Freshly Cut Flowers

By: Guardian Gravecare  05/12/2011
Keywords: flowers, Cut Flowers

You may wish to ensure that the grave is looking its best with the addition of a choice of freshly cut flowers which our specialist grave carers will hand deliver to your loved one's final resting place. The cost of this service starts at just £1.50 per month or £17 per annum (including the cost of the flowers).

Here are our favourite choices:

Tulips: Available Spring
From the Turkish for turban, after its rounded form. Botanical name Tulipa. In the Victorian language of flowers red tulips are a declaration of love.

Daffodils: Available Spring
First cultivated by the Romans. there are over 25,000 varieties in shades of yellow, white, orange and peachy pink.

Chrysanthemums: Usually Available All Year
Comes from the Greek "krus anthemon" meaning gold flower. However nowadays they come in many colours.

Freesias: Usually Available All Year
Almost unknown until the 1950s, Freesias are now among the most popular and widely grown cut flowers in the world.

Iris: Usually Available All Year
Iris means "rainbow" in Greek. Garden irises come in a broad spectrum of colours, but cut flower irises are mostly blue, white and yellow like the summer sky.

Carnations: Usually Available All Year
The UK’s most popular cut flowers. Very long lasting. Dianthus, its botanical name, means divine flower.

Seasonal availability of UK flowers may require our grave carers to substitute flowers which are similar in style and quality.

The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011

Keywords: Cut Flowers, flowers

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A further 5% discount is offered towards any future works undertaken if you can recommend a friend or relative to us who chooses to book one of our Seasoncare, SeasonCare Plus or MonthlyCare tending plans. You may wish to ensure that the grave is looking its best with the addition of a choice of freshly cut flowers which our specialist grave carers will hand deliver to your loved ones final resting place.


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Prices & Discounts

A further 5% discount is offered towards any future work undertaken if you can recommend a friend or relative to us who chooses to book one of our SeasonCare, SeasonCare Plus or MonthlyCare tending plans. Alternatively, why not choose our SeasonCare package where our specialist grave carers visit once per quarter. We accept all major credit & debit cards, personal cheques and standing orders made out to a UK bank.


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Seasonal Bulbs, Plants & Flowers

We offer a large selection of bulbs, plants and flowers depending on the season. Tulip Mix Traditional tulip shapes with very elegant pastel shades. Primula Winter hardy, vibrant coloured. Snowdrops grow to 10cm (4 inches).


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If you have any colour preferences from our listed choices of flowers, bulbs and plants, please let us know and our grave carers will endeavour to help. Our specialist grave carers will chose what is most appropriate for the grave, based on the time of year, its type, size and location. Make sure the grave is always looking it?s best with freshly cut flowers, seasonal plants or bulbs. Now choose the Gravecare package that best suits you.