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Putting Gwen in your party and taking her to this spot will trigger a one-time dialogue:
- "I've always loved red iris flowers, ever since I was a girl. I keep this garden for reason I can't fully explain. Perhaps to keep a little of my home alive in these harsh lands? It's amazing to me that something so fragile could blossom here, in this earth. When I look in this garden, I see what I lost, and what we all lost. But when that iris flower blooms, I see hope. If these flowers can survive, then so will we. The greatest forest can become cinders with a tiny spark. The Charr knew this, and they sought to stamp out our memories of home when they seared Ascalon. But what those beasts do not realize is that new life will always spring and, like a plant shoot, I am still standing. Still fighting for a life beyond this. Some day, Ascalon's field's will bloom again, and the scent of smoke in my nostrils will be the scent of clean air. People will come to the lush congresses of my home and they will know that the blood of heroes allowed the new life to spring forth. That is the future that I will have. But now, we have work still to do. Come, the journey is long."
- The Jingle Bear and White Jingle Moa can be charmed here. If you already have a pet, it can be given away to the conveniently located Vanguard Pet Master at the bottom of the hill.
- No NPCs will spawn in the garden during Charr-broiled Plans. Other conditions may prevent the pets from spawning if a character has started The Three Wise Norn but has not yet completed Wintersday Cheer.
- The conversation above is a requirement for getting Fire and Pain.