What would fall be without pumpkins? So October’s color is orange.

For the uninitiated, the idea here is to come up with ways to evoke orange without mentioning the color itself because one of the challenges in writing effective descriptions is getting the color just right. Each month on this blog we work on one color, so far we’ve done red, green, pink, blue, and yellow. So help me here to come up with nouns and adjectives that bring orange to mind. Here’s my start:

basketball
butternut squash
carrot
coral
oranges
marigold
persimmon
pumpkin
tangerine
tiger lily
traffic cones