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,
- Magenta - Passionate desire
- Pink - Soft, deep love
- Purple - Royalty
- White - Purity
- 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
- 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
- They grow in low lighting and are low maintenance
- 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
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.