Birth Flower for December

Flowers associated with one of the twelve months of the year are known as birthflowers. The language of flowers, also known as floriography links each month with a flower or two.

Birth flowers can represent different things depending on the month you are born in. 

There are two birth flowers for December, the holly and the narcissus.

Read on to find out more about the December birth flower and what this means for you.

December Birthflower

December Birth Flower - Holly

It shouldn’t be a surprise to you that one of December’s birth flower is the holly. 

Holly has been in homes and gardens for centuries.  It is also one of Britain’s favourite festive plants. Holly symbolises fertility, good fortune and peace. 

Birth Flower December
Birth Flower of December

Narcissus - Birth Flower December

The other birth flower for December is the narcissus. The name of this flower is believed to have originated from Greek mythology, from a young man named Narcissus.

This flower is associated with different meanings depending on what part of the world you live in. For example, the Chinese associate this flower with prosperity and wealth, while Victorians associate this flower with change.

The narcissus flower comes in various colours including white, yellow, pink and orange. Similar to other flowers,  the meaning of this flower will vary by colour.

The white narcissus is known to symbolise innocence, while orange narcissus will symbolise friendship. The language of flowers suggest that giving someone a narcissus shows that they are “the only one”.

Now you speak the language of flowers who will you tell is your 'only one'?

December birth flower
December birthflower

Birth Flower of December Gift Ideas

As flowers have individual and personalised meanings associated with them, they certainly make a special and unique gift.  Perfect for birthdays and other celebrations such as graduation, anniversaries, mothers day, or simply just because you want to show someone you are thinking of them.

Why not surprise your December born loved one a personalised birth flower gift?  A thoughtful and perfect gift for lovers of flowers.

For each month in our birthflowers range,  there is a handcrafted birth flower necklace. This consists of a birth flower pendant and a lovely birthstone.  These petal pendants are made from an actual flower, before being cast in silver.

A narcissus petal pendant is paired with a sweet little birthstone, with the petal pendant made from an actual narcissus petal!

Effortlessly throw-on-able, our birthflower necklaces showcase the details of the textured petals.  

Birthflower Chart - Birth Flower by Month

Click on the months below to read more about birthflowers.

MonthFlower Meaning and Symbolism
January Birthflower
The carnation symbolises love & affection. The snowdrop is a symbol of hope, innocence and purity.
February BirthflowerA primrose brings to mind young love and vitality.  Violets represent loyalty and faithfulness.
March BirthflowerThe daffodil (also the jonquil) bring to mind happiness, friendships and new beginings.
April BirthflowerA daisy is a sign of purity, innocence and true love. Sweet Pea's represent blissful pleasure
May BirthflowerThe Lily-of-the-valley has a meaning of humility and sweetness. The hawthorn flower is associated with hope and happiness.
June BirthflowerThe rose is a sign of passion and love.  Honeysuckle represents everlasting love.
July BirthflowerLarkspur symbolises an open heart and positivity.  The lotus / water lily is deeply spiritual and represents patience and purity.
August BirthflowerGladiolus stands for strength of character.  The poppy has a meaning of pleasure and success.
September BirthflowerThe Aster is a symbol of wisdom, faith and powerful love.
October Birthflower Cosmos stands for peace and harmony.  A marigold is associated with creativity and passion. 
November BirthflowerA red chrysanthemum is a sign of love & loyalty.
December BirthflowerNarcissus represents hope and wealth.  Holly is a sign for happiness and protection.