One of the toughest and emotionally draining situations arises when we lose someone. Things can get really difficult to handle if that someone is very close to us, such as friends or relatives. We usually fall short of words and fail to express our love and respect for them. One has to be careful about expressing himself or herself and yet not hurt the sentiments of anyone else. Thus the best possible way to cope up with such situations is to send our wishes with the help of traditional funeral flowers. Sending of flowers to services has been part of the American culture for a long time now. Some people even tend to buy or send flowers because it is part of the trend, however it serves the purpose and in a very good manner.
The usage of flowers for such tough situations has lots reasons behind the same. For an instance sending flower shows our expression of love, respect and sympathy for the person who has passed away. Sending flowers to the family or services of the deceased creates and aura of beauty and warmth, which add up to the dignity of the services. Some people even send flowers to the church in fond memories of the bereaved. If anyone happens to have visited any services without any flowers, know it feels indeed depressing and also feels as if something is missing. Apart from the fact that flowers bring in a sense of love and sympathy, they are also known to stand for immortality and eternity.
There are quite a few flowers that one might choose from to send to the family or the services of the person.
The flower lily is perhaps one of the most commonly used flowers for services.
The reason is that it brings in a sense of innocence and speaks a lot about the deceased person. It is said that a white stargazer lily stands for sympathy where as sending any other white lily means one wishes to express purity as well as majesty.
Another flower that is usually associated with funerals is Carnations.One has the freedom to choose from various colors and each color has a different significance. A pink carnation would stand for remembrance while red shows lots of admiration. Sending white carnations to the funeral would be perceived as love and innocence. Chrysanthemums, which is popularly known as mums is also pretty famous when it comes to flowers.
Chrysanthemums are used in lots of countries and regions as they stand for death and grief.
The white Chrysanthemums usually symbolize truth.
Roses qualifies to being perhaps one of the most known flowers all round the world and as a result one can use them for funeral services as well.A red rose would show your respect and love whereas sending a white rose would signify innocence and youthfulness. On the other hand, pink rose would stand for grace and gentleness. In such times when words fail us, flowers speak volumes about the relation with the person and their personality.