March Birth Flower Gift Guide

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Daffodils are well-known as the first sign of spring, but they’re also the March birth flower.

As winter comes to a close, some of the first signs of spring are experienced during the month of March. For gardeners, daffodils poking up through the soil are an eagerly anticipated sign of warmer weather and colorful blooms to come. Cheerful and bright, daffodils are also the March birth flower.

Here’s everything you need to know about the March birth flower and what it symbolizes. And if your loved ones have March birthdays, we found the best March floral-inspired gifts to help them celebrate. Don’t miss these pretty rose gift ideas.

Not celebrating a March birthday? Don’t worry—we’ve got you covered with birth flower gift guides for February, April, May, June, July, August, September and October too.

What Is the March Birth Flower?

Daffodils are the birth flowers for March. This perennial yellow spring flower is also commonly known as narcissus, it’s botanical name, and jonquils, a specific type of narcissus (Narcissus jonquilla). Most commonly found in gorgeous hues of buttery yellow, you may be surprised how many colors, shapes and sizes daffodils come in. They’re perfect for adding vibrant color and a sweet scent to gardens, but can easily be grown in indoors if you don’t have the outdoor space. The beauties are simple to grow and don’t require much attention.

Here are best daffodil bulbs to plant.

What Are the Meanings of March’s Birth Flower?

Because daffodils are usually one of the first flowers to bloom after winter, they symbolize rebirth and new beginnings. The cheerful color also symbolizes happiness and joy. For such reason, the daffodils are also a common gift on 10 year wedding anniversaries.

The daffodil has taken on significance around the world. Because they bloom around Chinese New Year, daffodils are known to bring good luck and prosperity in China. In England, daffodils are referred to as “Lent lilies” because they bloom between Ash Wednesday and Easter.

Check out some more of our favorite yellow flowers for your garden. And if you have a February, April or May birthday, this is the February birth flower, this is April’s, and this is May’s.

March Birth Flower Gift Guide

Now that you know more about March’s birth flowers, we’ve got the perfect gifts for everyone on your March birthday list—from garden flags and daffodil bulbs to scented candles and personalized necklaces.

Daffodil-Scented Candle

march birth month flower candleVia Etsy.com

This hand-poured candle features the distinct scent of daffodils. The packaging celebrates March birthdays with a description of what the daffodil symbolizes on the gift box and the outline of a daffodil printed on the glass candle container. The giftee can re-use the jar after the wax melts, too.

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Personalized Acrylic Flower Print

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Daffodils bloom all year long on this personalized acrylic art piece. The March birth month flower is printed directly on a clear piece of acrylic and displayed on a small wood stand. Add two lines of personalized text, such as a name and birthday. This would look beautiful on a bookshelf.

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Daffodil Garden Flag

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Welcome guests to your house or patio with this cheerful garden flag, made of fade-resistant polyester. A crate of bright yellow daffodils makes everyone smile and feel at home. Don’t miss these gifts for sunflower lovers.

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Daffodil Bouquet

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Can’t deliver a gift in person? Send a bouquet of fresh-cut daffodils to someone celebrating a March birthday. The cheerful yellow and bi-color blooms are sure to bring joy to their special day. Add mylar balloons and chocolates to really make an impact. Here are more ways to send flowers.

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Daffodil Wall Print

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Enjoy a pop of yellow with this beautiful illustration of a vintage seed packet of daffodils on a cream or dark sage-colored background. This artwork also includes the meaning of daffodils: hope, rebirth and renewal. Note that the print in shipped in a hard-backed envelope but does not arrive framed.

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Pop-Up 3D Daffodil Card

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Send a big beautiful bouquet of paper daffodils to your special someone with this pop-up 3D card. This gorgeous card is a piece of art that can be enjoyed all year long—without being watered! You can also add a hand-written message for a personalized touch!

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Daffodil Bulbs

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The gardener in your life will appreciate this mix of trumpet daffodil bulbs in a variety of colors and shapes. The best part? Your gift keeps on giving when these bulbs re-bloom in the years ahead.

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Daffodil Necklace

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This gold-plated necklace features the March birth flower, daffodils, and small rhinestones. This gift comes with a second necklace to create a beautiful layered look. These come in every birthday month flower option, making multiple birthday purchases easy.

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Daffodil T-Shirt

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This retro-chic cotton t-shirt is printed with a beautiful vintage botanical print of a daffodil on the front. Available in a cream or white shirt, this unisex-sized shirt is a wonderful gift for anyone with a March birthday.

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Personalized Daffodil Bouquet Mug

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Make their favorite hot or iced drink all the more special with a glass or ceramic mug personalized with their name next to a pretty daffodil illustration and their birth month. They’ll love it all year-round.

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Birth Month Flower Glass

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Make a toast to March birthdays with this memorable birth month flower glass. To make them, beautiful daffodil blooms were carefully pressed and turned into digital prints to adorn the sides of curved glass tumblers.

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