In Florence the Garden of irises opens
The unique botanical garden devoted only to irises will open on April 25 in Florence. It is possible to visit him only till May 20 – let in a garden only for the period of blossoming of the irises which are considered as a city symbol. Entrance to the Garden of irises (Il Giardino dell’Iris) free.
The garden of irises is in the central part of Florence, on the southern bank of the river of Arno, near Michelangelo (Piazzale Michelangelo) Square. In him irises of more than 200 grades from different corners of the planet are collected. In total in a garden about 15 thousand irises are landed, and in days of their simultaneous blossoming the great number of Florentines and city visitors comes here. One more reason to visit a garden – from the place where it is located, opens a beautiful view of the river and the center of Florence. The garden is open from 10:00 till 12:30 and from 15:00 till 19:00