They are gorgeous flowers and a wonderful gift for any occasion.
Short before Valentines Day, it is a good idea to check the symbolism of each particular color of carnation, before you gift them.
The various colors of carnation flowers have different meanings and hidden messages attaches to them, some positive and some negative.
While red, pink and white carnations have a positive message, yellow, purple and striped carnations symbolize the opposite.
Carnation flowers with negative symbolism:Yellow carnations are joyful, warm colored flowers.
Take care though, yellow carnations stand for arrogance, disappointment and rejection.
If you feel disappointed by someone, sending a bouquet of yellow carnations will convey the message. Drowning your sorrows will not help much.
Purple carnations stand for capriciousness.
while striped carnations symbolize refusal and/or regret.