September Birthflower: Morning Glory

What is September's birth flower?

Now that Summer is almost behind us, a new season falls upon us and with that, the flora and fauna that we have come to associate with nature’s most colorful time of year. And while bright, fiery colors reign, the flower(s) associated with September tends to show a more regal side to Autumn: Morning Glory. Today, in honor of all the September birthdays, we’re sharing just a few tidbits and fun facts about this regal bloom that might surprise you. We've asked our team of horticulturists to tell us a bit more about this September Morning Glory flower.

About the Morning Glory Flowers

The Morning Glory flower is native to many regions of the world, although, it is believed to have first been discovered in ancient China and used for its healing powers. Ancient native American indigenous tribes used the Morning Glory for its latex to produce rubber balls and some priests in the Aztec civilization used the medicinal aspects for drugs to hallucinate. With over 1000 species of Morning Glory around the world, the popular flower has spread worldwide and become a stable in households everywhere.

What do Morning Glory flowers symbolize

The season of love is here, with the transitions of the new season, there's always joy in waking up to the little pleasures in life. The Morning Glory, with its splendors of hues, blooms every morning at sunrise, a beautiful reflection of nature. Towards sundown, the flower closes and blooms the next day all over again. These flowers represent a symbol of love and affection for all who lay eyes on her. Gift one to a beloved for a thoughtful gift.

Morning Glory meaning - What do morning glory flowers mean?

Similar to zodiac signs, many people believe that flowers, can dictate how a person reacts and behaves based on their birth month. Because these flowers are the first to bloom at every sunrise, people who are born in September are passionate and loving. Many people compare this flower to Aphrodite, as a symbol of love and beauty. The different colors of the flower represent different things,

  1. Magenta - Passionate desire
  2. Pink - Soft, deep love
  3. Purple - Royalty
  4. White - Purity
  5. Blue - Trust

What does your birthday reveal about you?

If you're a September baby remember, you're probably passionate, loyal and a loyal person. As the flower only blooms for a short period of time, the flower is a symbol of mortality or a puppy love, short fling. A love that is so passionate yet unattainable.

Morning Glory Fun Facts

  1. Ancient Chinese legend has it that two lovers we're deeply in love but could only meet about one day a year, alongside them was a morning glory
  2. They grow in low lighting and are low maintenance
  3. If consumed, they can produce an effect similar to LSD

What does your birthday reveal about you?

Your birthday reveals a lot about you. Some things you might not have known just like the Zodiac signs do. If you're born in September, it's a great time, you get to experience the change of the seasons and the start of a new transition to the season of warmth.

Fun Facts about Morning Glory Birth Flower

Funny enough, the Morning Glory got its name from the Latin previx ip which means “worm” or “worm-like.”  This would be due to the way that the flower grows; the flower resembling a worm as it slowly blossoms. 

Because Morning Glory come in several different colors and variations, it has come to be known as a flower of powerful affection. While blue is the most common symbolize trust and honor, fuchsia ones portray passion and confidence and yellow Morning Glories showcase positive energy, clarity, and happiness.

The beauty of the Morning Glory is fleeting as it blooms and dies in a single day; for this reason, during the Victorian era that it was used as a symbol of remembrance and never-ending love.

Once considered sacred by the Aztecs, Mayans, and Native Americans, Morning Glory were used for their inner inducing properties.

It’s no surprise from their namesake, that these early bird rising flowers bloom in the early hours of the morning. But it is its fleeting nature of its beauty that has reached so many cultures in cultivating it to mean love. In fact, the behavior of the Morning Glory opens the eyes to love - to show us just how instant such a thing of beauty and perfection can be.

If you're still looking for a last-minute gift for a September baby, why not opt for some silk flowers? Especially if they're looking to spruce up their space, you can't go wrong with flowers that'll remind them of you every time they look up. Here's our top Morning Glory silk flowers.

September birthday gifts

With beautiful morning glories highlighting rich purples, and lush roses spreading cheer with their vibrant yellows, this exceptional piece with bring a splash of color to any home or office. This collection is accented with delicate green shoots that really make this assemblage flourish no matter the time of year. Nestled in a decorative vase (with liquid illusion faux water), this is the perfect gift for either yourself or a loved one.
 
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Welcome the morning sunlight into your bedroom with this artificial morning glory arrangement. The enchanting mixture of purple blooms and green foliage will create a beautiful accent piece on your desk, vanity, or dresser alongside your books, containers, and family photos. A white marble vase comes included, which complements and brings out the richness of the plant's multiple colors.
 
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Say hello to Spring sunshine, no matter what time of year it is. This pretty 24” Spring Garden Wreath takes everything we love about spring, and wraps it into a never-ending circle of colorful sunshine! With a vast array of springtime blooms, sprigs, and twiggy base, it looks so real even the bees will be fooled! Makes an ideal home or office decoration, and a fine gift as well.
 
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Brighten your space with a Morning Glory Artificial Wreath. Vivid hued flowers accent a bed of green leaves. Crafted from high-quality materials and inspired by nature, this lifelike wreath will exude color wherever displayed without any maintenance. With a diameter of 20" house in any bare wall or door. Perfect for spring and summer.
 
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This morning glory artificial arrangement will add life and vibrancy to your bedroom. Variegated purple flowers are set as the center and surrounded by realistic green sprigs, all settled into the included white vase. Place this beautiful and lifelike piece on your dresser next to your jewelry case for a bright touch of nature.
 
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