What do the colors of carnations mean?

Answer Carnations (Dianthus caryophyllus) have been used in art and decoration since ancient Greek and Roman times. The term "Dianthus" can be approximately translated to "flower of love" or "flower of th... Read More »

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How do i buy carnations?

Check the PetalsLook at the petals of the carnations. They should be silky with no browning, and no petals should be falling off. Loose petals indicate dying carnations.Check the StemsExamine the s... Read More »

How to Dye Carnations?

This is an article on how to dye carnations. Carnations are VERY easy to dye and also very impressive. They're perfect for a centerpiece if a date is coming over or just to brighten your room.

Where do carnations originate from?

The carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus) is from the Mediterranean region. Dianthus is Greek for "god flower" and the name was bestowed by the Greek botanist Theoparastus. Carnations were used in garl... Read More »

How do carnations reproduce?

The word carnation is a combination of the base Greek words for god and flower. A perennial flower native to the European continent, the carnation has become a popular flower for arrangements, bout... Read More »