So we all know about the carnation and the typical stereotype, simply put everyone thinks of them as a cheap flower, but we are here to break that stereotype!

Beautiful Carnation

Biggest trend of the New Year?? That’s right it’s the carnation and it’s making a big comeback!!  From A-list Celebrities like Martha Stewart to your everyday local flower shops, we are seeing the trend coming to a head.

Purple and White Carnations

When high-quality carnations are tastefully arranged, they can be an eye-catching, sweet-smelling, long-lasting addition to any bouquet. When arranged in a bouquet they can resemble a peony. The carnation is so much less expensive than the peony that you can have a larger bouquet. They are also a perfect compliment to peonies in any bouquet.

Carnations and Peonies

Carnations come in a variety of colors that can be stunning!! Light yellows, whites, pale pinks, hot pinks, light and dark purples and even a few variegated that add a lovely spark to any bouquet.

Carnation Varieties

Carnations express love, fascination and distinction, and every color carries a unique meaning:

  • White carnations suggest pure love and good luck
  • Light red symbolizes admiration
  • Dark red represents deep love and affection
  • Purple carnations imply unpredictability
  • Pink carnations carry the greatest significance, beginning with the belief that they first appeared on earth from the Virgin Mary’s tears – making them the symbol of a mother’s undying love