Birth Flower for March

Introduced in the 18th century, birth flowers are flowers that are paired with one of the twelve months of the year.

According to the language of flowers, also known as floriography, birth flowers carry various meanings and symbolism.  Just like birthstones, each month has one or two flowers associated with it..

 The birth flower for March consists of two flowers, daffodils and jonquils.

March Birthflower

March Birthflower - Jonquil

Jonquils are bright and yellow, and their appearance signifies the start of spring!  A wonderful sight!  This flower is native to Southern Europe and North-Eastern Africa.  It stands for desire and bliss.

March Birth flower
March Birthflower

Daffodil - Birth Flower March

While daffodils and jonquils have similar appearances, they are not the same.  Daffodils are one of the most recognisable flowers in spring.

They are also widely known for their bright white and yellow petals. As daffodils are usually the first flowers to bloom after winter, they signify the start of spring and new beginnings. Hooray!

In China,  daffodils symbolise prosperity as they tend to blossom around Chinese New Year.

Daffodils symbolise faithfulness in Wales. The daffodils being its national flower. They also symbolise unequalled love, expressing one’s deep love to another.

Birth Flower March
Birth Flower of March

Birth Flower of March Gift Ideas

If you know someone who loves flowers, in particular daffodils why not surprise them a birth flower gift to show that you are thinking of them? 

Whether it be a birthday or a special occasion, flowers always make a lovely thoughtful gift.

Our birth flower collection has petal pendants been created from flowers.  The flower petals feature lovely touchable textures and are paired with the matching March birthstone.

Birth Flower Chart - Birth Flower by Month

Click on the months below to read more about birthflowers.

MonthFlower Meaning and Symbolism
January Birthflower
The carnation is a symbol of love and affection. The snow drop represents hope, innocence and purity.
February BirthflowerPrimrose represent young love and vitality.  Violets signify loyalty and faithfulness.
March BirthflowerThe daffodil (also the jonquil) is associated with happiness, friendships and new beginnings.
April BirthflowerA daisy represents purity, innocence and true love.  The Sweet Pea is an omen of blissful pleasure
May BirthflowerThe Lily-of-the-valley is brings to mind humility and sweetness. The hawthorn flower symbolises hope and happiness.
June BirthflowerThe rose is associated with passion and love.  Honeysuckle symbolises everlasting love.
July BirthflowerLarkspur means an open heart and positivity.  The lotus / water lily is deeply spiritual and represents patience and purity.
August BirthflowerGladiolus symbolises strength of character.  The poppy stands for pleasure and success.
September BirthflowerThe Aster symbolises wisdom, faith & powerful love.
October BirthflowerCosmos stands for peace and harmony. The marigold is associated with creativity and passion.  Marigolds can also symbolise grief and despair over losing a loved one. 
November BirthflowerA red chrysanthemum is associated with love and loyalty.
December BirthflowerHolly represents happiness and protection.  Narcissus mean hope and wealth.