Virgo Zodiac Astrology Sign & Symbol Women and Wheat Great Characteristic Elements in Gemstone Onyx, Trees Cashews, Peanuts, Colors Navy Blue Dark Brown and Green, Flowers Lily of the Valley, Lavender and Crape Myrtle, Animals Domestic Pets, Dog Used for Artwork Virgo is classified as an earth sign shown as both a photo in the top left and as a topography map in bottom right. It’s ruling planet is Mercury, Shown Above Oval Frame. August 23 – September 22. Zodiacal constellation on the celestial equator. The Virgo cluster, which lies near the north galactic pole about 16 billion light-years from the Earth, contains about 3,000 galaxies.