Chrysanthemums and peonies are the official November birth flowers. Each flower is so beautiful and their special meanings are as well!
Each month of the year has its own set of corresponding birth flowers. They represent the month while also carrying meanings that may have originated in Ancient Rome. In Victorian society, they also assigned meanings to flowers!
You may consider one or both November birth flowers when choosing a birthday gift for someone in your life! Keep scrolling to see a gift idea list to inspire you as you start shopping.
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Chrysanthemums represent love, innocence, and well wishes.
During the Victorian era, chrysanthemums represented friendship.
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Peonies represent love, beauty, and compassion.
During the Victorian era, peonies represented misfortune and anger. I'm glad this gorgeous flower is no longer seen in such a negative light!
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November Birth Flower Inspired Gifts
- The card - A lovely card with their birth flower on the front and a heartfelt note inside is sure to bring a smile to their face!
- Gift tag - Have the perfect card already? Put a personalized November birth month flower gift tag on their present for that extra special touch!
- Floral jewelry - There are many different places to search for November birth month flower jewelry. Amazon and Etsy both have great options. Some options have tiny flowers in them while others have the image engraved into the pendant.
- Embroidery - Do it yourself or search for something handmade on Etsy for either a lovely piece of art for the wall, a throw pillow, or add a bit of detail to clothing or even plush toys! There are so many embroidery gift ideas out there!
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Which of the two November birthday flowers do you prefer, chrysanthemums or peonies?
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