"Robertson was to buy a green carnation at Goodyear’s in the Royal Arcade – ‘They grow them there,’ said Wilde – and to wear it at the performance. ... ‘And what does it mean?’ asked Robertson. Wilde replied, ‘Nothing whatever, but that is just what nobody will guess.’" —from Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellman

"Robertson was to buy a green carnation at Goodyear’s in the Royal Arcade – ‘They grow them there,’ said Wilde – and to wear it at the performance. ... ‘And what does it mean?’ asked Robertson. Wilde replied, ‘Nothing whatever, but that is just what nobody will guess.’" —from Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellman

I recently learned that Green Carnations were the secret symbol of the followers of Oscar Wilde, and this shade of green is PERFECT.

I recently learned that Green Carnations were the secret symbol of the followers of Oscar Wilde, and this shade of green is PERFECT.

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Green Carnation Flowers

I know they're cheesy but I just HAVE to have Green Carnations on St. Patrick's Day!

Green Carnation Flowers

I know they're cheesy but I just HAVE to have Green Carnations on St. Patrick's Day!

snowberries, pierre spray garden roses, mint green carnations, and antique hydrangea with some red grasses

snowberries, pierre spray garden roses, mint green carnations, and antique hydrangea with some red grasses

Gorgeous juicy green and white bouquet, with green roses, green and white hydrangeas, hypericum berries and green carnations.  Beautiful Wedding Bouquets Lake Jackson TX   The English Florist...www. theenglishfloristonline.com

Gorgeous juicy green and white bouquet, with green roses, green and white hydrangeas, hypericum berries and green carnations. Beautiful Wedding Bouquets Lake Jackson TX The English Florist...www. theenglishfloristonline.com

I bought fresh limes & pink and green carnations from the grocery store and turned it into this floral arrangement for the Monograms and Margaritas Bridal Shower

I bought fresh limes & pink and green carnations from the grocery store and turned it into this floral arrangement for the Monograms and Margaritas Bridal Shower

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