Birthday flowers are a very inexpensive way to maintain an old tradition, that many people are unaware of. Below is a list of the months of the year along with the corresponding birthday flowers. Think about giving birthday flowers as a sign of good luck at the next birthday party on your calendar. Flowers are great way to show someone you care, just like Mother’s Day flowers are given, with Birthday Gifts flowers can also be a welcome gift.
Did you know these fun facts about some of the birthday traditions around the world?
Greeks would take cakes to the temple of the goddess of the moon, Artemis, and round cakes were used to represent the full moon. Candles were used on these Greek cakes to represent the fantastic glowing moon.
Some Germans used one large candle in the center of the cake to represent the “light of life.” The smoke from the candles being blown out would carry their wishes to heaven, and blowing out all the candles at once would bring good luck.
Another tradition that is believed to bring good luck is the giving of birthstones, birthday flowers, or colors used to represent birth months.
An interesting birthday custom from Japan is that they used to celebrate all birthdays on January 1st, however, that tradition has been lost as most Japanese now celebrate on their true birthday.
A tradition that is over 3000 years old is the Mexican tradition of having Piñatas decorated with paper and with flowers, filled with candles and treats that the children hit with a stick until it is broken open.
It is believed that Europe is the place of origin of how common birthday parties. It was believed that evil spirits were attracted to people on their birthday. Family and friends would gather together to surround the birthday person with good thoughts and wishes to protect them from harm. Giving gifts at these “parties” was also believed to generate more good cheer and ward off these evil spirits.
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