Finder is committed to editorial independence. While we receive compensation when you click links to partners, they do not influence our content.

New baby flowers

Celebrate the new bundle of joy with flowers.

If someone you know has recently given birth to a child, giving the couple or the mother flowers is a wonderful way to express your congratulations and let them know you care.

Top 6 new baby flowers

How to choose the perfect flowers for a new baby

Once you find out about the arrival of a new baby, you might want to customize a flower arrangement based on the sex of the new baby. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t stray from tradition and look for flowers in colors other than pink and blue. Consider picking them based on their meanings — or choose to go with flowers associated with the baby’s birth month.

What are the flowers for different birth months?

Every month is associated with a particular flower, so you might want to buy a flower which matches the birth month of the new baby.

  • January – Carnation
  • February – Iris
  • March – Daffodil
  • April – Daisy
  • May – Lily
  • June – Rose
  • July – Larkspur
  • August – Gladiola
  • September – Aster
  • October – Marigold
  • November – Chrysanthemum
  • December – Poinsettia

Precautions to consider

While buying flowers for a new mother or parents, find out if anyone who will be around them are allergic to flowers. It’s also best to stay away from flowers with powerful scents, as these can be offensive to the new baby as well as the recuperating mother.

Where to shop for new baby flowers

Why do we give flowers when someone has a new baby?

When a new baby arrives, there tends to be no shortage of baby gifts from friends and relatives. But sending flowers to the mother or parents is a kind gesture to show that they’re not forgotten.

The time that new mothers take to recuperate varies considerably. Some mothers are up and about in no time, while others take longer. In both instances, being around flowers can have an uplifting effect and the presence of flowers always brightens up spaces. The arrival of a new baby is a special occasion and new parents need all the support they can get.

Bottom line

Congratulate the new parents and baby with a beautiful bouquet of flowers, hand-picked for the baby’s birth month, gender or mom’s favorite color.

Frequently asked questions

Current deals and specials


Sign up to the newsletter and get 20% off your first order

Last verified

Shop mothers day flowers and gifts under $50

T&Cs apply

Last verified

Deal ends

Save 10% sitewide on flowers, plants and gifts

T&Cs apply

Last verified

Deal ends

Fruit BouquetsFruit Bouquets

Free shipping for a year with membership

Costs $19.99 to join. Free shipping available at all Fruit Bouquet brands, including 1-800-Flowers, Harry & David and more.

Last verified

Roses OnlyRoses Only

5% off your first purchase

Join the community and get 5% off your first purchase

Last verified

Deal ends

More guides on Finder

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked provides guides and information on a range of products and services. Because our content is not financial advice, we suggest talking with a professional before you make any decision.

By submitting your comment or question, you agree to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and Terms of Use.

Questions and responses on are not provided, paid for or otherwise endorsed by any bank or brand. These banks and brands are not responsible for ensuring that comments are answered or accurate.
Go to site