April Birth Flower Daisy Gift Guide
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April showers bring birthday month flowers—daisies!
The arrival of April means brighter and warmer days, with the bonus of spring’s flowers just starting to bloom. One of the most cheerful and common flowers is the April birth flower—it’s the daisy. Here’s everything you need to know about the April birth flower. And to help your friends or family celebrate their April birthdays, we found the best April floral-inspired daisy gifts to help them celebrate.
April’s birth flower is the daisy. While most people think of traditional daisies as small flowers with white petals surrounding a bright yellow center, gardeners know there are more than 20,000 varieties of daisies! in fact, 38 different flower species that share the common name “daisy.” Some of the most well-known are Gerbera daisies, Shasta daisies, gloriosa daisies, marguerite daisies and purple coneflower daisies.
These happy little flowers get their name from the Old English phrase, “daes eage,” meaning “day’s eye.” This phrase refers to the light-sensitive nature of the daisy. The flower opens its petals when the sun begins to shine in the morning and closes its petals at night.
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What Are the Meanings of the April Birth Flower?
Blooming at the start of spring, daisies symbolize new beginnings, purity, hope and happiness. The daisy has rich mythological history too. In Norse mythology, daisies were associated with Freya—the goddess of fertility and guardian of new mothers. In Roman mythology, a nymph named Belides transformed herself into a daisy to hide from unwanted attention. And in Celtic mythology, daisies were sprinkled over the earth to cheer up grieving parents. Check out the unique meanings behind the rest of the birth month flowers, too.
More April Birth Flowers
While daisies are most commonly thought to be the April birth flower, they aren’t the only one. Sweet pea is also associated with April birthdays. The fragrant, climbing plant blooms in a variety of colors, including red, pink, white and lavender. Sweet peas are thought to symbolize pleasure and happiness.
April Birth Flower Daisy Gift Guide
Now that you know everything about April’s birth flowers, we’ve found the perfect daisy gifts for everyone on your April birthday list—from personalized stationary and daisy-scented perfume to daisy bouquets and everything in between.
Dried Daisy Necklace
This beautiful necklace is something an April birthday will treasure for years to come. The delicate jewelry piece showcases (real!) dried daisies in a crystal-clear resin pendant hanging from a gold chain. Simply gorgeous! Enjoy the little spring blooms all year long. This might be the perfect daisy gift.
Birth Month Flower Grow Kit
Via Uncommon Goods
April birthdays can grow their own mini daisies in this joy-inspiring birth month flower grow kit. Daisy seeds, a minimalist glass bottle to grow them in, OMRI soil, detailed instructions and info about what the April brith flower symbolizes are all included. It’s a daisy gift garden in a box! Check out more indoor garden kits perfect for gifting.
Sweet Pea Personalized Note Card Set
This April birth flower gift features eight note cards decorated with a beautiful illustration of a bouquet of sweet peas. Add an extra-special touch by including the recipient’s personalized name. The set comes with envelopes and is sure to make your loved one smile.
Daisy Garden Stake
Add cheer to the garden or front lawn with this metal daisy garden stake. The 27-inch flower with heart-shaped petals looks stunning alone, or as a statement in a group of daisies. It’s the perfect accent in a wildflower garden.
Marc Jacobs Daisy Perfume
This best-selling perfume from Marc Jacobs is a classic, with notes of fruits, florals and musk. The eye-catching bottle features miniature white daisies and is a beautiful addition to any vanity. Choose from 1.7 or 3.4 ounces for the perfect daisy gift.
This cheerful flower arrangement of white daisies and yellow solidago is basically spring in a ceramic yellow pitcher. It’s a thoughtful April birth flower gift for anyone who wants to gift a splash of much-needed color after a dreary winter. This daisy gift is an instant mood lifter. Psst—we found 9 gardening subscription boxes you’ll love to unbox.
April Birthday Candle
These handcrafted birth month candles by New Moon Beginnings are made with a combination of flowers, birthstones and essential oils specific to April. Choose from a variety of sizes and shapes, including tea lights.
Personalized Daisy Bracelet
This pretty cuff bracelet can be customized a number of different ways to showcase the April birth flower and celebrate the birthday gift recipient. Add personalization on the inside, outside or both—every bracelet is made to order and completely customizable.
Daisy or Sweet Pea Seeds
The April birthday gardener in your life will love this pack of 1,000 daisy seeds. In just a few weeks, tall Shasta daisies will fill their garden. Or choose sweet pea seeds for a more fragrant and vertical garden. Either way, a seed packet is the perfect personalized touch to add in a birthday card!
This handmade daisy mug makes springtime sips extra special. The gold-handled ceramic piece is adorned with two raised daisy designs accented in gold. Stunning!
Daisy Embroidery Kit
Know a gardener who also loves to craft and is celebrating an April birthday? Gift them with this beautiful daisy embroidery kit for beginners. Detailed instructions and a stitch guide are included with the plastic hoop, linen fabric, embroidery needles and cotton thread. Flower power!
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