ArlingtonFlorist.com is a division of Twin Towers Florist, Inc specializing in wreaths and floral arrangements delivered to Arlington National Cemetery.
Arlington Cemetery Florist specializes in creating beautiful cemetery arrangements designed to follow all National Cemetery guidelines. We are dedicated to excellence and you can be assured that your order will be delivered on time and placed properly on your loved ones Arlington National Cemetery grave site. With every order, we send a delivery confirmation photo to your email once your flowers are delivered to the grave site.
We can place flower arrangements on National Cemetery graves at any time of the year. Christmas wreaths, potted poinsettias and other seasonal adornments may be placed on National Cemetery graves from Dec. 10 through Jan. 10. For deliveries to memorial and funeral services, the deceased's name and date/time of the service is all the information you need to provide. The cemetery will release the section and grave location of the burial site to us a day prior the service. The same procedure applies to internment services at the Columbarium.
We are strategically located less than a mile from the entrance of the cemetery enabling us to provide timely flower deliveries for all Arlington National Cemetery services including 8:00 a.m. funeral services and all wreath laying ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is located high on a hill overlooking Washington, DC. The tomb was dedicated in 1921 and contains the remains of soldiers from WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. The tomb is guarded 24 hours a day. Requests by members of the public to conduct memorial services must be in writing, mailed to the Superintendent, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. 22211. The requester needs to detail extensively the proposed service, as spelled out in the regulation, that it is nonpartisan in nature, be conducted in a dignified and proper manner and in keeping with the regulation.
A simpler avenue exists for school and civic organizations coming to Washington, D.C., that wish to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns. All that is required is that a representative of the requesting organization write to Arlington National Cemetery, Attn: Public Wreath Ceremonies, Arlington ,VA 22211 on organizational letterhead. The sender should indicate on the outside of the envelope that it is a "wreath-laying request." The letter should indicate when the group is visiting, its schedule limitations, and complete contact information. A representative will thereafter call to make further arrangements and provide further instructions should the date appear open. No fax, e-mail or telephone requests are accepted. Letters are accepted six months to a year in advance of the group’s visit, but must be submitted at least 5 weeks in advance.