The iris has probably second place as the favored flower in great art. After the rose which is surely No. 1, irises appear in paintings by Leonardo daVinci, Durer, Renoir, Cezanne, Van Gogh, (whose famous painting “Irises” set an all-time auction price in recent years, selling for over 53 million dollars), Gauguin, and of course, Claude Monet.
( Van Gogh's Irises )
( Claude Monet's Iris )
So,You know that Iris name from the Greek word for "rainbow" — that's how many colors there are to choose from!!
Check those colorful Irises from The Silk Flower Depot's Collection:
28" Bearded Iris Spray
( Yellow Burgundy )
( Violet Lilace )
23.5" Iris w/Cut Branch on Terra Cotta Plate
31"Hx22"Wx30"L Iris/Wildflower in Resin ContainerWF3722-PU
36"Hx30"Wx30"L Iris/Grass in Glass Vase Purple