Sympathy flowers and funeral flowers are sent for the same reasons, to send condolences and provide comfort during times of loss. However, there are important differences between sympathy flowers and funeral flowers and the etiquette for each is a little different. These differences come from consideration of the feelings of those who have lost a loved one.

Arrangements made expressly for a funeral home can be upsetting to grieving people when sent to home or office. Generally speaking, funeral flowers go to the funeral home and sympathy flowers can go anywhere.

 

Funeral Flowers are a Tribute to the Deceased

 Funeral flowers provide decoration and serve as a tribute to the deceased. Funeral flowers are often formal and one-sided in design precisely so they will look best in a funeral home and at graveside services. Funeral flowers are usually not addressed to a particular loved one of the deceased but are intended, instead, as a way to pay respect to the deceased themselves. Funeral flowers etiquette tells us that funeral flowers should never be sent to the home.

Heavenly Grace Spray Item No. T248-1A A sublime garden of rich yet subtle hues is a touching tribute to a lifetime of memories and special moments as varied and dear as this palette of blooms. A lovely assortment of flowers such as pink roses, larkspur, asiatic lilies, gerberas and sinuata statice, with peach roses and carnations, purple stock and limonium, and bells of Ireland on a classic easel. Approximate Size: 30" h x 23" w $179.95


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Rays of Light Spray $159.95
Pink Tribute Spray $139.95
Sacred Duty Spray $174.95
Tender Touch Standing Spray $174.95

 

Sympathy Flowers are Personal and Life-Affirming

 Sympathy flowers are usually directly addressed to a loved one of the deceased. Sympathy flowers are sent directly to any family member, friend, acquaintance or business associate who has suffered a recent loss.

Sympathy flowers are more at home in a home. They tend to be arrangements that look good on end tables or used as centerpieces. Plants and planters also make great choices as sympathy flowers because they provide a lasting reminder of your thoughtfulness and serve as a keepsake in memory of the recipient’s loved one.

Eternal Affection Arrangement $74.95
The Forever Sweet Bouquet $69.95
Uplifting Moments Bouquet $64.95
Little Angel $189.95

 

Sympathy Flowers Can Go to Home or Office

 Sympathy flowers like the ones below can be sent to home or office.

Heavenly & Harmony Item No. T55-1A Heavenly hues and pretty petals are in perfect harmony in this gorgeous arrangement. Lovely for a birthday, anniversary or just because, it's simply stunning! Light pink roses, white asiatic lilies, Queen Anne's lace and salal are beautifully arranged in a glass vase. Heaven sent? Well, someone will think you're an angel for sending it! Style of vase may vary. Approximate Size: 18" h x 10" w $79.95


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Sweet Peace Bouquet $74.95
Towering Beauty $224.95
Farewell Too Soon Bouquet $74.95
Pastel Peace Basket $69.95

 

What You Need to Know Before Sending Funeral Flowers or Sympathy Flowers

 Once you have decided whether you wish to send funeral flowers, sympathy flowers, or both you will need some key pieces of information handy to place your order.

 

For sending funeral flowers you will need:

 

  • The full name of the deceased.
  • The name and address of the funeral home.
  • Your credit card information.
  • Some idea of how you’d like the enclosure card signed.

Treasured Tribute Wreath Item No. S3-4442 The Treasured Tribute Wreath offers peaceful wishes of heartfelt sympathy with each delicate bloom. Bright white roses, Asiatic lilies, mini carnations and cushion poms are beautifully arranged to form an elegant accented with lush and vibrant greens. Displayed on a wire easel, this gorgeous tribute is a wonderful symbol of eternal life and sweet serenity. Approximately 22 inches in diameter. Approximate Size: 22" d $249.95


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For sending sympathy flowers you will need:

 

  • The recipient’s full name, address, and phone number (if sending sympathy flowers to the home).
  • The recipient’s full name, the business’ complete name, address, and phone number (if sending sympathy flowers to a workplace).
  • Your credit card information.
  • Some idea of how you’d like the enclosure card signed.

The Loving Light Dishgarden Item No. C27-4527 The Loving Light Dishgarden is a ray of hope and a beautiful symbol of eternal life offered through our finest collection of plants. A palm plant, peace lily plant, dracaena plant and philodendron plant create an exquisite look when brought together in a 7-inch natural woodchip basket and accented with stems of bright yellow chrysanthemums. Adorned with a yellow satin ribbon, this gorgeous dishgarden will bring comfort and extend sympathy throughout the months ahead. Variety of plants and basket style may vary. Approximate Size: 13"w x 18"h $65.95


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