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Tips for Choosing the Right Type of Flower for a Funeral

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Flowers are an important part of any funeral service as they are a symbol of compassion as well as mourning. However, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for choosing the right flowers for a funeral. The flowers should be a reflection of the life of the deceased, so your choice of flowers will be as unique as the loved one whoís life you are remembering. Below we have put together a few tips that you should keep in mind when choosing the right type of flowers for your loved oneís funeral:

1. Consider selecting a wreath.

Flowers that are a wreath shape are a popular option for funerals. Not only is this a beautiful arrangement to remember a loved one, but the circular shape of the wreath serves as a reminder of the cycle of life that the deceased is passing through.

2. Choose a flower that represents hope.

During this challenging time, you might consider choosing a flower that promotes a feeling of hope. Snapdragons, tulips, daisies, and daffodils all have bright colors that can represent hope despite the sadness that the loss of this loved one brings to his or her family and friends.

3. Think about the flowers color and what it represents.

Flowers are a variety of colors, and each color can represent something different at your loved oneís funeral. Bright and vivid colors like those found in sunflowers and gerbera can evoke warm and pleasant memories. White and pastel colors can evoke feelings of tenderness, purity, and hope. While the red found in red roses can be perfect for expressing strong feelings of love.

With these tips in mind, itís important to remember that ultimately, you will make the choice based on your personal preferences and the character of the deceased. You canít go wrong when choosing a flower that you feel honors and celebrates the loved one you have lost.

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