Iris is a genus of about 260–300, species of flowering plants with showy flowers. It takes its name from the Greek word for a rainbow, which is also the name for the Greek goddess of the rainbow, Iris. According to the legend Irida used a rainbow to come from sky to earth to bring the will of Olympic Gods to the people. When she touched the ground, beautiful iris flowers came out of her footprints.
Irises are perennial plants, growing from rhizomes or, in drier climates, from bulbs. They have long flowering stems which may be simple or branched, solid or hollow, and flattened or have a circular cross-section. Continue reading “Best Iris Perfumes”