HomeBirth FlowersMay Birth Flowers: Lily of the Valley and Hawthorn

May Birth Flowers: Lily of the Valley and Hawthorn

The sweet flowers of May embody the hopes and dreams of those who give them.

What Are the May Birth Flowers?

The May birth flowers are lily-of-the-valley and hawthorn.

Lily of the Valley

The fragrant lily-of-the-valley signifies sweetness, humility, and a return to happiness.

Assuming you need to show your loved one that your life is finished with them, provide them with a couple of lilies of the valley.

Lily of the Valley May Birth Flower
Lily of the Valley – May Birth Flower

As indicated by old soothsaying, the May flower of the month was under the assurance of the child of the goddess Maia. For the Greeks this was Hermes and for the Romans it was Mercury. Another reason recounts a lily of the valley who went gaga for a songbird’s singing, and possibly sprouted when the bird got back to the forest in May. The lily of the valley is mentioned multiple times in the Bible.


The other May bloom is the hawthorn plant, which represents hope and supreme happiness.

Hawthorn signifies that you want only the best for the recipient.

Hawthorn May Birth Flower
May Birth Flower – Hawthorn

The hawthorn flower is extraordinary. It’s a either white or pink flower that is regularly seen sprouting on a plant or hedge rather than in a bouquet. It’s red berries are at times utilized as fillers in flower bundles to add tone and surface.

See More Birth Month Flowers and discover Flower meaning


almanac.com | FTD



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Recent Comments