are the primary flowers that most people choose for special occasions. They represent beauty and love, showcasing the romantic spirit that most June birthdays possess. Roses bloom from spring to winter and require over six hours of sunlight to grow and thrive.

Honeysuckles are the secondary flower for June and a huge food source for birds and butterflies. They are often used to make honey for tea, syrups and baked goods. As a food source for pollinators, these flowers represent bonding and forming connections, ironically something that June birthdays aren’t afraid of doing.

July: Larkspur and Water Lily

Water Lilies represent purity and growth and are the birth flower for the month of July. Pictured: A water lily

Adding height, drama and color to gardens and floral bouquets, Larkspur flowers are the star of the show and stand out, just like those born in July. They reflect strength, love and light and are known for their popularity in gardens. These gorgeous flowers can grow up to three feet tall with the proper care and fertile soil.

If you spend a lot of time on the water, then you’ve probably heard of water lilies. These aquatic flowers symbolize purity and growth and have been recognized in art, media, literature and medicine. If you have a backyard lake or pond, these are the perfect flowers for growing. They require full sun or partial shade and a body of still water.

August: Gladiolus and Poppy

The birth flower for the month of August is the poppy flower, which is associated with relaxation and sleep. Pictured: A field of poppy flowers

Capturing the essence of August babies, Gladiolus flowers are paired with strength, healing and infatuation. Just in time for your summer birthday, these babies bloom in the summer after being doused in full sunlight and grown in well-drained soil.

On the other hand, in August, we have poppy flowers. These flowers are very popular in gardens and bouquets and have been used for medicinal purposes. For those who can appreciate a good night’s sleep, these flowers represent imagination, dreams, relaxation, and sleep.

September: Aster and Morning Glory

Fitting for the transition into fall, Aster flower bloom right before the fall and represent patience and beauty. Pictured: Aster flowers

Having a long history of culinary use and medicinal purposes, Aster flowers serve as a reminder of patience and beauty. As summer closes out and fall comes in, these flowers serve as a burst of color right before the cool weather hits. They grow well in sun and partial shade, blooming in the late summer or early fall, just in time for pumpkin spice, colorful leaves and combat boots.

Perfect for the transition into fall, morning glory flowers symbolize affection and the beauty of life. Like Aster flowers, they bloom around the same time in sun and partial shade, making them the perfect addition to any garden in the fall.

October: Marigold and Cosmos

October and orange go hand in hand, and the birth flower for this month is the Marigold. Pictured: An orange marigold flower

When you think of the color orange, the month that you’re probably thinking of in association to it is October. The start of orange leaves falling from trees, pumpkin season, orange clothing, and pumpkin dishes and lattes, October and Marigold flowers have orange all over them. Marigolds embody passion, warmth and creativity, all traits that the October born possess. They are easy to grow, thrive well in the sun and are also edible and can be used as a natural food coloring or as decoration on a cake.

October’s secondary flowers are Cosmos, and these beautiful flowers come in a multitude of colors. If you’re late to the garden party this year, don’t worry, these flowers don’t bloom from early summer to late fall in full sun.

November: Chrysanthemum and Peony

For November, the birth flowers of the month are chrysanthemums and peonies. Pictured: Pink peony flowers

Known for their bright and bold shades, Chrysanthemum flowers symbolize love, friendship and joy, qualities that November birthdays have. They bloom from late summer to late fall and are pretty easy to take care of with sunlight, water and well-drained soil.

Honor, romance and passion are all representations of peony flowers and November birthdays. Peonies come in multiple colors including pink, white and red, and are common garden and bouquet flowers. They bloom in late spring to early summer and require little maintenance outside of sunlight and soil, making them a popular garden flower.

December: Narcissus and Holly

Fitting for December birthdays and the holiday season, the birth flowers for this month represent joy and the holiday spirit. Pictured: Narcissus flowers

Last, but not least, we have the December birth flowers, which are narcissus and holly. Narcissus flowers are white in color and are a common flower, typically used in weddings and in bouquets. They thrive in bright and indirect light and can bloom in late winter or early spring. Perfect for December birthdays and the Christmas season, these florals are often used in holiday displays.

Holly is another flower associated with December and is popular for the Christmas season. Often used in Christmas decorations and tablescapes, these flowers represent the spirit of the holiday season and festive joy. While these flowers are associated with the cold month of December and the holiday season, they actually bloom in the spring in full sun or partial shade.



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