Birth Flower for October

While flowers can make great gifts for any occasion, knowing more about the type of flower you gift someone can make the gift even more memorable.

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

Birth flowers are flowers that are symbolic of each month. According to the language of flowers, these birth flowers are associated with various meanings and characteristics.

Read on to find out what this means for you.

October Birth Flower

October Birthflower - Cosmos

Cosmos are a member of the sunflower family and can grow up to six feet tall. They also come in various shades including pink, rose and purple.

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

October Birthflower
October Birth flower

Marigold - Birth Flower October

The other October birth flower is the marigold.  Marigolds are known for its vibrant and daisy-like flowers. They come in various colours including orange, red, gold and yellow. Marigolds also typically bloom in October, in the middle of Spring.

Also known as the Roses of the Indies in the UK, marigolds symbolise passion and creativity, due to its vibrant colours.

As marigolds have a range of symbolism, in different cultures, it is associated with various meanings including remembrance, wealth and joy. Cosmos are another birth flower for October. 

Birth Flower of October
Birth Flower October

Birth Flower of October Gift Ideas

Now that you know the meanings of these birth flowers, why not get a birth flower gift to show your October born loved one how much they mean to you.

Our birthflower collection comprises of  birth flower necklace, consisting of a handcrafted birth flower pendant along with a birthstone.

Octobers month features a cosmos petal pendant necklace.  The pendant will be made from an actual cosmos petal, pressed, and cast in silver. 

Through the silver, you will also be able to see the intricate details and textures of the cosmos petal, making your necklace unique and a thoughtful sweet gift.

Birth Flower Chart - Birth Flower by Month

Click on the months below to read more about birthflowers.

MonthFlower Meaning and Symbolism
January Birthflower
The carnation symbolizes love & affection. The snow drop is a symbol of hope, innocence & purity.
February BirthflowerPrimrose bring to mind young love & vitality.  Violets symbolise loyalty & faithfulness.
March BirthflowerThe daffodil (also the jonquil) symbolises happiness, friendships & new beginings.
April BirthflowerA daisy symbolises purity, innocence & true love. Sweet Pea's are an omen of blissful pleasure
May BirthflowerThe Lily-of-the-valley is associated with humility and sweetness. The hawthorn flower is a sign of hope and happiness.
June BirthflowerThe rose symbolises passion & love.  Honeysuckle means everlasting love.
July BirthflowerLarkspur symbolises an open heart & positivity.  The lotus or water lily is deeply spiritual and represents patience and purity.
August BirthflowerGladiolus symbolises strength of character.  The poppy stands for pleasure & success.
September BirthflowerThe Aster symbolises wisdom, faith & powerful love.
October BirthflowerA marigold is associated with creativity & passion. Marigolds can also symbolise grief and despair over losing a loved one. Cosmos stands for peace & harmony.
November BirthflowerA red chrysanthemum stands for love & loyalty.
December BirthflowerNarcissus mean hope & wealth.  Holly represents happiness & protection.