Flowers by Month
Celebrate Life's Milestones
with the Flower of the Month!
Today's flowers of the months are rooted in ancient Chinese and Japanese flower calendars. Throughout the 14th and 15th centuries, calendars in Europe featured farming activities that took place during a particular month. Later, during the more expressive and artistic 19th century, Europeans adopted the ancient Oriental tradition of honoring each month with its own seasonal flower.
Like birthstones, monthly flowers have come signify the month in which a person was born. And while monthly flowers may differ slightly from region to region, each still represents the "birth" of a new month and new possibilities. Some say a bouquet of birth month flowers will bring the receiver a year of good luck!
Bouquets that feature monthly blooms bring special meaning to celebrations such as birthdays and anniversaries. New parents will delight in a bouquet that features baby's birth month flower; couples will cherish bouquets that symbolize the month in which their wedding ceremony took place. Tell someone, "You're one of a kind" on his or her birthday with a