Funeral and condolence flowers in Singapore: etiquette and tips to know

Funeral and condolence flowers in Singapore: etiquette and tips to know

What is nature’s best way of expression? Flowers. For most people, flowers aren’t just an embodiment of Beauty; they are the epitome of expressions. Flowers showcase a bewildering range of hues that signify varied emotions. However, one of the lesser-known emotions reflected through flowers is grief when someone departs from this mortal world.

Sending flowers to a funeral is undoubtedly one of the best ways to let the grieving family know how much you cherished your bond with the deceased. If you find yourself wondering whether or not you should send flowers to a funeral, fret not, we’re here to answer all your questions related to condolence flower delivery in Singapore. Funeral norms have changed quite a bit over the last decade, with many people preferring to send money envelopes instead of flowers. In Japan, for example, Koden refers to money offered to the dead at their funeral. In Singapore, wreath flowers are still very much in demand. Here are some questions about funeral etiquette in Singapore –

Are funeral flowers and sympathy flowers the same?

Funeral flowers and sympathy flowers are sent with the same intention, to console the grief-stricken family of the deceased. But, funeral flowers serve the purpose of decoration and tribute at a funeral home. On the other hand, Sympathy flowers are sent directly to the office or house of the deceased. In either case, fresh flower delivery from Prince Flower Shop in Singapore can be a good choice.

When should a flower wreath in Singapore be delivered?

It’s best to order the wreath a day in advance to avoid any delay. If you’re sending it to a church or a funeral home, you can schedule the delivery with the florist. Many florists do same-day delivery, but better safe than sorry. Condolences in Singapore are generally expressed with flowers, but it might be appropriate to ask the church beforehand how they’d like to receive the flowers.

Which funeral wreath in Singapore is the most popular?

The most appropriate condolence wreath in Singapore is the one that is adorned with the favourite colours of the deceased. Alternatively, you can go with white. Lilies and carnations remain the top favourite. Beautiful red roses can be used, too.

Among all funeral flowers in Singapore, which flower is most widely used by Christians?

Singapore is a multi-religious city-state where Christians constitute 19% of the population. Just like other communities, they have their distinct funeral rituals. If we’re talking about wreaths in Singapore, carnations have remained popular from the get-go. Christians prefer pink carnations the most. White carnations signify innocence and the red ones symbolize love & passion. You can ask your florist to customize an appropriate flower arrangement for you.

The death of a loved one can take a toll on one’s well-being. Flowers are a subtle way to light up somebody’s face, even for a short while. We hope these FAQs help you make the right call.

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Carol T
Carol T
one of my most fav nurseries out of many i’ve explored in SG. it’s conveniently located near bukit panjang mrt. above all, the prices are reasonable (esp various types of soil mix, fertilizers, pesticides & pots). i’ve bought many plants here; on my lucky days i managed to buy a few rare caladiums and begonias! 😀
Francis Soh
Francis Soh
A lot of varieties of flowers to choose.
Guangmian Kung
Guangmian Kung
Some of the kindest people you will see around the area, and their flowers and plants are great in price and selection.
always bought flowers from here and they always look exceptional and beautiful. thank you so much for the flowers as always!
Jen Vernis
Jen Vernis
Purchased twice at this shop. Good services and reasonable price.
Rasyad Rahman
Rasyad Rahman
Have been ordering flowers from Prince's since 2011 and i have been happy with their quality and service for the past decade. Bought flowers for delivery yesterday and the bouquet was beautiful. Service is great and the flowers looks better than the photos.
Wan P
Wan P
Huge, fresh flower bouquets for really really cheap. They even gave me a discount. Why would I bother going to any other florist?
Brandon YEO
Brandon YEO
Bought fresh cut flowers for my bai bai table. Lots of variety to choose from, excellent service and well-mannered and knowledgeable sales team. Affordable and value for money prices right here fam Thanks, will patronise again huat ah
Your 'go to' place to buy fresh flowers & exotic plants in the west. Large variety of plants & gardening tools available on demand. Staff were helpful & friendly. Five stars!!
Jocelyn SuaJocelyn Sua
04:50 27 Feb 23
My boyfriend ordered this beautiful bouquet of roses from Prince's Flower Shop. Nicely arranged with prompt delivery as requested. Absolutely more than satisfied when i received this. Thanks for the surprise! Kudos to the great service!
Estelle TanEstelle Tan
07:26 21 Feb 23
Prince is our designated florist that we purchase flowers from since 2016, be it bouquets for special occasions, congratulatory flowers or condolence flowers, we only choose them. Even our wedding flowers are all from them!! Their flowers are of good quality and very lasting, customer service is professional too. Attached pic was my roses 7 days after Vday'23, taken under natural sunlight 👍🏻👍🏻
Chua MelChua Mel
11:35 18 Feb 23
had the most pleasant shopping experience buying flowers from prince for valentine’s day. staff was very responsive and helpful, and with such a wide variety of flowers to choose from, i don’t think there is any other places i would buy flowers from other than from prince. 10/10 recommend!
Tommy ChungTommy Chung
09:26 17 Feb 23
Have been delighting my missus with fresh flowers immaculately arranged by Prince’s flower shop since my first order with them few years back.From then on, I rely on their experienced service for many occasions. Congratulatory flowers, Valentine’s, Birthdays, even my own proposal!
Xin Le LianXin Le Lian
09:11 17 Feb 23
Bought my Valentine's bouquet here via instagram. The staff was friendly and patient in explaining the different types of bouquets available and worked well within my budget. They have both delivery and self-pickup options which made it very convenient for us buyers. Needless to say my special one was very pleased with the bouquet. Will definitely come back here again for my flowers.






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