Asked by: Cristine Lucchetta
asked in category: General Last Updated: 13th April, 2020

Can you plant flowers at a cemetery?

Plants For Graves – Flowers Good For Planting On A Grave. Cemeteries are peaceful places for contemplation and reflection. The newly bereaved may wonder, “Can I plant flowers in a cemetery?” Yes, you can, though some cemeteries may have restrictions you need to follow.

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Regarding this, what are the best flowers to plant at a cemetery?

Roses, azalea, rhododendron and spirea flowering shrubs can be planted in a cemetery that receives landscaping care. However, the bushes can grow out of control if they are not attended to. Summer hydrangea plantings that reach a maximum height of 3 to 4 feet will beautify a cemetery.

Likewise, can you put real flowers on a grave? Most cemeteries will allow fresh-cut flowers at any time. You may also be allowed to plant a small bush or flowers in the ground over the grave, but this practice varies from cemetery to cemetery.

Similarly one may ask, what can I plant at a gravesite?

Bright and cheery springtime bulbs like daffodil, lily of the valley, hyacinth and crocus can be planted once and reappear year after year with no additional maintenance required. Summer-blooming bulbs such as day lilies, anemones, freesias, calla lilies, and crocosmia are also well suited for grave sites.

What color flowers do you give for a death?

Common white cut flowers sent as a sign of sympathy include sympathy lilies, white roses, orchids and irises. Once the service is over, potted flowering plants are often carried home by the family of the deceased and live on as a memory of the service, the lost loved one, and your consideration.

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