A funeral wreath is a tradition that goes back many years. It is placed on a door, it is a sign to let others know that your house is in mourning. You can purchase one fresh from the florist. Make sure you let them know that it is especially for a funeral and you do not want one that is used for other occasions. Also keep in mind the the florist will deliver it to where ever you like.
Sometimes people make their own with fresh flowers and ribbons. It is perfectly acceptable to get one from the florist. Sometimes funeral wreaths are called sympathy wreaths. They may be placed on your door or on a stand at the funeral. If you are unsure about how to use a funeral wreath then you can find a lot of helpful information online.
The florist or the funeral home director would also be happy to assist you with where to place your wreath. Also keep in mind that you may receive more than one as this is a traditional flower arrangement for funerals. Today, they even come in themes such as the American Flag. You can have your funeral wreath done in whatever colors your would like. You can have it made with fresh flowers or with silk flowers. It is even possible to have a something spelled out in flowers. The choices are just about endless. So whatever you decide is the right thing for your loved ones funeral then that is what you should choose.