Lovely and classic carnations are perfect flowers for weddings and many other special occasions. They come in a wide array of different colors and each color of carnation has a different meaning. Their scientific name, Dianthus, translates to “the flowers of God” and carnations in general stand for fascination and a woman’s love. Pink carnations stand for a mother’s love while light red carnations stand for admiration. Give someone dark red carnations when you’d like to express deep love and a woman’s affection. White carnations stand for pure love and good luck. In contrast, striped carnations mean regret and refusal. Green carnations are generally seen as a symbol for St. Patrick’s Day while purple carnations stand for reckless impulsiveness. Finally, yellow carnations are seen as a symbol for disappointment and dejection.
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No matter whether you choose our fancy carnations, mini carnations or special moon carnations, the care for the flowers is the same. Cut the stems at a 45-degree angle and put them in distilled water. Give them fresh distilled water every other day and feed them flower food if possible. If you them away from direct sunlight, heat and drafts, they should last up to three weeks.