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What is Your Birth Flower?

Almost everyone knows their zodiac sign. It is based on the day of your birthday. But did you know that there is also a birth flower? This is not based on the day of birth but on the month of birth! Curious about what your birth flower is and what it says about you? Read more!

 

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January birth flower: Carnation

We start the new year with the carnation. Like all other flowers, the different colours of carnations have their own meaning. The most powerful colour is pink and stands for pride, courage, love and friendship. People born in January are said to be charming and adventurous people. Perfect when you consider that the carnation symbolises fascination and an unique character.

February birth flower: Iris

Were you born in February? Then your birth flower is an Iris. This beautiful flower represents faith, courage and wisdom. The iris is also often said to represent wisdom and friendship.

Fun fact: Did you know that the Greek word for rainbow is Iris?

March birth flower: Daffodil

Bye-bye winter and welcome spring! Were you born in March yourself? Then your birth flower is a daffodil. This fresh and radiant spring flower represents new beginnings, self-confidence, and vanity, but also unlimited love... People born in March are often seen by those around them as generous and loving people.

Attention! If you give daffodils in a bouquet, this stands for happiness, but if you give one daffodil, it will bring bad luck.

April birth flower: Daisy

If you were born in April, your birth flower is the Daisy. People born in April are said to be sweet people who love change. This colourful flower is, therefore, a symbol of innocence, youth, and purity.

Fun fact: It is said that the white daisy protects against lightning strikes. Do you believe this?

May birth flower: Lily of the valley

From the delicate bells of the lily of the valley comes no sound, but a wonderful fragrance. This flower symbolizes happiness! Perfect to give as a gift if you wish someone good luck.

Fun fact: Did you know that in France it is tradition to give a bouquet with Lily of the Valley as a gift on May 1st? Although this tradition has now become more associated with Labor Day, its origins date back to 1561 when King Charles IX was presented with a bouquet and decided to make the same gesture to all the ladies at his court on May 1 each year.

June birth flower: Rose

Aah, the rose... the queen of flowers! Were you born in June? Then you are a lucky type. Elegant and stylish, this beautiful flower is known for its colours and its fragrance, but also for being the flower with the most loaded meaning. Every colour and number of roses has its own meaning. She symbolises sincerity, gratitude, and, of course, passionate love!

July birth flower: Delphinium

People born in July like simple things and are known for their positivity. Delphinium comes from the Latin word dolphin and has to do with the shape of the flower. Loaded with positive meanings, this beautiful flower symbolises truth and protection, but also health, joy, a big heart and attachment in love.

August birth flower: Gladiolus

Stand tall and dream big... that's how people born in August are. And what better flower to symbolise that than the gladiolus! With her long and strong stems she is the flower of August. She symbolises strength of character, honesty, generosity, and eternal sleep.

Did you know that... The gladiolus became the symbol for the soldiers who died in the First World War.

September birth flower: Aster

If you were born in September, the aster is your birth flower. It is said of people born in September that they often have an open attitude. The aster symbolizes autumn joy and happy old age. Good to surprise grandma with!

October birth flower: Marigold (Calendula)

If you were born in October, the marigold is your birth flower. Marigold (also called Calendula) in our country symbolises modesty, prosperity, creativity, and eternal love. The marigold is also a symbol of sorrow and misery, as it is also associated with funerals in many parts of the world.

Did you know that... People used to think that when you put dried marigolds in a pillow you got strong prophetic dreams.

November birth flower: Chrysanthemum

The chrysanthemum is your birth flower if you were born in November. People born in November are often energetic people who enjoy life. This cheerful flower therefore symbolizes eternal youth.

Did you know that... The chrysanthemum (also called Kiku in Japanese) is the emblem of the royal family of Japan and the national symbol of the country. In addition, the chrysanthemum is revered in all Asian countries and is a symbol of happiness and health.

December birth flower: Poinsettia

 

This plant is a real eye-catcher and certainly one of the favorite gifts for the holidays. So if you were born in December, the poinsettia is your birth flower (well.. birth plant). It is said that people born in December think family is the most important thing.

Did you know that... The poinsettia is originally from Mexico and can be up to 4 to 5 meters high!

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