Choose A Flower Arrangement For An Individual Who You Cared For

Posted on: 28 December 2018

Death is a word that not many people want to acknowledge or deal with. It can be shocking to hear through the grapevine that a friend from your childhood days has passed away. You may be sad to hear the news and also wondering what you can do to demonstrate your respect. Offering a floral arrangement is an acceptable way to do this, and flowers can be purchased prior to a memorial or funeral, and if you cannot be present, your purchase can be delivered.

Remember, A Funeral Flower Arrangement Is Not A 'Type'

There is no set type of flower that is expected to be used during a funeral. Yes, fragrant flowers that contain large petals or a prominent shape are used often, but this does not mean that you have to follow suit.

If your friend liked a particular flower variety or if there is a specific type that you are fond of and that reminds you deeply of the person who has passed, then you should choose that flower type as the main component of a bouquet. You can also choose how large an arrangement is and whether other flowers or vines will be incorporated into a grouping.

You Can Personalize The Arrangement You Choose

If you are going to be attending a memorial service or funeral or won't be able to make it, it is equally nice to show that you care by personalizing the arrangement that you purchase.

Custom features for your purchase can include a handwritten note that is attached to the arrangement, a picture of you and your friend that is part of a design that is added to the vase or holder that the flowers are placed inside of, or an engraved statement that is added to the flower holder. 

The Purchase Can Be Delivered To A Funeral Home Or Specified Address

Order the flower arrangement before the public gathering is going to take place so that you can ensure that your purchase will be ready on the date of the gathering and to guarantee that the delivery will be completed as you wish.

You do not need to be present for your purchase to arrive at the specified location. After choosing the grouping of flowers and having custom details added to your purchase, provide a date that you would like the arrangement to be dropped off and specify an address. Make sure that someone will be present to receive the offering for the recently deceased.

Find more info here on funeral flower arrangements.