By Sarah Fiorello

The iris and the peony have been grown since ancient times for their beauty, medicinal properties, and powerful symbolism. Interpretive books are displayed in the Young Flower Garden when these plants are in bloom and share the legends and lore of these plants around the world.

Join staff horticulturist Mitja Stragapede on Wednesday, June 12 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. to tour the rich variety of iris and peony displayed in the Young Flower Garden. Learn more

Explore each book: