As another month rolls around, so does another flower. February’s flower of the month is the Iris. This bright blue and white flower has a distinct shape that is recognizable, by almost everyone. Iris’s bring wisdom and hope to all who receive them.
Iris symbolize wisdom and hope because the Iris is the symbolic flower of the Greek goddess, Iris, who was also the messenger of love. Seems fitting that it’s the flower for February, which is also known as the month of love. The flower symbolizes that spring will soon return. Iris in greek means “rainbow”, which is why the flower was named that. It can bloom in many colors, including blue and purple, white and yellow, pink and orange, brown and red, and even black.
An Iris has many uses. In ancient times, the plant was used in perfumes and medicine. Iris roots are known to clear skin diseases and the juice from the flower itself has been known to get rid of freckles.Fresh Iris is also known to have been used to clear excess water from the body.
It is no wonder that the Iris brings hope and love, whether indoors or out. With the many colors it comes in, it’s sure to be someone’s favorite. Bring the promise of spring indoors with a beautiful bouquet, featuring Iris. Visit our website to order a custom arrangement.