Irises are a unique flower. Their distinct shape makes them a welcome addition to floral arrangements, and their range of colors makes them a welcome site in flower gardens. There are more than 200 species of iris and they can be found in all corners of the globe.
Origin and Symbolism
The iris has a rich history, dating back to ancient Greece and Egypt. It is named after the Greek messenger goddess, Iris, whose name roughly translates to “rainbow,” and is very fitting for a flower that comes in almost every color. [Read more…]