When people first think of an iris they envision blooms and the many colors of the rainbow they come in. In fact Iris is known as the Greek goddess of the rainbow and messenger of the gods. Here I would like to be your messenger to open your mind and eye to look beyond the bloom.
Japanese iris, Iris ensata besides the varied flower forms has some of the most diverse patterns that blend colors in the iris world. This being said when there are only three colors at this time available to Iris ensata. White or Alba, Red-violet, and Blue-violet, however these violet colors come in a full range of pale pastels to dark almost black in tone. Continue reading Colors, Patterns of Japanese Iris