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.

Simply Restful Floral Pillow

Simply Restful Floral Pillow Item No. S33-4511 The Simply Restful Floral Pillow is a gorgeous display of soft serenity. Lavender daisies, purple dendrobium orchids and lavender roses are beautifully arranged against a bed of purple and lavender satin to create a stunning presentation. Displayed on a wire easel, this arrangement bursts with grace and elegance to honor the life of the deceased. Approximate Size: 34"h x 20"w $224.95


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Refreshing Mix Standing Spray $245.95
Gently into the Ever-after $224.95
Heaven's Light Standing Spray $179.95
Pink Tribute Spray $139.95

 

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.

At Peace Arrangement $119.95
Chrysanthemum Arrangement $89.95
Uplifting Moments Arrangement $115.95
Wishes & Blessings Bouquet $79.95

 

Sympathy Flowers Can Go to Home or Office

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

Heavenly & Harmony

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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Little Angel $189.95
The Forever Sweet Bouquet $84.95
Encircling Grace $194.95
Heartfelt Condolences $79.95

 

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.

Splendor Wreath

Splendor Wreath Item No. S8-4453 The Splendor Wreath is a symbol of lasting love and kinship, whether for the deceased or in comfort of those suffering from a loss. Elegant white freesia, double lisianthus, spray roses, monte casino asters and limonium are accented with a variety of lush greens and green raffia ribbon, perfectly arranged in the form of a wreath, to create a beautiful way to display your sincere sentiments. 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.

Tranquility Blooming Garden

Tranquility Blooming Garden Item No. F1-205 Lush, vibrant greens honor their passing and a blooming plant offers hope and comfort for the days ahead in this tranquil garden of remembrance. Style of container may vary depending on availability. Appropriate for the funeral home or the family's home. Variety of plants and container style may vary. Approximate Size: 12"h x 7"w $59.95


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