Pugh’s Flowers Carnations

The talented designers at Pugh’s Flowers have produced attractive and the fresh Carnation flower arrangements to help honor National Carnation Day.  This day is historically recognized on January 29th. The day is dedicated to US President William McKinley. He was extremely fond of Carnations and could frequently be seen wearing them on his lapel. The day is sometimes referred to as Red Carnation Day.

Carnations Symbolism

There is a unique list of symbolic meanings for the Carnation. In addition to the history surrounding the origin of National Carnation Day, below are some interesting facts about the flower.

  • For couples first marriage anniversary, the Carnation is symbolic for that occasion.
  • Some countries designate the Carnation as their national flower. Those countries are Monaco, Spain and Slovenia. Similarly, Ohio claims the Carnation as their state flower.
  • The Carnation is the flower for Mother’s Day. The person who founded Mother’s Day named it as it was her mother’s favorite flower.
  • If you were born in January, the Carnation is your birth flower.
  • History reflects that Carnations date back to ancient times. The Greek and Roman civilizations used  Carnations  to decorate crowns. The crowns were most often used during elaborate ceremonies.

There are additional facts and symbolic meanings associated with the Carnations. It is truly a unique and lovely flower. Pugh’s Flowers offers stunning arrangements and bouquets using Carnations. Our flowers are always fresh and beautifully designed.

Below is a brief sampling of what you will find when you shop for Carnations and other floral products at Pugh’s Flowers:



Hot and trendy, this brand new cuff style corsage is quite the hit! The bracelet is a metal cuff that’s approximately 1″ wide and can be adjusted to fit most wrist sizes.  Many colors and flower varieties are available. If you don’t see what you are looking for, please give us a call and we will custom make whatever you need. These are durable and the bracelet can be reused after the flowers are gone.








Cuff Style Corsage



A trendy arrangement of pinks and reds. It’s perfect to show how much you care and goes well in any space!  Flowers and stems will vary according to availabillity.

Florist In Lakeland Tennessee

Voted Best Flower Shop In 2018

Pugh’s Flowers offers local same day and express flower delivery service in Lakeland, Tennessee. If you need to send a delivery outside of the greater Memphis metro area, we also provide nationwide same day flower delivery service. Our firm has been serving customers in Lakeland since 1976. We are a second generation, family-owned flower shop. Pugh’s Flowers was started by Bill Pugh and his partner. Today, brothers Michael and Tim Pugh manage all day-to-day flower shop operations. Brother Mark runs the family’s thriving landscape business. We employ a group of incredibly talented floral designers.

We also have a group of super resolute operations employees and a team of professional flower delivery drivers. The flower arrangements we create are unique, artistic designs. We create everything from a traditional dozen red roses, to some of the most stunning fresh flower arrangements you have ever seen. We carry all the areas favorite flower varieties. We have a broad selection of Asian, Stargazer and Asiatic Lilies.

We have the best Ecuadorian roses in town. Our gerbera daisies, tulips, carnations and full bloom hydrangea are gorgeous. Looking for something exotic. We carry beautiful fresh Protea and the prettiest Cymbidium and Dendrobium Orchids in Lakeland. Our firm designs for all occasions, including weddings and corporate events. We are large enough to manage weddings and events of any size.

Pugh’s offers a broad selection of occasion themed flower arrangements. We carry arrangements and gifts for every special occasion & event you can think of. Many of the fresh flowers we sell come farm-direct to us. That ensures that we can offer the finest, freshest, highest quality flowers in Lakeland. We carry gorgeous Ecuadorian long stem roses, stunning cymbidium and dendrobium orchids, dazzling lilies and all your traditional favorites. Looking for something other than a flower arrangement?

You have come to the right place. Pugh’s has the best selection of green, tropical and flowering plants in the area. We have everything from emerald garden baskets, to hanging plants to traditional dish gardens. We also sell gourmet gift and fruit baskets. We fill them with lots of gourmet treats, including Godiva chocolates, fresh seasonal fruit and other wonderful edible delights.

Pugh’s Flowers offers same day flower delivery to all Shelby County Hospitals, Funeral Homes and Mortuaries. We also have a floral design center in Southaven, MS. We make daily deliveries in the Southaven Mississippi area as well. We invite you to do your shopping on our website. If you prefer, we also have four floral design centers available for you to come in and see our entire selection of flowers, plants and occasion themed gifts.


Blooms in Pink

Pugh’s Flowers

Main Location

2435 Whitten Rd.
Memphis, TN 38133
(901) 405-6670

See All Locations