Phalaenopsis Orchids as Sympathy Gifts

Phalaenopsis Orchids as Sympathy Gifts

When you want to send something special for a funeral or memorial service, or just a sympathy gift to show you care, Phalaenopsis orchids are a distinctive choice. Their inclusion in a service won’t set off anyone’s allergies, they add a touch of class and show that you wanted to do something special. Orchids can be kept blooming in memoriam long after the passing of a loved one, which can serve to offer a sweet reminder in years to come.

We’ve searched different websites to offer you some design ideas:

O’Shea’s Flowers recommend a simple yet elegant gift of a single Moth Orchid of any color in a small black pot. Accented with curly black willow and smooth dark river stones or moss.

FTD offers a selection that includes:

  • Soundless Serenity Orchid Plant – a white Phalaenopsis orchid in a cream designer ceramic container with sphagnum moss
  • The White Glamour Orchid – a double stemmed white Phalaenopsis orchid planted in a natural clay pot, creating a gift that exudes undeniable charm and beauty.
  • Vera Wang Timeless Beauty Bouquet - A bouquet of white Oriental Lilies, pink roses, orchids and seeded eucalyptus is presented with a clear glass vase.

They also explain that, “Plants provide a lasting tribute to the loved one lost, as well as a constant reminder of the friendship and affection you wish to support the bereaved through the grieving process.”

They suggest, “If you are aware of flowers that were a favorite of the deceased or that a member of the bereaved family particularly favors, those blooms may also be a good choice for a funeral gift. Whatever flowers you choose to send, your thoughtful message of sympathy will certainly be a comfort to those who are mourning the loss of a loved one.”