6 Fun Facts about the March Birth Flower
The birth flower for March is the Daffodil. It implies that all the people born in March share this beautiful flower as their birth flower. The Daffodil originated in the Western European countries like Spain, Portugal, Germany, England and Wales.
1. Origin of Name
The scientific name for Daffodil is ‘Narcissus pseudonarcissus.’ The other common names are ‘wild Daffodil’ and ‘Lent Lily.’ The Latin name for the Daffodil is ‘Narcissus,’ which is also referred to as ‘Jonquils’ in North America.
2. Physical Appearance
The Daffodil is a yearly flowering plant. The flowers are pale yellow in color with a dark yellow lobe in the center. Its leaves are long and narrow, and green-grayish in color. The Daffodil is one of the first flowers to bloom during the spring season. It is an attractive and fragrant flower which grows up to two feet tall.
3. Symbolic Meaning
The Daffodil, since it marks the beginning of spring season every year, is considered as a symbol for a new and fresh start. It also stands for true admiration and respect. It carries a meaning of hope and rebirth for many people. It also symbolizes positive attitude, affection and sympathy.
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