Carnation Market Size, Trends, Share, Growth, and Opportunity Forecast, 2023 - 2030 Global Industry Analysis By Type (Standard Carnation, and Miniature Carnation), By Application (Domestic Field, and Business Field), By Distribution Channel (Retail Florists, Wholesalers, Direct Sales, and Online Retailing) and By Geography (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa)

Carnation Market Size, Trends, Share, Growth, and Opportunity Forecast, 2023 - 2030 Global Industry Analysis By Type (Standard Carnation, and Miniature Carnation), By Application (Domestic Field, and Business Field), By Distribution Channel (Retail Florists, Wholesalers, Direct Sales, and Online Retailing) and By Geography (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa)
Region: Global
Published: March 2024
Report Code: CGNCGS491
Pages: 195

The Global Carnation Market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.7% growing significantly between 2023 and 2030.

Carnation is scientifically known as dianthus caryophyllus, is a genus of flowering plants that involves a wide variety of species. A plant of any of numerous often cultivated varieties of the clove pink and having long-stalked, fragrant, and usually double flowered varieties or subspecies. These are truly classic, beautiful and popular flowers known for their ruffled petals, and sweet fragrance. Carnation flowers come in wide range of colors, such as red, white, pink, yellow, and even bi-colored varieties. Carnations are often used in floral arrangements, bouquets, and as decorative flowers for various occasions such as weddings, birthdays, and anniversaries. It symbolizes love, fascination, and distinction. The global carnation market is classified into standard carnation, and miniature carnation. They are also known for their long-lasting nature, making them a popular choice for floral displays. The market is influenced by factors such as shifting consumer preferences, growing gifting culture, increasing demand for flowers, and affordability and versatility.

Carnation Market Major Driving Forces

Shifting Consumer Preferences: The market is being driven by a shift, in consumer preferences towards organic, and locally farmed carnations. Consumers are seeking for more ethical and ecological flower producing practices, which is creating increasing demand for high-quality carnations.

Growing Gifting Culture: The growing trend towards gifting flowers for various occasions such as weddings, anniversaries, and festivals fuels the carnation market. Giving flowers as a gift is a common way to convey feelings, emotions, and best wishes. Carnations are affordable and versatile options compared to other blooms.

Increasing Demand for Flowers: Increasing demand for flowers including carnations, which are popular for their beauty and long-lasting nature. Carnation are popular choices for floral arrangements and bouquets for various occasions such as wedding, anniversaries, birthdays, and other celebrations.

Affordability and Versatility: Carnations are versatile flowers that comes in a wider range of colors, including red, white, pink, yellow. Carnations are more affordable compared to other types of flowers, which makes them accessible to a wider range of consumers. Their versatility and affordability makes them more popular for a wide range of occasions.

Carnation Market Key Opportunities

Online Retail and E-commerce Growth: The continued growth of online retail and e-commerce platforms provides significant opportunity for carnation sellers to expand their reach and tap into a broader customer base. Online sales channels allow for easier product accessibility and global market penetration. With the e-commerce growth, carnation products are becoming more accessible and reaching a wider market.

Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Practices: The increasing demand for sustainably grown and eco-friendly floral products among environmentally conscious consumers is expected to create opportunities for market players to adopt sustainable farming practices. Carnation growers can emphasize on sustainable farming methods, such as organic cultivation, water conservation, and eco-friendly packaging to appeal eco-conscious consumers.  

Advancements in Cultivation: Continuous advancements in cultivation techniques is anticipated to offer lucrative opportunities for market growth. Growers can develop cultivation methods to improve the quality, color, and durability of carnations to make them more appealing to consumers. This advancement aims to increase production and availability of different color varieties of carnations.  

Carnation Market Key Trends

·         Growing consumer preference towards organic and locally farmed carnations is a major factor influencing the market growth

·         Growing popularity of online sales due to their convenience and increased floral availability are driving the growth of the carnation market

·         An increasing demand for novelty and specialty varieties of carnations with unique colors, patterns and characteristics  

·         Technological innovations, such as improved cultivation techniques for improved flower quality, color, and extended life

·         Sustainable packaging and shipping solutions to reduce the environmental impact of carnation distribution

·         Growing focus on health and wellness benefits associated with carnations is another significant factor contributing to their use in herbal remedies, and natural cosmetics

·         Innovation in floral design and styling with new techniques, materials, and arrangements is gaining traction in the carnation industry

Market Competition Landscape

The global carnation market is fragmented with intense competition among a large number of players. Many companies are focusing on improving the quality of carnation products by improving quality and color. Key players in the floriculture market engage in strategies aimed at gaining a competitive edge. These strategies include product innovation, design differentiation, and the incorporation of sustainable and eco-friendly practices to meet evolving consumer preferences. Established brands leverage their reputation for quality and reliability to maintain market share, while newer entrants focus on disruptive innovations and unique selling propositions.

Key players in the global carnation market implement various organic and inorganic strategies to strengthen and improve their market positioning. Prominent players in the market include:

·         Walmart

·         Taobao

·         BLD

·         Yunnan Shining Flora Co. Ltd

·, Inc.


·         Otani

·         Taiwan Floriculture Exports Association

·         Korea Agricultural Cooperative Trading Co.,Ltd

·         YMS Co., Ltd.

·         Carrefour

·         Yunnan Shining Flora Co., Ltd

·         Sun Valley Floral Farms

·         De Ruiter Innovations B.V.

Report Attribute/Metric


Base Year


Forecast Period

2023 – 2030

Historical Data

2018 to 2022

Forecast Unit

Value (US$ Mn)

Key Report Deliverable

Revenue Forecast, Growth Trends, Market Dynamics, Segmental Overview, Regional and Country-wise Analysis, Competition Landscape

Segments Covered

·   By Type (Standard Carnation, and Miniature Carnation)

·   By Application (Domestic Field, and Business Field)

·   Distribution Channel (Retail Florists, Wholesalers, Direct Sales, and Online Retailing)

Geographies Covered

North America: U.S., Canada and Mexico

Europe: Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, and Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific: China, India, Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia, and Rest of Asia Pacific

South America: Brazil, Argentina, and Rest of Latin America

Middle East & Africa: GCC Countries, South Africa, and Rest of Middle East & Africa

Key Players Analyzed

Walmart,Taobao,BLD,Yunnan Shining Flora Co. Ltd.,, Inc.,,Otani,Taiwan Floriculture Exports Association,Korea Agricultural Cooperative Trading Co.,Ltd.,YMS Co., Ltd.,Carrefour,Yunnan Shining Flora Co., Ltd,Sun Valley Floral Farms, and De Ruiter Innovations B.V.

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