When choosing flowers for a funeral there is a vast array of flowers to choose from not many people can name many flowers so you might want to consider a soft, bright, pure or vibrant colour scheme.
What you choose is really down to personal choice and how much you want to spend. You may want something traditional or opt for something unusual or if gardening is your passion how about a fruit and vegetable arrangement?
Types and Styles Of Arrangements
Casket Sprays are also referred to as double ended sprays and they sit on top of the coffin.
Crosses – Are typically chosen by immediate family or close friends, they can incorporate willow, bark and twine, Celtic crosses are also available.Both are available in a wide range of styles colours and sizes that will suit most budgets.
Sheaf (flat sprays) – It’s quite sad that when flowers are sent to a funeral they are often left in cellophane, all of our sheaf sprays are open, they are backed with cellophane but flowers are fully on display, we also offer a fully bio degradable sheaf spray its backed with foliage and tied with raffia.
Cushions and Hearts – Symbolic of comfort, cushions and pillows can be edged with ribbon or for a more contemporary look have foliage loose around the edges.
Sending a Heart – Is a deeply personal statement to show love and compassion they come in a variety of designs, traditional and contemporary, double hearts are also available.
Wreaths – Are probably the best known floral tribute to send to a funeral and are a perfect mark of respect. Available in both contemporary and traditional designs our wreaths come in a variety of styles, colours and sizes.
Posies and Baskets – Come in a versatile variety of traditional and contemporary designs. The posy’s traditional circular shape allows both flowers and foliage to be displayed at all angles. Basket are often seen as a suitable arrangement for a cremation.
Lettering Tributes – Are often used a centre piece at a funeral, they can spell out a variety of words such as Mam, Dad, Brother, Sister, Grandad, Nana, or you could spell out the person’s name or initials.
For a baby or child – You may want to opt for something a bit more unusual, such as the gates of heaven, open prayer book, horseshoe, anchor, football or football shirt, beer can or bottle of spirits, or a car. Funeral stars and teddy bear’s are often sent.