Tips for Choosing the Right Type of Flower for a Funeral

By: Tom Gallagher
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Thomas Gallagher Funeral Home is a professional service provider who caters to your particular needs in this dramatic moment. With this in mind, one of the most important things that you would have to take into account is the choice of funeral flowers. With this in mind, we’ve prepared a few quick tips on how to choose the ones which are going to be most appropriate.

 

The first thing that you need to know about choosing flowers during a funeral service is that they should be a symbol of the compassion as well as of the sharing mourning. You need to make the right choice in order to ensure that everything is handled as per the highest industry standards. These tips are going to help you out substantially. Let’s take a look at the things that you need to consider.

 

Circular Shape

The flowers which are shaped like a wreath are usually in the highest demand. The reason for this is rather simple, especially when it comes to funeral services. The circle is a prompt reminder of the cycle of life and the deceased is passing through it. The circle is also something which is going to evoke eternity and infinity.

 

The most Eloquent Flowers which are perfect for Funeral Services

The truth is that there is no one-off solution that’s going to fit all funerals. The flowers should be a reflection of the life of the deceased. With this in mind, you can go ahead and consider snapdragons, tulips, daisies as well as daffodils as their bright colours are going to promote the feeling of hope at this challenging and traumatic time.

 

Now, let’s take a few different symbolic meanings that you might want to take into account when you pick the flowers.

 

Pastel colours are going to represent tenderness while the whiter colours are going to symbolise innocence and purity
Sunflowers, as well as gerbera in vivid colours, are going to bring pleasant and warm memories
Red roses are a perfect way to express strong and unquestionable feeling of love
White roses, on the other hand usually represent the feeling of hope

 

With all this in mind, it’s safe to say that you need to make the choice based on your personal preferences and the character of the deceased. Should you need any further information, you can always contact Thomas Gallagher funeral services, and we are going to provide you with the necessary help and assistance. 

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