Latin Name: Iris germanica var.florentina Alternative Name: florentine iris, queen elizabeth root Forms Available: powder, root
Orris Root – iris germanica var.florentina – Orris root has a stout rhizome, swordlike leaves, and large, scented flowers in early summer that range in color from pale blue to white.
Other Uses: The orris root has long been used to find and hold love. The whole orris root is carried, the powder is added to sachets, sprinkled on sheets, clothing and the body , and around the house. Orris root powder is sometimes known as “Love Drawing Powder”