Bussey’s Florist

The talented designers at Bussey’s Florist have produced attractive and the fresh Carnation flower arrangements and boutonnieres. The National Carnation 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 an interesting 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 even more features and symbolic meanings associated with the Carnation Flower. It is truly a unique and lovely flower. Bussey’s Florist offers stunning arrangements and bouquets using Carnations. Our flowers are always fresh and beautifully designed.

Below we provided a brief sampling of what you will find when you shop for Carnations at Bussey’s Florist:


With Distinction in Cedartown

A dazzling display of patriotic red, white and blue flowers sends a silent yet poignant statement about hope, freedom and the strength to endure. This proud bouquet is a testament to life that is sure to be appreciated.

A beautiful mix of all-American red, white and blue flowers such as hydrangea, roses, miniature carnations, snapdragons, chrysanthemums and more are perfectly arranged in a white urn.


With Distinction


Pure Happiness

Pure happiness is what this pretty bouquet delivers – whether you’re sending it for a fall birthday, Thanksgiving, thank you, or simply just because. Surely, no one can be in the presence of something so inherently happy and not smile.

Sunny sunflowers, red roses and miniature carnations, bronze daisy spray chrysanthemums, large lavender monte cassino asters and autumn greens are beautifully arranged in a clear glass vase.




Welcome to Bussey’s Florist & Gifts (https://busseysflorist.com). Thank you for visiting our website. We appreciate you taking time to shop with us! If you don’t find exactly what you are looking for online, please call our Rome flower shop (706) 234-1040. Our staff will help you find the perfect flower arrangement, plant or occasion themed gift for the person you are wanting to surprise. Our website is designed to offer you an easy way to shop, whether you are looking for a special gift or something for your new home.

Bussey’s Florist has been in business since 1976. We are a second generation, family owned and operated floral design firm. Our owner, Todd Bussey, has been working hard for many years to build the reputation of being Rome’s Favorite Florist. In 2018, that hard work paid off. Bussey’s was voted “Best Florist” by the citizens of Rome Georgia. We truly value that honor and promise to do everything possible to continue exceeding your expectations.

Bussey’s Flowers is a full-service floral design firm. We offer beautiful fresh flower arrangements. Our firm also create luxurious, upscale wedding and event flowers. We offer the best selection of funeral and sympathy flower in Floyd and Polk counties. Need to send some flowers or a plant to someone in a local hospital? No problem. Our delivery staff makes daily delivery runs to Floyd Medical Center, Redmond Regional Medical Center and to Polk Medical Center.

Customers in Rome, Cedartown, Cartersville and the surrounding communities have all come to depend on Bussey’s for the finest, freshest, highest quality flowers and plants. In addition to flowers and plants, we also carry a wonderful selection of occasion themed gifts. Life is full of special moments, such as Birthdays, Anniversaries, Graduations, Births, Hospitalizations and some many more. Bussey’s has been helping customers in Floyd and Polk county celebrate those special moments for many years. Those celebrations are important to us too. We back every arrangement that we create and deliver with our 100% customer satisfaction guarantee.

Birthday Flowers

Bussey’s Flowers offers a fantastic collection of birthday themed floral designs. We have birthday flower designs themed for her and designs themed for him. We even have a collection we call Milestone Birthdays, that include some of our most luxurious designs. Every birthday themed floral design we create is backed by our on-time delivery guarantee. Each arrangement is also backed by our 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. You won’t find a florist that cares more about exceeding your expectations than Bussey’s Florist & Gifts.

Anniversary Flowers

Bussey’s is Cedartown’s Favorite Florist. Our firm has years of experience in the floral design industry. We create exceptional flower arrangements that are guaranteed to generate a smile. Do you have an anniversary coming up soon? If so, we have some wonderful anniversary flower, plant and gift ideas for you. Look at the beautiful arrangement pictured to the right. We call it Floyd Country Sunrise. This luxurious floral design features orange Ecuadorian roses, full bloom hydrangea, gorgeous exotic cymbidium orchids, ferns, leaves and seasonal greenery. The award-winning design team at Bussey’s is known for creating unique, luxurious arrangements and this one really fits the reputation.




Pure Happiness


Bussey’s Florist & Gifts

250 Broad Street Rome

Rome, GA 30161

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