Birth Month Flowers |January Birth Flowers Meaning: Carnation

What is the January birth month flower?

January, the beginning of the year, and named for the Roman God Janus, known as the protector of gates and doorways who symbolize beginnings and endings. The most popular birth month flower of January is the Carnation, as it takes a distinctly strong bloom to blossom in the cold winter months.

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The meaning of the January birth flower

It is believed that the common name for the January birth flower was derived from the word “coronation. The carnation is steeped in symbolism. Its formal name, dianthus, is derived from the Greek for ‘heavenly flower’ (a Christian legend has it that carnations first sprung from the Virgin Mary’s tears as she watched JC carrying his cross) and on the broadest level they stand for love.

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Does January have any other birth month flowers?

The other birth month flower of January is the snowdrop. The small and fragile snowdrop flower is a symbol of rebirth and overcoming obstacles in life, blooming in the winter months, between January and March they typically cover large patches, blanketing the earth with swatches of white.

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What does the January birth month flower say about your personality?

Before January 20 are Capricorns, while people born toward the end of January have the sign of Aquarius. Capricorns are said to be very independent, disciplined, and organized, often making strong leaders. Aquarians are reportedly in touch with their emotions and have strong humanitarian instincts.