It should come as no surprise that red carnations symbolise love and affection! Imagine receiving a bouquet of gorgeously vibrant red carnations from your partner... swoon much?! ?? While they are typically used to express romantic love, they can also be given to anyone who you feel particularly close to.
Carnations are bisexual flowers and bloom simply or in a branched or forked cluster. The stamens on Carnations can occur in one or two whorls, in equal number or twice the number of the petals. The Carnation leaves are narrow and stalk less and their color varies from green to grey-blue or purple.