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Say Goodbye with Flowers

November 30th, 2009 Posted in Flowers

The most difficult emotion to express in words is maybe sorrow. There have been times when I have wanted to offer comfort someone, but was unable to come up with the right words. One of my childhood friends passed away a couple of months ago. She loved flowers, and I felt the best way to bid adieu was with flowers. Flowers are an epitome of eternal life and rebirth. They help us deal with grief and are soothing to the senses.

Sympathy flower arrangements are different from conventional flower arrangements. Sympathy flowers should express love, care, sympathy, and support. They should be soothing and comforting. Flowers are used to adorn caskets and for decoration purposes at calling hours, funerals, and cemetery burials. Casket flowers, also known as casket sprays or coffin sprays, are an important part of the decoration. Sometimes, each corner of the casket is decorated with flowers and ferns. A small pillow or cushion arrangement can also be placed inside the casket to signify eternal rest.

Cross flower arrangements are a combination of different flowers assembled together on a cross-shaped base, and are symbolic of faith. Wreaths are also designed for funerals and church services, and they are made of flowers, leaves, and ferns. They are arranged in a circular shape to symbolize eternal life.

You can always send sympathy flowers to the family if you are unable to attend the funeral. You can also go for sympathy flower arrangements that are adorned with twigs, ferns, and leaves. offers a wide selection of sympathy flower arrangements and funeral flowers. Their unique way of combining and arranging sympathy flowers has made them the leading online shop in this category.

Roses and lilies are the most commonly used funeral flowers. Apart from these flowers, white carnations, gladiolas, white daisies, and dagger ferns are also used. Soft twigs are also used in arrangements occasionally. You can also choose green plants or orchid plants.

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