Some days on the calendar simply hold more meaning than others. Memorial Day is Monday, May 29, and is our nation’s annual remembrance of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in pursuit of freedom. If you are looking for patriotic flowers or memorial day arrangements to decorate a grave site, or thoughtful bouquets to send to the family, Bice’s Florist would be honored to help.
“America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor.” Paul TsongasIf you are close with someone who has lost a child, spouse, sibling or parent – let them know that your mourn with them and remember their loved one, with red, white, and blue florals that creatively represent their passion and valor. Roses, carnations, lilies, hydrangea and blue delphinium are just a few of the patriotic flowers which are appropriate for a floral design to be sent to someone’s home. Our Memorial Day designs are sure to beautifully convey your gratitude, empathy and respect.
Memorial Day History: Originally named “Decoration Day”, Memorial Day was established in the years just after the end of the Civil War. The wearing of a red poppy on your lapel is a custom which began after World War I, when Lt. John McCrae wrote a poem “In Flanders’ Fields”, which told of red poppies growing amidst the resting places of fallen soldiers. Many churches and organizations still hand out faux red poppies on Memorial Day.
When sending flowers to a grave site or memorial tribute, there are many options – from wreaths and crosses to baskets, cones and urns. Flowers often include red roses and carnations, but you may also wish to consider gladioli. The sword-shaped gladiolus flower is named after the famed Roman soldiers; it signifies strength of character, valor and integrity – ideal for our American heroes.
To decorate a memorial or to give comfort to loved ones, you can rely on the floral designers at Bice’s Florist for beautiful red, white, and blue tributes and Memorial Day flowers.
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