Carnation Flower Pictures
Basic Carnation Flower Information
Genus species Carnation caryophyllus
Since Victorian times, a special meaning has been attached to flowers. Each flower or flower color is a symbolic representation of an emotion or expression. Carnations are no exception and are the symbolic flower of Mother’s Day. Carnations have many flower meanings often associated with a particular color.
Carnation Flower Meaning
Solid Color – Yes, Fascination, Womanly love, Devoted love.
Pink – Gratitude, I’ll never forget you.
Purple – Capriciousness.
Red – My heart aches for you, Admiration, Flashy.
Striped – Sorry I can’t be with you, Wish I could be with you, No, Refusal.
White – Remembrance, Sweet and lovely, Pure love, Woman’s good luck gift.
Yellow – Cheerful, You have disappointed me, Rejection.
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
Birth Month Flower
Floral Design Qualities For Carnations
Type of Use: Flower
Blossom Texture: Satin
Stem Size: 16-26″
Blossom Size: 2-3″
Carnation Design Uses
A diverse flower suitable for traditional arrangements, funeral flowers, body flower – corsages, boutonnieres, wedding flowers, and more.
Carnation Flower Colors
pinks, purples, reds, whites, yellows, striped, oranges, greens, red/purples.
General Flower Availability
Year Round, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Wedding Flower Availability
Year Round, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter.