The Garden State Iris Society is a club for New Jersey
gardeners, growers and lovers of garden irises. An affiliate
American Iris Society, we recently became part of AIS Region
3, which now comprises New Jersey,
Delaware and Pennsylvania. [Read more about
our history prior to the
want to learn more about growing and
please join us.
We hold regular meetings with
programs related to all phases of iris culture including:
- Local garden tours
- Annual spring
- Annual iris rhizome sales, and
with renowned iris gardeners and
hybridizers as speakers.
(C. Button photo from AIS
See Calendar of Events
Although participation in the Region's
local activities doesn't require
membership in the American Iris Society, we do encourage you to join the
national organization, too. AIS membership entitles you to
four quarterly, colorful and informative
Not just for judges, these upcoming sessions will be enjoyable and educational for all members:
1 pm Sat. April 27
In-garden judges' training will be given by Vince Lewonski on evaluating median seedlings hybridized by Gary Slagle. This training will be of interest to all members. Judges will receive 2-hour credit. This is also an opportunity to see many varieties of median bearded irises.
10 Tue. May 14
In-garden judges' training will be given by Vince Lewonski on evaluating tall bearded seedlings hybridized by Gary Slagle. Judges will receive 2-hour credit.
Both training sessions are at: Gary Slagle's Garden
Click here to join the Garden
State Iris Society.
For more information on membership in the American Iris Society,
please visit the AIS home page.