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More than a flower shop, The Ivy Green has found ways to bring beauty and style to every aspect of your life. Corporate, décor, holiday & occasion. The Ivy Green Florist, your local, full service flower shop in Washington, PA. We are located in the heart of the Washington, PA downtown business district. From gifts and condolences to seasonal decor services and corporate deliveries, The Ivy Green helps bring a little something beautiful into every day!

Birth Flowers and their meanings

Birth Flowers and their meanings

31st May 2018

Looking to send the perfect gift for a special someone’s birthday? Make their big day one to remember with a flower arrangement that matches their birth month. We've got just the right floral gifts to make sure their birthday surprise is unique and oh-so special.

Rumor has it, the tradition of celebrating birth flowers originated long ago, when the Romans began commemorating birthdays by using certain, special flowers. Depending on the birth month, different flowers were given as gifts and used for celebration decorations.Today, you can keep the tradition alive by sending a meaningful arrangement that’s tailored your loved one’s birth month. Each seasonal flower symbolizes unique characteristics and qualities, so send a gift that’s original, special and extraordinary – just like they are.

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January - Carnation

Also popular for St. Patrick’s Day, Mother’s Day, Teacher’s Day and weddings, carnations are sweetly fragranced and feathery soft.

Meaning: Fascination, Distinction and Love.

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February - Violet

This birth flower’s presence in religious works of art often denotes spiritual wisdom and faithfulness. Though this flower’s name is also it’s typical color, you can also find violets in sky blue and soft yellow.

Meaning: Modesty, Faithfulness, Distinction and Virtue.

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March - Daffodil

Synonymous with spring, daffodils symbolize new beginnings and rebirth. They are also often given for tenth wedding anniversaries, and promise happiness and joy.

Meaning: Spring, Devotion, Rebirth.

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April - Daisy

April’s birth flower represents a forever-young attitude. Put some spring in their step with an arrangement that brings child-like joy.

Meaning: Innocence, Youth, and Blissful Pleasure.

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May - Lily of the Valley

These birth flowers boast a gentle and sweet fragrance, and traditionally denote humility.

Meaning: Happiness, Sweetness, Humbleness and Hope.

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June - Rose

Roses of all colors have many different meanings. Love, beauty, passion, perfection…visit our webpage on Flower Meanings for an in-depth look at the feelings and emotions that roses can signify.

Meaning: Love, Gratitude and Appreciation.

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July - Water Lily

These birth flowers are also known as “Queen of the Water,” and symbolize life, love and enlightenment.

Meaning: Joy, Sweetness and Laughter.

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August - Gladiolus

Derived from the Latin word “gladius,” meaning sword, these flowers represent strength with grace.

Meaning: Moral Integrity, Sincerity and Generosity.

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September - Aster

These flowers symbolize both elegance and wild beauty, as they bring a punch of color to autumn-time landscapes.

Meaning: Daintiness, Love and Affection.

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October - Marigold

These flowers say “autumn” all over! Brilliant and richly colorful, marigolds represent warmth and grace.

Meaning: Joy, Modesty and Grace.

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November - Chrysanthemum

Depending on the color, Chrysanthemums can represent love, innocence, or unrequited desire. As a birthday gift, these flowers say simply: “Be happy!”

Meaning: Cheerfulness, Friendship and Abundance.

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December - Narcissus

Named after a character in Greek mythology, these flowers collectively send the message: “you are special” or “you are the only one.” Send that same message with this classic bloom that also symbolizes hope and good fortune.

Meaning: Self-Esteem, Hope and Good Wishes

Which is your birth flower? Does it reflect your personality traits? For the next birthday celebration in your life (whether yours or a loved one’s), remember birth flowers for truly original gifts and decorations.