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Bring symbolism to your bridal bouquet with birth month flowers

, - September 12, 2012 - by: miguel

Bring symbolism to your bridal bouquet with birth month flowers

Birth month flowers – a chic twist to your bridal bouquet.

As you consider your floral options with your wedding florist, you may be looking for blooms that hold a deeper meaning or speak to your personality. A birth flower could be just what you need.

Take a look below for a list of months, their corresponding birth flowers, and the significance each blossom holds.

1. January – Carnation. The feathery petals of the carnation are meant to symbolize pride, beauty and devoted love, ideals which a bride-to-be may keep close to her heart.

2. February – Violet. Purple flowers are said to represent modesty, faithfulness, valor and wisdom – important virtues in a marriage.

3. March – Daffodil. As one of the chief signs of the coming of spring, daffodils have been prized for centuries for their unique shape and vibrant color. As the universal sign of rebirth and new beginnings, they remain the ideal choice for a spring ceremony.

4. April – Daisy.  Daisies symbolize innocence, youth and purity, much like a bride-to-be.

5. May – Lily. Lilies have been revered since the reign of the ancient Greeks, representing purity of heart, honor and humility. These blossoms are ideal for the humblest of brides.

6. June – Rose. The stately rose is a symbol of romance, perfection and devoted affection. Whether you prefer a classic red or pastel variety, it's sure to be a stunning bloom that works perfectly for any wedding.

7. July – Delphinium. The lush, long-stemmed flowers are said to symbolize an open heart and a feeling of levity.

8. August – Gladiola. These elegant flowers often represent strength of character and moral fortitude.

9. September – Aster.  A symbol of love and affection, perfume derived from these dazzling wildflowers was thought to drive away evil spirits. Superstitious brides planning an outdoor wedding may want to take note!

10. October – Marigold. These delightfully textured flowers call to mind the color scheme of fall and are meant to inspire emotions of joy and modesty.

11. November – Chrysanthemum. As a symbol of optimism and happiness, chrysanthemums are a sign of wealth, dedication and grace.

12. December – Poinsettia. A Christmas flower symbolizing joy and merriment, poinsettias remain a dazzling embellishment to add to a bridal bouquet in either brilliant red or white tones. They're also ideal for weddings scheduled during the last month of the year. Contact Lux Florist today and get started on coordinating your bouquet.

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  1. Andy

    09/12/2012 at 12:09pm

    What a wonderful idea! Sharing this with our Facebook fans now. Your flower gallery is beautiful!

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  2. LUX

    09/17/2012 at 4:09pm

    Thanks so much for sharing Andy!

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