What Is the History of Funeral Flowers?

Death, unfortunately, is an integral part of everyone's life, and funeral rites become especially important when someone close to us dies. When someone we love dies, it is only natural to want to mark their life with a special tribute. For many people, this tribute takes the form of funeral flowers. 

In ancient times, plants were endowed with various symbolic meanings, including being perceived as guides to the spirit world. Today, living flowers are carried to funerals to say farewell, to express grief and pain of loss. 

But what is the detailed history of funeral flowers? Why are they so important? And what are the different kinds of traditional funeral flowers? Read on and we will let you in on the historical mystery!

September 08, 2022 — Alexandr Oleynik