Another pinner wrote: "With history dating back to Greek mythology, irises come in a rainbow of colors, the most popular being the deep blue variety. An Iris in the color blue symbolizes faith and hope.
What a beautiful flower from a bud that looks like an acorn! Correa backhouseana is a species of flowering plant in the family Rutaceae. It is a coastal shrub, endemic to southern Australia. It grows up to 2 metres in height.