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Share your condolences and send a beautiful bouquet of flowers from Appleyard London.

  

 

WHAT FLOWERS SHOULD I SEND?

Know what to send depending on religion, relationship and meaning

 

Catholic

There are no restrictions with bouquets for this religion.

 

Protestant Christian

There are no restrictions with bouquets for this religion.

 

Mormon

Avoid arrangements in the shape of a cross. Most flowers are appropriate.

 

Muslim

It is good etiquette to consent the family before sending flowers.

 

Jewish

You generally should not send flowers to a Jewish funeral or to the shiva home.

 

Hindu

Garlands are traditionally worn, however most flowers are appropriate.

Immediate Family Member

If you are a parent, grandparent, spouse, son, daughter or sibling you may choose to order any arrangement you like.

Remember that flowers from close family are usually placed close to the casket. We would recommend on of a sheafs or wreath arrangement.

 

Extended Family Member

If you are a auntie, uncle, niece, nephew or cousin you have a wide range of options to send to the family of the deceased.

You may want to send an arrangement directly to the family home for them to display, or to the funeral director. We would recommend one of our beautiful posies or a wreath arrangement.

 

Close Friend or Colleague

Close friends and colleagues may want to send flowers simply to show you are thinking of them at this difficult time.

You may want to send the flowers directly to the family of the deceased. We would recommend one of our beautiful posies or wreath arrangements.

Roses

Roses represent love, beauty and devotion. Because of this, they are a popular stem for funeral flowers.

Don't forget, the colours of roses also represent different meanings. For example a red roses expresses romance and love, whereas pink roses represent grace and appreciation.

 

Lilies

Lilies represent purity and innocence, and are often used at funerals. They have a way of expressing your emotions without words.

In Christianity, white lilies are associated with the Virgin Mary and they would therefore be a perfect flower to send for a Christian funeral.

 

Gerbera / Germini

These flowers represent beauty and innocence. Germini and gerbera are often seen as a cheerful flower, and will help to bring happiness during bereavement.

The colours of germini or gerbera represent different meanings. For example pink represents admiration & adoration, whereas white means purity or innocence.

 

WHAT MESSAGE SHOULD I INCLUDE?

Below are some example messages you could write to share your condolences

You are forever in our thoughts

 

In loving memory...

 

With deepest sympathy

 

You will be missed

 

Thinking of you, always

 

We are so sorry for your loss

 

FUNERAL FLOWERS FAQ'S

If you still have questions about our funeral flowers, find some of the answers below

 

HOW WILL I KNOW WHICH FLOWERS TO SEND?
WHEN DO I NEED TO ORDER BY?
WILL THEY KNOW WHO IT IS FROM?
IS IT APPROPRIATE TO SEND FLOWERS FOR A CREMATION?
SHOULD I SEND FLOWERS IF THE FAMILY HAVE SPECIFIED AN "IN LIEU OF"?

 

 

 

 

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