The Intersection of Plants and People
Peruse our list of iris-related resources, where you can find irises for purchase and learn more about these colorful flowers.
Long’s Iris Gardens, Boulder, Colorado
Iris4u Iris Garden, Denver, Colorado
Mid-America Garden, Salem, Oregon
Keith Keppel Irises, Salem, Oregon
Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, Salem, Oregon
Nola’s Iris Garden, San Jose, California
Sutton’s Iris Gardens, currently moving from California to Idaho
Ensata Gardens, Galesburg, Michigan
Chuck Chapman Iris, Guelph, Canada
The English Iris Company, Norfolk, England
Claire Austin, Newtown, England
Seagate Irises, Lincolnshire, England
Cayeux Iris, Poilly-lez-Gien, France (Note: for U.S. orders, Cayeux recommends looking for their varieties at Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, as overseas shipping of plants can be unpredictable due to customs issues)
Tempo Two Nursery, Victoria, Australia
Société Française des Iris et plantes Bulbeuses (French Iris and Bulbous Plant Society)
Società Italiana dell’Iris (Italian Iris Society)
“Plant Breeding as a Hobby” by J.D. Butler, Professor of Horticulture, and N.F. Oebker, Associate Professor of Horticulture of ACES (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne).
BBC Two segment about iris hybridizer, Richard Cayeux, as part of a series about the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show in London.
Dr. Kenneth Kidd, Professor of Genetics at Yale University, explains the genetics of irises to GardenClips.com.
“How to Grow, Maintain, and Divide Bearded Iris” by Better Homes and Gardens.
Iris Glossary by the Historical Iris Preservation Society.