May Flower

Which is the May Flower? Learn more about the May flower, the Lily of the Valley, and the various meanings that it tends to depict.

May Birth Flower:
People born in may have the lily of the valley as their birth flower. It is bell shaped and signifies humility. The people with the lily of the valley as their birth flower are usually good looking and can charm everyone. They make great friends, are practical and take life’s challenges head on.


About The May Flower:
Although the May flower originated in the cooler regions of Europe and Asia, some are also found in Eastern USA. It is a herbaceous plant and grows in April. It is mostly white and has a very sweet smell. The plant bears small orange-red berries.


Meaning of Name and Symbolic Meaning:
'Majalis' or 'Maialis' is its scientific name, which means 'belonging to May'. May Lily, May bells, Ladder-to-heaven and Male Lily are some other names for this flower. The flower has been around for quite a while and has deep meaning attached to it. It is normally associated with the second coming of Christ and this stands for hope and faith.


Trivia:
It is the national flower of Finland and called muguet in French and fairy ladders in Irelans. Although the flowers have medicinal properties and increases your memory, the plant is poisonous.