Birth Month Flowers from January to December

Flowers are the perfect way to show someone you care on their birthday, and did you know that each month has its own special meaning? Just like with birthstones, each birth month has a different corresponding flower. We have done our research and based on availability and seasonality these flowers are the perfect flowers to represent each month in the southern hemisphere. 

By choosing the special flower for someone's birth month when sending them a birthday floral gift, you're letting them know just how much thought you put into their present. Keep reading this post to learn more about the significance and meaning of each birth month flower from January to December.

January Birth Flowers - Carnations

January Birth Month flowers are carnations

The lovely carnation; a fitting flower for the month of January. Carnations show beauty, gratefulness and admiration; traits we all love to see in others but often forget to show ourselves. A little-known fact about these flowers is that their colors can change their meaning; pink being affectionate, red exclaiming "I love you", white being purity and yellow being an unfortunate loss or disappointment. Next time you buy flowers for someone special or even just because make sure to keep these hidden meanings in mind!

February Birth Flowers - Red Roses

February Birth Month Flowers are red roses

If you're looking for the perfect gift for a February birthday, look no further than red roses! They are the perfect flower for the month that includes the most romantic day of the year - Valentine's Day! These stunning flowers look fabulous delivered in a bouquet or a vase arrangement mixed in with elegant foliage. Or, you choose a classic gift of a box of long stemmed red roses. Think old style Hollywood glamour!

March Birth Flowers - Dahlias

March Birth flowers are dahlias

Everybody loves dahlias and their bright and vivid colours. If you have a March birthday, consider yourself lucky because the dahlia is your flower! Dahlias are available in incredible shades of pink, orange, red, yellow and white. They are the perfect Autumn flower! Dahlias represent fun and frivolity with their pretty multiple petals and vibrant shades. Sending a gift that includes dahlias is delightful way to share your special birth day wishes.

April Birth Flowers - Lily

The April birth month flower is lily

The lily of is a pure and elegant flower that has been popular for centuries. It has a delicate sweet fragrance and its white petals make it a symbol of purity. It is traditionally given as a gift in April to symbolize how much the recipient means to the giver. April birthdays are even more special when you receive these beautiful blooms! 

May Birth Flowers - Chrysanthemums

May birth flower is Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemums (sometimes called mums) have a long-standing association with Mother's Day, but did you know they're also the perfect flower for May birthdays? These flowers represent loyalty, devotion & lasting friendship - making them the perfect gift for any occasion! In China, it's also believed that adding a chrysanthemum petal to your wine glass will bring you longevity & prevent grey hair. 

June Birth Flowers - Cymbidium Orchids

Cymbidium orchids are the July birth month flower

The Cymbidium orchid is the queen of Winter flowers in Australia. These beautiful blooms are long lasting and available in the most wonderful range of colours. From deep chocolate brown through shades of pink, yellow and green and even stunning whites and creams. Cymbidium orchids symbolise both strength and beauty. By sending these flowers as a birthday gift you are strengthening the bond you share with a special recipient.

July Birth Flowers - Irises

Iris is the birth month of July

The month of July is associated with beautiful irises in Australia. These flowers are known for their cheerful colours and positive message of hope. They are a beautiful choice for someone with a birthday in July. When you want to let someone know you are open to new experiences, giving them irises is a great way to do so.

August Birth Flowers - Daffodils and Jonquils

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August is Daffodil month in Australia. Daffodil Day is on the third Friday in the month of August and raises money and awareness for the Cancer Council. A gift that celebrates strength and honors the recipient, daffodils and jonquils are perfect for so many occasions. With stunning blooms in an array of cheerful citrus colors, these flowers are associated with breaking through barriers - perfect for those with a big heart. Show your loved ones how much you care with a fun daffodil design in August.

September Birth Flowers - Phalaenopsis Orchids

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The phalaenopsis orchid is the September birth flower and it represents elegance and patience. Back in ancient times, people believed that orchids would protect them from evil spirits. So, if you receive orchids from somebody, know that they support and care for you. If you want to thank someone for their patience and kindness, gifting them orchids flowers is a wonderful way to do so! Phalaenopsis orchids are long lasting flowers that look equally good as a cut flower in a fabulous arrangement or as a living plant they make an elegant addition to any home or office.

October Birth Flowers - Pink Roses

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Pink roses are one of our favourite flowers and they are really beautiful in October in Australia. Did you know that pink roses are the perfect flower to send in October? Not only that, but they also signify warm love and can be representative of someone working hard to win your affection. So don't underestimate this beautiful flower--there's much more to them than meets the eye.

November Birth Flowers - Peonies

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Locally grown peonies are available in Australia during late Spring/early Summer and are just beautiful in November. They are a wonderful gift for anyone celebrating a birthday in November. With their beautiful tight buds opening into the loveliest cloud like blooms they are an Instagram favourite. We ADORE them!  Peonies are available in lovely shades of pink and coral, deep red and burgundy and stunning pure white. Our Peony range in November includes elegant bouquets or stylish vase arrangements that make beautiful and welcome gifts!

December Birth Flowers - Poinsettias

Poinsettias are the December birth month flower.

The meaning behind the birth month flower, poinsettias, dates back to a Mexican legend. A young girl who was poor and could not afford a Christmas gift prayed over a bouquet of weeds she found. When she placed them by baby Jesus in the manger, they turned into brilliant red poinsettias. To this day, they represent good cheer during the holidays.