Expressing Sympathy With Flowers: Cultures And Religions

Posted on: 3 December 2015

Flowers are a traditional symbol of sympathy in many areas of the United States and are usually a dependably appropriate way to show proper respect and thoughtfulness. If, like most people, your circle of acquaintances has grown to include a diverse cross-section of religions and cultures, it's entirely possible that your expression of heartfelt sympathy could turn out be a misstep instead. To avoid insulting your friend's loved ones, read on for a guide to proper floral and funeral etiquette for a few cultures and religions that may not be as familiar as most.
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