Using the language of color in the garden, you can reflect your loved one's personality.

White: Purity and love

Yellow: Intellect, optimism, good humor, wisdom

Orange: Joy, confidence, independence, sociablity

Purple: Intuition, idealism, self-sacrifice, inspiration, kindness, spirituality

Green: Generosity, understanding, healing, humility, compassion

Red: Passion, courage, spontaneity, strength, love

Blue: Loyalty, affection, tranquility, patience

Pink: Good health, life, beauty, grace and goodness

Colors and objects representing birthstones can also be used in the garden.

January: Garnet

February: Amethyst

March: Aquamarine or bloodstone

April: Diamond

May: Emerald

June: Pearl

July: Ruby

August: Peridot or Sardonyx

September: Sapphire

October: Opal

November: Topaz

December: Turquoise

This color guide could be used to narrow the selection a memorial urn that will honor your loved one's life.