The painting of this iris was interrupted by the death of my beloved cat, Bunny. Bun was the queen of our patio, and every day she and I walked among the petunias, geraniums, snapdragons, and irises. I often imagined that the plants and rocks thought of Bun as their queen. She was that beautiful and special, and this iris is for her. I'm calling it "The Queen's Iris."