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What Does May Mean To You?

It may mean nothing. It may mean everything.

It may mean sports and activities. It may mean the end of school.

It may mean celebrating a birthday. If this is the case, it may mean birth month flowers.

Birth month flowers are beautiful fresh flowers associated with a particular month and are usually sent as unique birthday gifts. If celebrating a birthday in May, get excited about your options this month because the birth month flower for May is the lily!

Lilies Make Unique Birthday Gifts in May

Lilies Make Unique Birthday Gifts in May

Lilies make great gifts because so much meaning can be attached to them. Lilies represent purity. There are tons of great card messages wrapped around encouraging words of purity. Score one for lilies.

Lilies are beautiful, popular flowers. Everyone loves waking up to fresh bouquet of lilies. Whether Asiatic lilies, stargazer lilies, Casablanca lilies or others, these fresh flowers are always big hits. That makes it easy to please any birthday girl or boy with fresh flowers. Score two for lilies.

Lilies are the birth month flower of May. This makes them a unique birthday gift idea. Who doesn’t like knowing that extra thought went into their birthday gift? Sending a unique birthday gift like a bouquet of birth month flowers is a great way to show someone how much you care. Score three for lilies.

Lilies = 3. Reasons not to send Lilies = 0.

Celebrating your own birthday in May? Tell us what you’d think about receiving lilies! Sending flowers to a friend in May? Let us know what they thought about their bouquet of fresh lilies!

Flowers Associated With The Months Of The Year

Ask the Expert: Where can I find a flower related to each month? Betty


Here are a list of birth month flowers.

  • January – carnations or snowdrops
  • February – violets or primrose
  • March – jonquil – daffodils – narcissus
  • April – sweet pea or daisy – gerbera daisy
  • May – Lily of the Valley
  • June – rose
  • July – larkspur – delphinum
  • August – gladiolus or poppy
  • September – aster or morning glory
  • October – marigold – calendula
  • November – Chrysanthemum
  • December – Paper white narcissus or poinsettia

There are, also, flowers associated with the astrological months. Let me know if you want a list of those as well. I have attached some picture of particular birth month flowers.

orange carnation in a vase Carnations

Vase of Daffodils Daffodils
gerbera diasies in a vaseGerbera daisy

Roses in Vase Rose

Yellow Gladiolus in vase Gladiolus

stem of purple asters Aster

Basket Chrysanthemem Chrysanthemum

red poinsettia Poinsettia