Welcome to the Garden State Iris Society!

The Garden State Iris Society (GSIS) is a club for New Jersey gardeners, growers and lovers of garden irises. We are part of the American Iris Society (AIS) Region 3, which covers New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania.

If you want to have fun while learning about, growing and showing irises, please join us. Membership in GSIS is FREE for New Jersey residents when you join the American Iris Society.

This website's background image was taken at South Jersey Iris, one of our commercial member gardens.

2017 GSIS Show Winners

See Winners & other Entries in slideshow above.

We have programs on all phases of iris culture including:

  • Local garden tours.
  • Annual spring shows.
  • Annual iris rhizome sales.
  • Luncheons with renowned iris hybridizers and growers.

Read more about GSIS history. See Calendar for all Region 3 Iris activities.

Once you join the American Iris Society (AIS), membership in GSIS is automatic and free for NJ residents.

Click here to join AIS. You'll get colorful, informative, quarterly iris bulletins and other perks, while supporting iris culture.

Upcoming Events

  1. DVIS Spring Luncheon

    March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
louisiana irises

C. Button photo from AIS Bulletin cover

As a member of GSIS, you'll get local N.J. information on growing, showing, arranging and hybridizing irises.

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