yellow carnation

yellow carnation

traditional symbol of arrogance. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 291]
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The Russian President placed a yellow carnation in a wreath of forget-me-nots at a hilltop memorial as other leaders did in the ceremony.
John Ingram produced 'Flora symbolica', which represented the unreserved importance of flora etiquette; for, should the giver gift the one who had initially stirred the flames of the giver's heart a yellow carnation, then the message would signify disdain ("you have disappointed me") and therefore rejection.
The commander purchased a box of candy for each male assistant and a yellow carnation for all female employees.
The French and Russian presidents, Francois Hollande and Vladimir Putin, were among guests who placed a yellow carnation in a wreath of forget-me-nots at a hilltop memorial near the Armenian capital Yerevan and led calls for reconciliation.
Some connections are plain to see, as when a photo of trick-or-treaters in the barrio is matched with Welsh's "Yellow Carnations / Day of the Dead." Others are more suggestive in interpretation, as when Gonzalez's poem "Footprints," which imagines a pair of footprints disappearing into the desert and sands of time, is placed alongside a photo of a freshly married El Paso couple, presumably starting their own journey.
Panton's father was diagnosed with terminal cancer and Panton thought Cruz didn't know; the senator and his wife found out and sent a spray of yellow carnations to the hospital room.
At Eleftheria Square, members from the Nicosia Association's 284-strong contingent handed out red and yellow carnations to any women passing by.
The men, who have been sporting matching engagement rings since announcing their engagement, both wore yellow carnations.
Two simple wreaths adorned the coffin - one a Smiley Face made from yellow carnations. Stephen had used that symbol so many times in his relentlessly positive and upbeat social media posts.
The crowd clutched yellow carnations and released blue and white balloons into the skies.
Tribute She tenderly placed red roses, yellow carnations and lilies among the swathe of floral tributes outside Woolwich Barracks.
It is she who left the bunch of yellow carnations that catches my eye at the base of the marble dais.