A Guide to Buying Funeral Flowers from Eden Florists
Funerals are a time when we say goodbye to our family or friends. Funeral flowers are the last gift we can give to the deceased at their burial or cremation. In this, saddest of times the selecting of a personalised funeral tribute and beautiful flowers can bring great comfort to the departed, with the flowers reflecting the love, gratitude, respect or recognition they feel. We completely understand the sensitive nature of the occasion and will handle your order in a professional and helpful manner. We will do all we can to offer advice and give suggestions to allow you to make the right choice for your tribute. Whilst a funeral is an occasion of great sadness it’s also a time to celebrate the life that’s been, the flowers can portray this in so many ways.
We have created this guide to give you a clear understanding of the many types of funeral flowers there are to choose from. Whilst selecting the correct tribute may seem daunting, our expert florists will be pleased to offer professional advice to you about your flowers we can send to the funeral for you.
There are many ways to represent the hobby, pastime or passion in funeral flowers. The design you choose can reflect; the gardener or someone that loved walking in the woods to give just two examples. Reflecting the personality can be achieved in a number of ways. If you wish for an item to be included within a tribute from something larger like a favourite beer tankard, to something more intricate like a string of pearls we will be pleased to talk through the possibilities and help with your request.
Coffin sprays are usually chosen by the family. They are placed on the top of the coffin and adorn it beautifully. The entire top of the coffin is usually filled with this design, although of course the size and fullness of the tribute can be decided as you wish. There are many options available in both the flower choices and colour schemes for this tribute and we will be pleased to discuss personal preferences to ensure this design is the perfect tailor-made tribute.
Funeral sprays are a very popular tribute. They come in both double ended (an elongated diamond or leaf type shape) or single ended (teardrop type design). It’s very appropriate for anyone to send this style of tribute, can be made with a selection of flowers and in many colour schemes.
Hand tied Sheaves are perfect for sending direct to a funeral and can be sent to a home address after a funeral as a fitting alternative to the regular bouquet. They are particularly appropriate for green funerals as all products used are natural. They can be made in a range of colours, sizes and flower types to suit your budget.
Floral wreaths are probably the best known of funeral flowers and sympathy tributes. Their ornate circular design is extremely versatile and perfect for sending direct to a funeral as a mark of respect. They are available in both contemporary and traditional designs and come in a wide variety of styles, colours and sizes.
Sending a floral heart tribute as funeral flowers makes a deeply personal statement and is indicative of the love and compassion felt by immediate family or the closely bereaved. Our beautiful range of heart designs come in a tasteful variety of shapes, colours and sizes.
Funeral Crosses are often the primary tribute at a funeral and represent extremely personal sentiments and feelings. These tributes are typically chosen by immediate family or close friends. Our Funeral Crosses are available in a variety of beautiful colours, shapes and sizes that will suit most budgets.
Letter Tributes are usually dedicated to a particular family member as a centrepiece Tribute from the closely bereaved. Choose a word and our expert Florists will adorn it with delicate floral detail.
Cushions and Pillows
These are symbolic of comfort in one’s last resting place. Beautifully hand crafted floral cushions and pillows are available in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colours.
Posies and Baskets
Posies and Baskets come in a variety of traditional and contemporary designs and can be sent directly to a funeral or sent as a tribute gift to a bereaved family. The ‘Posy’ is traditionally circular in shape allowing both flowers and foliage to be displayed perfectly from all angles.