What are proper funeral flowers? We send sympathy flowers and bouquets to funeral homes and to the homes of family member grieving. They come in a variety of flower types and colors that can likewise convey many different types of messages, based on the flowers chosen. Traditionally, we associate pink, red and white flowers with sympathy. They symbolize compassion, love, and purity. But times have changed and there are no “rules” to what flowers can be sent. So let’s take a look at some floral meanings.
What are proper funeral flowers? A Guide to Selecting Flowers
Like we said, there are no rules. Many of the most popular sympathy flowers are chosen based on their symbolic meanings. You might send flowers that convey your everlasting affection (like forget-me-nots), or that represent a young life cut short (like violets). The flower provider is also likely to offer a variety of arrangements specifically intended for funerals or sympathy, which will include some of those symbolic flowers.
If you are a member of the immediate family, you can send the flowers to the funeral home or church or you can bring them yourself. If you are an extended family member, you should have them delivered. Large flower arrangements like casket sprays, casket wreaths, and hearts are also most appropriate for close family members to send. Therefore, if you’re not an immediate family member, you shouldn’t plan to send flowers to adorn the casket. Likewise, this link offers more advice on sending the flowers you have chosen.
You may want to consider coordinating thank you cards, memorial guest books or other items as well. We are happy to assist you in creating a fabulous celebration of life, memorial service or funeral with custom floral designs to send the message you want.