Carnations also known as the clove pink flower is one of world’s oldest cultivated flowers. The flower probably originates from the Mediterranean. In earlier times the shade of the flower was pale pink and peach. As time went by the variety of colors has increased. This captivating flower is now available in red, white, yellow, purple and even green. Yet personally I prefer the original colors,
The carnation became the official flower for Mother’s Day in the early 20th century but it is also a favorite for other occasions like birthdays and weddings. The clove-like scent, of the cut flower, the ruffled appearance and the extended blooming period is very much appreciated.