Up to 69% of Americans say that the smell and sight of flowers can improve their mood, which makes them a great gift for a loved one’s birthday.

Like birthstones, every person has a unique and distinctive birth flower that has a special meaning.

Whether you’re looking for a creative way to celebrate a loved one’s special day or you’re looking to add a personal touch to a birthday bouquet, birth flowers are a great way to do it.

That said, here are the birth flowers for each month of the year and what they represent:

January: The birth flower for January is the Carnation. The carnation is a beautiful, feathery flower that represents admiration, gratitude, fascination, beauty, divine love, and pride.

February: The birth flower for February is the Iris. The iris is a wonderful flower that comes in blue, purple, yellow, and white. Irises represent valor, wisdom, and faith.

March: The birth flower of March is the Daffodil. These bright yellow flowers represent new beginnings, rebirth, happiness, and joy.

April: The birth flower of April is the Daisy. Daisies represent purity, innocence, and love.

May: The birth flower of May is the Lily. Lilies represent humility, sweetness, purity of heart, honor, and majesty.

June: The birth flower of June is the Rose. Available in a wide array of colors, this classic and beautiful flower represents love, passion, beauty, and perfection.

July: The birth flower of July is the Delphinium. Also known as the larkspur, this hyacinth-like flower represents ardent attachment, lightness, levity, gentleness, and an open heart,

August: The birth flower of August is the Gladiola, which represents strength and moral integrity.

September: The birth flower of September is the Aster, a symbol of love and elegance that is said to ward off evil.

November: The birth flower of November is the Chrysanthemum, a symbol of the sun that represents happiness, optimism, and perfection.

December: The birth flower of December is the Poinsettia.  This iconic red flower represents joy, merriment, and cheer.

Where can I find the best flowers for birthdays?

OpenBlooms offers some of the best flowers for birthdays whether you’re gifting a bouquet to your best friend or loved one. To learn more about our flower delivery options or birthday bouquets, contact OpenBlooms today. We’ll be happy to answer your questions.