There are so many irises named for birds that one could do an entire garden filled with nothing but them. And what a fun theme that would be for a bird lover! Here are five of my favorites. Click the links to learn more about the birds they are named for.
Hermit Thrush (Mitsh, 1955)
Pewee, (Williamson, 1934)
Quail, (L. Craig by Young, 1967)
Raven's Wing, (Millikin by oliver, 1955)
Titmouse, (Williamson, 1934)