Iris Flowers

Iris Flowers

Iris Flower Facts

Name:

Bearded, as is commonly known..

Description:

The popularity of irises over the centuries has been demonstrated in the still life paintings of the Dutch

Origin:

Greek

Color:

Navy, blue, white, yellow

Availability:

This Flowers are Availble in Spring‚Autumn‚Winter

Botanical Name:

Iris

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  • Iris is the flower of ancient Greek Goddess Iris who was treated as the messenger of love.
  • Iris was brought into Spain by Muslims following their conquest in the 8th century.
  • It is considered as best suited to garden hence said the best garden flower.
  • The word Iris means rainbow.
  • It is being seen in many colors such blue, purple, yellow, white, pink and orange, brown, red and even in black.
  • The genus of iris consist nearly 200 varieties and mostly located at Northern temperate zones of the globe.
  • Thus, their habitat also varies as they grow at deserts, swamps, highly cold areas and temperate climates.
  • Most commonly growing Iris types are Bearded and Siberian Iris.
  • Since it is the flower of Greek goddess for the messenger of love it is considered as the symbol of communication and messages. Therefore it is under the language of flowers symbolizes eloquence.
  • Based on their color they convey various meanings.
  • Purple symbolizes wisdom and compliments.
  • Blue symbolizes faith and hope.
  • Yellow symbolizes passion.
  • White stands the same as purity.
  •  Hence presenting with a bunch Iris means conveying several emotions to the presented.