Flowers for funerals are a traditional tribute for many faiths and cultures, and remain a popular choice in the U.S. today.
From funeral sprays and themed wreaths, to custom-designed floral tributes that reflect the things that meant most in life, skilled florists can create a range of beautiful flower arrangements to mark your loved one’s last farewell.
Here are 20 incredible floral tributes and flower arrangements for funerals which could inspire some wonderful funeral flower ideas of your own.
1. Circle of life
This asymmetrical funeral wreath is a modern take on a traditional arrangement, with delicate fronds of pink and purple flowers on one side.
2. The last innings
This baseball-shaped floral tribute made with red and white flowers would be a perfect tribute for a New York Yankees fan.
3. You are my sunshine
If your loved one was always bright and cheerful, their funeral flowers should be too, like this sunflower heart-shaped funeral wreath.
4. Pretty in pink
This garland of pink roses and creeping ivy is an elegant memorial flower arrangement for an urn.
5. Going all in
This playing card funeral floral tribute would be a fititng tribute to someone who loved playing cards with their friends.
6. Minimalist and modern
This simple but elegant white flower arrangement for an urn perfectly combines tradition and modernity.
7. Framed with flowers
Frame a beloved picture of your loved one with a delicate pink and white memorial wreath.
8. A basket of memories
A wonderfully different idea for a floral tribute, this wicker hand basket is filled with cascading purple and pink flowers.
9. An all-American tribute
This ingenious floral flag is perfect for a last farewell to a true patriot, with the stars and stripes depicted in beautiful flowers.
10. One last ride
If your loved one loved the open road, this incredible motorcycle funeral wreath captures the spirit of freedom that only bikers know.
11. Rose-tinted memories
Keep things simple but stunning with a classic coffin spray studded with elegant pink roses.
12. Perfect peach
This sculptural peach floral arrangement acts as a lectern, with a Holy Bible resting in the center of these beautiful flowers.
13. For a precious angel
For someone who was an angel on earth, and now in Heaven, this pink angel arrangement is a touching tribute.
14. To the best mom
Florists can spell out your loved one’s name in flowers for a very personal funeral flower tribute.
15. Tropical tribute
Floral tributes really do come in all shapes and sizes - like this floral flip-flop for someone who loved hanging out at the beach.
16. All the colors of the rainbow
If your loved one brought light, color and laughter to everyone they knew, a multi-colored coffin spray is a modern spin on funeral flowers.
17. Pure of heart
Simple but beautiful, these pure white roses make a stunning heart-shaped flower arrangement for a funeral.
18. Gates of Heaven
These floral gates of Heaven with white rosebuds daisies are a lovely tribute.
19. A blessed cross
Funeral crosses are popular floral tributes, but this one is simply stunning in blue delphiniums.
20. For one gone too soon
This sweet little teddy bear flower arrangement pays tribute to a loved one taken too soon.
Read more about the types of funeral flowers you can buy and etiquette for giving sympathy flowers.