Sending Flowers To The Bereaved

By: Tom Gallagher
Monday, April 18, 2022

Sending flowers with a condolence card is a kind and polite way to express your sympathies to a bereaved family. Flowers provide solace; they are visually attractive, and their vibrant colors enliven the spirit. We at Sholom Chapel have witnessed firsthand how comforting having a variety of flowers during a funeral ceremony can be.

When Sending Flowers, Keep the Following in Mind

When giving flowers to a bereaved person, various factors must be considered, including the following:

  • Make sure that you purchase flowers that are in season. Florists are skilled and can provide guidance on the best fresh flowers for the season.
  • Blooms have a short life expectancy and may wither within a few days. If you deliver a small flowering plant, it will thrive for a long amount of time. Classic potted flowers to offer as condolences include gardenias, azaleas, and orchids. Additionally, you should present them with a booklet that details how and when to properly care for them. These are excellent choices since they provide both comfort and living memory.
  • Different flowers communicate differently, and if you really want to display your concern, you must select suitable flowers. Ask the florist for their input. They will design a one-of-a-kind bouquet for you to give to the bereaved family.
  • Flowers are an excellent way to express your condolences to those who have lost a family member. Additionally, you can bring flowers to the burial ceremony, and a range of blossoms are available. Additionally, you may mix and match flowers that complement one another.

If you need information about our funeral services and preplanning, please get in touch with Sholom Chapel, and we will get back to you shortly. Our team is here to help you with all the information you need regarding sending flowers to the bereaved.

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