Sympathy Flowers - Funeral Flowers, Wreaths Sheafs & Casket Sprays
Sending flowers for a bereavement is a traditional way to show your respects to the family of the deceased.
Just as everyone is individual, choosing flowers for a funeral is just as personal. Whether you decide to choose the traditional White tones or something bright and colourful, it all comes down to personal preference.
Typically, there are two flower styles available and each one is suitable for such occasions. If you’re choosing to send flowers to the home or workplace before or after the funeral has taken place, then sending a flower arrangement or floral bouquet is the most suitable choice. They are low maintenance and you can include your personalised message for the individual/family.
When sending flowers to the funeral service, typically it’s customary to send a flower wreath, sheaf or hand tied bouquet of flowers. The flower wreath is the most popular style of floral tribute and has been around for many decades. The circle design of the wreath represents the circle of life and an enduring sign of love and sympathy. A funeral Casket Spray is usually provided by close friends and family and is placed on the coffin as a decoration during the funeral service.
Examples of Funeral Flowers
||Circle Sympathy Sheaf
As a guide, if you are unsure what colours to choose, typically flowers sent to the funeral of a gentleman are White/Blue or Yellow or a combination and flowers sent to the funeral of a lady are normally Pink/White or a combination of other feminine or pastel colours. You can also add a splash of colour, perhaps Yellow or Purple flowers to give the flowers your own personal touch.
Sometimes the person who passed away had a favourite garden flower, coloured flowers or colour scheme and if known, this would be great to incorporate into the arrangement of the wreath, sheaf, spray of funeral flowers.
When it comes time to choose flowers for a funeral service, we recommend taking a look at our complete range of funeral flowers and wreaths. Finding the right product is easy with all the hard work done for you. At Florist Works you will find an assortment of flower arrangements in different colours, designs and price ranges.
Adding a Card Message to Funeral Flowers
Personal messages can be hand written by yourself or the florist. Generally card messages are brief and signed by the individual person, family name or company sending the flowers.
Buying Funeral Flowers and Wreaths Online
Be sure to enter the funeral service time and family name of the deceased when placing your order online. The florist will need to know what time to deliver your flowers by to ensure they arrive on time.
Related: Types of Funeral Flowers
A downloadable PDF document featuring the different types of funeral flowers, their arrangement and use.
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