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Carnations have an undeniable beauty but are used less and have gotten a sort of bad reputation among other wedding flowers. This is because they are inexpensive and people tend to think that inexpensive things are in retrospect cheap. But, when we talk about carnations, it’s high time that such a mentality is grown out of the window. Carnations are beautiful and functional. Using them in your wedding will probably be the best decision you make. There are many brides who think twice before ordering these flowers, but the truth is carnations are literally called ‘The flower of Gods’ for both a scientific and religious reason. This beautiful flower should not be rejected just on the basis of how affordable it is. This should be more than enough to convince you to use carnations everywhere at your wedding. But we’d also like to give you some tips and ideas, so let’s start with getting to know this flower.

The beauty of Carnations

Carnations have been in our history for a long time. Also known by their botanical name Dianthus Caryophyllus is native to the Mediterranean region but its exact origin remains unknown to date. It is because this flower has been extensively cultivated in the last 2,000 years and has been a favorite of many. They express love, fascination, and distinction; however, they are also considered the symbol of a mother’s unending love because of a legend that says when Jesus carried the cross, Mary cried and wherever her tears fell a carnation would pop up. Continue reading “How To Use Carnation Flowers To Decorate A Wedding Reception”