Iris is a genus of 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.
The word Iris means rainbow. Irises come in many colors such as blue and purple, white and yellow, pink and orange, brown and red, and even black.
Primary significance of Iris is faith, hope, wisdom, courage, and admiration.It is a good choice for an array of gift giving occasions: corporate, sympathy, get well.