The November Birthstone Color is Yellow
The November Birth Flower is the Chrysanthemum
The primary official November Birthstone is Topaz (yellow/orange)
The second official November birthstone is Citrine
November Birthstone Color - Yellow
The November birthstone color of yellow comes from the November birthstones yellow-orange Topaz and yellow Citrine.
Pure Topaz is transparent and it is impurities that create the different colored varieties. Besides the yellow to orange range, there are also exquisite shades of blue, pale green, pink and red Topaz. Natural yellow-orange Topaz, also called Imperial Topaz, is quite rare and not often found in November birthstone jewelry; usually clear Topaz is treated to produce beautiful sunset colors such as Mystic Topaz, more commonly found in November birthstone jewelry.
November Birth Flower - Chrysanthemum
The November flower is the Chrysanthemum of the genus of the same name, native to Asia and northeastern Europe where they start blooming in early fall.
The name is derived from Greek words meaning 'gold flower' and wild chrysanthemum flowers are yellow but there are many cultivated varieties in colors of white, purple and red.
The center of diversity is China and chrysanthemums are prevalent in many Chinese and Japanese traditions.
In the United States the chrysanthemum is the official flower for the cities of Chicago and Salinas.
In Australia, chrysanthemums bloom in the May in the southern hemisphere and are given to mothers on Mothers Day.
The language of flowers introduced in Victorian times says that chrysanthemums symbolize cheerfulness and love.