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.

Heaven's Light Standing Spray

Heaven's Light Standing Spray Item No. S40-4532 The Heaven's Light Standing Spray is a bright and brilliant tribute that offers warmth and hope. Sunny yellow gladiolus and Asiatic lilies are offset by crème de la crème roses, orange gerbera daisies, purple lisianthus, green button poms and lush greens. Accented with a designer sea mist green wired taffeta ribbon and displayed on a wire easel, this beautiful standing spray will be a ray of light to honor the deceased and bring comfort to friends and family. Approximate Size: 48"h x 16"w $179.95


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Simply Restful Floral Pillow $224.95
Sympathy Spray $149.95
Blessings of the Earth Easel $199.95
Heaven's Light Standing Spray $179.95

 

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.

Stately Lilies $184.95
Light In Your Honor Bouquet $89.95
Dawn of Remembrance Basket $129.95
Loveliness Arrangement $194.95

 

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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Ocean Devotion $74.95
Here Comes The Sun $99.95
Sweet Peace Bouquet $74.95
Garden of Memories $124.95

 

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.

Graceful Wreath

Graceful Wreath Item No. T239-1A Family and friends will recollect how special their loved one was with this gentle and timeless circle of fragrant blooms to celebrate sweet memories. A mix of flowers such as peach roses, gerberas and carnations, pink asiatic lilies and lisianthus, purple limonium and lavender larkspur nest in greens on an easel-mounted wreath. Approximate Size: 22 1/2" h x 22 1/2" w $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.

French Garden

French Garden Item No. C23-4886 The French Garden employs lush, green plants to create a gift ideal for any of life's special occasions. Containing a varied assortment of green plants, this dish garden arrives presented in a basket to create a wonderful way to send your sentiments across the miles. Variety of plants and basket style will vary. Approximate Size: 14"w x18"h $64.95


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