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Seasonal Flowers

Autumn Expression

Flowers are the perfect way to embrace any occasion. From weddings and anniversaries to birthdays and Thanksgiving, flowers brighten the occasion and bring their own special touch of beauty and love. When ordering flowers, seasonal flowers are the best option as they are economical, beautiful, and easily available. Each season has its own variety of beautiful seasonal flowers. Spring brings you dogwood, hyacinth, lilac, and tulip, to name a few while summer brings cosmos, delphinium, larkspur, and more. Hydrangea, ornamental berries, rose, sunflower, Chrysanthemums, and sugar maple, are some of the flowers you will find in fall while winter flowers include evergreens, forced bulbs, ornamental berries, poinsettias and more.

It is almost ironic that nature itself has created flowers that fit perfectly for each season, from bright and cheerful colors to celebrate spring and summer, warm rich colors to celebrate fall, and cool, bright, and cherry colors to celebrate the winter months. For a wide pick of seasonal flower arrangements, you can rely on BrantFlorist.com to deliver you the freshest flowers.

October Birth Flower – Marigold and the Cosmos

Cosmos

Birth month flowers are designated to a special month. Whatever month you were born in, there is a special flower or two that are specifically for your month. For the month of October, those special flowers would be the Marigold (Calendula) and the Cosmos.

Marigold / Calendula
The marigolds, genus Calendula L., are a genus of about 20 species of annual or perennial herbaceous plants in the daisy family Asteraceae, native to Mexico and Central America, the Mediterranean region and Macaronesia.

The petals of the Pot Marigold are spicy and are edible, added to dishes as a garnish. Sacred affection is shown with the marigold. Those born in the month of October are known for being warm, receptive people who are easy going and easy to talk to. Marigolds are said to represent contentment, excellence, loveliness, good luck, grace, gratitude, joy, love of nature, comfort, and true love.

Cosmos
Cosmos is a genus of about twenty species of annual and perennial plants of the Asteraceae family, including the garden flowers Cosmos bipinnatus (also known as “Mexican Aster”),Cosmos atrosanguineus (“Chocolate Cosmos”) and Cosmos sulphureus (“Yellow Cosmos”). This particular type of flower comes in many bright colors. Some popular colors are pinks, reds, yellow, magenta, and white.

These flowers are very fragrant, chocolate cosmos even smell like chocolate. Cosmos is the Greek word for harmony or ordered universe. Cosmos flowers symbolize peace, modesty, creation, and wholeness as well as joy.