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Sympathy Flowers in the counties of Orange, Spotsylvania, Culpeper and Madison

Flowers are a means of expression. It is often difficult for those mourning a death to put feelings into words. Flowers are a visual expression of love, sympathy, and respect. They are a means to lending support and sharing the burden of grief. Our skilled and compassionate florists work directly with the funeral home to ensure your delivery is timely and accurate. Lacy's Florist & The Flower Cottage serve all funeral homes within approx 20-mile radius of our stores in Orange and Locust Grove. Same-day delivery is often available and please call us for a more customized experience.

Sympathy and Funeral Flowers Guide

How to Order Flowers for a Funeral

Flowers can be delivered to a memorial service, viewing, funeral service, graveside location, or the family's home. We have a wide variety of options available for the casket, service, and home of the grieving. 

A wreath or spray on a free-standing easel is easy for funeral staff to place and move around and a beautiful addition to a funeral service.

Tabletop sympathy bouquets are especially beautiful to send. Our sympathy flowers for the home or office are wonderful options for family, friends, and coworkers when you are looking to send your condolences to their home.

Our skilled, compassionate staff at Lacy's Florist and The Flower Cottage will hand-arrange and hand-deliver your funeral flowers to the service or home with the greatest care.

Sympathy and Funeral Flowers Guide

What Flowers Are Appropriate for a Funeral

  • Lilies are a traditional funeral flower and are always appropriate
  • Roses are common flowers for funerals and come in a variety of colors for every funeral style
  • Gladioli make wonderful standing fan sprays and are a traditional funeral flower
  • Carnations are fragrant, long-lasting, and perfect for a sympathy flower arrangement
  • Chrysanthemums are sent specifically for funerals in many cultures as well
  • Orchids express one's sympathy and typically represent eternal love

Sending a potted plant to a grieving individual or family is a lovely gesture. Hydrangeas and orchids are ideal choices since hydrangea can be planted outside at a later point in the grieving process, while orchids make an uplifting visual statement when a family is in mourning.