Virgo Zodiac Sign

Dates23 Aug – 22 Sept
SymbolThe Virgin
MantraI Analyse
PlanetMercury (Communication)
PolarityYin (Negative, Female)
SeasonEarly Autumn
ColoursNavy Blue, Black
FlowersSmall bright flowers
StonesPeridot, Sardonx
Virgo - The Virgin

Virgo is symbolised by a Virgin – a maiden holding an ear of wheat, symbolising the productive nature of the sign. They are detail orientated, fastidious, perfectionist with an analytical, logical, methodical and systematic approach to life. As Earth Signs, Virgos are practical, diligent and hard-working and base decisions on how something, including relationships, will benefit them personally. They also like to surround themselves with the best elegant things. Ruled by Planet Mercury (Communication) Virgo’s are sociable and as Mutable Sign, they easily adapt to any situation or social setting.  

Virgo Shadow Side

The Shadow side of Virgo energy is the critic gone mad, be it to yourself or to others. It is the perfectionist for whom nothing is good enough. It is the person who is so focused on all the details and failings of something that he can no longer remember anything good from the big picture. It is the hypochondriac who looks at every food label and decides nothing is edible.

Virgo Career Compatibility

With their eye for detail, Virgos make good surgeons and are also often connected with the fashion industry as they have such an eye for perfection, only the best is good enough for them. Virgos are prolific in the health industry and can make great healers or enlighten people with their knowledge of drugs and remedies.

Virgo Relationship Compatibility

Conservative by nature and cautious with their hearts, Virgos appreciate honesty and openness in a relationship. Their relationships tend to be conflict-free as they easy going and have mastered the art of compromise. The most compatible Zodiac Signs with Virgo are generally considered to be Taurus, Cancer, Scorpio and Capricorn and the least compatible Zodiac Signs Gemini and Sagittarius. However, as well as Sun Sign compatibility, other planetary cross-connections also need to be taken into consideration to obtain a complete picture of the compatibility of the relationship in Astrology. However, as well as Sun Sign compatibility, other planetary connections also need to be taken into consideration to obtain a full picture of the astrology compatibility. If you would like to explore this further, please see our range of personal birth chart compatibility analysis reports available to order from this site.