Most Beautiful Carnation Flowers In The World

Striped Carnation Flowers

Carnation flowers, also known as Dianthus, are one of the most popular flowers in the world. The carnation flower considered the “flower of God”, as its scientific name Dianthus was formed by associating two Greek words, “dies”, referring to the God Zeus and “ethos” meaning flower. These beautiful flowers are given on various events like birthday, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day.

Carnation, in general, means feelings of love and attraction. It comes in a plethora of colors and each color carries a distinct meaning to itself. Carnation flowers are the easiest to grow and have a shelf life of about 3 weeks once cut.

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Pink Carnation:

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Pink carnations are the most popular of all carnations. The pink carnations represent a pure and immobile emotion. Pink carnations have a meaning in history because of a Christian legend. It believed that they first flourished when the Virgin Mary wept for Jesus as he carried the cross of his crucifixion. Thus, it symbolizes a mother’s love for her child. Pink carnations varieties include maiden roses, China pink, Cheddar pink and sweet William. The tones vary from ruby pink to pale pink. The pink carnation evokes feelings of gratitude and appreciation. These flowers often gifted to mothers on the mother’s day.

Red Carnations:

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A red carnation flower symbolizes admiration, affection and passionate love. The red carnation varies from light red to burgundy and dark red to dark. The light red carnations represent admiration, while the dark red evokes feelings of affection, passion and deep love. The crimson carnation symbolizes bravery and courage.

Purple Carnations:

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Purple color traditionally synonymous with royalty and has been worn as clothing by royal families in many cultures. This Purple eyelet indicates capriciousness, unpredictability, inconstancy and unreliability. Thus, purple carnations are a perfect gift for people who revel in their independence, spontaneity and unique nature.

Striped Carnation:

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It often given as sympathy flowers when someone is deceased. In floral languages, striped carnation means: “I’m sorry, I can not be with you, but I wish I could.” Like the blue carnations, striped carnations also genetically modified to achieve the desired combination of colors. These flowers as very refreshing and very appreciated for their beauty.

White Carnation:


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It can also be given to someone who leaves because synonymous with wishes to bring good luck. White carnations also included in wedding bouquets because of their importance of pure love and loyalty.

Yellow Carnation:

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The yellow carnation astonishing traditional flower that highly prized for its color. Unlike other yellow flowers, yellow carnations signify abasement, disappointment, and disdain. The yellow carnations can deliver to someone you do not want to date or to someone who has disappointed the sender. The reason that this flower not used in flower arrangements and bouquets. Nevertheless, the flower looks very beautiful.


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