Frequently Asked Questions

Here at Floral Expressions we understand choosing Funeral Flowers and all the details for planning a funeral can feel overwhelming. So to help make things a little easier, we have put together some Frequently Asked Questions about Funeral Flowers which you may find useful.

  • How do I order funeral flowers?

    Our team here at Floral Expressions understand picking funeral flowers can feel stressful. So there are several ways you can choose and order funeral flowers to best suit you.

    Browse our online funeral shop section for ideas of designs and place your order on the website. Give us a call on 01709 828876 and talk to one of our expert florists about the funeral flowers you want.

    Pop in to see us at our store at the main entrance of the Rotherham Hospital. We can chat about flowers, colours and style you want for the funeral flowers.

  • What Funeral Directors can you deliver to?

    At Floral Expressions, we can deliver it to local funeral directors in the Rotherham area.

    We can deliver funeral flowers to: J. Parkinson & Sons Funeral Directors, Bartholomew and Sons Funeral Directors, Jeremy Neal Independent Funeral Service

    To make the process as easy as possible for you, we can arrange delivery of your funeral flowers direct to a chosen funeral director, church or crematorium on the day.

  • How much notice do you need for funeral flowers?

    We understand that time can be limited, so we have some funeral flower designs such as florist choice poises & spray which are available to order for the next day's delivery. For more bespoke funeral tributes, we ask for as much notice as possible, with a minimum of 5 working days preferred, to allow us time to source and create the unique floral tribute design
  • What details will you need?

    There are some basic details required for the funeral flowers, to ensure we can create and deliver them safely. Date and time of funeral, Name of deceased, The name & address of the funeral directors, church or crematorium for the flowers to be sent to, Message for the card, Preferred colours or flowers to use.
  • Which flowers are best for funeral flowers?

    Some of the most popular flowers to use for funeral tributes include;

    Lilies. The white lily is the most commonly associated flower for funerals as it symbolize innocence and sympathy.

    Roses. A beautiful flower available in many colours is white roses symbolizing purity, red roses symbolizing love and yellow symbolizing friendship.

    Carnations. A long-lasting flower with a very subtle scent and an array of colours, making Carnations a great choice for arrangements.

    When let our florists know and we can include this where possible. It can be so lovely to incorporate a favourite flower or colour into the funeral design to make it more personal.

  • What is a bespoke funeral tribute?

    A bespoke funeral tribute is a one-of-a-kind floral design, created by our expert florists especially for your loved one. This might represent their beloved football team shirt, letters to spell out a name or nickname, a hobby or special memory.

    We use fresh flowers, foliage and accessories such as ribbon to create these special tributes.

    Due to the detailed work required for a bespoke funeral tribute, we ask for 5 working days notice when ordering if possible.

    Call the store or call us on 01709 828876. It is an honour for us to design such personal flowers to help you say farewell, and we take every care when creating the tribute and ensure the flowers are safely delivered to the funeral home or crematorium.

  • What funeral flower design should I pick?

    There is no right or wrong when choosing funeral flowers, as it is such a personal choice. Generally, we would recommend that bigger funeral tributes such as coffin sprays, letter tributes and bespoke tributes are ordered by close family. Posies, wreaths and sheaves are a good option for friends and colleagues to send funeral flowers. All our funeral flowers are sent with a message card, so you can include some lovely words and who the flowers are from.

If you have any questions whilst trying to decide which funeral flowers to pick, please contact us on 01709 828876. We are here to help.