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  • Red carnation
  • Carnation flower
  • Carnation flowers
  • Carnation in bloom

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Common Name:Carnation

Scientific Name: Catharanthus roseus.

Class: Magnoliopsida

Order: Caryophyllales

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Genus: Dianthus

Height: 18-24in.(45-60cm)

Plant Type: Perennials

Flower Color: White,Red,Pink,Purple.Yellow

Carnation flowers come in many colors and varieties. More than 300 varieties of carnations are found all over the world, Also Called “Dianthus”. Native to the eastern Mediterranean region. As a flower garden plant it is easy to grow, As a cut flower it is practically unsurpassed. The carnation flower is just about everyone's favorite. The meanings of the various colors of carnation flower often have to do with affection or love, Carnations have been planted for over 2,000 years by now.