Birth Flower for October

Flowers make great gifts for any occasion. But learning more about the types of flowers assigned to each month makes for an even more personal and memorable gift.

Birth flowers are blossoms assigned to each month that carry symbolism. According to the language of flowers, each birth flower represents characteristics and qualities you may find in someone born during that month.

Did you know that the October birth flowers are cosmos and marigold?

Read on to find out what this means for you!

October Birthflower - Cosmos

The Cosmos flower is a beautiful and vibrant blooming plant native to Mexico and Central America. It is a member of the daisy family and can grow up to 3 feet tall, with delicate and feathery foliage.

The Cosmos flower is known for its large and showy blooms that come in a range of colors including pink, red, orange, yellow and white. These flowers bloom from summer to fall and are very easy to grow and care for, making them a popular choice for gardeners and flower lovers alike.

In addition to its beauty, the Cosmos flower also attracts pollinators like bees and butterflies, making it a valuable addition to any garden for its aesthetic appeal and positive impact on the local ecosystem.

Cosmos symbolise peace and tranquillity. Their bright and vibrant colours also convey wholeness.

Cosmos Flowers

Cosmos is a charming and easy-to-grow annual flower that is widely cultivated for its bright and cheerful blooms. The plant is native to Mexico and Central America, but has been naturalized throughout much of the world and is now widely grown as an ornamental plant.

Cosmos are available in a range of colors, including pink, red, orange, yellow, and white, and are prized for their long-lasting blooms and airy, graceful form. The flowers are typically composed of many small, daisy-like blooms that are arranged along long, branching stems. The leaves of the cosmos are finely divided and fern-like, and the plant can grow to be several feet tall.

Cosmos are a popular choice for cut flower arrangements, garden beds, and wildflower gardens, and are also used in the creation of dried flower arrangements. With their easy-to-grow nature and abundant blooms, cosmos are a popular choice for gardeners and flower enthusiasts alike.

The meaning of the October Birthflower

Cosmos is the birthflower for the month of October and is associated with a number of different symbolic meanings. The bright and cheerful blooms of the cosmos are thought to represent joy, peace, and harmony, making it a fitting symbol for those born in October.

The flower's delicate beauty is also seen as a symbol of inner beauty and grace, and it is often given as a gesture of appreciation or admiration. In the language of flowers, the cosmos is associated with the idea of order and balance, and its delicate petals are seen as a symbol of the beauty and harmony that can be found in the natural world.

The flower is also believed to bring happiness and good luck, making it a popular choice for gifts and special occasions. Whether enjoyed for its beauty or given as a symbol of love and admiration, the cosmos is a meaningful and inspiring birthflower for those born in October.

Cosmos symbolises peace and harmony.  Rose quartz represents unconditional love and happiness.

Marigold - Birth Flower October

Marigolds are a popular and versatile flower that are widely used in gardening and landscaping. They belong to the sunflower family and are known for their bright and cheerful yellow, orange, and red blooms.

Marigolds are easy to grow and care for, making them a popular choice for beginner gardeners and experienced horticulturists alike.

In addition to their beauty, marigolds are also known for their ability to deter pests and improve soil health, making them a valuable addition to any garden. They bloom from summer to fall and can be grown in beds, borders, or as potted plants.

Marigolds are also commonly used in cut flower arrangements, adding a burst of color and charm to any room or event.

What does a marigold mean as an October Birthflower?

Marigolds are also the birthflower for the month of October. In addition to their bright and cheerful appearance, marigolds symbolize joy and creativity, making them a fitting birthflower for people born in October.

It is believed that marigolds bring happiness and positive energy to those born under their sign. Whether given as a gift or grown in a personal garden, marigolds are a meaningful and beautiful representation of the month of October and the people born during this time.

Birth Flower of October Gift Ideas

Now that you know the special meanings of these flowers, you can select a beautiful birth flower gift that is incredibly meaningful for someone born in October. An October baby will appreciate the gesture of a personalised birth month gift!

Our birth flower collection features birth flower necklaces that are made of handcrafted birth flower pendants along with birthstones.  The October birthstone charm is rose quartz.

October’s birth flower necklace is made from a delicate cosmos petal pressed and cast in silver.

This beautiful addition to any wardrobe makes for a thoughtful and sweet gift for a loved one born in October or who loves cosmos!


Birth Flower of the month and their meaning

Birthflower Chart - Birth Flower by Month

Click on the months below to read more about birthflowers.

Month Flower Meaning and Symbolism
January Birthflower
The carnation symbolises love and affection. The snow drop means hope, innocence and purity.
February Birthflower Primrose mean young love and vitality.  Violets symbolise loyalty and faithfulness.
March Birthflower The daffodil (also the jonquil) symbolises happiness, friendships and new beginnings.
April Birthflower A daisy symbolises purity, innocence and true love. Sweet Pea's mean blissful pleasure
May Birthflower The Lily-of-the-valley symbolises humility and sweetness. The hawthorn flower is a sign of hope and happiness.
June Birthflower The rose means passion and love.  Honeysuckle symbolises everlasting love.
July Birthflower Larkspur symbolises an open heart and positivity.  The lotus/water lily is deeply spiritual and stands for purity and patience.
August Birthflower Gladiolus symbolises strength of character.  The poppy means remembrance, happiness and success.
September Birthflower The Aster has a meaning of wisdom, faith and powerful love.
October Birthflower The marigold is associated with creativity and passion. Marigolds can also symbolise grief and despair over losing a loved one. Cosmos mean peace and harmony.
November Birthflower The chrysanthemum stands for love and loyalty.
December Birthflower Narcissus symbolise hope and wealth.  Holly represents happiness & protection.


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