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World of Irises · 4d ago

Beyond the Bloom

By Chad HarrisWhen people first think of an iris they envision blooms and the many colors ...
World of Irises · 1w ago

A Fond Farewell, to Tall Bearded Irises and Other Dreams

By Dawn Mumford“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”This blog is my "goodbye blog". I'm starting with some lyrics sung by Carrie Underwood. The songwriters ...
World of Irises · 1W ago

Overcoming Climate—An experiment with Iris attica and Iris hartwegii australis

Kathleen Sayce, May 2017Gardening on the coast in the Pacific Northwest, I grow many hybri...
World of Irises · 2W ago

Larry Gaulter's Small Iris Garden

By Bryce WilliamsonFor the newcomer who might want to hybridize iris, you might be a bit p...
World of Irises · 3W ago

Recent Louisiana Iris hybrids

by Ron KillingsworthIt is always great fun to receive pictures of seedlings of Louisiana irises from the various hybridizers during the bloom season.  We are lucky to have many hybridizers i...
World of Irises · 4W ago

IRISES, the Bulletin of the AIS - Spring 2017 Edition

By Andi RivarolaA warm welcome to those who are seeing IRISES, the Bulletin of The American Iris Society for the first time. If you are a member of The American Iris Society I hope you enjoy this new edition, cover below, which you will receive via U...
World of Irises · 1M ago

Dwarfs for Every Garden

by Tom WatersThe dwarf bearded irises (those classified as miniature dwarf bearded, or MDB...
World of Irises · 1M ago

Betty Ward Wilkerson

It is with sadness that The World of Irises announces the death of our longtime blogger, B...
World of Irises · 1M ago

Iris Serendipity

By Bryce WilliamsonSerendipity, meaning a fortunate happenstance or pleasant surprise, was...
World of Irises · 1M ago

My Top Three Louisiana Irises

by Ron Killingsworth