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Birthday Flowers

Birthday Flowers
  
I do not know the true original source of this information. I found this handwritten in my grandmother's journal and found it too charming not to share.  Enjoy!
 
 
January Carnation
  Striped - do not refuse me
  Pink - sweetness
  Purple - capriciousness
  Red - admiration
  White - innocence
 
Yellow - disdain
 
   
February Violet
  Blue - faithfulness
  Yellow - rural happiness
  Sweet - modesty
 
Flame - watchfulness
 
   
March
 
Jonquil - I desire a return of affection
 
   
April
 
Sweet Pea - delicate pleasures, departure
 
   
May
 
Lily of the Valley - sweetness, humility
 
   
June Rose
  Single bloom - simplicity
  Bud - youth and beauty
  Full bloom - I love you
  Full bloom over 2 buds - secrecy
  Pink - perfect happiness
  Coral - pleasure
  Red - love, friendship, passion
  White - purity
 
Yellow - jealousy or regard
 
   
July Larkspur
  Pink - fickleness
 
Purple - haughtiness
 
   
August
 
Gladiolus - strength of character
 
   
September
 
Aster - daintiness
 
   
October
 
Calendula - wise and cheerful spirit
 
   
November Chrysanthamum - cheerfulness
  Red - I love you
  Yellow - slighted love
 
White - truth
 
   
December Poinsetta - strength and rejoicing OR
  Narcissus - egotism or if double - female ambition