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Red Carnations Red Carnations

Light red carnations, are often used to convey admiration, whereas the dark red version expresses deeper sentiments of love and affection. Red carnations mean "My Heart Aches For You," "I hold you in esteem" and "I respect and admire you." In the early part of the 20th century, carnations became the official flower of Mother's Day in addition to significance in many other cultures worldwide. It is customary to wear red carnations on Mother's Day if your mother is living.

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Arranging Red Carnations: The National Flower of Spain and the birth flower of those born in January, red carnations are symbolic of “Alas my poor heart”. Red Carnations are among the most popular flowers in the world, as these versatile flowers are hardy can last up to 14 days if properly cared for. When arranging your red carnation bouquet, just trim the stems and place the flowers in a vase mixing them with greens. Your red carnations can be manipulated to look very elegant, by massing them together in a tight bunch. Red Carnations are great flowers for Pave style flower arrangements.

Red Carnation Bouquet Care Tips: Your red carnations bouquet has an estimated vase life of 7-14 days. Red Carnations are relatively hardy flowers compared to other flower types, and can last as long as 14 days, with just a little care. When re-cutting your red carnation stems, cut just above one of the nodes that run up the flower's stalk. This will allow the stems to draw water more easily. After remove the foliage that falls below the water line, place your red carnations in our vase with luke warm water mixed with the first packet of flower food. Follow these simple care tips and enjoy your red carnation bouquet for days to come.