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Irises, named after the Greek goddess Iris who personified the rainbow, these flowers offer a kaleidoscope of colors. The purple iris, associated with wisdom and royalty, was the emblem of French kings. The blue iris symbolizes hope and faith, while the yellow iris represents passion. In Ancient Greece, irises were planted on the graves of women to invoke the goddess Iris for guidance to the afterlife. They're also a prized ingredient in high-end fragrances. 🌸🌈 Irises, Iris Goddess, Iris Flowers, Flower Meanings, Blue Iris Flowers, Iris, Greek Flowers, Purple Iris Flowers, Purple Iris

Irises, named after the Greek goddess Iris who personified the rainbow, these flowers offer a kaleidoscope of colors. The purple iris, associated with wisdom and royalty, was the emblem of French kings. The blue iris symbolizes hope and faith, while the yellow iris represents passion. In Ancient Greece, irises were planted on the graves of women to invoke the goddess Iris for guidance to the afterlife. They're also a prized ingredient in high-end fragrances. 🌸🌈

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carlotta righeschi
https://flic.kr/p/sUz63H | Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, Montclair, NJ | I apologize for the MASSIVE upload (89 pics!), but I really wanted to put all of these up on my flickr and put them in my album "The Iris Collection".  If you love irises, or if you love color, you might want to take the time to click through them all.  Maybe the garden is this amazing every year (the last time I was there was two years ago, and before that, I can't recall), but it really seems to me that this... Irises, Flora, Nature, Iris Flowers Garden, Flower Field, Iris Garden, Flower Garden, Botanical Gardens, Beautiful Gardens

I apologize for the MASSIVE upload (89 pics!), but I really wanted to put all of these up on my flickr and put them in my album "The Iris Collection". If you love irises, or if you love color, you might want to take the time to click through them all. Maybe the garden is this amazing every year (the last time I was there was two years ago, and before that, I can't recall), but it really seems to me that this year was a BANNER year at this garden. If you ever get the chance to visit it, jump…

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Carrie Hittel