Marigolds, otherwise known as Calendula represent the autumn months in their gorgeous oranges and yellows that are typical colors for the autumn months. These beautiful flowers grown easily, have a variety of uses and are often used for companion planting.
The Marigold is also a symbol of passion and creativity with its bright and intense colors of yellow and orange and those who have October birthdays are said to be as warm as the colors of the Marigold.
Marigolds are also used extensively for its medicinal purposes and is a common ingredient in ointments to treat acne, rashes, and sunburn, eczema and skin irritations. This plant is also known to be a remedy for stomach aches, toothaches and headaches while it can also be used for bee stings, sprains and menstrual cramps.