Regardless of the flower type used in funeral arrangements, there is much symbolism when it comes to the colors used for the floral arrangements which oftentimes symbolize even more significance than the kind of flower used. Funerals are often adorned with blue flowers as some equate this color with sadness. Blue color also is traditionally believed to calm anxiety. Blue floral arrangements are considered a popular selection in funerals. The many blue floral arrangements for memorial or funeral services include large standing casket sprays, funeral sprays, baskets, crosses and wreaths.