Carnation is regarded as one of the most important cut flower all over the world and a very much preferable crop to be grown commercially in terms of fetching appreciable monetary returns. There are many suggestions related to meaning of the word Carnation. Some scholars propose that the name of the flower is derived from the word “corone” meaning flower garlands while others suggest that it is derived from the word “carnis” meaning flesh which refers to original fleshy color of the flower. In other words, it is also known as “flower of love” or “flower of god”. The various color ranges of this flower brightens the atmosphere with its divine presence.