By: Izabell and Chrisana
Origin of Carnations
Meaning of Carnations
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
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."
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.