Rockcastle Florist Carnations

Annually on January 29th, we observe National Carnation Day. Occasionally it is referred to as Red Carnation Day. The mega talented and professional designers at Rockcastle Florist have produced attractive and the fresh flower arrangements featuring Carnations to help honor National Carnation Day.  The day is dedicated to US President William McKinley. He was extremely fond of Carnations and could frequently be seen wearing them on his lapel. His birthday was January 29th.

Carnations Symbolism

There is a unique list of symbolic meanings for the Carnation. In addition to the history surrounding the origin of National Carnation Day, below are some interesting facts about the flower.

  • If you were born in January, the Carnation is your birth flower.
  • For couples first marriage anniversary, the Carnation is symbolic for that occasion.
  • Some countries designate the Carnation as their national flower. Those countries are Monaco, Spain and Slovenia. Similarly, Ohio claims the Carnation as their state flower.
  • The Carnation is the flower for Mother’s Day. The person who founded Mother’s Day named it as it was her mother’s favorite flower.
  • History reflects that Carnations date back to ancient times. The Greek and Roman civilizations choose Carnations to decorate their crowns. The crowns were most often used during elaborate ceremonies.

In conclusion, there are additional facts and symbolic meanings associated with the Carnations. It is truly a unique and lovely flower. Rockcastle Florist offers stunning arrangements and bouquets using Carnations. Our flowers are always fresh and beautifully designed.

For example, below is a brief sampling of what you will find when you shop for Carnations and other floral products at Rockcastle Florist:

Mid Mod Brights Bouquet

Product Code: TEV58-7A

Height: 14″, Width: 13″ (approx.)

Two gorgeous gifts in one! Celebrate any occasion with this bouquet of bright blooms, stylishly presented in a mod mid-century ceramic planter keepsake!

This bright bouquet features hot pink roses, peach gerberas, hot pink carnations, green cushion spray chrysanthemums, purple cushion spray chrysanthemums, and huckleberry. Delivered in a Mid Mod Geometric Planter.

The scale of the arrangement should determine the type of substitution acceptable, but the substitution must be of equal or greater value and must maintain the style and color harmony of the original order.

Mid Mod Brights


Seaside Roses Bouquet

Product Code: TEV57-3A

Height: 12″, Width: 12″ (approx.)

White Ecuadorian Roses

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Like an invigorating ocean breeze, this fresh bouquet of white roses and glorious green blooms is a beautiful pick-me-up on any occasion. Your lucky recipient will adore the vase, crafted of hand-blown art glass in shades of ocean blue and fabulous frosted finish.

White roses, white alstroemeria, green carnations and green cushion spray chrysanthemums are accented with bupleurum, dusty miller, and lemon leaf. Delivered in a Seaside Color Frost Art Glass cylinder.



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Rockcastle Florist has been serving the Finger Lakes area since 1951. We are a second generation, family owned and operated floral design firm. Many of the flowers we purchase come direct from domestic and international flower farms. Buying direct offers great advantages for our customers. The flowers we sell are the finest, freshest, highest quality flowers available. Fresher flowers mean longer vase life for recipients of our products. In addition to fresh flowers, we offer the best selection of sympathy, get well flowers, wedding and event flowers in Rochester NY.

Rockcastle Florist is one of the premier floral design firms in the Finger Lakes area of New York. We operate multiple flower shops in the area. Our Rochester and Canandaigua flower shops are both open to the public for in-store shopping for gifts, weddings, and special occasions.

Our bestsellers collection is an ideal place to start if you are not sure what to get as a gift for that special occasion or upcoming celebration. These are the most popular flower arrangements and most-ordered bouquets that we offer in our Rochester flower shop and Canandaigua florist location.

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To sum up, we invite you to shop with Rockcastle Florist. We are confident we offer the best quality flowers and shopping experience you will find.

Rockcastle Florist
870 Long Pond Road
Rochester, New York 14612
Toll Free – 1(800) 222-7790
Local – (585) 225-3640
Fax -(585) 225-0781