What makes our Guide the best is that it covers flower meanings.The recipient of the bouquet or flower arrangement will appreciate the extra care you took to select flowers that convey heartfelt sentiments.We cover funeral flowers in order of popularity, starting with the most popular flower of all time—the beautiful and fragrant rose.
Each colour and shade offers a distinct and different meaning.
For hundreds of years the beautiful rose has been widely recognized as a symbol of love, sympathy or sorrow.
As such, it has become the most popular funeral flower.
The phrase sub rosa, or “under the rose”, means to keep a secret and is derived from this ancient Roman practice.
In Greco-Roman culture the rose’s symbolic qualities represented beauty, the season of spring, and love.