Birth Flower for April

Birth flowers were introduced in the 18th century along with the “language of flowers”. Each month of the year has its own special flower or two that comes with unique symbolism!

Their special meanings make birth flowers similar to birthstones and great representations of each month.

April’s birth flowers are daisies and sweet peas.

What is the April Birthflower?

April Birthflower - Daisy

One of April's birth flowers is the daisy. This is said to be one of the oldest types of flower on earth. Floriography, or the language of flowers, describes daisies as representing innocence, purity and new beginnings.

Daisies as a sign of innocence comes from the old days when young, unmarried women would wear the flowers to show their chastity.

Daisies are also commonly given as gifts to loved ones. This makes sense since they are such bright and cheerful blossoms! Daisy bouquets are also popular gifts for Mother’s Day because they symbolise fertility and motherhood.

The Daisy Flower

The Daisy is a common name for a variety of plants in the family Asteraceae. These plants are characterized by their bright, daisy-like flowers that are usually composed of a central disk surrounded by petals. Daisies come in a range of colors, including white, yellow, orange, pink, and purple, and they are often associated with meadows and fields.

Daisies are prized for their hardiness, ease of cultivation, and low maintenance requirements. They can be grown in a variety of soils and climates and are often used as ground covers or borders. Some species of daisies, such as the oxeye daisy, are considered invasive in some areas and can be difficult to control.

Daisies have a long history of use in medicine and cosmetics, and some species have been used to treat a variety of ailments, including skin conditions, headaches, and digestive problems. The leaves and flowers of many species of daisies are edible and can be used in salads or as a garnish.

In general, daisies are a versatile and beloved plant that bring color and beauty to gardens and landscapes around the world. With their bright flowers, low maintenance requirements, and versatility, it is easy to see why they are so popular.

Daisy Meaning and Symbolism

The daisy is a well-known symbol of innocence, purity, and loyal love. It represents a simple, carefree way of life, reminding us to enjoy the little things in life and not take things too seriously. The daisy's bright and cheerful appearance is often associated with childhood memories, making it a popular choice for conveying messages of hope, positivity, and renewal.

As the birth flower for the month of April, the daisy is often seen as a symbol of the arrival of spring and new beginnings. Its yellow center and white petals are said to represent the sun and the moon, respectively, reminding us of the balance between light and dark, and the cyclical nature of life. Overall, the daisy is a symbol of hope, renewal, and the simple joys of life.

Celebrate your birth month with our pretty April birthflower necklace featuring a handcrafted daisy petal pendant and matching crystal birthstone charm. 

April Birth Flower

Sweet Peas - Birth Flower April

The other birth flower for March is the Sweet Pea. In the language of flowers, sweet peas are an omen of blissful pleasure.

Sweet peas are vibrant and bloom in clusters. They also give off a sweet scent that is irresistible.

All About Sweet Peas

The sweet pea (Lathyrus odoratus) is an annual flowering plant native to the Mediterranean region. It is a climbing plant that can grow up to 6 feet tall, with fragrant flowers in a variety of colors including pink, purple, red, white, and yellow. The sweet pea plant is popular for its attractive flowers and fragrance, and is often grown in gardens or as a cut flower for use in bouquets. It is also a popular subject for floral arrangements and flower shows.

Sweet peas are relatively easy to grow and care for, but do best in cooler temperatures and well-drained soil. They should be planted in the spring and given a trellis or support to climb on. Regular deadheading, or removing spent flowers, can encourage the plant to produce more blooms.

The sweet pea is a popular ornamental plant and is widely cultivated for its attractive flowers, sweet fragrance, and versatility in the garden and in floral arrangements. Whether grown in the garden, in a container, or cut for use in bouquets, the sweet pea is a beloved plant that brings beauty and fragrance to any setting.

April Birthflower

Symbolism of the Sweet Pea

The sweet pea has been used as a symbol of many different things over the years. One of the most common interpretations of the sweet pea is as a symbol of delicate pleasure and bliss. The sweet fragrance of the blooms is said to evoke feelings of happiness and contentment, and the delicate beauty of the flowers has been likened to the fleeting nature of happiness and the beauty of life.

In Victorian England, the sweet pea was a popular symbol of farewell, and was often given as a symbol of love, gratitude, or remembrance. It was also used as a symbol of good-bye and departure, representing the sadness of saying farewell to someone or something.

The sweet pea is also commonly associated with the idea of courage, as the plant is known for its tenacity and ability to climb and grow even in challenging conditions. In this sense, the sweet pea can symbolize resilience and determination, and the importance of perseverance in the face of adversity.

In weddings, the sweet pea is sometimes used as a symbol of lasting love, with its delicate beauty and sweet fragrance representing the tenderness and beauty of a lasting relationship.

Overall, the sweet pea is a versatile and meaningful symbol, with different interpretations and associations depending on context and cultural tradition. Whether used as a symbol of farewell, courage, or love, the sweet pea is a plant that has captured the imagination and hearts of people around the world.

Birth Flower of April Gift Ideas

If you know someone born in April, then daisies and sweet peas should be your go-to flowers.

In our elegant birth flower collection, flower petal pendants have been paired with their matching birthstones. These petal pendants have been created from real flowers, which allows us to capture the essence in detail of each blossom. capturing the essence of each flower. Our necklaces are a classic addition to any look and wearable all year round!

These petal pendants would make a thoughtful gift for a loved one whose birthday falls in the month of April. Or for anyone who simply loves daisies!  The daisy petal pendant is paired with the April birthstone crystal.


Birth Flower of the month and their meaning

Birthflower Chart - Birth Flower by Month

Click on the months below to read more about birthflowers.

Month Flower Meaning and Symbolism
January Birthflower
The carnation symbolises love and affection. The snow drop means hope, innocence and purity.
February Birthflower Primrose mean young love and vitality.  Violets symbolise loyalty and faithfulness.
March Birthflower The daffodil (also the jonquil) symbolises happiness, friendships and new beginnings.
April Birthflower A daisy symbolises purity, innocence and true love. Sweet Pea's mean blissful pleasure
May Birthflower The Lily-of-the-valley symbolises humility and sweetness. The hawthorn flower is a sign of hope and happiness.
June Birthflower The rose means passion and love.  Honeysuckle symbolises everlasting love.
July Birthflower Larkspur symbolises an open heart and positivity.  The lotus/water lily is deeply spiritual and stands for purity and patience.
August Birthflower Gladiolus symbolises strength of character.  The poppy means remembrance, happiness and success.
September Birthflower The Aster has a meaning of wisdom, faith and powerful love.
October Birthflower The marigold is associated with creativity and passion. Marigolds can also symbolise grief and despair over losing a loved one. Cosmos mean peace and harmony.
November Birthflower The chrysanthemum stands for love and loyalty.
December Birthflower Narcissus symbolise hope and wealth.  Holly represents happiness & protection.


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