Iris (Siberian Fleur-de-lis) Iris Siberica
Planted Perennial bulb. Oldest known flower. Symbol of eloquence, power and majesty. Greek for rainbow – iris. Three parts of the blossom typifying faith, wisdom and valour.
Dried root is orris root used in potpourris
Nice for flower arrangements.
Juice of the fresh root, bruised with wine as a strong purge of dropsy