Probably the most difficult floral arrangements to choose are those for funerals. This is a very difficult time and it is hard when looking at all the beautiful colors of the flowers to really appreciate them. However, the purpose of this arrangement is to show your respect. For many this really is a celebration of life and the colours can help depict this.
Depending on your affiliation with the deceased this determines the type of floral arrangement that you are going to choose. Normally the casket sprays are those that are chosen by the immediate family and these come in different sizes and designs as a well as prices. Most often the types of flowers that are chosen for this arrangement are roses or a mix of carnations with smaller baby flowers and some greenery.
For other people that are not related, there are many different types of designs to choose from such as standing displays. These are often formed into different shapes such as crosses or hearts or can be in the form of a wreath. Smaller versions of floral displays for funerals consists of bouquets in baskets or vases.
They definitely vary in prices, with the casket arrangements being the most expensive and then followed with the standing sprays. Quite often the flowers amount to such a large collection that some are chosen to take to the graveside while others are sent to the local hospitals and nursing homes.
These are not the type of floral arrangements that one is accustomed to buying, so for most individuals it can be a little confusing when trying to make the appropriate choice. By purchasing from a quality florist you can rely on their expertise to help make your choice by just giving them a few details about the deceased and the type of funeral it will be.