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Carnations

Carnations are one of the most popular flowers around. They're versatile, remarkably durable, and they actually last longer when they are cut. A carnation bouquet is a flower fiend's dream come true!

Carnations are native to the Mediterranean region in Europe, or so we think — they've been grown in captivity for so long now that it's hard to tell when their cultivation began! Carnation Flowers are said to express several traditional meanings. The main emotions associated with carnations are love, fascination, and distinction, though there are many variations dependent on the colour of the petals.

The carnation's formal name, dianthus, comes from Greek for 'heavenly flower', or the flower of Jove. Jove, also known as Jupiter, was the Roman equivalent of the Greek God Zeus - known for his curly beard and thunderbolts! Thankfully the carnation doesn't carry these properties over - it's a far more calming, enchanting flower than that!

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Green Flower Collection Green Flower Collection
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Tutti Frutti Tutti Frutti
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Pink Flower Collection Pink Flower Collection
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Yellow Flower Collection Yellow Flower Collection
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Red Flower Collection Red Flower Collection
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Mixed Carnations Mixed Carnations
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Burst of Summer Burst of Summer
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Spring Bouquet Spring Bouquet
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Freesia and Lily Bouquet Freesia and Lily Bouquet
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White Carnations White Carnations
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Pink Carnations Pink Carnations
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Red Carnations Red Carnations
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Yellow Carnations Yellow Carnations
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Hot Pink Carnations Hot Pink Carnations
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Summer Breeze Summer Breeze
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Headway Bouquet Headway Bouquet
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Bloodwise Charity Bouquet Bloodwise Charity Bouquet
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Encephalitis Society Bouquet Encephalitis Society Bouquet
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2 Dozen Pink Carnations 2 Dozen Pink Carnations
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Oriental Charm Oriental Charm
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Carnival Bouquet Carnival Bouquet
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Floral Fiesta Floral Fiesta
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Black Cherry Bouquet Black Cherry Bouquet
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Pretty in Pink Bouquet Pretty in Pink Bouquet
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Freesia and Carnation Freesia and Carnation
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Eastern Sunrise Eastern Sunrise
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Vibrant Surprise Vibrant Surprise
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Carnation Flower Delivery with Clare Florist

Carnations were first mentioned in Greek and Roman scriptures where they are detailed as being used to create ornate garlands and crowns. If you were born in January, you may be interested to learn that the carnation is the birth flower for this month. As such, if you've a loved one with a January birthday and you're stuck for gift inspiration, a lovely bouquet of fresh carnations would make for an inspired choice!

Here's another bit of weird and wonderful carnation trivia; in the final scene of the Beatles flick Magical Mystery Tour, the Fab Four all wear carnations on their tuxedos. All had red carnations apart from Paul who had a black one. This fact helped to fuel a conspiracy theory that Paul McCartney was actually dead!

Order Carnations for Your Special Someone

When you order carnations online from Clare Florist, you can be certain that you're getting the best service possible. order our flowers online and you're guaranteed free-next day delivery, a range of optional extras such as chocolates and handwritten cards, and most importantly a deep love and respect for the flowers which we send.

Our expert florists are dedicated professionals who pack and arrange every single bouquet by hand with the same love and attention that you'd put in if you were arranging them yourself! So order a Carnation Bouquet from Clare Florist today, and be delighted!

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