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These Are the Best Flowers for Mom on Mother’s Day

Birth month flowers

Want to give your mom a bouquet that represents her birth month? Check out About Flowers’ list below.

  • January: carnation
  • February: iris, violet
  • March: daffodil
  • April: daisy, peonies
  • May: lily, lily of the valley
  • June: rose
  • July: delphinium
  • August: dahlia, gladiolus
  • September: aster, forget-me-not
  • October: marigold
  • November: chrysanthemum
  • December: poinsettia, holly, narcissus, paperwhite

More flower meanings:

About Flowers also has an expansive list of flowers and their meanings.

  • Alstroemeria: aspiring
  • Amaryllis: dramatic
  • Anemone: fragile
  • Apple blossom: promise, fair
  • Aster: contentment
  • Azalea: abundance
  • Baby’s breath: festivity
  • Bachelor button: anticipation
  • Begonia: deep thoughts
  • Black-eyed Susan: encouragement
  • Camellia: graciousness

Carnations:

  • Pink: gratitude
  • Red: flashy
  • Striped: refusal
  • White: remembrance
  • Yellow: cheerful

Chrysanthemum

  • Bronze: excitement
  • White: truth
  • Red: sharing
  • Yellow: secret admirer
  • Cosmos: peaceful
  • Crocus: foresight
  • Daffodil: chivalry
  • Delphinium: boldness
  • Daisy: innocence
  • Freesia: spirited
  • Forget-me-not: remember me forever
  • Gardenia: joy
  • Geranium: comfort
  • Ginger: proud
  • Gladiolus: strength of character
  • Heather: solitude
  • Hibiscus: delicate beauty
  • Holly: domestic happiness
  • Hyacinth: sincerity
  • Hydrangea: perseverance
  • Iris: inspiration
  • Ivy: fidelity
  • Jasmine: grace and elegance
  • Larkspur: beautiful spirit
  • Lavender: distrust
  • Lilac: first love

More: 25 Sweet Quotes That Celebrate the Magic of Motherhood

Lily

  • Calla: regal
  • Casablanca: celebration
  • Day: enthusiasm
  • Stargazer: ambition
  • Lisianthus: calming
  • Magnolia: dignity
  • Marigold: desire for riches
  • Nasturtium: patriotism
  • Orange blossom: fertility
  • Orchid: delicate beauty
  • Pansy: loving thoughts
  • Passion flower: passion
  • Peony: healing
  • Poppy: consolation
  • Queen Anne’s lace: delicate femininity
  • Ranunculus: radiant
  • Rhododendron: beware

Rose

  • Pink: admiration/appreciation
  • Red: passionate love
  • Red and white: unity
  • White: purity
  • Yellow: friendship
  • Snapdragon: presumptuous
  • Star of Bethlehem: hope
  • Stephanotis: good luck
  • Statice: success
  • Sunflower: adoration
  • Sweetpea: shyness
  • Tuberose: pleasure

Tulip

  • Pink: caring
  • Purple: royalty
  • Red: declaration of love
  • White: forgiveness
  • Yellow: hopelessly in love
  • Violet: faithfulness
  • Wisteria: steadfast
  • Yarrow: good health
  • Zinnia: thoughts of friends

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