Ask the Experts

Growing irises is usually pretty easy, give them a half day of sun in a nourishing well-drained soil and keep them spaced to deter growing problems. But there are things that the average gardener with limited specific knowledge would like to know about irises and how to grow them. Therefore, we have listed the folks below as resources for you to contact.

General Garden Culture and Beardless Irises
Nyla Hughes
American Iris Society Judge
Median Iris Society Display Garden
MOBOT Volunteer

Iris Design Exhibition
Jean Morris
AIS Emeritus Judge & Design Instructor
MIS Display Garden
MOBOT Volunteer

Tall Bearded & Median Irises/Club History/
General Iris Information/Horticulture Exhibition

Jim Morris
AIS Emeritus Judge & Instructor
MIS Display Garden
MOBOT Volunteer & Ask The Expert

Japanese Iris Specialist
Don Delmez
AIS Judge
Japanese Iris Hybridizer/Display Garden

Club Information

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