Flowers are like nature’s expression of love. We carry bouquets at weddings and gift them to loved ones for every kind of occasion, from birthdays to date nights and anniversaries to holidays. Part of the fun is searching for that particular flower or color that best represents the occasion or the person. Especially if you’re considering naming your little one by their birth month flowers, well, let’s just say that their are a lot of adorable options.

Whether you’re gathering a bouquet for your kitchen countertop, a special occasion or discovering birth flowers by month for baby name inspiration, understanding the meaning behind these birth month flowers makes everything even more special. Just like gemstones, flowers have tons of different meanings so whether you choose certain flowers based off of someone’s birth month or for their particular meaning, you can bet that your customized gift will be a loving sentiment no matter what the occasion. Scroll through these birth month flowers and their individual meanings for unique inspiration.

January birth flower: carnation and snowdrop

Carnations symbolize love, devotion and loyalty. Snowdrops symbolize innocence, purity and they are also seen as a sign of hope because they are one of the first flowers to bloom at the end of winter.

February birth flower: violet and primrose

Violets represent modesty, humility and virtue while primrose flowers symbolize youthful love, everlasting existence and youth. Makes for an interesting combination for the month of love!

March birth flower: daffodil and jonquil

March birth flowers are both considered to be symbols of happiness and hope. Traditionally daffodils are given on 10 year anniversaries.

April birth flower: daisy and sweet pea

The daisy is mostly associated with loyalty, purity and innocence but, it’s also a flower that’s usually gifted to new mothers because it’s also believed to symbolize motherhood. Not only do sweet peas bring a beautiful pop of color but they also represent blissful pleasure, goodbyes and thank you’s.

May birth flower: Lily of the valley and hawthorn

The rare and expensive lily of the valley flowers symbolize sweetness, purity and humility. Hawthorn flowers are particularly famous in Irish mythology and symbolize protection and love.

June birth flower: rose and honeysuckle

In general, roses are thought to symbolize love and passion but each color can hold their own meaning. For example, white rose symbolizes friendship and red roses stand for romantic love. Resilient honeysuckle flowers represent devotion and everlasting bonds, as well as happiness and affection.

July birth flower: larkspur and water lilies

Larkspurs represent dignity and positivity. Water lilies are a symbol of fertility and purity and, because they sprout from mud, they are symbolic of enlightenment and rebirth.

August birth flower: gladiolus and poppy

Gladiolus, which roughly translates from Latin to “sword lily,” symbolizes strength and moral integrity. The poppy has different meanings all around the world but generally it’s associated with relaxation, healing and hope for a peaceful future.

September birth flower: aster and morning glory

Aster flowers represent valor, wisdom and faith. Morning glories symbolize affection and essence of life. September babies are often thought to be affectionate, humble and spontaneous.

October birth flower: marigold and cosmos

True to their sunny nature, marigolds represent the rising sun, optimism and prosperity. Cosmos symbolizes peace and harmony. They are often favored for expressing ever-lasting love and are associated with two year wedding anniversaries.

November birth flower: chrysanthemum

These flowers symbolize well-wishes and are believed to bring good luck. They were first cultivated in 15th century China.

December birth flower: narcissus and holly

The narcissus includes different types of daffodils but December’s birth flower specifies the paper white. It represents rebirth, rejuvenation, faithfulness and vanity. Even though holly’s aren’t technically a flower the holly bush is traditionally associated with the festive holiday month. They symbolize friendship and faithful love.

Our favorite birth flower jewelry

Made By Mary Birth Flower Disc Necklaces

Made By Mary

Birth Flower Disc Necklaces

$58

The dainty etched disc necklaces from Made By Mary feature sweet hand-drawn designs of each flower and can be customized with up to three discs.

Made By Mary Everbloom Birth Flower Necklace

Made By Mary

Everbloom Birth Flower Necklace

$98

How gorgeous are these delicate birth flower pieces? We just love the way they hang from stem to bloom to create a look that is perfect solo or stacked.

NT Handmade Jewelry

NT Handmade Jewelry

Birth Month Pressed Flower Necklace

$36.99

These handmade pendants are crafted with real dried flowers pressed into a resin teardrop. You can choose to include up to five different flowers in one pendant to create a one-of-a-kind piece you’ll treasure forever.

Echo By Abigail Birth Month Flower Necklace

Echo By Abigail

Birth Month Flower Necklace

$30

Alternatively, these pressed flower pieces are available in circle and hexagon shapes and can be made with up to five different flowers.

Rellery Bold Birth Flower Necklaces

Rellery

Bold Birth Flower Necklaces

$165

The embossed flower pendants from Rellery make gorgeous statement pieces with extra special meaning. At about the size of a silver dollar but still understated, they’re a great every day necklace.

Starling Birth Flower Signet Ring

Starling

Birth Flower Signet Ring

$1030

A stunning investment piece, the 14k solid gold signet rings from Starling are handmade to order in their LA studio. From the vintage saint charm shape and intricate relief carved birth month flower to the dainty set diamond, they’re a true treasure.