The Iris Versicolor Linnné was adopted in the fall of 1999, as the new floral emblem of Québec. This indigenous spring flower grows on over half of Québec’s territory, from the St. Lawrence Valley to the shores of James Bay. The heraldic fleur-de-lis on the Québec flag was long considered the floral emblem of Québec.
Blue Flag (Iris versicolor Linné ) was adopted as the official flower in 1999.
Vincent van Gogh was also an amateur of irises. This is one of my favorite paintings:
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