Common Name: Iris

Botanical Name: Iris

Family: Iridaceae

Native: Southern Europe and the Mediterranean region

Colors: Purple, blue, white and yellow

Description: Irises have one flower with three sepals per each tall stem. The petals of the Iris become spread once bloomed giving the flower a graceful look and feel.

Shelf Life Tips: The delicate Iris only has a vase life of three to six days. Irises need to be kept hydrated and in water at all times. Keep them in a cool area away from heat and drafts.

Fun Facts: There are over 200 different species of Iris. The Iris gets its name from the Greek word rainbow and is also named after the Greek Goddess of the Rainbow, Iris.

In Season: Year round