The Right Flowers for an October Birthday

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Finding the right flowers to send an October birthday bouquet can be tricky because the birth flower for October is the marigold. Marigolds are not typically found in bouquets and definitely not the easiest flower to track down if you want the convenience of calling a floral shop and sending a bouquet. A great alternative to marigolds are blue flowers since the birthstone for October is the sapphire. In fact, many October birthday flower recipients are more likely to know the symbolism of the color of their birthstone than to receive their actual birth flowers. Here are a few of our favorite blue bouquets for those October birthday celebrations:

Blue Roses

Blue roses are a fun way to say “Happy Birthday” to your favorite October birthday boy or girl. This dazzling blue rose bouquet comes with 12, 18, 24, or 36 stems that are beautifully arranged in a silver julep cup vase. What we love about this bouquet is that it comes with a bonus gift of a gorgeous blue sapphire pendant, further emphasizing the symbolic blue shade of the roses.

Floral Jewels September Blue Sapphire Birthstone Bouquet - 36 Stems - VASE INCLUDED

Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas come in a variety of colors, one of them being a beautiful, vibrant blue. Hydrangeas are an elegant flower that are very popular and sure to please the recipient. This beautiful plant features small hydrangeas in a deep blue, that are planted in a cheerful bright green planter with natural fibers. The best part about a plant is that the recipient can keep it much longer than a regular bouquet.

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FTD Blue Skies Hydrangea Plant by Better Homes and Gardens

The Iris

Deep blue irises are a gorgeous way to honor someone’s birthday. The deep blue of the iris petal is accented by their eye-popping yellow centers . A full bouquet of iris flowers is both stunning and elegant in its simplicity. This beautiful bouquet is available in stems of 10, 15 and 20 stems, and come delicately arranged in a clear vase to show the beautiful arrangement in its entirety.

FTD Iris Riches Bouquet

If October is the birthday month of someone special in your life, don’t spend hours calling around looking for a marigold bouquet! Beautiful blue flowers are the perfect way to celebrate the day!

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