Ideas on color selection for Funeral Flowers. Expressing sympathy to the loved ones of the deceased is best shown in the flowers you send. Sending flowers actually serves as an expression of your love, respect and admiration for the deceased. Flowers impart beauty and warmth for the service. Through the selection of flowers in various colors which have traditional meanings or customizing floral tributes for honoring the personality of the deceased, a meaningful sympathy floral arrangement can be created.