Iris are one gorgeous flowers I adore. Irises are perenial herbs, growing from creeping rhizomes(rhizomatous irises) or, in drier climates, from bulbs. Irises come in many colors such as blue and purple, white and yellow, pink and orange, brown and red, and even black. A purple iris is symbolic of wisdom and compliments. A blue iris symbolizes faith and hope. A yellow iris symbolizes passion while white iris symbolizes purity. A gift of iris can be used to convey many emotions. But oh who cares! they are gorgeous just the way they are :). I personally never engage my own emotions while doing the flowers, I hold on to the color chart and also the types of the flowers available in Singapore. Iris has a very fragrant smell besides, it died easily in hot weather like Singapore. They are good for bouquets and also vertical table arrangements. This post, I want to concentrate more on the structure bouquet with these beautiful flowers !
sweet smelling Iris : Continue reading