They are the birth flower for January and available in many colors all year round. Reds/pinks will tend to be more expensive around Valentines day. Shades of pink carnations will be more expensive around mothers day, and of course, red will be more expensive around Christimas time.
Meanings: Fasicantion, divine love, fidelity, love, yes
Yellow meaning: you have dissapointed me, rejection
Striped meaning: refusal sorry i can't be with you.
Hopeully you can give flowers to someone and now begin to learn the meaning behind natures wonders