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Does Your Mother Love Irises? Iris Themed Gifts

Updated on September 14, 2014

Irises for Mom-Six Great Gift Ideas

Flowers are always a great gift choice for Mom and Irises are often a favorite flower.

I recently photographed irises at Missouri Botanical Garden and was again taken away by their majestic beauty. They come in a wide array of color combinations and look so very elegant.

On this page I will suggest six ideas for great Mothers Day Gifts with an iris theme.

photographs by mbgphoto

Iris Themed Gifts for Mom - ideas for Mothers Day

If your Mom loves irises them perhaps she would enjoy an iris themed gift. Listed below are six suggestions to help you find the perfect gift for your Mom.

  1. Jewelry is always a welcome gift for my Mom. I found several different iris themed jewelry items online. Perhaps you can find the perfect one for your Mom.
  2. If your Mom is a gardener, you might want to consider a book with tips on growing irises. It is an item she will use again and again.
  3. There is nothing better than the gift of time. Consider taking your Mom to a botanical garden to enjoy the irises and all of the other flowers. If you don't have a botanical garden close by a nearby perhaps you could go to a nearby park or walk in a neighborhood where irises are blooming.
  4. A beautiful toss pillow with a photograph of an iris would make a great gift. This would be particularly nice for a Mom that is home-bound or in a nursing home. They would have the beautiful pillow to look at and enjoy all year long.
  5. An Iris print or poster for the wall makes a lovely gift. You can find a host of colorful iris posters on Zazzle.
  6. A personalized card from you would be a welcome gift for your Mom. Choose a card with a beautiful Iris on the front and then personalize it inside with your special message or poem. It will be a gift that your Mom will treasure.

#1- Iris Jewelry - beautiful watercolor iris

This wood necklace features a beautiful watercolor of a blue iris mounted on a wood necklace. This would delight any Mom who loves irises.

#2 -Iris Book for the Gardener - a great reference book

This informative book features over 1100 photos of irises. It includes irises in every color and features both modern and historic irises. This is the perfect gift for someone who is really into irises. It is a great reference book.

#4 Irises for the Home

reversible pillow

This beautiful pillow is handmade from American Mojo, a company that employs single Moms in the USA in effort to help them to provide for themselves. The pillows are made of woven cotton and measure 20x20. They are machine washable and have a hidden zipper enclosure.

You can purchase one of these pillows at under my shop name of mbgphoto.

What a beautiful gift this would make for a Mom and in the process you would be helping other Moms!!

#5 Iris Print

beautiful print or post for your wall

An iris print or poster would be a wonderful addition to your Moms bedroom. Have it framed and matted for a beautiful gift. This blue and white iris is called 'Never Been Kissed'. I photographed it at Missouri Botanical Garden.

Blue and White Iris


#6 Iris Mothers Day Card

personalilze your card

In this card you can add a special message just from you. Your Mother can enjoy this card for weeks to come and will treasure the note your have written.

What is your favorite color of Iris? - stop by and leave a message

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    • flinnie lm profile image

      Gloria Freeman 

      4 years ago from Alabama USA

      I have some purple, yellow and white ones in my garden. My Mom loved Iris.

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      Marti Lawrence 

      5 years ago from Grain Valley, Missouri

      I love purple irises! I'm in Missouri, I'd love to see the botanical gardens someday.

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      5 years ago

      I love irises and these items for mothers are just beautiful. I need to leave a hint for my own kids!

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      Heather Burns 

      5 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      Love Irises, love the lens!

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      5 years ago

      Yellow iris is my favorite, but oh my, that purple iris pillow of yours is gorgeous!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      5 years ago from United States

      It is always which ever one I am looking at, but I guess in my minds eye, I always see the purple iris, so it must be that the purple iris is my favorite :)

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 

      5 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      I do love purple irises (since I love purple) but I'm such an iris fan I love them in all colors!

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      5 years ago

      I like your lenses so much, it is seem you are a loveful person truly.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I love Iris, too, and you have chosen some beautiful Iris gifts. Your pillow design is gorgeous.

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      Michey LM 

      6 years ago

      #6 is so beautiful, and a great choice fro Mom card.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      6 years ago from United States

      Irises are beautiful and these are lovely gift ideas!

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      6 years ago

      Purple irises are my favorite and they were my mom's favorite, too! Loved this article! Kudos on a great job!

    • ItayaLightbourne profile image

      Itaya Lightbourne 

      6 years ago from Topeka, KS

      So very pretty! I really love the purple ones but they are all beautiful. :)

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      Treasures By Brenda 

      6 years ago from Canada

      I love them all!

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      6 years ago

      I think I would most like a mixed bouquet of iris of different colors because each one seems to be my favorite when I gaze a them, what beauty of design! Congratulations on your irises being chosen among the Best of Squidoo Mother's Day Gifts!

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      6 years ago

      I love the iris pics! So pretty!

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      6 years ago

      Purple, the ones that grew wild in Turkey were puple with yellow, so pretty.

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      6 years ago from Indiana

      Flower pillows are really stunning.

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      Auntie-M LM 

      6 years ago

      The blues and lavenders are irresistible.

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      6 years ago

      I like all different colors! That rotating photo module is really cool, I've never seen that one used before.


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