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Posted by Russ Griffin on September 1, 2015 | Last Updated: September 9, 2020 Birthdays Flowers

Aster is the September Birth Flower

asterThose with September birthdays know that it is just about time to break out the Aster flowers. This beautiful birth month flower is a fantastic addition to any arrangement, as its simple beauty can help bring light to any room. These flowers typically come with bright yellow centers and can be in a variety of different colors, including white, blue, pink, and purple.

The Aster flower is not only a beautiful flower, but it also comes with a rich history and symbolism that helps to make it even more meaningful for those who give and receive them.

The mythological origins of the Aster flower

According to ancient mythology, the goddess Astraea cried when she saw that there were no more stars in the sky. Aster flowers then bloomed where her tears fell. Many people find that the flower itself looks like a star, adding to the symbolism of this story.

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Anniversary Floral Splendor

The meanings of the Aster flower

In the ancient world, the flower quickly began to be associated with love. It is said to be the herb of the goddess of love, Venus, making it an ideal symbol for the powerful emotion. This association between the flower and love continued through the centuries. During the Victorian era, they were used to represent love, daintiness, and charm. The flowers were also famous for being placed on the graves of French soldiers as a means of wishing that events had turned out differently.

Gifting the Aster Flower for that September Birthday

The Aster flower is the birth flower for September, making it a fantastic gift for those special people in life with early fall birthdays. Here are a few arrangements that we recommend with these flowers.

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A Born Winner

Anniversary Floral Splendor

This arrangement includes an Aster flower surrounded by other gorgeous blooms. There are snapdragons, tulips, and more, making this a wonderful gift to say “I love you”.

A Born Winner

This vase combines some classic flowers with the beautiful Asters, including daisies and carnations. It is a wonderful burst of colors that will light up anyone’s face who receives it. It will fit in nearly every room of a house or an office while adding some bright colors to liven the space.

The Aster flower is a beautiful flower and at Griffins Floral Designs we love helping people pick out the perfect arrangements for their loved ones celebrating a September birthday.