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Not so fast…… first we need to go over some facts.
Flower symbolism began with many ancient religions. During the Renaissance, nature was viewed as a reflection of the divine and in the Victorian times the use of flowers as symbols to represent emotions reached its height. The Victorians may have looked circumspect but they developed an elaborate language based on flower symbolism to express their feelings to the opposite sex. This must have made for some interesting flower arrangements and cryptic messages!
You may have thought that just the alignment of the planets was a clue to your character but you need not rely only on the horoscope. Thanks to creative minds of yore, your birth month and associated flower can convey interests, intent and emotion as well.
The Carnation, stands for love, fascination and distinction
The Violet, stands for modesty, faithfulness, and affection
The Daffodil stands for chivalry, respect and regard
The Sweet Pea, stands for luck, pleasure and gratefulness
The Lily of the Valley, stands for sweetness, youth and modesty
The Rose, stands for passionate love, beauty and memories
The Larkspur, stands for open heart and faithfulness
The Gladiolus, stands for strength, sincerity and beauty
The Aster, stands for faith, wisdom and courage
The Calendula, stands for sympathy and wisdom
The Chrysanthemum, stands for hope, cheerfulness and optimism
The Narcissus, stands for modesty, peace, and sweetness