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Red Carnation

(38 customer reviews)

For that special occasion, give your bridal bouquet, garland or arrangement the best treatment with the delicate touch of a premium wholesale carnation flower.

The Red Fresh Carnation features strong hued petals that contrast perfectly with other blooms.

Price may vary according to chosen grade.

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Product Description

PREMIUM WHOLESALE CARNATIONS

Product Specifications

We produce and commercialize premium flowers from Colombia, Ecuador, and Holland. Our products have the best quality and specs. Our Carnations and Mini-Carnations are available all year round and they feature one bloom per stem.


AVERAGE STEM LENGTH

FANCY 23 inches (60cm)

SELECT 25 inches (65cm)

BLOOM SIZE

1.8 to 2.3 Inches

BLOOM CUT STAGE

Medium – 75% aperture

Depending on the grade chosen the cut stage will vary. Once the carnations are properly processed and hydrated, the bloom will open up considerably.

*Please check our Flower Care tab to get more information about handling and hydration of the product.

EXPECTED VASE LIFE

10 to 15 days with proper care


MORE INFO

*Once you receive the flowers they should have been traveling for at least 48 hours, which means they will look “sleepy”. Please refer to our Flower Care tab to get detailed instructions about the proper care and handling of our wholesale premium roses.

*Since flowers are an agricultural product and due to variation in monitor resolutions and color ranges, the exact color tones of this flower may vary to some degree.

Wholesale Flowers Store uses FedEx for priority overnight express delivery service. All deliveries should arrive before 5 pm on your chosen delivery date. Exact delivery times will be available with your tracking number.

  • Deliveries are available Tuesday through Friday.
  • You must choose a desired delivery date, our team will deliver that chosen day. If not possible we will get in touch with you to check delivery alternatives.
  • Your order can be tracked through the My Account page. Shipments typically begin 24-72 hours prior to your delivery date, if you do not see ordering tracking links please check back closer to your scheduled delivery date.
  • FedEx delivery service will require a signature at the time of delivery. In the event no one is available, please leave a note where the driver will see it and instruct them that no signature is required. Include your name and signature on the note. These instructions will release the shipper from responsibility if packages are stolen or contents ruined once they leave the package unattended. It is at the delivery driver’s discretion to comply with the request. If you miss your delivery, use your tracking information and contact FedEx at 800-GO-FEDEX to reschedule.
  • Make sure to use a valid and working telephone number on all your orders.
  • Review your shipping address carefully. Incorrect delivery addresses will incur a $30 fee for changes. However, changes and redirects may not be possible as the delivery date approaches.
  • Wholesale Flowers Store is not responsible for packages received before or after the specified delivery date, that are lost, stolen or damaged once in the hands of the carrier. In the event your package is delayed, please contact FedEx directly.
  • Shipments to Hawaii and Alaska will incur an additional $45 per box surcharge.

 

Additional Information

Weight 20 lbs
Dimensions 5 × 10 × 40 in
Colors

Red

Packing

150 Stems per Box

Grade

Fancy Grade, Selecto Grade

Flower Care

1. Open your boxes and inspect your carnations.

Remove carnations from box by cutting any straps and remove the plastic wraps. Do not remove the rubber bands holding the carnations together in a bunch.

It is recommended to leave the rubber bands for 4 to 8 hours while the carnations hydrate and at that point remove once properly hydrated.

2. Prepare for Hydration.

Fill containers with at least 4 inches of fresh, cool water. Mix flower food in the water to protect against bacteria and give added nutrients to the flowers. (If you do not have flower food, it can be purchased at any local florist).

Remove any foliage from the carnations that falls below the waterline of your vase. In removing foliage, care should be taken not to harm the stem.

The reason for removing any foliage below the waterline is to prevent development of mold or bacteria which could cause premature wilting.

Cut stems diagonally under running water using sharp scissors or a knife, approximately one inch from the stem’s lower edge.

An angled cut will favor for a larger surface area for water absorption and prevents the ends of your stems from sitting flat in the container blocking water absorption.

Quickly after cutting, place the stems in the prepared water.

3. Wait Patiently until fully Hydrated.

Let flowers at least 4 hours to hydrate well. Most flowers will take up to 8 to 12 hours to effectively hydrate, we recommend to leave them overnight.

Keep flowers in a cool, dark location far away from direct sunlight, breezes or extreme heat.

If you see that some flowers are still drooping after 3-4 hours, it’s possible an air bubble has formed, re-cut adhering to the above directions.

Change water every 24 hours and re-cut stems every 24 to 48 hours to keep flowers fresh. Assure that your flowers have enough water. The flowers will drink an remarkably large amount of water upon arrival.

4. Remove Rubber Bands.

Upon clearing of the protective packaging, carefully pluck off any brown or discolored guard petals. We ship out our roses with shield petals in order to protect the rose during shipping. It is not uncommon to remove an average of 5-10 petals per rose.

Remember that exposing roses to heat will help the flower to bloom, and keeping your roses in a cooler environment will slow down the opening process.

5. Storing your Flowers.

Remember that leaving open carnations to warm environments (outside, a hot room, sunlight, etc.) will help the flowers bloom, and storing your carnations in a cooler environment will hinder down the opening process.

Most flowers should be retained in a cool, dark area unless you are trying to speed up the blooming process.

Make sure you avoid direct sunlight and excessive heat.

Also, keep carnations far away from fruits, vegetables and/or plants which produce ethylene gas. Ethylene in the surrounding area could cause your flowers to wilt.

38 reviews for Red Carnation

  1. Peter (verified owner)

    Quick, easy and straightforward

  2. Diana (verified owner)

    Impressive bulk rates, recommended if you order for big events.

  3. Christina (verified owner)

    I loved my experience with WholesaleFlowers.Store

  4. Karen (verified owner)

    Great, beautiful flower lasts over a week.

  5. Samuel (verified owner)

    Great service.

  6. Kyle (verified owner)

    Top quality, very good service.

  7. Philip (verified owner)

    I picked up my cargo at the airport, very easy.

  8. Gabriel (verified owner)

    I love the freshness.

  9. Dennis (verified owner)

    I’m very happy to find an online source for Ecuadorian Giant Roses.

  10. Judith (verified owner)

    The product is firmly packed, all flowers were beautiful.

  11. Jonathan (verified owner)

    My wife loved it!!

  12. Jennifer (verified owner)

    Great

  13. Sharon (verified owner)

    We needed this variety very urgently for a wedding because our local wholesaler didn’t reserve our order as requested. The team at WFS helped us with this matter fast and with no crazy fees. Thanks Sergio!

  14. Ethan (verified owner)

    It was satisfactory

  15. William (verified owner)

    Couldn’t be happier with my order.

  16. Kimberly (verified owner)

    I have used you before

  17. Helen (verified owner)

    Fresh and Healthy flowers received, good job.

  18. Timothy (verified owner)

    Love the quality of their flowers.

  19. Willie (verified owner)

    Sergio knows about flowers, thanks so much!

  20. Jonathan (verified owner)

    Good quality… Will definitely use again

  21. Amy (verified owner)

    This was so much fun! and much easier than I expected it to be.

  22. Andrea (verified owner)

    Austin was excellent help.

  23. Sarah (verified owner)

    I started with a few sample orders but now I buy all the flowers for my shop with Colombian Farms / Wholesale Flowers Store. They offer great prices for standing orders. 
The foliage and blooms are exquisite.

  24. Peter (verified owner)

    This farm is high quality.

  25. Jack (verified owner)

    Your site is orderly, easy to use….the flower variety extensive. Thank you!

  26. Alexander (verified owner)

    Fast, easy, good quality, good service.

  27. Nathan (verified owner)

    I picked up the flowers at our local airport, it’s like a 20 minutes drive. I thought this was quite hard, but it came up being very simple, I gave my name, order number and the guys at Delta Cargo handed me the boxes, they even kept them in the cooler.

  28. Raymond (verified owner)

    Austin was excellent help.

  29. Ralph (verified owner)

    So excited to try a new grower!

  30. Willie (verified owner)

    If you need quality, they have what you need.

  31. Laura (verified owner)

    The flowers are amazing! So unique

  32. Sarah (verified owner)

    Very easy and fast!

  33. Aaron (verified owner)

    A chef friend in New York

  34. Julia (verified owner)

    Great service and flowers

  35. Linda (verified owner)

    Fast and easy. Good prices

  36. Stephen (verified owner)

    The product is firmly packed, all flowers were beautiful.

  37. Judith (verified owner)

    Simple to order

  38. Amber (verified owner)

    The product is firmly packed, all flowers were beautiful.

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