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Iris and Orchids

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1 Color
1.1 Color
Blue, Orange, Pink, Purple, White, Yellow
Pink, Purple, Red, White, Yellow
1.1.1 Color Meaning
Blue - Peace and Serenity, Orange - Satisfaction and Passion, Pink - Sensitivity and Love, Purple - Elegance and Pride, White - Purity and Innocence, Yellow - Happiness and Friendship
Pink - Sensitivity and Love, Purple - Elegance and Pride, Red - Courage, Desire and Love, White - Purity and Innocence, Yellow - Happiness and Friendship
1.2 Stem Size
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1.3 Fragrance
Floral
Aromatic
1.4 Petals
1.4.1 Number Of Petals
Sunflower
6
Rank: 4 (Overall)
3
Rank: 7 (Overall)
Lily
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1.5 Other Characteristics
1.5.1 Shape
Bowl
Bell
1.5.2 Height
Lavender
6.00 cm
Rank: 12 (Overall)
2.00 cm
Rank: 17 (Overall)
Verbena
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1.5.3 Diameter
Daffodil
1.00 cm
Rank: 15 (Overall)
1.00 cm
Rank: 15 (Overall)
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1.6 Line
Not Available
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1.7 Silhouette
Not Available
Not Available
1.8 Blossom Texture
Not Available
Not Available
1.9 Blossom Size
0"
0"
1.10 Form
Not Available
Not Available
2 Care
2.1 Growing Conditions of
2.1.1 Sunlight
Full Sun, Part Sun
Full Sun
2.1.2 Watering
Enough
Diligently
2.2 Soil
2.2.1 Type of Soil
Any Soil, Loamy, Sandy
Well-drained
2.2.2 The pH of Soil
Dandelion
6.80
Rank: 3 (Overall)
6.40
Rank: 5 (Overall)
Gardenia
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2.2.3 Essential Fertilizers
Lime stone, Nitrogen
Lime stone
2.3 Common Pests and Diseases
2.3.1 List of Pests
Aphids, Nematodes, Slugs
Aphids, Mealybugs, Slugs, Snails, Thrips
2.3.2 List of Diseases
Nematodes
NA
2.4 Bloom Time
All Summer Season, Fall Season, Spring Season
All Summer Season, Fall Season, Spring Season, Winter Season
2.5 Vase Life
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0
3 Interesting Facts
3.1 Facts
3.1.1 History
3.1.2 Origin
Asia, Europe, United States
America, Canada, Eurasia, Mediterranean Region
3.2 Interesting Facts of
  • In Greek mythology Iris is called the goddess of rainbow, as this flower comes in various colors just as rainbow.
  • The purple iris is the Tennessee's state flower.
  • Symmetry of Orchids is similar to human faces and they can grow anywhere but Antartica.
  • In a single orchid seedpod there can be up to 3 million seeds.
3.3 Lifespan
Perennials - a plant that lives for three or more years
Perennials - a plant that lives for three or more years
3.4 Habit
Herbs, Shrubs
Shrubs
3.5 Flower Meaning
3.6 Astrological Flower
3.7 Birth Month Flower
3.8 Flower Availability
4 Benefits
4.1 Uses
Not Available
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4.2 Health Benefits
Best remedy for Cough & Cold, Treats rheumatism
Best remedy for Cough & Cold, improves the functioning of the lungs, kidneys, and stomach, reduce stomach pain and cramping, Reduces risk of cardiovascular disease, useful against any chronic illness
4.2.1 Medicinal Uses
Have diuretic properties, prevents dryness and flaky skin
Natural Healer, prevents dryness and flaky skin, Rejuvenates body and skin
4.2.2 Culinary Uses
NA
Added in candies, Included in wines and cocktails, Used as flavor food in deserts and ice creams
4.3 Other Benefits
4.3.1 Design Uses
4.3.2 Cosmetic Uses
Best remedy for dandruff, Softens skin, Used in Perfumes
Best for Dry sensitive skin, Used in creams, hand lotions and in essential oils, Used in Perfumes, Used in shampoos and soaps
4.3.3 Occasional Uses
Anniversary, Wedding
Anniversary, Friendship Day, Wedding
4.4 Allergy
Abdominal Pain, Itching, Itchy eyes, Nausea, Vomoting
blisters and pain, Contact Dermatitis, dry or cracked skin
5 Family
5.1 Common Name
5.2 Tribe
5.3 Scientific Name
Iris Versicolor
Orchidaceae
5.4 Kingdom
Plantae
Plantae
5.4.1 Sub kingdom
Tracheobionta
Tracheobionta
5.5 Super Division
Spermatophyte
Spermatophyte
5.5.1 Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
5.5.2 Order
Liliales
Orchidales
5.6 Class
Liliopsida
Liliopsida
5.7 Family
Iridaceae
Orchidaceae
5.7.1 Sub Family
Iridoideae
Orchidaceae
5.8 Genus
Not Available
Not Available
5.9 Number of Species
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
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Rank: N/A (Overall)

About Iris and Orchids

It is said that earth laughs with flowers. Be it Fragrant Flowers or non-fragrant flowers, they keep the surrounding cheerful. They are the best gift from mother earth. Let’s know about Iris and Orchids facts like color, shape, fragrance, growing conditions and benefits in the sections below.

More about Iris and Orchids Facts and color

You must be curious to know more about Iris and Orchids facts and color. flowers.comparespecies.com will let you know all the Interesting Facts about Iris and Orchids. Iris comes in Blue, Orange, Pink, Purple, White, Yellow colors whereas Orchids flowers are with Pink, Purple, Red, White, Yellow colors. Other Iris and Orchids facts will definitely amuse you.

Iris and Orchids growing conditions

Absolute growing condition is the only key to keep plants in good health and in good shape. Let’s learn about essential Iris and Orchids growing conditions. Iris requires Full Sun, Part Sun and Enough watering with 6.80 of Any Soil, Loamy, Sandy soil. Orchids needs Full Sun and Diligently watering with 6.40 of Well-drained soil. Get other Iris and Orchids facts in the sections below.

Iris and Orchids Facts

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Iris and Orchids Classification

After knowing about various Iris and Orchids facts, let's study their classification. Based on genetic and physical features, Iris and Orchids classification starts with knowing their scientific name. The scientific name of Iris and Orchids is Iris Versicolor and Orchidaceae respectively. Iris belongs to Iridaceae family whereas Orchids falls under Orchidaceae family. Also check out Flowers by Color so as to plant colorful aroma in the garden.

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