expressed condolences can be in many ways: a kind word, action, material assistance.One of the traditional means to honor the memory of the deceased is a bouquet or wreath of funeral flowers.

Tradition flowers accompany a person in his final journey has its roots in the distant past.Initially, together with the deceased to send all that you may need in his new life on the other side of the world: clothing, jewelry, tableware, personal belongings, and the future life as a decoration, flowers.With the advent of Christianity a special place in the funeral ceremony took it as a symbol of the resurrection of flowers and a sign of respect for the dead.

certain types Sympathy attached to this or that specific meaning, so martyr laid red roses, a man whose moral purity admired, white
roses and lilies.Laying a wreath of fir branches spoke of eternal life.This perception has left a definite imprint on tradition prepodnosheniya flowers and placing them in the house.So, today is not customary to give red carnations to women and young men, the composition with the branches of evergreens, and all are considered to be able to bring trouble to those who keep them in the living room.

until recently were considered unacceptable at home and dry and artificial flowers.

Traditions choice

There are certain rules for the selection and presentation to Sympathy.So the number of flowers in a bouquet should be odd.This long tradition, which arose on the basis of the notion that even numbers represent the completeness, the ending of human life, conciseness.

for large bouquets and wreaths parity rules may not apply.
Sympathy should be cool colors or dark red, these colors correspond to solemnity and tragic moment fit into the context of what is happening.Most often consist of funeral bouquets of flowers such as roses, carnations, lilies, chrysanthemums.Also, sometimes as Sympathy use daffodils, calla lilies, because they symbolize death - like a dream, after which followed the awakening - resurrection to eternal life.Because of the fragility of the flower they prefer to decorate the grave by planting a plant in the ground, and not presenting it in bouquets.

Experiencing difficulty in choosing the color of mourning, you can always stop at red carnations that will look solemn and match point.


Every funeral flower carries a particular meaning.So, iris symbolizes rebirth, show that people who have died, is still in your heart.Lilies and violets usually accompany his last journey of clerics and red roses reflect special affection, sincere love towards the deceased.Verba symbolize eternal life, and versatile companion mourning ceremonies can rightly be considered a red carnation.