Carnation

By: Izabell and Chrisana

Origin of Carnations

Carnations can date back all the way to Ancient Green and Roman times when it was used in art and décor.
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Meaning of Carnations

Carnations mean " flower of love" or " flower of the gods."

What are the colors/ varieties of Carnations?

There are several Carnations. The three most common ones are annual carnations, border carnations, and perpetual-flowering carnations.


Pink Carnations mean mother's love.

Light red carnations mean admiration.

Dark red carnations mean Deep love and a woman's affection.

White carnations mean Pure love and good luck

Stripped carnations mean regret and refusal

Green carnations mean St. Patrick's day

Purple Carnations mean Capriciousness

Yellow Carnation mean Disappointment, Dejection

Facts

Commonly used in trade because of the many colors and are among the longer lived flowers when cut.

2nd most common commercially grown flower in the world

Among the worlds oldest cultivated flower

Botanical name is Dianthus which translates to " Flower of the gods."

Vase life

Long lasting cut flower that can remain fresh for 7-14 days.

With care tips your carnation can last up to 2 weeks in a vase.