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Find: Everything Iris

Peruse our list of iris-related resources, where you can find irises for purchase and learn more about these colorful flowers.

Old friends rest in Long's Gardens, a third-generation grower of irises based in Boulder, Colorado. Photo: Benita Green Lee

Old friends rest in Long’s Gardens, a third-generation grower of irises based in Boulder, Colorado. Photo: Benita Green Lee

Iris Growers

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

'Man's Best Friend' by Paul Black of Mid-America Gardens. Photo: Benita Green Lee

‘Man’s Best Friend’ by Paul Black of Mid-America Gardens. Photo: Benita Green Lee

Iris Societies

American Iris Society

British Iris Society

Canadian Iris Society

Société Française des Iris et plantes Bulbeuses (French Iris and Bulbous Plant Society)

Russian Iris Society

Middle-European Iris Society

Società Italiana dell’Iris  (Italian Iris Society)

Australian Iris Society

New Zealand Iris Society

Can-West Iris Society

Historic Iris Preservation Society

Learn More

“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.

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This entry was posted on September 15, 2013 by in Feature, Uncategorized.
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