While flowers can be used for
many different occasions we find that they are mostly used for
special and solemn occasions. One of the many uses that you can
see flowers being used for is that of funeral flowers. With the
various different cultural aspects that are present these
funeral flowers will be created for those aspects.
The best way to select funeral
flowers is to see what is in stock at your local florists. The
staff at these shops will be able to supply you with a
selection of tasteful flowers that you can send. When you are
sending funeral flowers you should select floral arrangements
that impart a message of sorrow and sympathy.
For this reason you should
select the funeral flowers for the aspect that you want to
display it as. Gladioli’s, Snap Dragon’s, Lilies and even roses
can be used to create a wreath that can be placed on the side
of the funeral casket. There are various floral sprays that
show the senders condolences to the family of the
These sprays can include large
dramatic flowers like Snap Dragon’s, Delphiniums, Stocks,
Alstroemeria, Chrysanthemums and many others. There are funeral
pieces that can be placed on the inside of the casket. These
are small sized florals that can be shaped like hearts,
nosegays and even small flower sprays.
These small sized flower
designs are usually comprised of white roses, pale pink
carnations, daises and other small flowers. In some cultures
purple and golden lilies are used as funeral flowers. This is
due to the fact that some lilies are regarded as being symbolic
of life and death.
The golden color in these
lilies is seen as the resurrection of life and the purple color
of this flower is regarded as death and even mourning. For this
reason a funeral flower arrangement that has purple and gold
lilies will show the symbolic connection between life and
When you are choosing other
types of funeral flowers you can ask your florist about the
various meanings that are present in the colors of the flowers.
By seeing to this little known fact you can be sure that you
sending funeral flowers that are appropriate to the
While flowers are filled with
life they are also seen as having a close connection to death.
This is probably because the many flowers have a short life
span but while they are in bloom they are vibrant and full of