People celebrate mother’s day with utmost devotion but seldom do they know that the founder of Mother’s Day is Miss Anna Jarvis and she used flower carnation on the very first mother’s day celebrations because her mother favorite flowers were carnations.
Legend has it that carnations were also known as “The Flowers of God”, the commonly referred scientific name of carnation is “Dianthus”, the name was given by a greek botanist Theopharastus. Dianthus is made up of two words “dios” meaning Zeus god and “anthos” meaning flowers and so carnations are also known as “The Flowers of God”
Technically speaking flower carnation are of largely of 3 types Dwarf flowered, Mini (Spray Carnations) and Large flowered, Spray (Mini Carnations), Dwarf flowered and they come in several colors mainly red, yellow, pink, white green etc and each color has its own meaning and use.
Meaning of Flower Carnations:-
One of the chief reasons of flower carnations popularity is because they come in so many wonderful colors and that each color has its own meaning and sense. For example, carnations in general would mean fascination and love for women, pink carnations are for mothers love especially on mother’s day, light red signifies admiration while dark red shows deep love and immense affection for women, white color carnation are for pure love and general good luck while striped colored carnations are for regret and refusal, green color carnations are given on St. Patrick’s day and lastly yellow color carnations shows disappointment and dejection
Here are a few fascinating facts on flower carnations:
- Carnations are extremely popular on mother’s day making it a symbol of mother’s love
- Even after cut carnations tend to last longer than other flowers
- Carnations can express many feelings at the same time like passion, admiration and distinction
- And historically, Greeks and romans were the first to use it as garlands
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