What is Your Birth Flower?

A Guide to the October Birth Flower and Its Meaning

Just like with zodiac signs and personality traits, each of us has a flower associated with the month of our birthday. Birth flowers carry their own characteristics, are packed with symbolism, and can say a lot about who you are.

The unique meanings of each birth flower also make them thoughtful gift ideas for the people important to you.

To help you pick the right flower for your month, we are compiling a series of short articles that dig into the symbology behind each bloom, starting with the current month of October.


October is the month mostly related to creativity, love, and courage. So it’s no surprise it has two birth flowers: Marigolds and Cosmos.


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