Flowers for a Patriot

The Birthday Flower for the month of September is Asters. Also known as Matsumoto Asters, they have many meanings such as wisdom, love, and faith. They can come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. Some commonly found colors for asters include red, white, and blue which make asters the perfect flower to show your patriotism. With Distinction is an arrangement to honor the brave men and women we lost on September 11th or any American patriot.

With Distinction

With Distinction Item No. T240-1A A dazzling display of patriotic red, white and blue flowers sends a silent yet poignant statement about hope, freedom and the strength to endure. This proud bouquet is a testament to life that is sure to be appreciated. A beautiful mix of all-American red, white and blue flowers such as hydrangea, roses, miniature carnations, snapdragons, chrysanthemums and more are perfectly arranged in a white urn. Approximate Size: 34 1/2" h x 30 1/2" w $159.95

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The Meaning behind Asters

There's a lot of history behind asters and their meanings. It is rumored that the smell given off by the burning leaves of asters could repel serpents. The name aster actually comes from the Greek word 'Star" because of the star like quality. Here is a colorful aster bouquet and a lavish aster basket.

Never Let Go $139.95
The American Glory Bouquet $69.95
Uniquely Chic $69.95
Peaches and Dreams $74.95


September Birthday Flowers for a Baby Girl 

Since Asters symbolize daintiness it's easy to see why aster can also make great gift for a newborn baby girl. And since they also come in pink they're just what you need to put a smile on any new mother's face. This flower is sure to make a lasting impression and fill the room with joy and love.

Girls Are Great!

Girls Are Great! Item No. D7-4904 The Girls Are Great! Bouquet is blooming with sweet love to congratulate the new family on their darling baby girl! White roses, white Peruvian lilies, pink carnations, pink matsumoto asters, pink Asiatic lilies and lush greens are beautifully arranged in a round whitewash woodchip basket. Presented with a Mylar balloon declaring, "It's a Girl!" this incredible flower arrangement is the perfect welcome for their new addition. Approximate Size: 11"w x11"h $69.95

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Flowers for People on a Budget

If you're looking for flowers on a budget then asters are the perfect solution. These gorgeous flowers are available at very low prices and unlike other flowers in this price range asters have the rich sophisticated look of a higher end flower.

The Girl Power Bouquet $59.95
Fall Fantasia $79.95
The Angelique Bouquet $69.95
The Deep Emotions Rose Bouquet by Better Homes and Gardens $69.95


September Birthday Flowers for Men and Boys

Because asters come in purple and blues they also make a great gift for boys of all ages as a way to show your love and affection to that special man in your life. Here are some great selections for boys and men.

Splendid Day Bouquet

Splendid Day Bouquet Item No. C19-4846 The Splendid Day Bouquet, set with roses and asters, creates the perfect bouquet for any of life's special moments. Lavender roses, lavender monte casino asters, purple matsumoto asters, green hypericum berries, green button poms and lush greens create a stunning flower bouquet perfectly arranged in a clear glass bubble bowl vase to create a wonderful thank you, happy birthday or congratulations gift. Approximate Size: 12"w x 10"h $74.95

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The 20th Anniversary Flower

In addition to being the September Birthday flower the aster is also the flower that represents the 20th anniversary and is the perfect way to show your love and everlasting bond to your spouse. Here are aster arrangements to celebrate an anniversary.

Fall in Love

Fall in Love Item No. T173-2A Summer may be the season for weddings, but romance blossoms in the fall. Cooler weather and brilliant colors lend themselves perfectly to falling in love. Dazzling dark red roses, pink asiatic lilies, purple alstroemeria and cushion spray chrysanthemums, hot pink matsumoto asters and more are delightfully arranged in a dramatic burgundy vase that comes complete with a satin ribbon. Color and style of vase may vary. Approximate Size: 17 1/2" h x 12 1/2" w $69.95

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Steal the Show

Steal the Show Item No. T49-1A You won't have to worry about any other bouquet upstaging this gift! At over two feet tall, this is a fabulous way to show someone how much they mean to you. Lovely lavender roses, alstroemeria, larkspur, freesia, matsumoto asters and limonium are joined by light pink snapdragons, purple monte cassino asters and statice in an exclusive lavender vase. The bouquet will definitely steal the show. You might even steal someone's heart. Container and/ or color of container may vary. Approximate Size: 27" h x 18" w $99.95

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