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Get Creative with Carnations

Carnations like roses, have a wide range of ‘voices’ and are another excellent choice for telling that special someone how you feel about them on Valentine’s Day. This versatile flower is second only to roses in popularity. It’s gentle fragrance and hardy long lasting blossom make it a perfect choice for any arrangement style.

As with roses, the dark red carnation signifies deep love and affection.

 

 

 

 

White carnations are said to represent purity and pure love, as well as thank you and good luck. This makes them a great choice for wedding arrangements as well as a special bouquet for somebody going on a trip or perhaps moving away. They’re also a great choice to use if you want to create an arrangement to say thank you to somebody.

 

 

 

 

Pink Carnations are traditionally given on Mother’s Day as they symbolize a mother’s or sister’s love.

 

 

 

 

 

Purple carnations are not as readily available as their red and white counterparts and symbolize a sense of whimsy or capriciousness.

 

 

 

 

 

Yellow carnations, unlike their rose counterparts that mean friendship, are actually a flower that means rejection or disdain. And like the purple carnation, are not as easy to find.

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